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Company: The New York Times
Position:
Content Producer- Bostonglobe.com Job
Location:
Massachusetts
Job Status:  Not Specified
Ad Expires: 
January 24, 2013
Job ID: 1449691

Description:
Job Description: The Boston Globe is looking for a dynamic Web producer to help run BostonGlobe.com, a new website that will become the home of the Globe’s online coverage. The ideal candidate will have a passion for online storytelling and be adept at juggling multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment.

The producer will be responsible for updating BostonGlobe.com on evenings and weekends by responding to breaking news and building engaging content packages. The producer will also play a pivotal role in preparing stories for the Web by adding photos and videos to articles, creating photo galleries, and updating special reports pages and section fronts.

Responsibilities
- Update BostonGlobe.com homepage and section fronts by slotting links to stories, writing headlines and teases, and cropping photos
- Communicate with editors and reporters on news coverage
- Monitor wires and competitors’ websites
- Build photo galleries and multimedia packages
- Add metadata to stories and approve articles for the Web
- Slot related links, photos, graphics, and videos in stories

Qualifications and Skills
- Prior online journalism experience
- Excellent headline writing and copy editing skills
- Experience with publishing content online and familiarity with a CMS
- Familiarity with a variety of Web tools, including HTML and Photoshop
- Ability to create compelling story packages. Published writing samples, including personal blogs, will be evaluated
- Understanding of SEO concepts
- Ability to confidently make editorial judgments
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Ability to work within a close-knit editorial team
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent

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Company Information:

The Boston Globe is wholly owned by the New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT), a leading, global multimedia news and information company with 2011 revenues of $2.3 billion, that includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, and related properties. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.

Boston.com is one of the most visited regional portals in the U.S. and is wholly owned by The New York Times Company, a leading global, multimedia news and information company with 2011 revenues of $2.3 billion, that includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, About.com and related properties. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.

EEO Statement: The Boston Globe is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. The Boston Globe is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.

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