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Company: JTA - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Position:
ONLINE COORDINATOR
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 1, 2013
Job ID: 1472242

Description:

Online Coordinator - JTA

SUMMARY

 

JTA, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, is seeking an online coordinator to manage JTA’s online presence and digital products, including website, email newsletters and blogs. The ideal candidate will have journalistic experience and understanding of online journalism, keen editorial judgment, strong copy editing skills, familiarity with the broad range of Jewish communal issues, social media savvy, the ability to work quickly and juggle multiple deadlines, creative talent, and the flexibility to be a team player and fill in with other editorial duties when necessary.

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 

  • Manage JTA.org: Select placement of stories on homepage, update website throughout the day to reflect breaking news and boost website “stickiness.”
  • Aggregate content of interest to JTA readers from other news and entertainment sites.
  • Oversee and coordinate production of daily and weekly email products, including news, lifestyle and archive newsletters.
  • Edit and write blog posts.
  • Work with editorial and marketing team to bolster JTA’s engagement with readers, including social media.
  • Pitch in with other editorial duties when necessary

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Web savviness
  • Familiarity with news issues of Jewish interest and concern
  • Strong editing and writing skills
  • Ability to work quickly and juggle multiple deadlines
  • Keen editorial judgment

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE

 

  • 3+ years journalistic experience
  • Online journalism experience

 

 

 

COMPENSATION

 

  • Salary commensurate with experience. Full package of benefits.

 

 

 

CONTACT

 

Location: New York, N.Y.

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@jta.org. Put “online coordinator” in subject line. Do not apply if you have no journalism experience. No calls please.

 

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