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Company: Newsday
Position:
Internet news manager – Long Island, newsday.com
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
May 14, 2013
Job ID: 1484109

Description:

newsday.com is looking for an experienced Web producer to help lead and grow our local weekend coverage in the competitive New York metro-area market.

 

This position requires significant Web and newsroom experience, strong news judgment, an interest in mobile news and organizational skills.

 

Please note, this is a Wednesday-Sunday daytime shift. It is not an entry-level position; the salary is not entry level either.

 

Responsibilities include:
- Running the homepage and all subsections of newsday.com, with a focus on our Long Island section

- Coming up with ideas and building unique local content, such as photo galleries, blog posts and interactive projects

- Updating our mobile platforms
- Using metrics to help inform programming decisions

- Assigning and overseeing the work of assistant Internet news managers and interns
 
Our ideal candidate is:
- Committed to a high standard of journalism with a keen attention to detail
- Fast, accurate and flexible
- Adept at juggling a variety of tasks and calm under pressure in breaking news situations
- Currently running a news website, homepage or section front

- Knowledgeable about the role social media and mobile applications play in expanding a website’s reach, and comfortable with technology
- Interested in researching and developing new ways newsday.com can better serve its readership and improve user interaction on the site

 

Experience and qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree and at least three years of newsroom Web producing experience
- Worked with a Web publishing content management system

- Basic HTML and photo editing skills

- Reliable transportation to and from Newsday’s suburban Melville office

 

Our team is friendly, professional and works hard to support our employee's professional goals and aspirations. This is an environment where your ideas can be implemented; we promote heavily from within, and also provide internal and external training opportunities.

 

Provided equipment typically includes a MacBook Pro, iPhone and iPad.

 

Perks include:

-Competitive compensation package

-Paid time off including vacation, personal days, sick days, and holidays

-Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance

-Pre-tax transit program via WageWorks

-Discount tickets to sporting events, Broadway shows, ski resorts, movie theaters and more

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, e-mail your resume to Eileen.Holliday@newsday.com. Include in the subject line: Long Island Internet news manager. Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  

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