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Company: Montrose Daily Press
Position:
Digital Development Manager
Location:
Colorado
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
May 22, 2013
Job ID: 1486951

Description:

Digital Development Manger

Life is often referred to as a glass half empty, or half full. However one looks at it, your perspective on change has much to do with your outlook. If you’re like us then you focus on the glass being half full.

The Montrose Daily Press is an award winning six day a week newspaper positioning itself as a 21stcentury communications hub. We not only go out and gather information for a community, but we’re now delivering it through myriad of channels.

The Montrose Daily Press is looking for someone who has passion and vision to help lead our digital first pursuits. This is a hands on job where you not only work with others to help build the newspaper’s operation but execute on it.

The right person is imaginative, a go getter and most of all someone who plays well with others.

The following are essential functions and expertise we expect in our applicants:

  • Ability to maneuver, understand and implement social media strategies
  • Create high quality advertising and editorial videos using our state of the art media room
  • Ability to take photographs, create graphical design and layouts
  • Develop user generated content through montrosepress.com, and sister, websites
  • Help cross promote the paper and its digital products
  • Drive a digital first attitude through the promotion of our website and digital products/services internally – within our building, and externally – to our community
  • Strong hands on knowledge of InDesign, Quark, Illustrator, Photoshop and other design software

Ours is a transformative business. We’re working hard today to create the platform of news and dissemination of tomorrow. The digital developer position is one that will help achieve just that.

If you’re excited about what our future has to offer then you will be excited to be part of our team. It will be hard work and we expect authenticity, reliability and someone who is trustworthy.

More about us - The Montrose Daily Press is a family-owned newspaper organization, Wick Communications (see our Web site for more information); we aren't a publicly operated “media chain.” We have leadership that is focused on growing our products and pursuing exciting and bold initiatives.

 

Location, location, location- Montrose, CO is located in the heart of the western slope; minutes away from The San Juan Mountains and provides an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities.  If you’re looking for an exciting career in a place where you’re surrounded by natural beauty and lifestyle then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

To be considered for this exciting role, please submit a resume and cover letter that clearly illustrates your education, experience, and passion that qualify you for this position along with your salary requirements to francisw@montrosepress.com

 

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