We're interested in candidates who have three to five years experience working on a daily news desk as a copy editor/page designer. The ideal candidate is someone who is considered a star on his or her desk and who has a proven ability to lead.
The copy desk chief should be able to design pages that are eye-catching and neatly organized, write headlines that are efficient, accurate and, for the Web, SEO-friendly, and work fast on deadline. The desk chief should be able to inspire his or her staff and effectively communicate with them.
InDesign and Photoshop skills are required. Web-production knowledge is preferred.