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Company: The Business Review, Albany, NY
Position:
Digital Editor
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
November 26, 2013
Job ID: 1537740

Description:

Description:

The Business Review  in Albany, NY,  has an opening in its newsroom for an energetic, news-loving Digital Editor who thrives in a fast-paced environment working across digital platforms, including the web, mobile and email newsletters. The Digital Editor is responsible for the daily management of content for the newspaper’s digital platforms, with the underlying objectives of growing our audience, increasing engagement and extending the Business Review’s brand in the digital space. The job requires solid news judgment, strong headline writing, comfort with technology and familiarity with SEO and site metrics. The Digital Editor must balance the highest standards for content with ambitious traffic and engagement objectives.

Duties:

• Generate and execute digital content ideas. • Produce and maintain journalistic content on the Business Review’s website. • Track metrics and measure engagement with an eye towards constant improvement. • Collaborate with the newsroom's Social Engagement Manager to create strategies for social media. • Work with editors, reporters and others to plan new content and features. • Help staff identify and deploy tactics to meet traffic and engagement goals. • Work well with colleagues in design, research and technology. • Gather and upload selected graphics, photos, informational graphics and info boxes.

Skills:

• Strong headline writing and copy-editing skills. • Solid grasp of Associated Press style. • HTML skills. • Demonstrated adeptness at working with content management systems. • Demonstrated use of databases for building interactive features. • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Experience:

• Online media and SEO experience. • Reporting and editing experience with media organizations that focus on breaking news. • Video production experience is a plus.

The Business Review is a part of American City Business Journals.Learn about our company at acbj.com

Contact Editor Mike Hendricks at mhendricks@bizjournals.com

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