Managing Editor

New York Jewish Life, Queens, New York

Date PostedFebruary 22, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$45,000 to $50,000
Websitehttps://www.nyjlife.com
Description:

New York Jewish Life is a NEW weekly newspaper distributed in predominantly Jewish communities in the New York City Metro area. Managing Editor will report to the Publisher/Editor, coordinating all editorial content for the publication that closes every Tuesday at office in Whitestone, Queens. 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all news coverage including developing and assigning stories to freelance reporter/writers
  • Manage freelance reporter/writers schedules and deadlines
  • Edit stories for content and writing quality
  • Writing or rewriting short stories for newspaper
  • Update website daily  
  • Ability to work (remotely) on weekends a must

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • Great organizational and communication skills
  • Solid writing
  • Good news judgment
  • 2-3 years experience at a newspaper as a reporter or editor
  • Knowledge of wordpress
  • Proficient in social media
  • Understanding of New York’s diverse Jewish communities a plus

 

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to news@nyjlife.com. Please use subject line: Managing Editor.

 


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