Online Editor

BH Media/The Roanoke Times, Roanoke, Virginia

Date PostedMay 17, 2019
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://www.roanoke.com
Description:

The Roanoke Times/roanoke.com, a BH Media company, seeks a talented online editor who’s enthusiastic about the latest digital tools and possesses the technical skills to use them. The ideal candidate will bring energy and creativity to pump life into our website every day, attracting and retaining audience while posting consistent gains in social media engagement. We’re looking for someone who can join our digital team to do it all online, someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, someone who’s adept at analyzing and understanding audience wants and needs. This person would be responsible for managing the online presence of The Roanoke Times. Tasks would include content posting, social media management, homepage editing, long-form story presentation and newsletter curation and deployment. Experience with AP style, Google Analytics, BLOX and the Adobe Creative Suite is strongly recommended, but not required. Live and work in the picturesque Roanoke Valley of Southwest Virginia, surrounded by mountains, with hiking, kayaking and other outdoor recreational opportunities just a few minutes’ drive away. If you have the right stuff, email a cover letter and resume to Executive Editor Lawrence McConnell at Lawrence.McConnell@roanoke.com. The subject line should read: “Online Editor.”


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