Community Engagement Editor

The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon

Date PostedJune 13, 2019
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyOther
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$45,000 - $55,000
Websitehttp://www.registerguard.com
Description:

The Register-Guard, a GateHouse newspaper in Eugene, Oregon, is seeking an energetic, passionate digital journalist to develop, implement and manage an innovative audience engagement and growth strategy for our newsroom.

The Community Engagement Editor lives and breathes social media and is excited about building relationships with readers in service of community-based, solutions-oriented journalism.  

This editor not only contributes to but also helps develop a culture of collaboration and innovation across the newsroom by working closely with reporters, editors, multimedia journalists and other staff members to develop social media and audience engagement strategies for digital stories.

The Community Engagement Editor is responsible for helping fellow staff members devise campaigns around reporting, growing readership across multiple platforms and creating opportunities for readers to tell us what they want and think.

This editor is a strong team player who is curious, experimental, detail-oriented and independent but also flexible and patient.

Four years of experience at a print or digital news organization; graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in journalism; any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training.

Salary commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefit plan. We have a supportive, energetic and friendly company culture. Join our team!

Qualified applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter and examples of your work, including social media campaigns to rgjob.applications@registerguard.com.  Applications and complete job description are available at http://projects.registerguard.com/pages/rg-jobs/.

All employment offers are contingent on the results of a pre-employment drug screening.


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