Digital Editor

Schneps Media, Brooklyn, New York

Date Posted September 06, 2019
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Local News
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website https://www.schnepsmedia.com

Description:

The digital editor will be responsible for creating content and breaking news as it happens for our new website. The ideal candidate is a news junkie who loves journalism and utilizes social media for news consumption.

This position will report and work directly with the editor-in-chief reviewing content to optimize and implement best practices for online readership.

Other responsibilities include creating the email newsletters and overseeing the news site's social media accounts. The editor will use social media outlets to promote stories and build traffic; monitor traffic and trends on the site; work with the editorial department in several capacities to achieve a mutual goal of increasing traffic and user activity as well as moderate the news website and its CMS.

The qualified candidate must be a current New York City resident; be very savvy on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram; be a creative self-starter open to new ideas and concepts; work well individually and as a team and has the ability to write clean and concise copy. Knowledge of WordPress and New York City, as well as prior experience in journalism, are pluses.  

This position will work out of our Downtown Brooklyn office with access to all major public transportation.

Please email resume and cover letter to twells@schnepsmedia.com

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.