General Manager/Editor

Boise Weekly | Adams Publishing Group, Bosie, Idaho

Date Posted April 06, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty General Assignment
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website https://www.idahopress.com/boiseweekly/

Description:

The General Manager/Editor works a schedule of 40 or more hours per week Monday through Friday. Must be available to work occasional early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays as job necessitates. This position is based in Boise, ID at the Boise Weekly office occasionally reporting to the Idaho Press office in Nampa as needed.  

Overview of Job Responsibilities

The General Manager/Editor is primarily responsible for setting and contributing to the editorial agenda, supervising all reporters, and is the onsite person in charge at the Boise Weekly office during normal business operations. The Editor/GM is responsible for efforts to bolster community relationships for Boise Weekly and Idaho Press, and is responsible for the oversight of day to day operations including strategic planning, Boise Weekly employee management, daily problem solving and general facilities maintenance.

 

Editorial (80%)

 

General Management (20%)

 

Community (overlaps)

Requirements

Successful applicants must meet the following qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications

Additional preferred skills and qualifications include:

 

 

Essential Function

Applicants must be able to perform the following essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation:

Work Environment

For immediate consideration, please send resume, cover letter, and 3-4 best examples of your writing to Matt Davison (Publisher) at mdavison@idahopress.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Benefits

The fringe benefits include medical (split between employer and employee), dental and vision options (employee paid). There are three company-sponsored benefits, including short-term disability, long-term disability and a term life insurance policy. The company pays for these six major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day). In addition, employees accrue 3.33 hours of paid leave per pay period in the first year of employment (80 hours) and increasing to 5.0 hours per pay period (120 hours) after their one-year anniversary of employment. The company has the option of making a discretionary match to the 401K retirement plan after year end.

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