Managing Editor

The Janesville Gazette | Adams Publishing Group, Janesville, Wisconsin

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Date Posted April 30, 2021
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Editorial
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website https://www.gazettextra.com/

Description:

Position Purpose

The Managing Editor is responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of news gathering staff. Directs or participates in developing, writing and editing news stories. Assigns work to reporters, developing their stories, and guiding reporters as they collect the elements for their stories. Responsible for helping reporters put together their stories and design pages of the paper.

As a team member we want you to inspire and be inspired! You're passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers in our local communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multitask, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

Requirements

General Duties Editorial (80%)

General Management (20%)

Community (overlaps)

For immediate consideration, please send resume, cover letter, and 3-4 best examples of your writing to Orestes Baez, Regional President at obaez@adamspg.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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