Digital Editor

San Antonio Business Journal

San Antonio, Texas

Date Posted July 25, 2022
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Business/Technology
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://www.bizjournals.com/sanantonio

Description:

The San Antonio Business Journal, a thriving and growing news organization in the country’s seventh-largest city, is looking for a full-time Digital Editor. The position is the gatekeeper for all digital content, working directly with a seasoned team of reporters to curate, edit and publish content on multiple platforms. The Digital Editor also reports and writes stories daily, as well as conceptualizes and produces online galleries/slideshows using photos and data. As the newsroom staff member responsible for day-to-day management of all digital content, the Digital Editor must thrive in a breaking-news culture.

The job requires solid news judgment, strong headline-writing skills, and familiarity with SEO and site metrics. The Digital Producer must balance the highest standards for content with ambitious traffic and engagement objectives.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS

  • Ability to multitask and work in a highly collaborative, high-energy environment
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 years’ experience in a newsroom environment
  • Strong headline writing and copy-editing skills
  • Ability to analyze and distill data
  • Familiarity with AP Style
  • SEO experience
  • Video production, HTML and data management experience a plus
  • San Antonio community knowledge a plus

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties and responsibilities, work schedules and/or location may change based on evolving business needs.

  • Curate, edit and publish hard news and other engaging daily online content
  • Report and write important digital posts
  • Generate and execute digital story ideas
  • Gather and upload graphics, photos and other imagery for digital features
  • Track metrics, measure engagement and help staff identify and deploy tactics to meet traffic and engagement goals
  • Manage social media feeds and execute on strategies to build engagement
  • Work with editors, reporters and other stakeholders to plan new content and features
  • Work collaboratively with peers in design and research

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

The well-being of our employees is paramount. For that reason, ACBJ offers a variety of rich and competitive benefits including bundled health, dental and vision plans designed to meet our employees' needs. We also provide programs to support mental health and wellness and a generous time-off policy in support of taking the time needed to recharge.

Here are just a few of our programs:
* Paid Parental Leave
* 401K Plan with Employer Match
* Flexible Spending Accounts
* Employee Assistance Program
* Multiple Employee Dependent Scholarship Programs
* Commuter Flexible Spending
* Lifestyle Programs (Including incentives for healthy habits)
* Medical Infertility Services
* Corporate Discount Programs
* Employee Recognition/Service Awards

(Benefits coverage indicated above may be based on employee participation in benefit programs)

American City Business Journals is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ACBJ considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable city, state or federal law. Appropriate CDC guidelines are being followed for the protection of our employees and customers.