Date Posted September 07, 2022
Industry Magazines / Publishing
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Telecommute? Yes
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://www.law.com/texaslawyer/

Description:

Texas Bureau Chief

Texas, USA Req #173

 Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Discover where your talent fits best at ALM…

At ALM, we’re reinventing the way professionals use information, news, data, marketing solutions and events to manage the business of business. Headquartered in New York City and with offices worldwide, ALM brands have been serving their markets since 1843.  Join our team of talented ALMers working to create an exceptional experience for our audiences and customers across the globe.


Who We Are...
Here at ALM, we are a customer-focused and market-driven company dedicated to the success of our internal customers and the customers we serve with our information products and marketing services and events. Our teams deliver premium content to professionals in the legal, financial services, benefits, consulting, property and casualty insurance, and real estate industries.

About the Team:  As part of ALM’s Global Newsroom, you will be part of the regional brand editor team, selecting the best stories for your publication and newsletters, looking to identify trends, problems, and anomalies in the market from both observations and out-in-the-field meetings and relay those to theme editors or write about those yourself. You will be part of a team that analyzes Web traffic, newsletter data, as well as interviews, to look for the best content to pursue for the brands, as well as think strategically to drive audience engagement and grow the audience.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • The Bureau Chief is the brand editor and community contact for Texas Lawyer
  • Monitors and analyzes web metrics and makes story and coverage suggestions based on the metrics and audience feedback
  • Manages content on the brand website, in daily newsletters and email alerts, and in print, determining the story lineups
  • Leads ALM’s Texas Takeaways newsletter, a weekly briefing of the most important news and insights for law firm leaders, litigators and others from around the ALM newsroom
  • Responsible for writing a minimum of four articles per week
  • Responsible for increasing traffic, engagement and circulation
  • Oversees and signs off on the bi-monthly print magazine in cooperation with the production and design teams
  • Meets with attorneys, judges, agencies and others in the Texas market to obtain actionable feedback on improving the publication, as well as to build sources and develop story ideas
  • Establish a positive presence in the legal community and represent the organization in a knowledgeable, professional manner
  • Ensure stated deadlines are met and the highest quality and value is achieved
  • Acts as liaison to the community and the courts
  • Represents the company at events and oversees the awards programs
  • Helps to back up other brands, most regularly the Daily Business Review (Florida) and the Daily Report (Georgia), and learns other publications as needed
  • Coordinate law-focused special reports annually, including three awards sections and four real estate-focused special reports
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience and a degree in journalism/communications
  • Demonstrated experience leading news and content initiatives, including ability to lead multiple, high-value content initiatives in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong interest in and aptitude for serving a legal audience with high-level law-related content, including news and information, books, legal research and events
  • Possess excellent communication skills, including oral, written and public speaking ability
  • Possess excellent writing and management skills, including the ability to sharpen or rewrite copy under immediate deadline pressure
  • Exceptional judgment and problem solving skills, results-focused business orientation
  • Must be team-oriented and have strong communication skills

Why you should join ALM...

  • Generous Benefit Plans for Medical, Vision & Dental Coverage
  • 401(K) Plan With Match
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal Days & Sick Days)
  • Summer Fridays - Early Office Closure
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Dependent Care & Medical Expenses
  • Parental Leave
  • Career Development Learning & Training Opportunities
  • Educational Assistance
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Recognition Awards
  • Short-term & Long-term Disability Coverage
  • Flexible Work Schedules

ALM provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, ALM complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Other details

  • Pay Type: Salary
  • Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree