Editor, Supply Chain

Industry Dive, Washington, District of Columbia

Date PostedMarch 15, 2019
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://www.industrydive.com
Description:

Your next opportunity awaits.

The Supply Chain editor will regularly write and edit stories that lead our coverage of freight, logistics, operations, procurement and technology. This includes writing anything from breaking news briefs to in-depth original stories that analyze the trends impacting business across various industries, as well as editing others’ work on these topics.

 

You will own your beat, pitch stories, cultivate relationships with stakeholders, hunt down scoops, and edit others’ work. This position reports to the managing editor.

Requirements:

  • A team player who has worked in a collaborative environment

  • A proven track record of daily writing, reporting and editing skills, specifically within the topical areas of ocean shipping, rail or other modes of transportation

  • Ability to build relationships with important sources and report on complex subjects

  • An aptitude for business news and smart story selection for a niche B2B audience

  • Experience with data visualization and the ability to tell stories through charts, tables, etc.

  • Ability to drive reader response through social media

  • Deadline-oriented time-management skills (e.g. can write excellent stories on a short deadline)

  • Strong understanding of digital media for a unique mobile experience

  • 3-5 years of experience in journalism or related field

 

We'd love it if:

 

  • You can prove a solid understanding of the economic forces at play in designated beats

  • You have experience reading earnings reports, government documents and spot key information for executives

  • You have managed freelancers, which includes generating assignments, editing their work and providing feedback

  • You can show your versatility in writing for different audiences, or in different registers

  • You are familiar with AP style

  • You are familiar with HTML

  • You have experience with Google Analytics or other monitoring tools

  • You have experience working with a publication in its early stages to grow audiences

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