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Publication or Company NJ Advance Media
Job Title Managing Producer (Local News)
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Newspapers
Salary
Benefits
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Woodbridge, NJ
Job Requirements NJ Advance Media is a new digitally focused media company providing content, sales and marketing services for the most popular sources of news and information in New Jersey, including NJ.com and The Star-Ledger. We are dedicated to serving the people and businesses of New Jersey with top-quality journalism and marketing solutions across our leading print and digital platforms.

We have multiple opportunities in content, sales and marketing. If you're a creative, motivated and entrepreneurial team player who thrives in a highly collaborative work environment, we want you to join our company. The ideal candidate embraces the rapidly evolving media landscape and thrives in a culture of innovation.

If you have a passion for public affairs/state news and know how to leverage a team of reporters to provide comprehensive and compelling coverage, this position offers the opportunity to demonstrate your talent and engage an audience across multiple platforms. This is a highly sought after opportunity and you’ll play a key role as we launch an exciting initiative to redefine journalism in the digital age. You'll manage a statewide team of 8 to 10 reporters and ensure effective coverage of New Jersey news. In addition to developing your team and working on the cutting-edge of digital media, you'll showcase your creativity as you help us take a fresh look at journalism.

NJ.com and The Star-Ledger have a proven track record as New Jersey's leading news and information sources. As Managing Producer, you will leverage your strong news judgment to ensure the delivery of breaking news and other top stories in a state where we have a legacy of outstanding news coverage that we are deeply committed to sustaining. We are building a team of top talent in a truly collaborative, performance-based environment that values high-quality reporting and audience engagement. Our new company is nimble and innovative, with an energetic culture and state-of-the-art facilities and tools. You'll help pave the way and your talent, determination, and drive will be key to your success.

To be a strong fit for the role of Managing Producer, you will have:

* A bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
* A minimum of five to seven years of professional experience including developing and directing web-related projects/programs, molding and mentoring reporters, and solid public affairs and/or statewide general reporting experience
* At least three to five years of successful management and/or team leadership experience
* Mastery of social media and digital interaction; experience working with video and social networking functionality/technology is highly desirable
* A solid track record developing projects and managing them from inception to launch
* Experience creating interactive metrics reports and analyzing their implications
* The ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and manage multiple, complex projects to on-time delivery. This is a key qualification for us, and people who get lost in the weeds or hung up in minutia will struggle with the demands of the position.
* An understanding of the methods and tools used to deliver content across a variety of platforms
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NJ Advance Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

NJ Advance Media endeavors to make NJ.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact tdavis@dtoolbox.com.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO APPLY

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About Our Company NJ Advance Media is a new digitally focused media company providing content, sales and marketing services for the most popular sources of news and information in New Jersey, including NJ.com and The Star-Ledger. We are dedicated to serving the people and businesses of New Jersey with top-quality journalism and marketing solutions across our leading print and digital platforms.



We have multiple opportunities in content, sales and marketing. If you're a creative, motivated and entrepreneurial team player who thrives in a highly collaborative work environment, we want you to join our company. The ideal candidate embraces the rapidly evolving media landscape and thrives in a culture of innovation.



NJ Advance Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.



NJ Advance Media endeavors to make NJ.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact tdavis@dtoolbox.com.
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