Digital News Editor
Digital News EditorSalary range: 55-65K dependent upon experienceDescription:Newsmax.com has an opening for a Digital News Editor to join our New York City newsroom and help dramatically grow our digital content offering. This is NOT an entry-level job. Candidates should have 3-4 years experience at a news website and the ability to help develop and manage a quickly growing and high-volume digital product. Job responsibilities:- Assist managing editor in managing copy flow operations - Work directly with team of writers to maintain story counts, balance work flow and work load- Understand and embrace data tools to assign and prioritize stories- Edit copy, headlines and teaser copy for maximum interest, punch and search engine optimization- Maintain Newsmax style and coach writing staff on such- Train and coach team of writers to develop talent, teach skills and improve quality and quantity of workBackground and skills:- 3+ years news experience- Solid news judgment and understanding of Newsmax’s online audience- Able to work quickly under pressure and balance multiple tasks- Attention to accuracy, detail, AP style- Experience with Web publishing tools and strong understanding of SEO- Basic knowledge of HTML- Interest in contributing, learning and growing within a digital news environmentHOW TO LAND THIS JOBApplicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Ron Varrial, Managing Editor of The Wire at firstname.lastname@example.orgNo phone calls please. Include Cover letter with resume, NO calls please, No Agencies please.