Digital News Editor

New York
Apr 12, 2013
May 12, 2013
Mr. Ron Varrial
Digital Media
Full Time has an opening for a Digital News Editor to join our New York City newsroom (which overlooks Bryant Park) and help dramatically grow our digital content offering.

This position will join Newsmax's TheWire team, focusing on trending, web-friendly news content aimed at capturing new readers who match Newsmax's desired profile.

This is NOT an entry-level job. Candidates should have 3-4 years experience at a news website.

Job responsibilities:
- Edit copy, headlines and teaser copy for maximum interest, punch and search engine optimization
- Assist in managing copy flow operations and run the show at the back end of the day
- Work directly with team of staff and freelance writers to maintain story counts, balance work flow and work load
- Understand and embrace data tools to assign and prioritize stories
- 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 work
- Write aggregated content, when the demands of the news cycle require it

This new position has been created due to significant growth and will be based in our Midtown office. The shift will cover mid-morning through early evening, supplementing and expanding our current early morning content team.

Candidates must include salary requirements to be considered.

Candidates must include salary requirements to be considered.

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