Cynopsis Digital Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Jul 11, 2013
Closes
Aug 10, 2013
Contact
Access Intelligence
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities include:

•Writes and edits news stories for Cynopsis covering news about and for the digital television industry.

•Works as a reporter on current news topics.

•Primary job duties has Editor working Sunday through Thursday each week, meeting a daily deadline to produce editions that come out Monday through Friday;

• Editor contributes to the daily flow of social media outlets by placing news items, videos and/or photos via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, etc.;

•Editor writes and produces special editions when needed that might cover an industry conference (i.e. CES) or annual event.

•Editor works with other Cynopsis team members to produce specialty event, awards shows and/or webinars produced for Cynopsis or the Cynopsis brand in general;

•Editor is part of weekly and/or monthly editorial meetings and brainstorming sessions to improve and grow the Cynopsis brand;

•Editor must work well with the rest of the Cynopsis staff to create the daily editions and be a competent, professional representative for the Cynopsis brand and maintain good relations with industry professionals in the television community as well as Cynopsis consumers.

Requirements:

•Four-year degree.
•Proficiency in working independently on news writing and manuscript editing.
•Proficiency in copyediting.
•Proficiency in handling more than one editorial assignment at a time.
•Proficiency in writing detailed news about digital television.
•Proficiency with word processing software.
•Excellent written and oral communications skills.
•Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in a deadline oriented environment.

Other key success attributes:

•Demonstrates flexibility; can re-define role as needed and adapt to change.
•Performs research from various sources, identifies essential information, grasps implications, prioritizes, reorganizes, and applies.
•Demonstrates assertiveness by approaching others and soliciting needed information.
•Demonstrates the ability to identify and solve problems quickly, decisively, and independently.
•Shares information, cooperates with others, and is comfortable participating as a part of a team.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, including salary requirements, and resume to apply@accessintel.com.


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