President & Editorial Director

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
May 23, 2014
Closes
Jun 22, 2014
Contact
Mr. Joyce Brooks
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
Job Description

Tech Times is seeking a President & Editorial Director who will be responsible for leading the development, implementation and communication of the organization’s vision, mission, philosophy and strategy.

The President & Editorial Director will be responsible for the overall content development strategies and editorial operations of the company, and especially www.techtimes.com, in accordance with the direction from the Board and/or other senior management, serve as its public face, and plan and execute business strategies.

He/she will be responsible for developing branded content, driving strategy, production and content integration.

Requirements/Desired Skills

- 5+ years experience as a senior or top-level editor or as head of content development in a digital news company

- Sound experience and proven ability in planning and executing content development strategies and managing the content creation processes.

- An interest in and sound understanding of the next native advertising trend, innovative marketing and the digital media landscape is a must.

- Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.

- Sound experience in successfully developing business opportunities, specifically in developing qualified leads and gaining prospect trust, which results in a mutually agreeable business relationship.

- A solid understanding in how to properly utilize various marketing strategies, including social media, to communicate the mission of an organization is a must.

- Demonstrated success in leading the day-to-day operations of an organization.

- Ability to build partnerships and collaborative efforts with a wide array of organizations and people in the technology industry and media industry.

- Proven track record of hiring, managing, and empowering staff members.

- Demonstrates the highest ethical standards.

- MBA, Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, or equivalent educational qualification in a relevant field.

- An entrepreneurial mindset. Ambitious, creative, detail oriented, and take pride in work.

- Proven ability to grasp existing business challenges and turn them into opportunities.

- Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills to engage diverse constituencies.

- Have a great sense of humor.

How to Apply -

Interested and qualified candidates should email -

i. Cover letter
ii. Resume, and
iii. At least 3 references

to career@techtimes.com, with "Tech Times President & Editorial Director - (Your Name)" in the subject line.

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