News Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Aug 15, 2014
Closes
Sep 14, 2014
Contact
Keith O'Brien
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Seeking experienced News Editor and digital innovator to:

•Work with editor-in-chief to develop voice, tone and structure of online content
•Run a 24-7 news room, reacting to breaking news, publishing scoops and maintaining evergreen content
•Work with features editor to better position longform content on site
•Oversee (and write) daily news and other short-form, fast-turnaround content for website and newsletters
•Edit/proofread web content in the CMS for all e-newsletters
•Collaborate with senior editorial staff and VP of digital strategy on new digital offerings
•Ensure frequent and thoughtful posting to social media
•Responsibility for community growth
•Mentor reportorial staff
•Experience covering pharma, healthcare or the sciences preferred

Requirements

•5+ years working on a digital news property
•Attention to detail; familiarity with social media
•Experience leading staff


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