Company: Houston Business Journal
Posted on: March 18, 2019
Managing Editor Job DescriptionThe Houston Business Journal is looking for a Managing Editor toserve as the newsroom's chief operating officer. While the MEoversees and ensures the smooth flow of content from conception topublishing on all platforms, the ideal candidate is particularlyadept at and has a particular passion for digital excellence.As the newsroom's most hands-on manager and coach of reporters, theME brings ideas, inspiration, and guidance to the staff, andactively directs the deployment of resources online, on mobile, inemail, print and on social.The ME reports directly to the Editor in Chief.Duties Employ whip smart news judgment and a solid news sense Make smart snap judgments about how best to tell stories Manage both people and content exceedingly well Motivate and help newsroom tell compelling stories Inspire, motivate and mentor reporters, editors and other staffmembers Keep the newsroom organized, on time and on the rails Embrace and manage growth and change Believe that serving your audience is a newsroom's chiefresponsibility Communicate exceptionally well Create a collegial, collaborative newsroom culture and vibeSkills Proven interest in and aptitude for team leadership (even whenyou're not officially the leader) Ability to coach talented reporters and visual journalists Comfortable operating in rapidly changing media environment Strong wordsmith who has demonstrated a talent for reporting andstory development Hands-on experience in guiding and contributing to large-scaleeditorial projects Ease working in a rapid-fire digital environment and on socialmedia Weekly print experience in a business news operation a plusExperience Minimum of 10 years in a newsroom Beat reporting experience required Management experience preferred Houston community experience a plusEducationBachelor's degree or equivalent experienceTo apply, send a resume and snappy cover letter to Beth Hunt,director of editorial recruiting and development, American CityBusiness JournalsThe Houston Business Journal and its 40+ sister publications arepart of American City Business Journals, the No. 1 source for localbusiness news in the nation. We publish daily online, weekly inprint and deliver multiple daily email products, as well as hostmonthly events attended by hundreds of business executives. TheHouston Business Journal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. TheCompany considers applicants for all positions without regard torace, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, maritalstatus, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, geneticinformation or any other characteristic protected by applicablecity, state or federal law.
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