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Managing Editor

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by Philadelphia Business Journal

Philadelphia, PA 19115
Design & Creative
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description
The Philadelphia Business Journal is looking for a Managing
Editor to serve as the newsroom's chief operating officer. While
the ME oversees and ensures the smooth flow of content from
conception to publishing on all platforms, the ideal candidate is
particularly adept at and has a particular passion for digital
excellence.
As the newsroom's most hands-on manager and coach of reporters, the
ME brings ideas, inspiration, and guidance to the staff, and
actively directs the deployment of resources online, on mobile, in
email, 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 staff
members
• 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 chief
responsibility
• Communicate exceptionally well
• Create a collegial, collaborative newsroom culture and vibe
Skills
• Proven interest in and aptitude for team leadership (even when
you'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 and
story development
• Hands-on experience in guiding and contributing to large-scale
editorial projects
• Ease working in a rapid-fire digital environment and on social
media
• Weekly print experience in a business news operation a plus
Experience
• Minimum of 10 years in a newsroom
• Beat reporting experience required
• Management experience preferred
Education
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

To apply, send a resume and snappy cover letter to Beth Hunt,
director of editorial recruiting and development, American City
Business Journals

The Philadelphia Business Journal and its 40+ sister publications
are part of American City Business Journals, the No. 1 source for
local business news in the nation. We publish daily online, weekly
in print and deliver multiple daily email products, as well as host
monthly events attended by hundreds of business executives. The
Philadelphia Business Journal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The
Company considers applicants for all positions without regard to
race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital
status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic
information or any other characteristic protected by applicable
city, state or federal law.

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