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Albany Business Review seeks digital editor

February 4, 2015

Posted by Chris Roush

The Albany Business Review has an opening in its newsroom for an energetic, news-loving digital editor who thrives in a fast-paced environment working across digital platforms, including the web, mobile, social media and email newsletters.

The digital editor, working with the Editor-in-Chief and news editor, is responsible for the daily management of content for the newspaper’s digital platforms, including overseeing social media strategies, with the underlying objectives of growing our audience, increasing engagement and extending the Business Review’s brand in the digital space, including social media platforms.

The job requires solid news judgment, strong headline writing, comfort with technology and familiarity with SEO, site metrics and social media. The Digital Editor must balance the highest standards for content with ambitious traffic and engagement objectives.


• In our newsroom, the Digital Editor is essentially our news editor. Lead our social media efforts • Generate and execute digital content strategies. • Shares responsibility for the Morning Edition and Afternoon Edition emaisl • Produce and maintain journalistic content on the Business Review’s website. • Track metrics and measure engagement with an eye towards constant improvement. • Work with editors, reporters and others to plan new content and features. • Help staff identify and deploy tactics to meet traffic and engagement goals. • Work well with colleagues in design, research and technology. • Gather and upload selected graphics, photos, informational graphics and info boxes.


• Strong headline writing and copy-editing skills. • Solid grasp of Associated Press style. • HTML skills. • Demonstrated adeptness at working with content management systems. • Demonstrated use of databases for building interactive features. • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.


• Online media and SEO experience. • Reporting and editing experience with media organizations that focus on breaking news. • Video production experience is a plus.

The Albany Business Review is a part of American City Business Journals. Learn about our company at

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