Columbus Business First seeks assistant managing editor
Columbus Business First, an award-winning business news organization in one of the strongest markets for business in the country, is looking for an Assistant Managing Editor. As AME, you will help oversee the smooth flow of content from conception to publishing on all platforms, including print. The AME brings ideas, inspiration and guidance to the staff, and actively helps direct the deployment of resources.
Edit several sections of the print edition, including Insight, Entrepreneur and extended list packages.
Oversee the production of awards publications and special sections.
Assist with editing daily stories for the website.
Proof and copy edit the weekly print edition.
The ideal candidate has:
Strong news judgment and a solid news sense
An ability to make snap judgments about how to tell stories
A proven ability to manage people and content
An interest in inspiring, motivating and mentoring reporters, editors and other staff members
Keen organizational skills.
A strong desire to agitate for growth and change.
An interest in community outreach.
Exceptional communication skills.
A drive to create a collegial, collaborative newsroom.
Daily, and preferably, weekly print experience for a business news operation.
Beat reporter experience.
Strong wordsmith who has demonstrated a talent for reporting and story development.
Comfortable operating in rapidly changing media environment.
Ease working in a digital environment and on social media.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
To apply, go here.