San Antonio Biz Journal seeks associate editor
The San Antonio Business Journal is looking to hire an associate editor.
The associate editor works under the direction of the managing editor and with reporters, visual staff and researcher to ensure the quality of the print product. The associate editor is part of the planning and production of the weekly print product, and contributes to the weekly and daily publishing cycles. The associate editor is in charge of planning and executing special publications, focus sections and — in collaboration with the research director — business journal list packages. The associate editor performs copy editing, helps recruit and coordinate with freelancers, and serves as the primary backup for the managing editor.
Manage, oversee and coordinate print content. This includes assisting the editor and managing editor in producing a lively and rich weekly newspaper that showcases exclusive enterprise content and delved behind the week’s headlines; helping create editorial calendar; participating in and managing production of print copy, including photography and infographics; participating in daily news meetings and weekly story planning sessions; and working with staff to create strong weekly beat pages for reporters. Establish and maintain a production schedule and oversee delivery of content for the weekly print publication so that every deadline is met. Responsible for special sections content. Oversee, manage, assign, edit and write headlines for special sections content. Provide entertaining and engaging sections that meet the needs of the Business Journal audience. Manage the researcher to ensure delivery of comprehensive and accurate list products, meeting all deadlines. Working with the researcher to develop compelling lists packages. Assigning, editing and coordinating stories and infographics for list packages. Identifying and coordinating with freelance writers for print product, including making assignments, editing and ensuring freelance agreements are signed and payments are processed timely.
Strong communication and collaboration skills required. Ability to manage several tasks. Ability to master and use applications and tools, such as those for creating infographics, Excel, InDesign, etc. Strong news judgment. Editing for content and style.
Five years of editing/reporting experience, including experience managing special projects Experience in business journalism preferred.
To apply, send clips, a resume and a cover letter to editor Tony Quesada at firstname.lastname@example.org.