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San Franciso Chronicle seeks assistant business editor

August 11, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

The San Francisco Chronicle is looking to hire an assistant business editor.

As the assistant business editor, you will play a vital role in shaping how the San Francisco Chronicle reports on the world’s most innovative economy. You will help a team of reporters and columnists transform the business section into a digital-first, must-read for the City, Silicon Valley and beyond. Working closely with the Editor, you will drive the section in a new direction.

What will you do?

Move fast and break news.
Edit blog posts and online features for immediate publication.
Stay on top of developing business news and craft the department’s strategy for telling the stories of the day.
Promote content on social media and engage readers across platforms.
Dream up creative ways to tell stories and inform readers.

What will it take to be successful?

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Journalism, English or related field
3-5+ years editing and writing experience at a newspaper, magazine, digital news or business related website
Demonstrated experience as a skilled manager, a clear communicator and the kind of person who turns ideas into finished products.
A passion for business and technology is required.
To be considered for this position, you must demonstrate a command of editing and understand how to produce superior content across multiple platforms.
Excellent reporting skills
Ability to work collaboratively with fellow editors and the design and photography team as well as a variety of people, internally and externally
Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proven ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks
Demonstrated success working in a deadline-driven environment
Social media experience

To apply, go here.

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