Triad Biz Journal seeks a special sections editor

February 22, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

The Triad Business Journal is looking for a driven and innovative Special Sections Editor to serve as the newsroom’s utility player.

The ideal candidate is capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously, planning and executing products that provide critical research, data analysis and business intelligence to our audience of high-level decision-makers.

The Special Sections Editor:
• Serves as our data reporter, maintaining and expanding the TBJ’s database of local companies, compiling the weekly Top 25 lists and supplementing them in expanded list packages and data-driven cover stories laden with infographics; and serving as editor on the annual Book of Lists.
• Manages the editorial components of our signature awards programs, working with our events team to ensure the quality of our nominees, winners and event content, and planning, assigning and editing stories and art for the special sections that accompany them.
• Leads our social media engagement, posting where necessary and encouraging our reporters and editors to maintain robust, effective social media accounts.

• Collects and analyzes company and industry data for the Business Journal’s weekly industry Lists, using surveys, public documents and other relevant sources.
• Regularly expands List data into stories accompanied by charts and infographics
• Reports and writes cover stories using data resources.
• Manages Business Journal’s database of regional companies and helps produce the annual Book of Lists.
• Expands Business Journal’s database, with a focus on adding more private middle-market companies.

• Strong news judgment, news analysis and writing skills
• Exceptional data analysis and interpretation
• Able to manage projects effectively
• Fierce and careful attention to detail
• Strong scheduling and time management skills
• Strict adherence to deadlines
• Passionate about finding and dissecting data
• Ability to get people to tell you things they don’t want to
• Ability to mine and analyze data from surveys, regulatory agencies, other public documents and sources
• Able to learn new computer systems easily

• 1-2 years of news gathering
• Excel and FileMaker Pro capability preferred

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

To apply, go here: https://bit.ly/3BKU71k

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