Wichita Business Journal seeks digital editor
The Wichita Business Journal is looking for a turned-on, energetic professional to take charge of its digital platforms.
The Digital Editor is responsible for the day-to-day management of all online content and owns the execution of the online content strategy across multiple platforms and products, including Web, email, mobile and social media.
It is mandatory that the candidate thrive in a breaking-news culture and has demonstrated content programming experience in an online environment. The primary goal of the Digital Editor is to craft timely and compelling products that drive loyal engagement, grow audience and extend the Wichita Business Journal brand in the digital space.
The job requires solid news judgment, strong headline writing skills and familiarity with SEO and site metrics.
The Digital Editor must balance the highest standards for content with ambitious traffic and engagement objectives. In addition to working with staff- and user-generated content, the Digital Editor is expected to curate, report and write posts as well as produce interactive features, galleries and video.
The end result should be a rich and vibrant digital experience that serves the Wichita Business Journal audience, generates user feedback and inspires robust community interaction.
Publish WBJ content and manage CMS system, generate and execute digital content ideas, track metrics and measure engagement with an eye toward constant improvement, recommend creative approach/strategy for social media executions, publish to and manage WBJ social media platforms, work with editors, reporters and other stakeholders to plan new content and features, help staff identify and deploy tactics to meet traffic and engagement goals, upload weekly files to bizjournals.com, gather and upload selected graphics, photos, informational graphics and info boxes to bizjournals.com, regularly participate in and attend Wichita Business Journal sponsored events.
To apply, send your resume, clips and a cover letter to editor William Roy at firstname.lastname@example.org