Managing Editor

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Job Description
The Austin Business Journal is looking for a Managing Editor to
serve as the newsroom's chief operating officer. While the ME
oversees and ensures the smooth flow of content from conception to
publishing on all platforms, the ideal candidate is particularly
adept at and has a particular passion for digital excellence. As
the newsroom's most hands-on manager and coach of reporters, the ME
brings ideas, inspiration, and guidance to the staff, and actively
directs the deployment of resources online, on mobile, in email,
print and on social. The ME reports directly to the Editor in
Chief. :
Duties
? Manages day to day operation of newsroom on all
platforms
? Strong news judgment and a solid news sense essential
? An ability to make snap judgments about how best to tell
stories
? An aptitude for managing both people and content
? An interest in inspiring, motivating and mentoring reporters,
editors and other staff members
? Keen organizational skills
? A strong desire for growth and change
? Belief that serving your audience is a newsroom's chief
responsibility
? Exceptional communication skills
? A drive to create a collegial, collaborative newsroom culture and
vibe.
Skills
? Proven interest in and aptitude for team leadership (even when
you're not officially the leader)
? Coaching skill a must
? Comfortable operating in rapidly changing media environment
? Strong wordsmith who has demonstrated a talent for reporting and
story development
? Hands-on experience in guiding and contributing to large-scale
editorial projects
? Ease working in a digital environment and on social media
? Weekly print experience in a business news operation a plus
Experience
Minimum of 5 years as a beat reporter and/or editor in a vibrant
newsroom
Beat reporting experience a must
Education
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

To apply, send a resume and snappy cover letter to Beth Hunt,
director of editorial recruiting and development, American City
Business Journals