Managing Editor

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Job Description
The Puget Sound 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 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 to the Editor in
Chief.
Duties
? Strong news judgment and a solid news sense
? 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)
? Ability to coach talented reporters and visual journalists
? 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
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