Managing Editor

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Job Description
Albany Business Review 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
? Strong news judgment and a solid news sense
? An ability to make snap judgments about how best to tell
? 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
? Exceptional communication skills
? A drive to create a collegial, collaborative newsroom culture and
? 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
Minimum of 5 years as a beat reporter and/or editor in a vibrant
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