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Job Description
The San Francisco Business Times is looking for a Digital Editor
to manage our digital news operation.

The Digital Editor is the primary gatekeeper for digital content,
working directly with a seasoned team of editors and reporters to
curate, edit and publish content on multiple platforms. He or she
also reports and writes content as needed, as well as
conceptualizes and produces online galleries/slideshows using
photos and data. As the newsroom staff member responsible for
day-to-day management of all digital content, the Digital Editor
must thrive in a fast-paced news environment.

You will work alongside a team of sharp and knowledgeable
reporters, editors and researchers in downtown San Francisco. The
San Francisco Business Times is regularly recognized as one of the
best publications in California for our in-depth coverage of tech,
startups, restaurants, hotels, biotech, real estate and sports
business.

The job requires solid news judgment, familiarity with different
content management systems, strong headline-writing skills, plus
familiarity with SEO, site metrics and online journalism best
practices. It also requires the ability to work quickly and
efficiently under deadline pressure. The Digital Editor must
balance the highest standards for content with ambitious traffic
and engagement objectives.
Duties
? Curate, edit and publish news and other engaging online
content throughout the day
? Curate, write for, edit, rank and publish the Morning and
Afternoon Edition newsletters in consultation with newsroom
leaders.
? Leave the office each afternoon well prepared for the next day's
Morning Edition.
? Write daily digital stories as needed
? Direct coverage in breaking news situations, in tandem with the
rest of the editing team.
? Generate and execute digital story ideas
? Curate, write, rank and publish the morning and afternoon email
products.
? Gather and upload graphics, photos and other visuals for digital
features
? Master digital graphics tools available to the newsroom and
create digital graphics as needed.
? Track metrics, measure engagement and help staff identify and
deploy tactics to meet traffic and engagement goals
? Manage social media streams and execute on strategies to build
engagement
? Work with editors, reporters and other stakeholders to plan new
content and features
? Work collaboratively with peers in design and research
Skills
? Exceptional news judgment
? A deft editing hand
? Online publishing skills
? Confidence in managing reporters and stories
? Ability to multitask and work in a collaborative, high-energy
environment
? Excellent headline-writing and copy-editing skills
? Ability to analyze and distill data
? Familiarity with AP Style
? SEO experience
? Video production, HTML and data management experience a
plus
? Bay Area community knowledge a plus
Experience
? 3 years in a newsroom environment, including direct experience
working with online content
Education
? Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

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

San Francisco Business Times is part of American City Business
Journals, an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company considers
applicants for all positions without regard to race, color,
religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability,
veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any
other characteristic protected by applicable city, state or federal
law.