Managing Editor

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Job Description
The Philadelphia 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
? Employ whip smart news judgment and a solid news sense
? Make smart snap judgments about how best to tell stories
? Manage both people and content exceedingly well
? Motivate and help newsroom tell compelling stories
? Inspire, motivate and mentor reporters, editors and other staff
members
? Keep the newsroom organized, on time and on the rails
? Embrace and manage growth and change
? Believe that serving your audience is a newsroom's chief
responsibility
? Communicate exceptionally well
? 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 rapid-fire digital environment and on social
media
? Weekly print experience in a business news operation a plus
Experience
Minimum of 10 years in a newsroom
Beat reporting experience required
Management experience preferred
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