The Argus Leader in Sioux Falls is seeking a talented Content Coach to lead our Watchdog/Enterprise news team and elevate their reporting and writing skills. Were looking for a passionate editor with a knack for recognizing a good story and helping reporters flex their enterprise muscles.
The successful candidate understands how to use content to reach specific audiences, how to tell stories in unique ways and how to use multimedia to complement the written word. This coach will be based in Sioux Falls, work with other editors and reporters across our three South Dakota newsrooms (Sioux Falls, Aberdeen and Watertown) and will directly oversee the work of seven reporters. We need someone who shows urgency to accelerate a storys path to publication and guides journalists by consultation and coaching before, during and after the writing process. We want someone to develop sources, use data in stories and edit for clarity and accuracy.
Requirements for this position include exceptional coaching ability, excellent communication skills, deep understanding and curiosity of the competition, effective use of metrics and experience with multiple storytelling techniques across platforms. Candidates also must have a bachelors degree in journalism or a related field and preference will be given to those with prior media management experience.
Heres what we have to offer:
Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision coverage
401(K) Saving Plan
Paid Time Off
Paid Company Holidays
Paid Time Off to Volunteer in the Community
Employee Discount Program
Sioux Falls, South Dakotas largest city, has been recognized as a regional and national leader in economic development, retail sales, health care, manufacturing, financial and business services and quality of life. The Argus Leader, founded in 1881, sits in the heart of downtown, not far from the waterfalls of the Big Sioux River, a popular local landmark and tourist attraction.
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