Tuesday, February 2, 2021
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Content Editor - The Palm Beach Post (West Palm Beach)
The Palm Beach Post, part of the USA Today Florida Network, is seeking a content editor tobe the backbone ofan already strong editing teamto help lead the newsroomto improve its coverage and achieve its goals.We dont want this editorto sitbackandfolloworders but instead be a vibrant part of the newsroom, taking part in every aspect of what we do. We want them to come up with innovative strategies and ideas so well continue to grow.They willtake part inshort- and long-termplanning for strategy, projects and events.
This editor will have primary responsibility for Print content in the daily newspaper. They will work close with the Managing Editor with regard to planning and placement of Print content, as well as helping plan the next days digital content
This editor must be well-versed in everypiece of contentthe Post offers, becoming a regular backup for fellow editors, meaning they will be asked to lead various teams at times, from watchdog, to government, to breaking news, community, and education. They willbe the safety net forlate-breaking stories for the Post and its sisterpapersin the South Florida Cluster/Region (Palm Beach Daily News, Florida Today, andTCPalm), working key editors at those papers as well.
The ideal candidate willpossess strong editing skills andbeable toimprove storiesby helping reporters provide clarity and context, identifying potential holes, and making sure a story stands out for its uniqueness and interest.They will be asked to read everything from quick, breaking news stories to enterprise and explanatory stories.
The editor also will be adept at story promotion and distribution by being versed in story optimization, including great headline writing, SEO and meta-tagging.
The ideal candidate will workwellwith fellow editors, reporters, multimedia artists, digital producers and planners.This editor will work with all teamsto increase digital subscriptions and share content both across the region and nationally.This candidate will understand the Posts multiple platforms, their specific audiences and have a willingness to dig into analytics to better drive coverage.
Interested and qualified candidates, please apply here and upload your materials combined into one single document with as much of the following as possible: your updated resume, a brief cover letter explaining your interest and fit for the position, and your portfolio/clips/links to a few samples of your work. **It's important that these items be combined into a single document attachment/upload (preferably in PDF format). The application will only allow one document upload. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration.
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