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 Editorial Page Editor - The Palm Beach Post (West Palm Beach) - Gannett, Virginia, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Gannett 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Publishing
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: r2bhWEkQqqiFM9z7PP3ZqlmCDCkMDv / Latpro-3772280 
Date posted: Feb-09-2021
State, Zip: Virginia, 22107

Description

Req #13736

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal , WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit Gannett.com/Careers to learn more about our opportunities, and visit Gannett Privacy Policyto understand our privacy policy.

Editorial Page Editor, The Palm Beach Post


The Palm Beach Post, part of the USA Today Network - Florida, is looking for an Editorial Page Editor to run its award-winning Opinion Department.

This personwill help shape the Posts opinion offerings through strongly reported and written editorials, and a variety of submitted columns from people in the community, as well as from state and national authors about topics of interest to our local audience.

This editor will welcome visits from community leaders to discuss policies and programs, and interview political candidates for potential endorsements in local, state and national elections.

The editor will act as an ambassador for the Post, keep a pulse on our vibrant, diverse community and find ways to expand the input from that community.

This editor will work closely with opinion colleagues at other USA Today Network - Florida newspapers collaborating on ideas and content, to leverage the strength of the Network.

The editor will be active on social media -- including Twitter and Facebook -- sharing local offerings and interacting with our engaged Digital readers, while also engaging with our loyal Print readers.

The editor will be comfortable in front of a camera, hosting Digital events and speaking to small or large groups, virtually and in person.

This editor must have a strong reporting and writing background and be able to quickly build an understanding of the complex issues facing our community; write important opinion pieces, manage letters to the editor and local op-eds.

Palm Beach County diverse county both geographically and demographically and demands an opinion leader with an open mind. It is vibrant both economically and socially with a unique culture, history and politics.


Required qualifications:

Bachelors in Communications, Journalism or related field or the equivalent in experience and education.

Excellent and informed news judgment.

At least 10 years of experience in reporting

Preferred management experience.

Experience with taking their own photos and videos, publishing independently in print and online and promoting content on social media.

Interest in and experience in working with community members to learn about important issues and possibilities for solutions-oriented journalism

Work with other editors and producers to optimize content


Application Instructions:

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.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.
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  • Job Function Consumer
  • Pay Type Salary

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