Web Editor

  • Pacific Business News
  • Honolulu, HI, USA
  • Mar 30, 2019
Full time Media-Journalism

Job Description

Job Description
Pacific Business News is looking for a Digital Producer.
The Digital Producer owns and manages PBN's digital content across
all platforms, including web, email and social media. The ideal
candidate will thrive in newsroom that values scoops and exclusives
above all else, and knows its audience and market exceptionally
well. The primary goal of the Digital Producer is to craft timely
and compelling digital products that drive loyal engagement, grow
audience and extend the PBN brand. In addition to working with
staff-generated content, the Digital Producer is expected to
curate, report and write posts of his or her own daily, as well as
produce interactive features, galleries and video to compliment
PBN's strong digital coverage. The end result should be a rich and
vibrant digital experience that serves the PBN audience.
Duties
• Manage day-to-day digital operation of business journal
newsroom
• Curate and update breaking news content
• Report and write original content
• Generate and execute digital content ideas and regular
features
• Work with reporters and editors to ensure excellent digital beat
coverage
• Produce interactive features, galleries and video
• Manage newsroom social media feeds
• Support reporters' and editors' social media efforts
Skills
• Solid news judgment
• Good reporting and writing skills
• Leadership acumen and a desire to work collaboratively
• Familiarity with SEO and site/traffic/engagement metrics
• A keen interest in what's new and what's next
• A firm belief in the power of social media
• Able to balance high standards for content quality with ambitious
traffic and engagement objectives
• Able to develop relationships and connect with sources
• Demonstrated use of databases to build interactive elements and
features
• Comfortable working in a content management system
• Able to understand and interpret site metrics
• Strong headline writing and copy-editing skills
• Multimedia interest and acumen - video and audio, especially - is
critical. The ability to create simple infographics a plus
• Knowledge of HTML a plus
Experience
• Digital reporting experience
• Robust social media user
• Business reporting a plus
Education
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

To apply, send a resume, snappy cover letter and three of your best
clips to Beth Hunt, director of editorial recruiting and
development, American City Business Journals