LEO Weekly is Hiring a Digital Content Editor!

LEO Weekly is hiring a Digital Content Editor to lead the publication’s online coverage.

The Digital Content Editor will develop, define and maintain the publication’s digital presence, quality and consistency across a variety of platforms, including daily articles, feature stories, slideshows, event listings, social media posts, e-newsletters, etc, with special attention given to driving increased traffic and brand visibility. Responsibilities will include editing, creating content, analyzing data and responding appropriately, overseeing publication’s social media presence. A successful Digital Content Editor will combine their tech savvy with a passion to create and share meaningful material.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

-Contributing original content to the publication’s articles and slideshows.

-Managing and encouraging staff and freelance contributors to provide daily supply of material to keep website and social media presence fresh, increase return traffic, and convey true voice and tone of publication

-Planning of daily and weekly articles that can help create patterns that draw people to the site on a regular basis

-Check content for accuracy and ensure compliance with copyright and privacy regulations

-Address any web, social media, and article issues experienced by staff in a timely fashion

-Interpreting and adjusting print feature stories and headlines for digital audiences

-Achieving pageview, unique visitor, and other monthly goals set by the publisher

-Add print stories to web site

SKILLS:

-Excellent writing and editing skills, with an understanding of the special requirements of writing for the web, such as the use of keywords, hyperlinks, navigation, and the importance of brevity

-Superior spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills

-Outstanding attention to detail

-Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively and collaboratively with direct reports, contributors, other internal departments, and the public responding to posts

-Strong organizational skills

-Strong online traffic analytical skills enabling adjustment of content production based on site performance and traffic patterns

-Excellent leadership skills

If you are interested, send a cover letter, resume and three work samples to LEO’s editor in chief, Scott Recker: [email protected]