Digital Editor - The Seattle Times





Editor21/08/201521/08/2015The Seattle TimesSeattle, Washington, Untied StatesBA in JournalismNewsroomWordPressCMSJavascriptHTMLCSSSpreadsheetsMethodeSocial MediaBachelor’s degree in journalism or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Two years’ experience at a news organization working as a digital editor, social media editor and/or news website production. Supervisory experience a plus. Proficient with WordPress or other content-management systems used in the newsroom; familiar with JavaScript and HTML5 and CSS. Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and have the ability to do simple data analysis. Experience working with Methode, our print CMS, is a plus. Social media skills, including the ability to use Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn and emerging social networks to reach new audiences and track the changing social landscape. Reader engagement skills, including participation in chats, comments or use of engagement tools like Scribble Live. Must have the ability to analyze facts and make judgments about relevance, newsworthiness, libel, fairness, etc. Ability to write clearly and accurately on multiple platforms. Must have the ability to effectively and consistently add metadata and taxonomic information to all content types. Excellent time management skills are also required to meet daily and changing deadlines, and balance workloads while juggling multiple tasks.The Seattle Times is looking for a Digital Editor who will be responsible for the day-to-day digital news coverage, planning and execution for seattletimes.com on all platforms. The individual in this role works to ensure that the creation of digital content is integrated into the many workflows of the newsroom and works with newsroom department heads to establish practices that put digital at the beginning of the planning process of all stories. The role involves devising strategies to grow seattletimes.com readership. The Digital Editor collaborates with other digital editors to develop long range planning for projects and works closely with the Managing Editor, Digital News Editor, Engagement Editor, News Developer and News Apps Editor on projects and daily work.Applyhttp://company.seattletimes.comNo