An adept editorial writer and opinion editor to lead and evolve and spearhead important content across multiple platforms with innovative, digital-first approaches. In addition to the weekly print publications, the ideal candidate serves readers across platforms, including our site, apps, newsletters, and social media accounts.
S/he manages a network of writers, including diverse contributors, experts in key areas of our coverage, and readers who want to be heard.
The successful candidate is required to reimagine opinion sections as well as creating a platform of strong debate and conversation on issues that resonate with our readers.
The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of how opinion content is consumed in the digital arena and is able to devise and implement a successful audience strategy, while s/he oversees strong print editions. The ability to identify, recruit and deploy opinion writers is essential, as is a talent for convening online and offline conversations and discussions on immerging issues.
The candidate should have a strong understanding of legal and ethical considerations in keeping with high standards upheld in the opinion pages.
Responsibilities include; developing a diverse team of contributing writers that can be relied upon to weigh in, especially on significant news; knowledge of where stories are happening and writing or assigning opinion counterparts in a timely manner; and diverse perspectives and working with editors, photographers, designers, and the editorial team members to ensure pieces — from quick-hit op-eds to high-impact enterprise — are presented in a meaningful way.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in journalism, English, communications, or related field preferred.
Demonstrate success working in a deadline-driven environment, highly organized, detail-oriented and ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks.
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