Editor In Chief - JTA (Freeport)

Compensation

: $81,760.00 - $143,160.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Media



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The Jewish Telegraphic Agency is looking to hire a razor-sharp editor in chief with digital savvy and creative vision to lead our news team into the future. For more than a century, JTA has been the definitive global source of news and analysis on issues of Jewish interest. We now are digital only and reach nearly 1 million people a month directly through our website plus millions of additional readers through our syndication network of 70+ clients in the Jewish and Israeli press around the world.

Were looking for an editor who is eager to shape our news coverage and guide our team of global correspondents. We are reshaping our brand and this position needs someone full of enthusiasm and drive and with the organizational skills and follow-through to translate smart ideas into smart, incisive content.The successful candidate will be an outstanding editor, have experience managing a news team, and have a commitment to the highest level of independent journalism.
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to, the following:Oversee editorial strategy for our global news brandManage staff editors, writers, and our network of correspondentsHands-on editing and overseeing the day-to-day operationsWork collaboratively with team members across 70 Faces Media to broaden the reach of JTAs brandUphold editorial standards, including a commitment to unbiased news reporting and diverse opinion
What You Have:10+ years of experience in digital mediaProven track record in leading digital journalism teamsExcellent listening and communication skillsExcellent organization, time management, and interpersonal skillsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsStrong interest in global Jewish news and cultureA collaborative spirit and enthusiasm for innovationAn ability to ask tough questionsExcellent news judgment
About JTAThe Jewish Telegraphic Agency is the definitive, trusted global source of news and analysis on issues of Jewish interest and concern.
Our reporting reflects the wide spectrum of religious, political and cultural identity within the Jewish community. JTAs parent company, 70 Faces Media, is the largest and most diverse Jewish media company in North America. Our other properties include Alma, Kveller, The Nosher, and My Jewish Learning and collectively reach 3 million+ users a month.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter explaining why you are the right person for this job to ...@jta.org and put Editor in Chief in the subject line.
Associated topics: copywriter, edit, freelance, huffington, news, post, proofread, publishing, reporter, syfy * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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