Editor/Digital Content Manager

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Midlands Media Group


Date Posted May 18, 2024
Industry Newspapers
Specialty Local News
Job Status Full-time

Editor/Digital Content Manager 2

Description:

Part of the Midlands Media Group family, ColaDaily.com is a locally owned and operated 24/7 news platform that has provided free content via website, newsletters and social media since 2013!

We have an immediate opening for an enthusiastic, curious and tech-savvy leader who is excited about sharing local news, information and events that shape our community.  As a full-time Editor/Digital Content Manager, you’ll work to build on and execute the overall Cola Daily strategy, while seeking ways to grow the brand.

This position may also provide broadcast news updates to sister properties, 94.3 The Dude and 93.1 The Lake. 

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: 

  • Highly organized with the ability to write, manage and schedule content each day
  • Ability to assign stories/photos to, and manage, freelancers + other contributors
  • Ability to write news + features, and rework submitted material (AP style) in a timely manner
  • Ambitious self-starter with desire to seek out and discern interesting stories
  • Willing to accept editing suggestions and collaborate with our small team
  • Oversee the operation of web and social platforms
  • Must be proficient with technology and digital platforms 
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude, ability to represent Cola Daily to partners, vendors, advertisers and the greater Midlands community 
  • Comfortable interacting with people whether on the phone or in-person
  • Ability to capture the visual aspect of a story through photos and video
  • Ability to write unbiased and informational content
  • Willingness to remain up-to-date on breaking news outside of regular office hours
  • Flexible, able to prioritize and willing to adapt quickly to news environment
  • Excellent communication + editing skills

MORE: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or similar field preferred
  • Minimum 3 years writing experience + publishing experience
  • Reliable transportation and access to internet.
  • Active and involved in the community
  • Basic graphic design and photography experience
  • Interest in continued learning and staying up to date on what it takes to succeed in a digital news environment
  • Ability to work nights/weekends as needed for publishing
  • Strong familiarity with the greater Midlands area
  • Ability to pass a background check

TO APPLY: 

Send resume, cover letter and 3 writing samples (or link to view published material) to [email protected]

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