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PostPosted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:49 pm    Post subject: Section Editor Reply with quote

Contact Name: Ruby Hill

Description:
IBT is looking for a business or financial journalist to head up primary sections of our growing, international newspaper. We are seeking editors for the Real Estate, Travel, Art & Design, Fashion, Health, Autos, Education, Forex, Commodities, and Books sections.

The ideal candidate should be comfortable in an entrepreneurial/startup environment and have experience producing breaking and enterprising stories.

The candidate should be comfortable producing news for a digital newsroom and have a demonstrated ability to collaborate with reporters and other editors.

Strong initiative is required, with a desire and passion to help build the best global newspaper in the world.

The editor will be responsible for shaping the online experience for the assigned section, determining news priorities his/her self and, later a team of reporters, and understand how to present that information in ways that enlighten busy readers.

Candidates must also show proven ability to coordinate with staff writers in other offices, sometimes in different countries.

The job requires strong news judgment, a deep understanding of the business world, and strong reporting skills.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

Duties:

- Coordinate and produce coverage of the top stories in your section - Ensure that teams produce significant exclusives and compelling enterprise/analytical stories. -Write compelling articles, analysis, and enterprising stories. - Reach daily and monthly traffic goals. - Update own section.

Qualifications :

- Preferred two years experience at a major news organization - Drive ideas for exclusives, analysis and enterprise stories. - Be able to adapt quickly to the latest editorial technology. -Deploy true multimedia collaboration - Work effectively with reporters and editors across a range of geographies and specializations. -Be comfortable in a startup environment -Be comfortable in a digital-newsroom

Please, send a cover letter, resume, references, and writing clips to r.hill@ibtimes.com Include "Section Editor Candidate" in the subject line and indicate which Section you are interested in.

The positions will be based in New York.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Contact E-Mail: r.hill@ibtimes.com
Web Address: www.ibtimes.com

Mailing Address:
120 Wall Street 5th Floor,
New York, NY 10005

Phone: (646) 400-5645
Fax: None specified
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