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PressBox managing editor -- Baltimore

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by boundforboston, Jul 16, 2014.

  1. boundforboston

    boundforboston Well-Known Member

    PressBox, a media company covering sports in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., has an opening for a full-time managing editor. This position will be an integral part of the management team responsible for the continued growth of the company.

    To apply, please e-mail a résumé and cover letter to jobs [at] pressboxonline.com.

    • Edit all content for PressBoxOnline.com, PressBoxDC.com and PressBox print edition, as well as other PressBox communications such as newsletters, ads and press releases
    • Communicate with writers and photographers about assignments and deadlines
    • Supervise assistant editor and interns
    • Post content and make updates to PressBoxOnline.com and PressBoxDC.com on a rotating basis with other PressBox staff members -- including night and weekend coverage
    • Compile ad list and create layout for PressBox print edition
    • Assist with payroll by keeping track of compensation for writers
    • Submit credential requests for writers and photographers
    • Post on social media when handling night and weekend site coverage
    • Serve as the primary editorial contact for PressBox, answering questions from PressBox employees, media relations employees and others who inquire about PressBox's editorial work
    • Hire new writers, interns and editorial employees as needed

    • Experience as an editor, preferably of both digital and print materials
    • Knowledge of sports, particularly in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., markets
    • Proficiency in AP style
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Familiarity with content management systems
    • Ability to commute to PressBox's Baltimore office on weekdays and work from home on nights and weekends

    PressBox is an equal-opportunity employer.

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