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Sports Editor- Philadelphia, PA

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From jjobs.com

    Company: Metro
    Sports Editor
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Negotiable
    Ad Expires:
    December 2, 2013
    Job ID: 1539097
    Website: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=METRO&cws=4&rid=345



    Metro, the world’s largest and fastest growing print and online newspaper, is looking for a Sports Editor for its Philadelphia office. The Sports Editor will be responsible for the direction of the Sports section for the paper and at our website, www.metro.us. Metro also publishes in New York and Boston and you will also work in conjunction with the National Sports Editor in New York and fellow Sports Editor in Boston. Metro maintains a great working environment with competitive salary and a great benefits plan.


    The Sports Editor is responsible for managing a staff of freelancers to cover all of the major sports in the city as well as finding unique and interesting stories for both print and online. The job also carries a heavy online component so candidates should be familiar with using a content management system, SEO and be comfortable with using social media on a regular basis.

    The Sports Editor will also design their section each night. The candidate should be comfortable writing headlines, subheads, captions, etc. and will be expected to write content for his or her section as well. This is not an entry-level job. The candidate should have experience in both design and editing, specifically AP Style, at a large newspaper. Proficiency in InDesign and Photoshop are a must. This job is heavily geared toward design with the necessity for attention to detail.

    Please include writing samples and examples of newspaper layouts
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