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Digital Managing Editor


OPB is looking for a Digital Managing Editor to join a highly experienced digital content production team and oversee daily digital operations. The Digital Managing Editor will be joining OPB just prior to the launch of a new This salaried, exempt position is a full time, regular status position with benefits.

Position Details

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

The Digital Managing Editor oversees daily digital editorial operations with a mandate to increase audience loyalty and engagement across OPB’s digital distribution channels.  

Working Conditions:

Most work is done in an office at a computer. Work schedule will be determined by OPB business needs, primarily Monday through Friday during business hours. Currently OPB digital producers, supervised by the Managing Editor, divide shifts from 6am-7pm seven days/week.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position.
  • Five years of experience in professional digital journalism.
  • Track record of successfully managing experienced content teams juggling the distribution of breaking news and crafting long-form multimedia stories.
  • Impeccable journalistic integrity and editorial judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance urgency and depth in story selection and website presentation.
  • Keen sense of how to improve people’s work and support them to do their best.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to manage several projects concurrently.
  • Demonstrated ability to set, meet and enforce deadlines.
  • Ability to collaborate with peers across the organization.
  • Ability to incorporate broad strategic goals into daily operations.
  • Knowledge of evolving online news distribution platforms.
  • Share OPB's commitment to covering all the communities in our coverage areas reflecting a diverse range of people and perspectives in our content.
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of OPB and a hunger for news.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A voracious news consumer with a passion for journalism.
  • Knowledge of major stories and issues in the Northwest.  

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Application Deadline

All application materials are due by:
March 5, 2020, 5 p.m. (Pacific Time).

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