KALW seeks Digital Editor

Jun 16, 2017

KALW is seeking an experienced digital editor to manage KALW’s growing digital audience. The editor will be responsible for day-to-day tasks such as website management and social media, as well as long-term projects such as metrics tracking and audience development. The ideal candidate will have a creative viewpoint on digital content, sound journalistic ethics, and social media savvy. This is a contract position for 32 hours a week with some flexibility for remote work.
 
Desired skills include:
-Strong proficiency in AP Style
-Experience with HTML, content management systems and web development
-Familiarity with news metrics and Google Analytics
-Background managing brand social media accounts
-Experience in podcast distribution (RSS feeds, iTunes, etc.)
-Design knowledge and interest in creating infographics
-Solid interpersonal skills – our newsroom is diverse and fun and sometimes a little crazy
-Familiarity with Core Publisher, Drupal and/or NPROne a bonus
-Web development or coding skills a plus
-Slick dance moves preferred but not required

 
Job duties include:
-Daily posting on social media
-Moderating comments on website and social
-Copy-editing web content
-Communicating with media partners (including NPR, SFGate, SF Public Press)
-Tracking audience metrics and advising management on digital best practices
-Taking the lead on introducing new web tools and techniques to newsroom
-Digital engagement for special projects such as crowd-sourced journalism, membership drives and live events
 
KALW encourages a diverse pool of applicants from a variety of backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation. We value diversity.
 
To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, clips or links, and references to KALWapplications@gmail.com. Application deadline is Monday, July 10 2017, 11:59 PT.