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Title  Digital Managing Editor for News
Description  Job Summary:
Townsquare Media (Trenton, NJ) is looking to hire a Digital Managing Editor for News to work in conjunction with digital news
operations of www.nj1015.com, the digital arm of New Jersey’s largest news/talk radio station, New Jersey 101.5 FM. The Digital
Managing Editor for News will have a passion for and understanding of timely, multi-platform distribution of news and information.
The role is accountable for the quality of the news content on the website, and the growth of the audience to that news content.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Partner with the radio station team including brand managers, on-air talent, reporters and promotion directors to create
compelling and relevant news and editorial digital content for the New Jersey community. This content will consist of text, photo,
video and interactive content across the site, mobile and social media.
• Lead brainstorming sessions and other creative discussions with radio station team.
• Create project plans for major digital packages and lead projects to fruition.
• Assist the newsroom during breaking news situations with online coverage.
• Mange a press distribution list of media contacts and write, issue press releases when necessary for special projects of
interest to the local community.
• Develop content ideas for the community based on audience demand and search data.
• Top edit several posts and features a day.
• Manage the calendar of content for the site.
• Conceive of innovative ways to distribute the content across the web and grow the audience on all digital platforms.
• Monitor and analyze web statistics with the goal of improving performance.
• Utilize and enforce best practices for Search Engine Optimization and Social Media to drive audience.
• Creatively strategize new ways to increase site audience and engagement and be accountable to key metrics including Unique
Visitors, Repeat Visits, and Pages per Visit.
• Grow an active database for email, mobile and social media.
• Partner with sales team to develop and execute sponsored content programs and other consumer offerings that can be
monetized by advertising partners.
• Ensure on-air promotions, contests, events, and activities are always synced with a web component.
Required 
Skills 
Experience:
The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in online journalism, and the ability to nurture a strong editorial
voice. Exceptional writing and editing skills are a must. The person filling this role should understand what makes news content on
the web “sticky,” conversation-starting and good for SEO.
Requirements:
The job also requires a sense for marketing and socialization, the ability to focus under fast-paced pressure, and the capacity for
managing multiple tasks at once. Great communication skills and attention to detail are a requirement. Experience working with
WordPress, Google Analytics, HTML, Photoshop and video and familiarity with AP style are all a plus.


To Apply:
Please apply online at http://jobvite.com/m?3IMy6gwT. Townsquare Media Trenton is an equal opportunity employer.
Preferred 
Application 
Method 
Email

Hiring Organization

Name  Townsquare Media Group
Description  Townsquare Media Group is a diversified media, entertainment and digital marketing services company that owns and operates radio,
digital and live event properties. We specialize in creating and distributing original entertainment, music and lifestyle content;
243 radio stations, 250 local companion websites in 51 small to mid-sized markets, 350 live music & non-music events annually and
certain national digital properties.
Web site 
Address 
http://www.nj1015.com

Hiring Contact Information

Name  Ms. Annette Petriccione
Title  Assistant News Director
Email 
Address 
annette.petriccione@townsquaremedia.com
Phone 
Number 
800-388-6397
Alumni?  No

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