Features Editor

Features Editor

The Naples Daily News in beautiful Southwest Florida is seeking a creative,

passionate and experienced Features Editor to help lead our features team and

partner with fellow journalists at The News-Press in Fort Myers.

The ideal candidate will excel in planning ahead, capitalizing on current

trends, and coaching and editing journalists in both narrative and alternative

storytelling for all platforms. We are an enthusiastic newsroom and seek

someone who shares the same passion that we do, while also ensuring accuracy

and diversity in our coverage.

Duties:

  • Direct and plan content for social channels, naplesnews.com and The Naples Daily News, including features

and entertainment sections.

  • Coach and nurture journalists.
  • Excel in tight editing,but with understanding of SEO and AP.
  • Social media interaction and promotion of content.
  • Encouraging reporters to think of non-traditional storytelling methods such as video or social

engagement.

  • Work with other editors on staff to plan content/event coverage.

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of features experience
  • At least 3 years of management and editing experience
  • Proven comfort managing between digital and print
  • An active social media presence

The Naples Daily News and naplesnews.com is an

award-winning newspaper and website located on the Gulf Coast in Southwest

Florida. The beach is 10 minutes from our newsroom. Naples has a highly engaged

and growing population. Once known mainly as a snowbird/retiree community,

Naples is seeing an influx of young professionals and families move to the

area. We are looking for a features editor who will help grow our engagement,

connection and footprint within our community.

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.

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