Newsroom Content Coach / Editor
Lafayette, IN, USA Req #7089
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com .
The Journal & Courier in Lafayette, Indiana, part of Gannett, Inc. and the USA TODAY NETWORK seeks a driven, experienced leader for its newsroom to fulfill the position of Content Coach. This will be the top manager on site at the newspaper, overseeing a staff eight.
Applicants must have 3-5 years professional experience, preferably with managerial experience.
Applicants must be versed in managing breaking news, enterprise news, features, sports and visuals.
Daily copy editing and print edition planning will be part of this role, in addition to longer term development with reporters.
This position works daily to target our news coverage toward specific desired audiences.
In addition to Lafayette, West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County as a whole, Purdue University is a focus of J&C coverage. The J&C is a digital-first news operation, focused on delivering a top-notch news service online and on social media, growing its overall digital audience and volume of digital subscribers while also growing its daily engagement for already paying customers.
We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don't limit your upload to a resume; show us what you've done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes as much of the following as you can provide:
- Your resume - condensed to a few pages.
- A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.
- Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what you've produced or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do.
*It's important that these items be assembled into a single document, since our application only allows you to upload one document. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration.
Here's what we have to offer:
We offer a competitive base salary and career growth opportunities. We also offer you a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, Paid Time Off, Company Paid Holidays, employee discount program and domestic partner benefits. Our 401(k) is topnotch and the contributions you make, up to the first 5% are eligible for a 100% Company match!
Gannett Co., 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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