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Managing Editor

Fairbanks, AK · Writing/Editing
Managing Editor
Fairbanks, AK
$75,000+ DOE and excellent benefits
Relocation - negotiable

Our client:   A daily newspaper serving a wide area of north-east Alaska, seeking an articulate individual experienced in journalism and supervisory roles. This role is responsible for all Editorial Department functions including budget setting and maintenance, content decisions, supervision of Editorial staff and hiring and evaluation of staff.

Would you like to:
  • Supervise editorial staff
  • Hire, train, evaluate staff
  • Plan and maintain yearly budget
  • Supervise content and placement of news articles
  • Communicate with other departments regarding editorial issues and requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Ideally you have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or equivalent experience as a journalist
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Excellent writing, editing and communication skills
  • Ability to act aggressively when appropriate while maintaining excellent interpersonal skills dealing with staff and with the public
  • Previous experience editing the work of others
  • Previous experience making decisions regarding news content and placement
  • Ability to conform to a flexible work schedule
  • Knowledge of AP style

Making it worth your while:
  • Excellent benefits -  medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, HSA, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account
  • Iconic Alaskan publication
  • Impressive addition to your resume

If you meet the qualifications, please email your resume to jobs@peopleak.com ASAP.

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