Online Content Editor/Reporter, Rubber & Plastics News

Posted: 7/23/2021
Description of Position:

This is a dual role, with time roughly split evenly between reporting and handling the online content editor duties. We are a small but talented staff, so flexibility to seamlessly go from one role to the other will be a key trait of the person who will successfully fill this position.

As online content editor, you will have a direct role in overseeing the online content flow of our rubbernews.com website, including copyediting and loading stories to the site. You also will compile our daily and niche email newsletters, produce social media posts, develop digital editorial strategies and serve as an online leader for the editorial team.

The position is based in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, but there is some travel involved to cover industry conferences and events, as well as visit individual companies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience reporting and editing at a daily, monthly or weekly print and/or online publication or website, which includes collegiate journalism experience. A business writing background is preferred.
  • Proven editorial copyediting skills as well as experience with photography and video.
  • Internet savvy, including an understanding of and familiarity with social media platforms, particularly Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Have an interest in learning and implementing SEO best practices, engaging with readers and helping to build our audience
  • Self-starter, will gain understanding of best practices.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Ability to produce content in real-time and develop long-term enterprise stories
  • Basic photography skills
  • Collaboration, self-motivation, critical thinking and strong people skills
  • Able to work within a team and independently
  • Effective communication skills
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Contact: www.rubbernews.com