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  • 2011-03-16 11:20 AM
    Message # 546978
    Anonymous

    Agenda
    Managing Editor
    Location: New York
    Agenda, the leading publication for corporate directors, is seeking a managing editor to continue to drive the growth of its readership and market share.

    Agenda has grown significantly in the last few years and an internal promotion has created an opening for a dedicated, experienced editor to take ownership of this Financial Times publication and lead it forward. It’s an opportunity to direct coverage of the most important business issues of the day for an extremely sophisticated, intelligent and influential readership.
    The successful candidate will take charge of a weekly newsletter and website that gives readers in-depth coverage of the most relevant issues hitting corporate boardrooms across the country, including legislative and regulatory developments, audit issues, strategy and risk management, compensation and overseeing CEOs. For more information on the position, visit www.money-media.com/careers
    Please email your resume and a cover letter explaining why you'd be a good fit for the position to hr@money-media.com

    ALM Media Corporate Real Estate Group
    Reporter
    Location: New York, NY
    Responsibilities:
    • Provide breaking news, daily articles and features on the commercial real estate markets for the web. Focus especially on the Northeast area.
    • Responsible for generating increased traffic utilizing SEO best practices;
    • Adhere to performance expectations for web content;
    • Edit copy and input daily articles into online content management system
    • Edit copy and provide periodic articles for digital newsletter and monthly print publication
    • Cover press conferences and meetings (Expand digital content with Twitter feeds, photos)
    • Conduct in-person and telephone interviews with sources
    • Represent company at industry functions and networking events;
    • Develop relationships with the appropriate contacts and firms in the market
    • Work with the Real Estate Group editorial, creative services, conference, sales and marketing staff on long-term projects and initiatives
    • Help out during magazine production cycles with page proofing as necessary.

    Requirements:
    • Minimum two years reporting/journalism experience
    • Must understand digital content, SEO applications, integration of digital/print/in-person content
    • Must be able to write clearly, engagingly and authoritativelyundefinedand on a deadline
    • Must be able to establish and nurture relationships with key contacts in the commercial real estate, business community and local political communities
    • Must be able to produce and present news on a multimedia platform
    • Must be versatile and work as a team player

    Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please. ALM is an equal opportunity employer that encourages and values diversity. M/F/D/V

    ALM places a high value on employees and strives to be an employer of choice. To that end we offer competitive salaries, professional growth opportunities, and a comprehensive selection of benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, 401(K) and life insurance options.

    Qualified candidates should submit resume, cover letter with salary requirements to opportunities@alm.com for immediate consideration. Please include position code "R-REMCL" in the subject line. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please. ALM is an equal opportunity employer that encourages and values diversity. M/F/D/V

    ALM Media Corporate Real Estate Group
    Legal Content Manager
    Location: New York, NY
    The Legal Content Manager is responsible for overseeing the scheduling, editing, coding and tagging of all content from outside contributors for the Smart Litigator websites. Smart Litigator is a new online research and practice resource for litigation practitioners. In addition to cases, statutes and verdicts, it contains original forms and documents from top local attorneys. This position will oversee a dedicated team of editors to assure that deadlines are met and that content is reviewed and processed efficiently and accurately.

    Specific Job Responsibilities:

    • Develop and maintain processes to track and manage Smart Litigator content for multiple web sites
      Determine monthly resource needs within budget to meet deadlines
      Manage and review work of team of full-time and free-lance editors
      Coordinate with outside authors and contributors to deliver high quality content on schedule
      Collaborate with internal and external production and technology groups to assure content is displaying and functioning as designed
      Respond to customer feedback and implement recommendations for product and content enhancements
      Maintain and enhance litigation-specific taxonomy
      Work with Marketing and Sales teams to support product portfolio

    Qualifications:

    J.D. or paralegal degree preferred
    Experience in editing and processing content
    Experience in managing projects and people
    Knowledge of project management software and XML editing programs a plus
    Outstanding organizational skills
    Strong communication and presentation skills
    Team player


    Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please. ALM is an equal opportunity employer that encourages and values diversity. M/F/D/V

    ALM places a high value on employees and strives to be an employer of choice. To that end we offer competitive salaries, professional growth opportunities, and a comprehensive selection of benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, 401(K) and life insurance options.


    Qualified candidates should submit resume, cover letter with salary requirements to opportunities@alm.com for immediate consideration. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please. ALM is an equal opportunity employer that encourages and values diversity. M/F/D/V

    Argus Biomass Markets intelligence report
    News and Markets Reporter
    Location: Washington DC
    Argus Media, a leading provider of news and business intelligence for the global energy industry, seeks a news and markets reporter for its Argus Biomass Markets intelligence report, as well as its on-line news service. Duties include writing news and analysis, and providing price assessments on US regional and export biomass markets.
    Knowledge of environmental and general energy issues preferred. Business journalism experience and knowledge of generation fuels an advantage.
    The job is in our Washington DC bureau. This is a great opportunity to join a team of experienced energy professionals working on publications that are read around the world.
    To apply, send your resume and three published articles you have written to: dcjobs@argusmedia.com

    Argus Coal Daily and Argus Coal Weekly market intelligence reports
    News and Markets Reporter
    Location: Washington DC
    Argus Media, a leading provider of news and business intelligence for the global energy industry, seeks a news and markets reporter for its Argus Coal Daily and Argus Coal Weekly market intelligence reports, as well as its on-line news service. Duties include writing news and analysis, and providing price assessments on US regional coal markets.
    Knowledge of general energy issues preferred. Business journalism experience an advantage.
    The job is in our Washington DC bureau. This is a great opportunity to join a team of experienced energy professionals working on publications that are read around the world.
    To apply, send your resume and three published articles you have written to: dcjobs@argusmedia.com

    The Austin Business Journal
    Reporter
    Location: Austin, TX
    The Austin Business Journal is looking for an aggressive reporter with at least two years of experience to cover the real estate beat.

    The real estate beat requires a reporter who can establish and maintain relationships with key sources to get news ahead of the curve. Stories on this beat are generated by talking to industry players, not by waiting around for press releases. Most of the news is generated from the commercial real estate sector but there is also news to be found in residential, retail and restaurant sectors.

    Responsibilities include writing breaking news and feature stories for print and online editions, maintaining a blog as well as attending networking and other industry events. This job require top-notch sourcing and story development -- reporters are expected to generate story ideas and deliver for page 1 on a regular basis.

    Reporters work in our newsroom in downtown Austin and have the pleasure of living in one of America's most praised cities with a strong economy, a unique cultural vibe, a plethora of outdoor activities and 300+ days of sunshine.

    Email resume, cover letter and clips to Editor Colin Pope at cpope@bizjournals.com. Or send them to:

    Colin Pope Austin Business Journal 111Congress Ave., Suite 750 Austin, TX 78701

    No phone calls, please. EOE.

    The Baltimore Sun
    Seeking Assistant Metro Editors
    Location: Baltimore, Maryland
    Description:
    Description The Baltimore Sun has openings for Assistant Metro Editors, who are responsible for assigning, editing and enhancing audience-focused content for multiple platform presentation (print, internet, mobile). In addition to preparing articles and story packages for print, the position duties also include working with reporters, columnists, bloggers, visual journalists and database journalists on content development and execution; editing text and writing compelling headlines, teasers and story summaries; tagging content with appropriate keywords; and helping to keep the digital channels updated in a timely manner.

    RESPONSIBILITIES • Supervise and work with reporters on story and content development, ensuring the content is fair, balanced and compelling. • Work with reporters to develop enterprise pieces providing contextual news and information off of beats • Ensure content is edited quickly for digital distribution – mobile alerts and concise web versions – followed by a newspaper version if selected by the head of print. • Use expertise and good judgment in assigning the most appropriate content formats for the platform, working with the reporters, visual staff and others. • Ensure that headlines are optimized for search engines. • Help manage the timeliness and presentation of any topic area or digital channel assigned to him/her. • Work with the community coordinator and reporter/bloggers to develop story ideas that spark community discussion. • Use audience metrics/analytics to inform decisions on content assignments and content placement
     on the channel.

    REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field, or equivalent experience • Excellent writing and editing skills • Prior experience as a supervisor • Proven ability to work quickly and accurately using a Web-based content management system. 1-2 years of professional Web site production experience is preferred. • Fluency in Web technology and online content publishing required • Must work well in a team environment, have the ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment, and adapt constructively to change • Must be technically savvy and able to quickly master new processes and software tools used for content editing and production • Personal or professional experience using Web-based social networks is preferred, or must become adept at using them. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and salary requirements to: Sam.Davis@baltsun.com. Please include Assistant Metro Editor in
     the subject line. No Phone Calls

    Bank Investment Consultant (BIC)
    Senior Editor
    Location: New York, NY
    Bank Investment Consultant, a SourceMedia publication, has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Editor, BIC. In this role, the Senior Editor will be responsible for editing writing and reporting stories of interest to financial advisors who work in banks ranging from big players such as Wells Fargo, to regionals such as PNC, to the small community banks scattered across the country. The Senior Editor will also be required to contribute to the publications website as well as copyedit and proofread pages for the monthly magazine. The successful candidate must be able to develop sources, attend industry events, and assist on publication events.
    For consideration, please e-mail your resume to editjobs@sourcemedia.com.  We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Applicants must include salary requirements to be considered. For more information about SourceMedia please visit our website: www.sourcemedia.com

    The Bulletin
    Editorial Writer
    Location: Bend, OR
    The Bulletin, a 34,000 daily serving Central Oregon, seeks an experienced editorial writer to join its seven-member editorial board.


    The opinions of the board are a mix of conservation and liberal view points. It is a high priority that editorials are the product of independent reporting, going above and beyond the content found in the daily news report.


    The ideal candidate will have at least three years of reporting and editorial writing experience with strong clips. A knowledge of western issues, including urban growth, water and land use issues is helpful.


    The Bulletin is an independent, family-owned newspaper in Bend, Oregon, a vibrant city surrounded by snow-capped mountains and stellar outdoor recreation. We are also one of the fastest-growing newspapers in the country. The Bulletin is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is contingent upon a pre-employment drug screening.


    To apply, send a resume, cover letter and clips to: Marielle Gallagher, Newsroom Administrator, The Bulletin, P.O. Box 6020, Bend, OR 97701 or mgallagher@bendbulletin.com.


    The Bulletin
    Business Editor
    Location: Bend, OR
    Job Description:
    The Bulletin, a 34,000 daily serving Central Oregon, seeks an experienced business editor to manage the business desk and lead a team of four reporters and a business news assistant. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an excellent track record of business reporting and editing at a daily newspaper.

    The ideal candidate will be able to:
    · edit a broad range of business subjects, including technology, banking, construction and development and all things green · work in an integrated way with the desk · work with reporters on story development · collaborate with the news desk on visual and graphic components of stories · exhibit strong news judgment

    The Bulletin is an independent, family-owned newspaper in Bend, Oregon, a vibrant city surrounded by snow-capped mountains and stellar outdoor recreation. We are also one of the fastest-growing newspapers in the country. The Bulletin is an equal opportunity employer.

    To apply, send your resume and cover letter to: Marielle Gallagher, Newsroom Administrator, The Bulletin, P.O. Box 6020, Bend, OR 97701.

    The Bulletin
    Graphics generator/designer
    Location: Bend, OR
    The Bulletin seeks an innovative and collaborative graphics generator/designer who will develop news graphics, illustrations and dynamic and compelling features sections in a paginated environment. There are occasional project and news design opportunities.

    We emphasize content-based design, and our approach is highly collaborative. We offer InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator, a DTI front-end system and state-of-the-art printing that will make your work shine.

    The ideal candidate will be able to:

    · generate highly visual ideas, both news and features, and see them through from art direction into print;

    · craft headlines and integrate other key pieces of display type into informative, layered presentations;

    · exhibit news judgment, strong copy editing and wire editing, and basic research skills;

    · produce informational graphics using maps, charts, numbers, photos and illustrations;

    · use typography and photography to achieve the greatest impact;

    · demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills; and do it all with enthusiasm.

    A bachelor's degree is required.

    We are an independent, family-owned newspaper, circulation 34,000, in Bend, a vibrant city surrounded by snow-capped mountains and stellar outdoor recreation. We are also one of the fastest-growing newspapers in the country. The Bulletin is an equal opportunity employer.

    Send your resume and work samples to:
    Marielle Gallagher, Newsroom Administrator, The Bulletin, P.O. Box 6020,
    Bend, OR 97701.

    The Bond Buyer
    Tax Reporter
    Location: Arlington, VA
    The Bond Buyer, the daily newspaper that covers the more than $2 trillion municipal bond market, is seeking candidates who have a strong news sense as well as the ability to write breaking and forward-looking enterprise stories on tax legislation, regulation and market trends. Based in our Washington area bureau, the reporter will cover Congress, the U.S. Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service, as well as state and local governments, bond attorneys, dealers and other muni market participants.  We are looking for an energetic and aggressive reporter who can understand complex tax issues and write about them in a simple straight-forward manner without the jargon. The reporter will have to write daily stories, even multiple stories on some days, but should also be able to juggle advance planning for interviews of key newsmakers and longer features. The beat covers tax policy and enforcement cases in addition to tax law and regulatory changes.

    The ideal candidate will have some grounding in economics and regulated financial markets as well as in tax issues tied to state and local finance. He or she also should have a track record of building and nurturing strong relationships with sources.  We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. For consideration, please send your cover letter, resume and salary history online. Please apply online: BBReporters@sourcemedia.com

    The Bond Buyer
    Transportation Reporter
    Location: Arlington, VA
    The Bond Buyer, the daily newspaper that covers the $2 trillion plus municipal bond market, is seeking candidates with a strong news sense and the ability to write breaking as well as forward-looking enterprise stories on transportation/infrastructure legislation, regulation and market trends. The reporter will be based in Washington area bureau and will cover Congress, the U.S. Department of Transportation and other federal agencies, as well as state and local governments, the dealer community, bond attorneys, and other muni market groups.  The paper is looking for an energetic and aggressive reporter who has the ability to write daily stories, even multiple stories on some days, but who can also juggle advance planning for interviews of key newsmakers and longer features.

    The ideal candidate will have some grounding in economics and regulated financial markets as well as in transportation and infrastructure issues. These issues are wide-ranging and include highways, high speed rail, airports, water and sewer projects, and public-private partnerships. The ability to nurture strong relationships with sources is also key for this position. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. For consideration, please send your cover letter, resume and salary history online. Please apply online: BBReporters@sourcemedia.com

     

    BusinessInsurance.com
    Digital Producer
    Location: Chicago, Il
    Business Insurance is the leading news and information source for executives concerned about risk and its impact on their business, and also by providers of risk management products and services. We deliver in-depth analysis and information on new and emerging risks, case studies of successful risk management, and market intelligence on trends, opportunities and challenges. We constantly strive to deliver information in a meaningful way across multiple platforms. Business Insurance, one of nearly 30 media brands owned by Crain Communications Inc., is headquartered in Chicago.

    The Digital Producer is located in the Chicago office and will be responsible for driving revenue and audience growth by optimizing the various digital platforms used to deliver content (e.g., web site, emails, mobile, apps, virtual events, more). The Digital Producer will be involved in testing and analysis to achieve the most effective approach for increased audience traffic and engagement, and increased ad revenue. The Digital Producer will work closely with the online editor, as well as the broad editorial, sales and audience development teams.

    Job Responsibilities:

    Web Site Development
    ·         Lead the rebuilding of web site around a content channel strategy to help readers find relevant content for their problems more quickly. Central to this aim is a taxonomy-driven approach to package relevant content from Business Insurance with content from trusted third parties and sponsors.
    ·         Leverage the capabilities of our content management system with external resources, including but not limited to third-party applications, CSS, JavaScript, Flash, interface with APIs, and more.
    ·         Provide insight into tools and capabilities we are not using and research new tools that can be used to improve features and functionality.
    ·         Ensure the site is set up to provide best reporting for Google Analytics, and provide that reporting/data to department heads for analysis.
    ·         Manage search engine optimization.
    ·         Work closely with online editor and editors to recommend and implement changes to improve design, look and feel, and other aspects of the website.

    Site optimization
    ·         Manage third-party technology deployed on web site, including social networking tools, marketing applications, lead nurturing programs, contextual linking tools, registration applications, databases, and email vendors, among others.
    ·         Develop effective strategies for improving online traffic, ad inventory and capacity, conversion rates for subscriptions, and new acquisition channels.
    ·         Work closely with publication leadership to develop effective strategies to increase registration, subscriptions and audience revenue. Will include, for example, testing of content access models for best effect.
    ·         Work with online registration vendor, Clickshare, to improve registration process and strategy.

    Site Performance Metrics and Reporting
    ·         Create environment for efficient A/B testing of digital products to improve audience engagement with Business Insurance content and sponsored content.
    ·         Monitor site analytics to identify user behaviors, opportunities to expand and potential problems.
    ·         Insure all lead gen forms and codes are integrated into website for future rollout of lead scoring platform, and improvement of lead gen products today.

    Job Requirements:
    ·         Proven track record of successful online development and optimization. Online media experience a plus.
    ·         Demonstrated knowledge of standard HTML structures and Layouts, CSS, Javascript, and dynamic web content is mandatory.
    ·         Understanding of web technologies such as XML or interfacing with APIs.
    ·         Competent at A/B testing and multivariate test for optimization of key online metrics – traffic, subscriptions and advertising revenue.
    ·         Will work closely with internal staff and third-party vendors to proactively manage project activities.
    ·         Knowledge of online business models, especially ways to increase audience and advertiser revenue.
    ·         Competent with web analytics, including Google Analytics, HBX Omniture.
    ·         Competent with graphic software – e.g., Photoshop, Fireworks, InDesign.
    ·         Social networking experience, especially LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook.
    ·         Must have strong communication skills and be comfortable working in a collaborative team environment.
    ·         Bachelor’s degree
    ·         Provide samples or project descriptions, especially web site URLs, along with your resume.

    Crain Communications Inc offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, profit sharing, and a challenging and friendly work environment.

    To apply for this position please visit our website at www.crain.com and search under the Careers section.  For consideration, please include resume and cover letter.

    We thank you for your interest in Crain Communications and invite you to visit our website as positions are updated regularly.

    Crain Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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