New York Times Assistant Editor, Digital Tools and Platforms in New York, New York

Job Description

The Times is seeking an editor at https://https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/jobs/nyt-job-digital-transitions-team.html with web development experience, strong digital publishing skills, an inquisitive, tenacious, self-starter mind-set, dynamic training experience, and a deeply collaborative spirit to form our new digital publishing training and support group. The assistant editor will report to the Editor, Tools & Technology, as part of the Digital Transition Team’s training and support initiative. The editor will divide time between leading and developing usage, training and onboarding programs, and managing front-line support for all digital publishing tools — using web-developer experience to identify specific Javascript and network errors, to check API requests and responses, to make on-the-spot course-corrections with creative workarounds, and more.

To Apply

Applicants should be team players interested in solving problems collaboratively and imagining new ways to tell stories. Candidates should be creative thinkers who thrive off sticky-note brainstorming sessions. They should be patient facilitators who can lead complex discussions into focused, actionable steps.

Please submit a résumé, examples of previous work and a memo outlining your vision for the job. The memo is the most important part of the application. Some questions to wrestle with:

  • What role should training have in newsrooms?

  • What skills must modern-day reporters have in their toolbox?

  • What new story forms should Times journalists do more of?

  • What story forms should Times journalists do less of?

  • What are the most effective ways to teach new skills and thinking?

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If you see a job opening here that might be a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply. We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, paid parental leave and much more.