NBC Universal Enterprise Editor, NBC News Digital in New York, New York

Job Number 34990BR

Job Title Enterprise Editor, NBC News Digital

Business Segment NBC News and MSNBC

Sub-Business News Digital

Posting Category Digital Media

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York

Responsibilities

This is a senior editor position and requires broad leadership experience at a major newspaper, magazine or news website. The enterprise editor should have a solid record of producing and editing well-written, high-impact work on a variety of topics, and should be able to demonstrate experience in multi-media work and other forms of digital publishing, including data visualization. The position will report to the managing editor of NBC News Digital.

Job Duties

  • Producing several enterprise articles and features each week, along with a series of major projects every year

  • Working with a range of journalistic talent from both digital and TV to produce political journalism that sets us apart. This includes digital staff members, television reporters and producers, and freelancers.

  • Developing rigorous reporting and excellence in storytelling and writing, and mentoring younger reporters who want to elevate their game into long-form work.

  • Building and managing a network of freelancers and contributors to supplement in-house talent.

  • Closely coordinating with colleagues in the larger NBC News newsgathering and political coverage teams to align reporting and maximize both depth and breadth of coverage.

  • Cultivating a social media presence and general audience awareness of the site to drive traffic and audience loyalty.

  • Cultivating editorial relationships with content partners, within and outside of NBC News.

  • Managing rights of licensed content and ensure published content meets rights and contractual agreements

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Ten years of journalistic experience at major newspapers, magazines or news websites, at least half of which has been editing of enterprise work, preferably in digital form.

  • Exceptional leadership skills and ability to act as ‘player/coach’ with the team. A collaborator who can work easily across a large organization.

  • An ability to manage a budget and represent the needs of the team internally.

  • A proven ability to partner with video and graphics teams, product, technology and sales to deliver compelling and competitive digital products.Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in New York City.

  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

  • Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

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