Arkansas' premier statewide newspaper, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is seeking a motivated and energetic editor to help write and develop our growing collection of email newsletters.
Under deadline in a complex, sometimes fast-paced environment, the editor will create and curate daily and weekly newsletters on topics ranging from the local restaurant scene to state politics to crime and many more. The editor will develop and launch new newsletters, train staff to create newsletters and also review analytics to optimize performance and help make content decisions.
The editor will be responsible for creating campaigns that engage potential newsletter subscribers and drive them to sign up for any or all of our email offerings.
The candidate should have the ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment. Candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with the public.
Skills: Proficient with AP Style; familiar with HTML and CSS; experienced using an online content management system as well as Campaign Monitor or a similar email service provider; experience using the Macintosh OS; exceptionally skilled using Excel, Google Analytics and other statistical software; familiar with assorted web publishing software such as Photoshop.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Journalism preferred but appropriate professional experience may be deemed a acceptable substitute.
Experience: A minimum of two (2) years of on-the-job experience at a daily newspaper, news-oriented website or a directly related field is required.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is owned by WEHCO Media, a privately owned communications company with interests in newspaper publishing, cable television and internet.
This job is based in Little Rock, the state capital and home to a thriving downtown and entertainment district anchored by the William J. Clinton Presidential Center.
To apply, send a note of interest and a resume with references to Senior Online Editor Gavin Lesnick at email@example.com. Please include Newsletter editor in the subject line. Email questions or call (501) 399-3664.
Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Location/Region: Little Rock, AR