Managing Editor | Bethesda Magazine

Managing Editor

Bethesda Beat

Date posted: 06-05-19

Bethesda Magazine is looking for an experienced, talented and dynamic managing editor to lead the editorial operations of Bethesda Beat, our award-winning daily online news site. Bethesda Beat is the primary source of local news in Montgomery County, Maryland—and the managing editor directs the coverage and edits the copy.

Responsibilities of the job include:

• Managing the staff of three full-time reporters and several stringers

• Working with the staff to determine what to cover and how to cover it

• Planning daily online newsletter sent to subscribers

• Editing copy and posting stories using WordPress

• Promoting stories on social media

• Monitoring and responding to readers’ comments

• Writing breaking news stories, as needed

• Writing stories for Bethesda Magazine

Qualified candidates must:

• Have at least five years’ experience as a local news editor

• Be a skilled writer and editor with a strong knowledge of AP style

• Have experience managing a newsroom and staff

• Be an experienced user of social media in a professional setting

• Have experience working in WordPress

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and salary requirement to Steve Hull, editor and publisher of Bethesda Magazine and Bethesda Beat, at steve.hull@bethesdamagazine.com. Candidates will not be considered unless all three elements are submitted.

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