TechTargets Data Center and Virtualization Media Group is seeking an experienced Site Editor to produce IT-focused content and oversee daily operations for SearchConsumerization.com.
SearchConsumerization provides news and advice for IT professionals working to manage, secure and enable the use of mobile devices, cloud services and other consumer technologies in a business setting. The ideal candidate will be highly organized and deadline-oriented, with a demonstrated ability to plan, research and produce a steady stream of original content. Experience in editing content for online or print publications is also required, as are excellent teamwork and communication skills.
The site editor is responsible for editorial calendar planning, maintaining a stable of expert freelancers and writing and editing content that resonates with the site's IT audience. This editor will also conceive of and execute new site strategies and optimize content for search based on an understanding of readers' interests and needs.
Essential Job Functions:
Strong writing and editing skills (some experience with technology topics preferred)
Maintain the site's market leadership, working to increase traffic and membership
Develop and maintain editorial calendar
Recruit and manage freelance writers and subject matter experts
Assign and edit original material
Write online content
Participate in group editorial management
Develop content packaging ideas
Support Product Management requests as needed.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
Three to five years experience overseeing editorial operations of a website
Demonstrated publishing knowledge, understanding of journalistic ethics
Strong writing, editing and verbal skills
Ability to manage resources
Strong computer/Web skills
Social media skills
Experience with interviewing and reporting basics
Ability to juggle many tasks simultaneously
Strong organizational skills
Management skills including the ability to delegate, coach and develop the skills of less experienced staff
Intellectual curiosity, innovation, high standards, ability to adhere to deadlines and the ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Willingness to travel to relevant conferences and trade shows.