Digital Content Editor – Lancaster Farming (Ephrata, Pa.)

Digital Content Editor – Lancaster Farming (Ephrata, Pa.)

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Lancaster Farming newspaper and LancasterFarming.com continue to grow! Our print newspaper and our website are a leading source of news and information for the farming and agricultural communities we serve. We are seeking an experienced digital journalist interested in farming and rural life.

As the Digital Content Editor, you will collaborate with Lancaster Farming’s editorial, digital and marketing teams to brainstorm, research and develop digital content for Lancaster Farming’s website, Lancasterfarming.com.

 

Responsibilities include:
  • Research and write multiple engaging articles on agricultural- and rural-related topics on a weekly basis
  • Post articles to Lancaster Farming’s website using SEO best practices
  • Identify and explore upcoming and existing trends in agriculture and rural life
  • Identify and nurture resources and subject matter experts for interviews and quotes
  • Collaborate with marketing and the digital team to identify and execute on digital trends in a timely manner
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Attend industry-related events
  • Be a positive, cooperative and valuable addition to the Lancaster Farming team while fostering a culture of respect and support

 

We are looking for motivated content creators with the following attributes:
  • Experience writing for online news media
  • Knowledge of audience growth best practices
  • Photography, video and audio skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Passionate about agriculture/rural life OR an interest in learning about agriculture/rural life
  • Organized and self-motivated to complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Driven to research topics independently

 

Qualification
  • Good communication and organizational skills are important.
  • Ability to report and write are key.
  • Editing in AP style is essential.
  • Aptitude for working both independently and in a team environment is required.
  • News website experience, e.g. posting stories and tracking pageviews, is important.

 

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