Digital Editorial Coordinator – Pittsburgh City Paper (Pittsburgh, PA)

Digital Editorial Coordinator – Pittsburgh City Paper (Pittsburgh, PA)

Pittsburgh City Paper is seeking a Digital Editorial Coordinator to help expand the reach, engagement, and impact of our journalism.

This position will work with the Editorial Department under the direction of the Editor in Chief, managing City Paper’s social media accounts and newsletters, providing analytics to support growth across all digital platforms including the social platforms and website, and assisting on content management.

This role requires a creative individual with strong journalistic instincts, solid writing skills, and a talent for finding unique ways to tell a story. Prior social media management and experience with analytics is a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Write and schedule all posts for City Paper’s social media platforms
  • Help to continue/create a consistent City Paper voice across all platforms that matches our editorial product
  • Analyze trends and identify opportunities for engagement across all social media platforms
  • Monitor comments, respond professionally, and delete/block offensive users (with Editor in Chief’s guidance) when needed
  • Organize and schedule City Paper’s weekly newsletters
  • Monitor, analyze, and create reports on analytics for management to generate feedback and direction to retain and grow digital solutions for City Paper editorial products including social media, newsletters, and website traffic
  • Assist Editor in Chief with content management on website as needed

Qualifications:

  • Experience with social media management required
  • Strong samples of copywriting and editing skills required
  • Experience with Hootsuite or other social media automation tools required
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics and/or social analytics required
  • Experience with Mailchimp or other newsletter software preferred
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment
  • Photoshop experience a plus
  • A love of local news and a familiarity with Pittsburgh City Paper a plus

Benefits:

  • Company-sponsored health care after 90 days employment
  • Vision and Dental available with employee contribution
  • Monthly expense compensation
  • Vacation and Sick Days
  • 401K after one year of employment
  • Employee Assistance Program

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About Pittsburgh City Paper:

Pittsburgh City Paper is a free alternative news publication that has been connecting readers and businesses to the real people, scenes, and neighborhoods in Pittsburgh since 1991. We distribute a print publication throughout the city of Pittsburgh every Wednesday, and publish new content online seven days a week at pghcitypaper.com.

Our mission is to serve the greater Pittsburgh region with journalistic integrity, wit, and compassion, while amplifying the voices in the communities we serve, through both our news reporting and our arts and entertainment coverage.

Pittsburgh City Paper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.