Director of Content – TAPinto.net (Remote)

Director of Content – TAPinto.net (Remote)

 

TAPinto is a network of franchised online local news sites that delivers original, objective, award-winning, community-based news, sports, events and more. Our sites are individually owned and operated in each town/territory by people who have a passion for community news.

TAPinto is seeking a Director of Content to foster the highest levels of collaboration and adherence to editorial standards amongst our network of franchised online local news sites.

 

Expectations

The ideal candidate is an energetic, experienced journalist/editor interested in local news. Here are some of the responsibilities for this position:

  • Serve as the main liaison to collaborate with a growing network of local/owner publishers
  • Work with corporate staff to develop the key performance indicators for content creation and engagement
  • Enhance and enforce existing editorial standards throughout the network
  • Help elevate TAPinto’s brand for quality local journalism in the media industry
  • Work to develop and implement editorial plans

Qualifications

Interested candidates must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this position:

  • 5-10+ years of experience in journalism and editing
  • Management experience preferred
  • Experience managing Google Analytics
  • Can pivot on a daily basis from strategic to tactical and is comfortable dealing with the pleasure and pain of a revolutionary and innovative digital media company
  • Knowledge and passion for local news
  • Industry contacts a plus

We’re looking for a Director of Content who:

  • Is comfortable advocating for and leading new initiatives
  • Is an expert in dealing with a wonderfully rich diversity of people
  • Is data-driven; you like understanding the numbers and are eager to measure your success in both quantitative and qualitative ways
  • Is a strong communicator

 

Job Conditions

This position is remote. However, you will be expected to attend periodic meetings with corporate staff and TAPinto franchises.

The selected candidate will be expected to work a 40-hour work week, during normal business hours Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend availability needed.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

Application Question(s):

  • What is your email address so that we can communicate with you directly?
  • What is your phone number so that we can communicate with you directly?
  • How many years of news reporting experience do you have?
  • How many years of editorial experience do you have?
  • Linkedin Profile URL
  • Why would you like to work at TAPinto?
  • What skills/abilities do you have that you think would benefit TAPinto?

Work Location: One location
Work Remotely: Yes

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