Job opening/Assistant News Editor/The Record (Bergen County, NJ)
The assistant news editor will manage the early news-production shift, which has primary responsibility for Features and Travel sections and edits copy and graphics for Business and other news sections and pages as needed. He or she will work closely with assigning editors, graphics desk and the photo department while directly supervising copy and copy-production editors. A minimum of 5 years daily newspaper editorial experience, with some time in a supervisory or managerial role required. Ability to identify problems, develop solutions and implement an effective course of action. Strong communication skills (written and verbal); Strong organizational skills; Team-building and people management skills; Advanced editorial skills required. Must be customer and market focused, results driven, and decisive. Days/Hours: Varied work schedule. If interested, send a cover letter outlining why you want the job, a resume and your six best work samples to: Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor, The Record, 1 Garret Mountain Plaza, PO Box 471, Woodland Park, NJ 07424-0471.
Some background about our newspaper:
The Record, with a circulation of about 156,000 daily and 176,000 Sunday, is family-owned and located in North Jersey. It has won the "General Excellence Award" as New Jersey's best large daily newspaper (for circulation more than 60,000) in six of the past eight years. The newspaper is located within 30 minutes of Times Square in Manhattan and is a short drive from the Shore and the mountains. Our company also owns the Herald News, a small daily, and about 60 weekly newspapers and magazines.