Mercer Cluster

Digital Editor, 2014-2015: Position Description

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Description of Responsibilities: As the number two in charge of The Cluster editorial team, the Digital Editor (previously known as the “online editor”) is responsible for managing mercercluster.com and assisting in formatting and editing breaking news stories along with the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor. The Digital Editor is also responsible for updating The Cluster’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr accounts, employing an engaging and informative tone of voice that engages new audiences and bolsters existing ones.

Desired Skills: A basic grasp of HTML, CSS, WordPress development, Photoshop, social media and real-time reporting is preferred, but anyone with an interest in digital publishing and strong editorial judgment is encouraged to apply. Leadership skills and ability to delegate also a plus. No class year or previous Cluster experience is required – only a deadline-driven, digital native with a passion for creating unique digital brand and/or news experiences.

Compensation: A senior-level biweekly stipend will be paid for this position.

Deadline to Apply: Fri. Aug. 1, 2014, 11:59 p.m.

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