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Editorial Page Editor
Summary
Title:Editorial Page Editor
ID:5269948213040383162
Location:OR - Eugene
Job Category:News Room / Editorial
Division:GateHouse Media
Description
The Register-Guard has an immediate opening for an Editorial Page Editor.

We're looking for a multi-tasking leader who can produce local editorials and opinion pieces daily. The ability to juggle multiple projects, and the willingness to help shape multiple publication and their online experience is a must. Occasional travel may be required and familiarity with Oregon and the Northwest is a plus.

This is a high-energy position and comes with the ability to shape how tens of thousands of people across Oregon's Lane County digest news and features.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years of community news experience
  • An ability to edit quickly and accurately in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong people skills and an ability to manage and motivate a team
  • Technical aptitude, including comfort with Newscycle, Photoshop, all Social Media platforms and digital photography
  • Ability and willingness to wear many hats, from high-level editorial strategy down to shoe-leather journalism and in-person community engagement
Responsiblities:
  • Editorial strategist - Set high editorial standards, working closely with the editor and publisher to plan and write compelling opinions on local, regional and statewide issues that matter to our community. Also, assist other management with company-wide editorial initiatives.
  • Communication - With community leaders, members and our readers. Monitor email and social media for opinion ideas and trends.
  • Engagement - Work to grow our audience in new and innovative ways using social media, town halls or other community events.
  • Work with editorial assistant to edit local letters, selection of political cartoons and guest commentary and the coordination of daily Opinion print section.
Qualified applicants should submit an application, cover letter and resume electronically to rgjob.applications@registerguard.com

All employment offers are contingent on the results of a pre-employment drug screening. No phone calls.
This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications
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