Apply: Managing Editor – Neta

We have postponed filling this position to 2019. At this time, we will not be accepting applications. Please visit netargv.com/jobs for future job opportunities.

Summary

Neta is looking for a managing editor to join our team in the Rio Grande Valley! The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about independent media and citizen journalism. In this role, you will be in charge of supervising reporters and editing content so that it meets Neta’s standards and goals. You will also work closely with the editor-in-chief and digital editor to plan, publish, and promote content.

Details

  • Full-time
  • Based in Pharr, TX
  • $45,000 (negotiable)
  • $200 monthly health stipend
  • Paid sick and vacation days

What you’ll do as managing editor

Supervise: Stay on top of reporter deadlines and schedules

  • Plan stories with reporters and set deadlines
  • Check in daily with reporters about the status of their stories
  • Manage reporter schedules
  • Pitch and assign stories to freelancers
  • Oversee editorial calendar with editor-in-chief

Edit: Ensure all content meets Neta’s editorial standards and is relevant and useful to Neta’s audience

  • Edit articles
  • Write headlines
  • Enforce Neta’s editorial standards and policies

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability in editing content with no grammatical errors and that follows an editorial voice
  • Experience in managing multiple reporters and freelancers
  • Experience in editing online publications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must have an understanding of progressive social and cultural movements in the Rio Grande Valley
  • Have a commitment to advancing progressive social and cultural movements in the Rio Grande Valley
  • Must be based in the Rio Grande Valley or willing to relocate to work out of our office in Pharr, TX

Bonus

  • Experience using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat for professional purposes
  • Familiarity using WordPress
  • Experience in working with nonprofit media

To apply

Please email your resume, cover letter, and two references to jobs@netargv.com. Include links or files that demonstrate your experience. This position is open until filled. We will begin to review applications the first week of October. 

About Neta

Neta is an independent online outlet based in Pharr, Texas. We create stories from a progressive perspective. Neta is one of the fastest-growing progressive outlets in Texas and the US.

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