Join Our Team: Digital Editor

VTDigger is looking to fill one of the most important positions in its editorial team: the digital editor.

This is a highly varied role that includes editing, producing, packaging and marketing the non-profit news organization’s nationwide journalism. It requires working closely with each member of the news team to publish timely, accurate, and rich stories—as well as working with VTDigger’s audience to share the organization’s work and solicit story ideas and feedback.

The digital editor is tasked with managing VTDigger’s existing social media accounts and considering new platforms to reach new readers. ensure stories have strong visual and multimedia components; tracking analysis for information on newsroom processes; contribution to newsletter production; and maintaining the homepage and key landing pages.

Depending on the resident’s strengths and interests, the digital editor could play a leading role in expanding VTDigger’s audio and video offerings; improving its public engagement strategies; or the reshaping of his sphere of opinion. This is a dynamic news organization that is always striving to innovate. Applicants should explain what they would bring to the role – and how they could enhance VTDigger’s digital offerings.

location: Montpellier, Vermont

start date: February/March 2023

Damage payment: $50,000-60,000. VTDigger offers a highly competitive benefits package that includes five weeks of paid sick leave or vacation time and eight weeks of almost fully paid parental leave. This position is represented by the VTDigger Guild.

How to apply: Please use this form to upload a CV and a cover letter explaining why you want to work for VTDigger and why you are suitable for this job. The application deadline is Monday, February 6, 2023, 12 noon.

Please note: We recognize that there are great candidates who may not think they are right for the job, or who have important skills and experience that we have not considered. If this sounds like you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us more about yourself. VTDigger strives to improve, in part by better reflecting the communities we serve. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all people. We particularly encourage members of communities traditionally underrepresented and misrepresented in the media to apply to join our team, including Black, Indigenous or People of Color; Women; LGBTQ+ people and people with disabilities.

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