Managing Editor, NYLJ

ALM (New York, New York)

Posted 7 days ago

Discover where your talent fits best at ALM…

At ALM, we’re reinventing the way professionals use information, news, data, marketing solutions and events to manage the business of business. That requires creativity, collaboration and innovation. Headquartered in New York City with 18 offices worldwide, ALM brands have been serving their markets since 1843.  Join our team of talented ALMers working to create exceptional experience for our audiences and customers across the globe.

ABOUT THE TEAM:  As part of ALM’s Global Newsroom, you will be part of the regional brand editor team, selecting the best stories for your publication and newsletters, looking to identify trends, problems, and anomalies in the market from both observations and out-in-the-field meetings and relay those to theme editors or write about those yourself. You will be part of a team that analyzes Web traffic, newsletter data, as well as interviews, to look for the best content to pursue for the brands, as well as think strategically to drive audience engagement and grow the audience.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • This position is the brand editor and community contact for the New York Law Journal
  • Monitors and analyzes web metrics and makes story and coverage suggestions based on the metrics and audience feedback
  • Manages content both online and in print, determining the story lineups for the web and in print daily
  • Responsible for writing a minimum of four articles per week
  • Responsible for increasing traffic, engagement and circulation
  • Meets with attorneys, judges and others in the New York market to obtain actionable feedback on improving the publication, as well as to build sources and develop story ideas
  • Establish a positive presence in the legal community and represent the organization in a knowledgeable, professional manner
  • Ensure stated deadlines are met and the highest quality and value is achieved
  • Acts as liaison to the community and the courts
  • Represents the company at events and oversees the awards programs
  • Must be team-oriented and have strong communication skills
  • Helps to back up The Connecticut Law Tribune when that publication’s editor is away and learns how to put out other publications as needed
  • Other duties as assigned  

ABOUT YOU:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience and BA degree in relevant area of study
  • Demonstrated experience leading news and content initiatives, including ability to lead multiple, high-value content initiatives in a deadline-driven environment
  • Have a strong interest in and aptitude for serving a legal audience with high-level law-related content, including news and information, books, legal research and events
  • Possess excellent communication skills, including oral, written and public speaking ability
  • Possess excellent writing and management skills, including the ability to sharpen or rewrite copy under immediate deadline pressure
  • Exceptional judgment and problem solving skills, results-focused business orientation

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