The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report seeks an assistant editor who will work alongside the executive editor in producing our award-winning biweekly publication, which covers the business scene in and around Louisiana’s state capital. Candidates should possess strong story-editing skills and the ability to coach staff reporters, freelancers and photographers in framing and executing their work. They also should be talented reporters in their own right who can envision and create engaging short features for the publication’s upfront pages. And they should have an ability to put photography and illustrations to interesting use, collaborating with graphic designers in conceptualizing content presentation. Preferred candidates would have:
- at least three years of reporting and/or editing experience, preferably in business media;
- a working knowledge of the WordPress content management system;
- a keen eye for detail yet an ability to work quickly while handling the pressure of editing two daily e-newsletters under deadline;
- and a collaborative spirit and a desire to work to high standards.
If you’re interested in this position, please send your resume (including references) and work samples either via regular mail or email to:
9029 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809