Poynter Online seeks director [US]
Experienced media professionals can apply for this position in St. Petersburg, Fla.
The Poynter Institute is seeking a director to manage the Poynter Online website, as well as maximizing revenue potential and contributing to Poynter’s overall leadership objectives.
Responsibilities include: leading editorial and business initiatives for Poynter.org; establishing and directing the website’s news-gathering strategy; working with the president and other Poynter Institute leaders to further develop Poynter.org’s support for fund-raising efforts, professional development programs and public events; and developing and implementing Poynter’s future online strategies, including the growth of digital revenue, improved use of social media and mobile, and the expansion of Poynter’s audience for Web-based teaching.
A bachelor’s degree is required for this position. Candidates must have knowledge of (and skill in) the practice of journalism in general and online publishing in particular. It is also important for the director of Poynter Online to have knowledge of the history and practices on all media platforms.
The application deadline is March 15.
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