Digital Producer, Education

  • Boston, MA
  • Full Time
  • Mid Level

Job Description:

The Boston Globe is hiring a digital producer for its award-winning education vertical. We're looking for someone with a wealth of energy and ideas who wants to join the all-star team behind some of the most distinctive journalism we produce here at the Globe. 

The candidate will be responsible for managing the Globe’s publishing on digital platforms, writing and editing breaking news and feature stories, and being a go-to on a wide array of aspects of our digital editorial coverage. 

We prize versatility in our producers: We need someone who can write, edit, and bend even the most stubborn CMS to their will. 

Qualifications: 

  • Possesses expert news judgment and feels comfortable making major news decisions independently. 
  • Is skilled at both breaking news and feature writing. 
  • Has beat reporting experience and is able to cultivate sources who represent diverse viewpoints. 
  • Writes phenomenal headlines and has a knack for distilling complicated concepts into a handful of clear, crisp words. 
  • Has deep experience publishing to digital platforms, whether it’s your site’s homepage, social media accounts, newsletters, alerts, or another avenue through which readers travel. 
  • Is fluent in audience analytics -- not only how to interpret them, but also how to use them as a tool to make decisions. 
  • Shows creativity. You constantly think about unorthodox ways to tell stories and convey the news to people. You thrive being at the cutting edge of technology and journalism, and want to help push this industry into the future.

Requirements:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience as a journalist
  • Able to produce clean, informative copy quickly and on deadline
  • Experienced reporter familiar with sourcing and journalistic standards
  • A team player who thrives working in a group setting
  • Has a willingness to adapt, be audience focused with a curious mindset and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment

Vaccination Statement:

BGMP will require that all employees, including temporary employees, co-ops, and interns, regardless of work location, provide the company Human Resources team with proof of vaccination status through the secure system that will be provided for these purposes. For those who are not vaccinated for company-approved and verified medical and/or religious reasons, that same system will also allow you to upload required weekly COVID test results. Failure to comply with or enforce any part of this policy, or misrepresentation of compliance with this policy, may result in discipline, up to and including termination of employment

EEO Statement:

Boston Globe Media is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. Boston Globe Media is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.

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