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The Texas Observer seeks a web editor

In January of 2010, The Texas Observer experienced an exciting transformation with the redesign of both our magazine and website. With a more modern and colorful way to reach our readers, we’ve more than doubled our web traffic and are looking for a Web Editor to assist us in expanding our online presence.

Duties include but are not limited to:

• Collaborate with technical contractors for site redesign and ongoing maintenance.

• Daily posting and maintenance of all web content.

• Assign, manage and edit web-only content and promote timely/breaking-news pieces.

• Collaborate with our multimedia editor to design web packages including flash, video, photo galleries and soundslides.

• Manage social media and monitor analytics.

• Cultivate op-ed/freelance pieces and content-sharing contracts.

• Manage iPad app

Previous web editing/management experience in a newsroom setting is preferred. Qualified applicants may send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] Please put Web Editor in the subject line.

Benefits include: health/dental insurance, paid holidays and generous vacation/sick leave

Application deadline: August 15th, 5:00pm

Forrest Wilder, a native of Wimberley, Texas, is the editor of the Observer.

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