The managing editor will direct the day-to-day operations of a small but growing team of staff reporters and freelance contributors and help define and execute WyoFile’s broader editorial vision. They will also have the opportunity to contribute original reporting and commentary. The managing editor is a new role at WyoFile and affords exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to innovate and have a meaningful impact on WyoFile, Wyoming, and the broader community.
This position reports directly to WyoFile’s chief executive & editor.
Managing a remote team of staff reporters, columnists and freelance contributors
Developing, maintaining and fulfilling a weekly story budget, including setting and enforcing deadlines
Contributing to the evolution and execution of WyoFile’s editorial vision
Developing and maintaining a network of freelance contributors and a recruiting pipeline of future contributors / staffers
Collaborating with reporters and columnists through all stages of story development — from topic selection and story assignment through research, investigation, reporting, copy editing and layout
Generating story ideas
Creating original content, including original reporting and analysis, social media content, imagery etc.
Adapting WyoFile content for disparate platforms including email newsletter, social media and legacy print outlets, managing its distribution and moderating the resulting dialogue.
Working closely with WyoFile’s chief executive and editor to track, report on and respond to assorted performance metrics
Performing other duties as needed.
This is a full time position based in Lander, Wyoming — a bustling small town and outdoor recreation destination in the foothills of the Wind River Range, adjacent to the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. Occasional travel, primarily intrastate, will be required.
WyoFile offers a competitive salary, health insurance, paid time off, a flexible work environment and other benefits.
WyoFile values diversity. Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
This position reports to the WyoFile chief executive and editor.
How to apply
Please send cover letter, resume and 3-5 relevant clips or links to firstname.lastname@example.org.