Associate Web Editor

UBM Globe Trade - Greater New York City Area

Posted 784 days ago
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    Entry level
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    Writing and Editing
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Job description

The Associate Web Editor will help provide the JOC's global audience with broad coverage of developments in the international supply chain industry by monitoring a wide variety of sources of industry information and delivering on-point news briefs via the JOC's website.

On a daily basis, the Associate Web Editor will identify, prepare, and publish several short (50 to 75-word) summaries based on news sources, including news releases, newsletters and other industry publications, aggregating and curating this material for the JOC's busy readership. The process will include working within the JOC CMS to tag the material for appropriate presentation on and elsewhere as business needs require, as well as ensuring that the content is optimized for search.

In addition, the Associate Web Editor will tag and marketing press releases received from industry participants.

Working with the Web Editor and other members of the content team, the Associate Web Editor will help identify additional sources and suggest approaches to increase the value of the news briefs for the JOC's audience.



Desired Skills and Experience


Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English, or a similar field

Experience editing and writing news in a deadline environment, with experience in business journalism a strong plus.

Some knowledge of AP style.

Familiarity with SEO principles and strategies a plus.

Experience with content management systems and knowledge of HTML, with knowledge of photo editing applications a plus.

Familiarity with social media.

Fluency in foreign language a plus.


About this company

UBM Globe Trade

UBM Global Trade has been the leading provider of proprietary data, news, business intelligence and analytical content supporting commercial maritime, rail, trucking, warehousing and logistics industries worldwide since 1827. The company’s portfolio of more than 100 online, print and interactive workflow business solutions includes The Journal of Commerce, The Journal of Commerce Conferences, PIERS Global Intelligence Solutions and an array of international trade and transportation databases and directories. UBM plc. is headquartered in Newark, NJ, with offices throughout the United States. For more information, explore to explore our various brands.

UBM Global Trade proudly supports Affirmative Action and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  UBM Global Trade is committed to a workforce of Diversity  - M/F/D/V  - are encouraged to apply.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin or sexual orientation.  Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self identify when applying.  Local applicants are encouraged to apply.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation.  Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.

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