The CIO/IT Strategy Media Group at TechTarget is seeking a Senior News Writer to cover the CIO industry, IT management strategies and other trends in the evolution of corporate IT. The ideal candidate will be motivated, able to produce content on a daily basis, and deadline-oriented. Strong writing and reporting skills are required. At least three – five years’ experience in news or features reporting for an online, daily or weekly publication, preferably related to technology or business coverage. Experience in IT writing is preferred. A good part of the candidate's focus will be around security and risk management issues, related topics such as disaster recovery and business continuity, and also vertical industries such as financial services. This job requires the candidate to be a self-starter who can work with a close-knit, award-winning team that works well together to bring everyone’s ideas forward.
Essential Job Functions:
Reporting and writing 4 news articles per week;
Reporting and writing 1 CIO Decisions Ezine per month;
Establishing relationships with CIO and senior IT community;
Interacting regularly with readers and industry experts;
Working closely with other writers and editors to develop content;
Contributing to eproducts; and,
Attending relevant industry conferences and providing timely event coverage.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
3 - 5 years’ experience in news or features reporting for an online, daily or weekly publication;
Strong writing and reporting skills; ability to produce on deadline;
Good organizational and communication skills; ability to collaborate with others;
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, multitask and manage multiple deadlines;
Existing MS Office, PC and social media skills, and an aptitude and interest for quickly learning new media formats; and,
Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or business.
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