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Blog Manager – Startit Center

Belgrade

Full time

Posted on March 28, 2019

Job description

Startit is a Belgrade-based grassroots movement whose mission is the creation of a better society through the promotion of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. Our friends from Startit are hiring a

Blog Manager

The person in this position is responsible for the strategic development of the blog, as well as its daily functioning, from editing to a distribution of content. The blog manager will lead a team of journalists/writers and is responsible for its proper operation. The goal of this position is that the blog’s readability grows steadily and thus contributes to the mission, credibility and business goals of the organization. The person in this position has excellent knowledge and understanding of local IT and startup of ecosystems, laws and the regulation,  as well as the need, habits, and problems of target audiences to whom the blog is addressed.

Responsibilities

  • Plans and decides on the strategic development of the blog (sets goals)
  • The real strategy of execution of strategic goals
  • Editing a blog (deciding what and when to post)
  • Decides on the distribution of content, i.e., how the content gets to the audience
  • Leads the team of journalists:
    • Scheduling and managing editorial meetings
    • Maintains 1: 1 meeting with team members
    • Introduces new team members to the job
    • Gives regular feedbacks to team members
    • Provides guidance to team members
    • Delegates tasks to team members
  • He is working on recruiting new team members
  • Analyzes how the blog performs on a daily/weekly/ monthly level
  • Participates in managerial meetings
  • Responds to inquiries by companies, organizations, and individuals regarding the publication of articles and
    the announcement on the blog
  • Monitor all the news in the areas that are written on the blog
  • Preforms customer development interviews with readers
  • Attends relevant events and getting to know people
  • Collaborates with a team of partnerships on business services related to the blog
  • Writes texts for interviews

Requirements

  • Experience or talent for management
  • Experience in blogging or journalism
  • Understanding of digital marketing and analytics
  • Interest in technology and entrepreneurship
  • Organization, openness, responsibility, proactivity
  • Excellent skills in written and oral communication (internally and externally)
  • Knowledge of writing and journalistic rules and principles
  • Understanding of digital marketing and analytics

We realize you might not have all the qualification needed for this position, still we encourage you to apply. Please submit your application in English. Click apply and create an account if you don’t have one. Answering as many questions as you can on your profile page will help us shorten the selection process. We look forward meeting you!