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The latest key newsroom job: membership editor

Publishers hunting for membership revenue need to test, develop and distribute new kinds of content for a specific pocket of their audience. That’s given rise to new kind of role, the membership editor, which a growing number of publishers are trying to fill — and figure out where to stash — within their organizations.

Publishers including Quartz, The Guardian and The Atlantic already have people in the role — The Guardian’s has been there for years — but over the past six months, publishers ranging from HuffPost and BuzzFeed News to more specialized sites such as The Intercept and Texas Tribune have all put up job listings for membership editors.

Read the full article from Digiday: The latest key newsroom job: membership editor