The Bangor Daily News is seeking an editor to lead the coverage of our Portland and midcoast markets. The editor is responsible for directing staff to maximize the growth and engagement of BDN audiences by producing excellent journalism. In this role, you will assign and direct individual stories and reporting projects that offer BDN readers up-to-the-minute news and the emerging, important trends that affect their communities. You will act as a mentor to reporters, providing guidance and building skills for the staff. The senior editor should love the news business and be able to pass on that enthusiasm to get the story, get it right and make it essential reading. If you are right for this challenge, this is how we would describe you: You have strong reporting experience. You have, or can quickly develop, a deep understanding of the region, its major issues and its recent history to provide informed and insightful coverage. You have strong leadership skills, the ability to work on multiple projects with different focuses in quick succession and a willingness to learn.