ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
• Collaborate with talent, producers, and marketing to craft content and strengthen social media skills.
• Build and maintain a community of loyal viewers across all social media platforms and the WDRB.com web page.
• Assist in managing home page to engage a loyal audience.
• Write effective digital headlines and summaries that help attract audiences.
• Write engaging social posts that attract audiences and encourage readers to interact with social content.
• Schedule posts and share news stories across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other apps.
• Monitor a variety of social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) in search of trending topics for content creation; train and assist talent on how to effectively reach and properly engage viewers.
• Execute creative social media and SEO strategies with the goal of targeting and growing new digital audiences.
• Edits sensitive content for publication readiness, including clarity, fairness, legality, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and style.
• Send breaking news alerts .
• Strong writing skills with an understanding of AP style and format.
• Excellent news judgment that helps engage readers online and on all social media platforms.
• Team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills among digital team members, assignment desk, and TV Producers; work as a team to create a cohesive product.
• Ability to work in a digital environment using Web host and supporting software; ability to generate visually appealing content on all platforms.
• Expert knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) and experience managing various accounts across social platforms.
• Familiarity with social media analytics; SEO knowledge preferred.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism or Related Field.
• Minimum 1-2 years prior broadcast, digital, and/or publishing experience.
Medical / Dental / Vision / Life / Disability / Matching 401K
Please apply by going to the link: https://tinyurl.com/jzru5366