Social Media Manager
About the job
The Social Media Manager will lead the company's efforts to engage the newsroom with the community through social media by staying current with the latest developments and approaches for online conversation and community engagement. This person identifies and advances conversation generated by our TV and Radio content, while also tapping into and joining ongoing community conversations, and generates ideas to traditional media platforms. The Social Media Director is responsible for creating a culture of collaboration, problem-solving and intelligent debate in the newsroom and the local community through use of interactive media platforms. This person is invested in a variety of topics, ranging from public policy issues to local culture, sports and entertainment. This position will collaborate with the marketing department on implementation of news and marketing efforts through social media.
College degree in journalism, communications, related field, or equivalent
3-5 years of experience using social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.)
An understanding and appreciation for journalism ethics and writing, audience and marketplace
The ability to motivate and lead a staff
A proven track record of communicating and collaborating with external customers, business leaders and others involved with community issues
Deep understanding of social media techniques and tools and the ability to research and implement new practices
Experience with open source publishing tools, including WordPress and other content management systems
Superior written and oral communications skills are essential ,along with the ability to juggle multiple tasks on deadline
Excellent use of judgment and discretion
Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures
Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and third parties
Consistently works hours required. Works more when required to meet deadlines including weekends, holidays, evenings, etc.
Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor
Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination.
Lift, move, and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion.
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