Nexstar Media Group

  • Digital Content Manager

    Requisition ID
    2018-2773
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-NY-East Syracuse
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

     

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    WSYR Newschannel 9, an ABC Affiliate, seeks an experienced Digital Content Manager providing oversight of digital and social media for the station. This position is primarily focused on creating engaging news content. The Digital Content Manager provides editorial guidance, posts content, creates and applies best practices, oversees digital contributions from staff members, and manages the backend of websites, mobile apps, and social media accounts.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:    

    •  Acts as the key editorial leader for news content on digital platforms
    • Manages digital, mobile, and social properties while contributing to and executing a strategy for growth
    • Writes stories and posts videos for websites, apps, social media, and other digital platforms
    • Works with producers to ensure digital content is integrated into newscasts
    • Acts as a liaison between the digital team and other areas of the stations, including news, promotions, and sales
    • Oversees the digital contributions from other staff members, and provides guidance to help improve their work
    • Builds special sections for websites and apps using content management systems
    • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites, as well as by email and phone
    • Maintains accuracy and integrity in news products delivered.
    • Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws
    • Participates in daily editorial meetings
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Requirements & Skills:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.
    • Minimum two years’ experience in a digital role in a television newsroom preferred.
    • Knowledge of content management systems, HTML, CSS, Google Analytics, Photoshop, and ENPS preferred.
    • Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to multi-task, deal with extreme deadline pressure, and react/coordinate coverage under live breaking news situations is crucial.
    • Ability to work extended hours, as needed. 

    Physical Demands & Work Environment: 

     

    The Digital Content Manager must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Web Manager must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions

     

    WSYR NEWSCHANNEL 9 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Apply online at www.nexstar.tv

     

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