8 hours
2018-09-202018-10-20

Manager, Digital Content

Tribune Company
Indianapolis, IN
  • Job Code
    2018-47719
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  • Manager, Digital Content

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-47719
    Category
    Digital
  • Overview

    Reports To:  VP/News

     

    WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Content Manager to work in our Indianapolis location.

     

    The Digital Content Manager will focus on originating, supporting and growing two dynamic local news websites and multiple social media platforms. Ideal candidate must be innovative and be able to work with multiple departments at the station. This position will manage a digital team and work collaboratively with the newsroom to create content that will engage viewers on every platform. If you love digital and creating new ways to reach news users online, then this is the job for you.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage the daily tasks of all digital contributors
    • Work with news management to coordinate the daily news operations for websites and digital platforms, including social media
    • Set up processes and workflows to enable content to get to all media platforms in an efficient manner, including sales and marketing support
    • Create, write, edit and publish engaging online content for the station’s websites and social media platforms. Identify and work “top” web stories to maximize engagement
    • Manage and analyze analytics and make suggestions as necessary in order to engage and grow viewers
    • Train News staff on social media best practices; communicate social media initiatives, changes and trends
    • Set digital expectations and hold teams accountable for meeting goals. Conduct performance reviews and provide ongoing performance feedback to digital team
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree pred; equivalent experience required
    • 3-5 years’ newsroom/online news experience pred
    • Management/supervisory experience pred
    • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills
    • Must understand basic journalism legal principles
    • Excellent attention to detail, strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Utilize AP style, as well as best web-production practices and story packaging
    • Experience working with online metrics and analytics
    • Working knowledge of web-design tools such as HTML, CMS, site development, Adobe Creative Cloud products and FTP programs pred.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

     

     

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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