Full Time Job

Associate Social Media Editor

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Chicago, IL 07-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview

WBBM Social Media & Community Editor

WBBM Newsradio is launching an exciting transformation of its digital news operation and is seeking talented digital journalists with strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio storytelling. This team will work to grow our audience across all platforms, from the mobile web to social media to smart speakers. This is an opportunity to join an award-winning news operation that has built a large loyal listening audience over many years and now seeks to extend its reach by creating and distributing an array of new digital content.

As part of this transformation, WBBM is seeking Social Media & Community Editors who will report to the Digital Managing Editor. The Social Media & Community Editor is responsible for executing on all social media platforms, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. They will pitch ideas and program, write, and execute on social platforms and work closely to monitor analytics and help the brand reach its goals. The Social Media & Community Editor also writes email newsletters and push alert copy to help drive the cultivation of super fans and overall audience engagement. The position also involves disseminating content to other media.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities
• Create, produce, and optimize content for use across all social platforms
• Write and edit headlines and text to position content for maximum engagement on social media
• Help grow the brand's social media followers and referrals to our website
• Engage and respond to followers in real time
• Brainstorm and execute innovative new social strategies, test new platforms, and expand social monetization opportunities
• Respond to breaking news and actively monitor sources of breaking news (Dataminr, Twitter, AP, internal communications, broadcast, etc.)
• Collaborate with digital and broadcast staff to advance and tailor stories and other content for social
• Post to social media accounts, compose push notifications and newsletters
• Use real-time data in Google Analytics and Chartbeat to drive editorial/story decisions
• Keep up with the latest social media trends
• Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts at social media companies

Collaborate with sales team on creating Chicago-specific social initiatives, and execute the initiatives across social platforms. Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree
• 1-2 years' social media experience with a news brand
• Command of best practices on all social media platforms

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities
- Create, produce, and optimize content for use across all social platforms
- Write and edit headlines and text to position content for maximum engagement on social media
- Help grow the brand's social media followers and referrals to our website
- Engage and respond to followers in real time
- Brainstorm and execute innovative new social strategies, test new platforms, and expand social monetization opportunities
- Respond to breaking news and actively monitor sources of breaking news (Dataminr, Twitter, AP, internal communications, broadcast, etc.)
- Collaborate with digital and broadcast staff to advance and tailor stories and other content for social
- Post to social media accounts, compose push notifications and newsletters
- Use real-time data in Google Analytics and Chartbeat to drive editorial/story decisions
- Keep up with the latest social media trends
- Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts at social media companies
Collaborate with sales team on creating Chicago-specific social initiatives, and execute the initiatives across social platforms.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rekvx2-3-235-60-144-42 in your application.