Full Time Job

Digital Distribution Producer


Lexington, KY 03-14-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Do you have a knack for producing engaging social media content? Do you like to dive into data and develop strategies to improve the work you do every day? FOX 56 News (WDKY-TV) in Lexington, Kentucky, has an immediate opening for a Digital Distribution Producer.

The Digital Distribution Producer is responsible for developing and implementing a plan to communicate our brand identity and generate inbound traffic from external sources. The producer is the primary advocate for growing and directing off-platform participation among the digital editorial group. This person must be highly motivated with an ability to focus and re-focus on a constantly changing target. The candidate should understand nuances in tone for different audiences and brand identities -- sounding fun where able and respectful when required.

Position Responsibilities:
• Develops and implements social media strategy across all products
• Manages all social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, LinkedIn) with understanding of each unique audience
• Executes on growing local newsletter strategy while tailoring tone to local needs
• Utilizes third-party tools to manage social posts across multiple accounts
• Shares high-performing successes across multiple markets and pitches external partners and sites for possible story promotion
• Observes SEO trends locally, regionally, and nationally and provides feedback to newsroom
• Sends app alerts, desktop notifications, and newsletters timed and composed for maximum reach and click-through rate
• Communicates regularly with other newsrooms to leverage unique offerings
• Reports on account and campaign metrics to inform future production strategies

Skill/Experience Requirements:
• Experience as a social media producer
• Clever headline/social post writer that gets readers to click
• Ability to moderate tone voice to fit platform and brand needs
• Strong multi-tasking abilities
• Organized, technical problem solver and quick decision maker
• Knowledge of audience behavior trends and technical ability to affect them
• Ability to monitor and analyze metrics to change strategy as needed
• Knowledge of AP style
• Understanding of effective writing styles for internal and external audiences
• Some schedule flexibility (nights, weekends)
• Regularly meets measurements of success
• Proficiency in Photoshop and Premiere

Typical day:

The digital distribution producer will need to maintain awareness of external social media conversations and manage posts across station-owned accounts through the day while also scheduling holdable content for off hours. Regular metric analysis and reporting will result in constant updates to strategy that need to be communicated, likely focusing on updated messaging to different groups weekly. This individual will also play a central role in the execution of our evolving newsletter strategy.

Measurements of success:
• Increases audiences across all main external audience channels
• Growth in social media participation throughout editorial
• Higher referral traffic to our digital products from external domains
• Meets digital KPIs as established by management

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxzpbj-34-239-173-144-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.