Full Time Job

Social Media Manager

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 11-27-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

NewsNation is seeking to hire an experienced Social Media Manager. Key responsibilities include:
• Create engaging content across all NewsNation Now digital platforms that increase audience engagement, website/app traffic and drive viewership to the NewsNation broadcast
• Moderate viewer/user comments across all social channels to foster a community of healthy discussion that stays true to NewsNation's mission.
• Cultivate, develop and share best practices with producers and correspondents for editorial use of social media platforms to engage, inform and compel our audience
• Develop, maintain, and share regular reporting on social media analytics
• Work with WGN America's marketing department to develop larger-scale promotions across all digital platforms

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field
• Minimum of 5 years' experience
• National newsroom experience a plus
• Excellent writing, editing and fact-checking skills
• Tactical understanding of social media and emerging platforms, and experience integrating varied channels into strategy
• Knowledgeable of Photoshop, Premiere and After Effects
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple projects
• Experience using various social media data collection tools

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Company Profile
Nexstar

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.