Raycom Media

  • Multi-Platform Content Manager

    ID
    2018-8931
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    News/Content
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    KOLD- Multi-Platform Content Manager

     

    Part of our leadership team that oversees daily operations, long-term strategic story planning, and content guidance. Specifically, this position processes, distributes, and manages news assignments in a multi-media news environment serving content on broadcast television, websites, mobile apps, and social media platforms. Successful Content Managers plan story assignments, coordinate resources such as reporters & photographers, manages station live feeds, and ensures all deadlines are met.

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Answers all incoming calls and processes incoming leads from a variety of external and internal sources
    • Evaluates, produces, and disseminates or "assigns" incoming information to appropriate staff members to ensure timely delivery of story content to our audience on multiple platforms
    • Self-generates or "writes" content for multiple platforms, such as for broadcast, digital posts and social media using copywriting/video/photo/live feed as appropriate
    • Exercises a high level of discretion to determine best use and prioritization of resources, including time, to deliver content appropriately in time-sensitive situations
    • Coordinates crew logistics.
    • ENPS – Proficient use of planning calendar. Consistent rolodex update. Consistent entry/updates of pertinent news stories through press releases, news tips and follow ups from daily stories. Mandatory entry of all phone numbers, addresses and other contact information from stories.
    • Public Records – Daily use of public record sites to assist with stories. Regular FOIA submissions for 911 calls, mug shots, dash cam, body camera video, surveillance video from homes/business in association with story, dispatch recordings, personnel recordings, suspect information, victim information.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or related field.
    • 2+ years of experience in journalism, media or related fields preferred
    • Demonstrated proficiency in writing.
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize complex tasks.
    • Demonstrated ability to exercise good news judgement and adherence to journalistic ethics
    • Ability to communicate effectively written and verbal.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to develop positive relationships with news sources.
    • Social media or digital experience, preferred.
    • Field Reporting experience, preferred.

    Physical Requirements

    To ensure safe completion of all required job duties, this job regularly requires the following physical demands of employees in this position
    • Ability to work shifts of at least 8 hours, and occasionally longer, 5 days per week
    • Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods
    • Ability to interact with employees and customers in a professional and courteous manner
    • Ability to provide effective creative direction for video, audio and graphic design projects
    • Ability to use a computer for tasks such as communicating via email, preparing reports and editing video.
    • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 lbs.
    • Drug screen required.

    Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume.  No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

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