Digital Content Manager

Job Number: R50012535

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Editorial, News, Digital

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: September 23, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We're hiring a Digital Content Manager to be part of our Group Content Team (GCT), serving all 17 FTS markets with unique, high-quality content for our digital and social platforms. Reporting to the Digital Content Director, the Digital Content Manager will help this experienced team tell stories that matter most to users across the country. This position is based in our brand-new, 24/7 digital newsroom located in Los Angeles.

Does this sound like you? You're as digitally and socially savvy as they come. You know there is no “I” in team. You thrive when you're taking the lead on a big project, but also know how to inspire others to support your cause. You're sharp, resourceful, quick-thinking, and not afraid to try something new. You're a hard worker by nature, you set the bar high and you want to win. Big.

The person we're looking for is a news junkie who lives and breathes content. If you're a digital content-creating rockstar who is hungry for the next step in their career, this job is for you.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assist Digital Content Director in guiding team that creates news and event-based content impacting users in all markets, including text stories, videos, photos/graphics, live streaming content, breaking news, and social media elements. Edit content created by Digital Content Creators before it is distributed to stations. Prioritize resources to cover mix of important national, international, breaking, and viral stories. Guide editorial decisions. Ensure content meets group standards. Monitor real-time analytics. Ensure clear group communication. Supervise the team on weekends. Take the lead on special projects. Produce content when needed. Perform other duties as deemed necessary and assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: 3+ years experience developing and publishing unique content, including news, for digital and social platforms preferred. Proven history as project lead and/or leader within a team. BA/BS degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications or related field with emphasis on digital publishing. Strong desire to advance in digital news career. Superior news judgement, writing and copy editing skills. Fanatical attention to detail. Thrive under pressure. Stellar communication skills. Social media expert. Proficient in content management systems, video publishing, live streaming, and digital analytics tools. Video and photo editing experience (Adobe products a plus). Weekends required. Will consider remote work from east coast location.

       

About FTS Digital: FOX Television Stations (FTS) Digital, the digital arm of one of the nation's largest owned & operated TV station groups, is committed to being the digital leader in Live, News and Sports. We invest in the very best people, technology and ideas, and we’re here to drive transformation of traditional media to exciting heights. We’re looking for creative, innovative leaders who are passionate about digital and crave a challenge. We’re all in. Are you? Let’s go!

EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of a reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.  Please send an email to ftsdigitaljobs@foxtv.com or call (310) 584-2283, or visit our readily accessible office located at 1999 S. Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90025, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.”

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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