Job Number: R50013056
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: News
Location: Orlando, Florida
Job Posting Date: January 5, 2021
We're hiring a Digital Content Manager for NewsNOW from FOX, FOX TV Stations’ national live streaming news product. Reporting to the Executive Producer, the Digital Content Manager will oversee publishing and content creation for newsnowfox.com and other digital properties. This position is based at our NewsNOW headquarters in Orlando, Florida.
Does this sound like you? You're driven, smart, full of energy and as digitally and socially savvy as they come. You’re a leader, but you also know there is no “I” in team. Your news judgment is solid, you’re in touch with your audience—and you know exactly what they want from you. You're (very) competitive, sharp, resourceful, quick-thinking, and not afraid to try something new. In fact, you love the opportunity to lay the groundwork for 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 tech-savvy news junkie who lives and breathes digital and loves to be part of building something new. If you're a digital content-creating rockstar who is hungry for the next step in their career, this job is for you.
Oversee creation of compelling, UX-focused news and event-based content relevant to digital users across the country and beyond, including text stories, photos/graphics, live streaming content, video on demand, breaking news and social media elements. Serve as digital leader and resource for the NewsNOW team. Work with NewsNOW management team to develop content designed to grow audience and build engagement, with user experience constantly in mind. Collaborate with digital teams in FTS markets to acquire relevant content that fits a national audience. Maintain continuous communication with Group Content Team, working together to create and display the most relevant content of the day. Stay on top of breaking news, current events, journalistic practices and industry news. Ensure published content meets quality and journalistic standards. Monitor real-time analytics, constantly looking for opportunities to win bigger. Other duties as assigned.
4+ years experience developing and publishing unique content, including news, for digital and social platforms preferred. Proven history as leader and/or project lead 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. Strong YouTube publishing experience a plus. Video and photo editing experience. Must respond quickly in case of emergency.
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.