Job Number: R50018014
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: News, Digital
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Job Posting Date: June 22, 2022
We are hiring a Digital Content Manager to oversee our next-level team at FOX 5/FOX 5 Plus in the Washington, DC DMA! (Meet some of our team here: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks)
Reporting to the Regional Director of Digital Content, the Digital Content Manager will lead our team of local Digital Content Creators, who are focused on telling stories that truly matter to digital and social users.
Does this sound like you? You are driven, smart, full of energy and as digitally and socially savvy as they come. You are a leader, but you also know there is no “I” in team. You strive to make a difference every day, and have a deep passion for what you do. You are (very) competitive, sharp, resourceful, quick-thinking, and not afraid to try something new. You are a hard worker by nature, you set the bar high and you want to win. Big.
The person we are looking for is a news junkie who lives and breathes content and knows how to inspire a team. If you are a digital content-creating rockstar who is hungry for the next step in their career, this job is for you.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee team that creates compelling, UX-focused news and event-based content relevant to local users and beyond, including text stories, photos/graphics, live streaming content, breaking news, and social media elements. Prioritize allocation of digital resources to cover the most important stories, based on data derived from real-time analytics and trends. Guide digital team’s editorial decisions. Serve as digital leader and resource in the newsroom to ensure station’s digital and social media dominance. Follow group standards for digital publishing. Maintain continuous communication with other FTS digital teams and Group Content Team. Other duties as deemed necessary and assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: 4+ years of experience developing and publishing unique content, including news, for digital and social platforms preferred. Proven history as a manager, 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. SEO and social media expert. Proficient in content management systems (such as WordPress), video publishing and live video streaming (using tools such as Anvato, YouTube, and Facebook), digital analytics tools (using tools such as ChartBeat, Adobe Analytics, CrowdTangle) and ideally video and photo editing tools (using tools such as Adobe, Avid).
FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We have excellent benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks
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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