Digital Content Manager

Job Number: R50019259

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: News

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Houston, Texas

Job Posting Date: June 20, 2022

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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

Fox 26 KRIV-TV in Houston, TX is looking for a savvy digital and social media guru, who can lead our team of Digital Content Creators and our station efforts in creating unique and compelling digital content (news and other), with high degrees of viral potential, across multiple platforms that drives users, user engagement and time spent on platform. The position will report to upper news management.

Do you have what it takes to lead, motivate and teach a team of creative individuals how to reach new heights of success? Do you understand what drives digital and social success? Do you thrive in a dynamic 24/7 environment where breaking news can change everything? Do you have a passion for winning and achieving goals? Do you enjoy identifying trends and interpreting data? Do you recognize and seize opportunities without hesitation?    

If you are a digital content-creating rock star who is hungry for the next step in their career, this job is for you.

JOB HIGHLIGHTS

  • Oversee a team that creates compelling, UX-focused news and event-based content relevant to local users and beyond.

  • Produce 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.

  • Closely monitor analytics and compliance with group standards and best practices.

  • Provide feedback and guidance to help station meet and exceed goals.

  • Facilitate training for digital team, including new employees.

  • Assist with recruiting, training, scheduling, accountability, evaluations, etc.

  • Play a key role in planning for station initiatives.

  • Ensure detailed, clear communication across the newsroom, other FTS digital teams, and Fox national content group.

  • Stay on top of changing digital landscape.

  • Other duties as deemed necessary and assigned.

WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE

  • BA/BS degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications or related field with emphasis on digital publishing.

  • 5+ years of experience developing and publishing unique content, including news, for digital and social platforms.

  • Strong journalism background.

  • Prior experience managing a team or project lead within a team.

  • Strong desire to advance in digital news career.

  • Superior news judgment, writing and copy editing skills.

  • Fanatical attention to detail.

  • Ability to operate in a fast pace environment and thrive under pressure.

  • Stellar communication skills.

  • Social media expert.

  • Proficient in content management systems, video publishing, live streaming, and digital analytics tools (Google Analytics, CrowdTangle, ShareRocket, ChartBeat and Dataminr experience a plus).

  • Video and photo editing experience (Grass Valley Edius and Adobe products a plus).

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License

  • Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. 

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

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