Digital Content Manager

Job Number: R50025716

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: News

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Oakland, California

Job Posting Date: June 4, 2024

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network’s national content.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Come join the Bay Area’s top rated news station! KTVU FOX 2 is seeking individuals that have a respect for journalism and want to be part of the station’s best in class reporting, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes! Be part of a winning team with a diverse culture that believes in supporting, mentoring, and training our staff. We are currently searching for a Digital Content Manager. As part of our total compensation benefits package, we offer comprehensive medical plans, three weeks’ vacation, 401k, and tuition reimbursement just to name a few.

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. You strive to make a difference every day and have a deep passion for what you do. You're (very) competitive, 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 and knows how to inspire and lead a team to new heights. If you're a digital content-creating rockstar who is hungry for the next step in their career, this job is for you.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee team that writes, produces, and optimizes compelling, local and national 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.
  • Drive coverage of breaking news, capitalize on stories and topics of interest, and guide the digital team’s editorial decisions.
  • Serve as digital leader and resource in the newsroom to ensure station’s digital and social media dominance.
  • Pitch original story ideas and use your unique style, creativity, and originality to develop those ideas and to implement them on digital platforms.
  • Analyze daily web and social metrics, and monitor long-term performance trends, identifying successes and opportunities for growth and improvement.
  • Work closely with editorial, promotions/marketing and sales departments to assist with conceptualizing and producing high-profile creative material.
  • Work with the Web Sales Manager to generate and maintain sponsored online content, work with corporate digital leads and other digital managers across the station group to manage all production/quality aspects of the station’s web site.
  • 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: 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 a plus, 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, video publishing, live streaming, and digital analytics tools. Video and photo editing experience (Adobe products a plus).

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. 

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $115,000.00-127,308.00 annually for California. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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