Digital Content Producer

Location Dedham, Massachusetts Job Number 179282 Brand Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC, d/b/a WFXT-TV

Description

Reporting to the Digital Content Manager, the Part-Time Digital Content Producer will post content to the station’s website, mobile apps and tablet apps, while also sharing news and information on the station’s social media pages. The successful candidate will also be responsible for sending out breaking email, text and push alerts. The Digital Content Producer must have a strong journalistic background, excellent writing skills and a passion for news coverage on all platforms. The successful candidate will have a track record of using metrics to maximize content that is most popular and posting to social media in a way that generates engagement. This is a part-time position that requires a willingness to work flexible days/hours and/or weekends.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Produce and write stories for all station digital platforms
• Send Breaking News Email, Text Messages and Push Alerts
• Share information on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms in a way that informs and generates conversation
• Digitize video from news reports, feeds from reporters in the field and feeds from content partners
• Write and edit text taken from scripts and wires
• Create slideshows from stills captured from video feeds
• Coordinate User Generated Content on station’s digital platforms
• Understand and Use Metrics to maximize most popular content
• Work flexible schedule that includes, nights, weekends, and holidays


Qualifications


• Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Journalism or Communications preferred
• Must have strong writing skills as well as an understanding of breaking email, text and push alerts
• Strong knowledge of social media platforms is crucial
• Must be familiar with basic HTML coding and use of a publishing system
• Must also have working knowledge of Photo Shop and the use of video editing software
• Ability to successfully work in a fast-paced, loosely structured, growing and changing work environment
• Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Must possess a positive attitude

WFXT/Fox 25 is an equal opportunity employer.



About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-MA-Dedham-25 Fox Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Part-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing