Social Media Specialist

News for E. W. Scripps Company
Detroit, Michigan

posted on September 17, 2020

job posting:

Position: Social Media Specialist Company: E. W. Scripps Company Station(s): WXYZ-TV-TV Job Type: fulltime Hours: Compensation: / year Job Description: WXYZ, The E.W. Scripps Company ABC affiliate in Detroit, MI, is looking for a Social Media Specialist to join its team. The Social Media Specialist will manage involvement, strategy and messaging on social media platforms to promote the brand and its content across multiple social platforms and increase brand awareness, consumer reach and engagement. WHAT YOU DO: Manage, interact with and respond to social media audiences. Write, create and edit content for all platforms. Execute strategies and tactics for social media audience growth. Collaborate with marketing and/or creative staff on marketing initiatives, events and contest to promote the brand. Analyze rundowns and work with producers to coordinate on-air and digital products. Review web, mobile and social medial analytics daily, weekly and monthly to optimize platform growth. Train others on social media, web and mobile operations and best practices. Coordinate, recruit and curate user generated content on all platforms. Monitor web and social media for promotable content for all platforms. May manage social media pages and official brand/station accounts. Perform other duties as needed and as directed by management.WHAT YOU BRING: Strong understanding of how audiences behave on social and how to influence them and be relevant. Experience with social media management tools. Solid craft skills in copywriting, content creation, research and insights, creative ideation and presentation. Familiarity with social media analytics. An eye for great social design including video and image treatments. Ability to handle a wide variety of tasks and assignments in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment. Knowledge of the capabilities and best practices of all key social media platforms. May be required to work a non-traditional schedule. Some weekend, holiday and after-hours work may be required aligned to coverage of significant social media occasions (e.g. entertainment awards show, political debates, etc.). A moderate amount of travel may be required (10%). Benefits: medical, HSA, dental, optical, life insurance, STD, LTD, 401 k, paid time off Education Required: Bachelor's degree in marketing, journalism, public relations, communications or a similar field preferred; or equivalent experience. Experience Required: 3 - 5 years experience, preferably in social media strategy or content production. Other Requirements: Date Available: 9/16/2020

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