NewsNation is seeking to hire an experienced Social Media Manager.
NewsNation, America's newest primetime cable news network, is seeking to hire a social media manager to grow the cable network's news and talk show programming's presence and following on all major social media channels. This is a great opportunity for a motivated team player with social media savviness and brand marketing expertise to build the network's social media presence from the ground up.
NewsNation is America's source for unbiased news, where engaged citizens get news that represents the full range of perspectives across the country. Formerly known as WGN America, the network is owned and operated by Nexstar Media Inc, the country's largest owner of local TV stations, and reaches 75 million television households in the U.S.
Key responsibilities include:
Advise and provide subject matter expertise on how to use Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and other social media platforms to acquire and engage digital audiences and elevate brand awareness.
Promote editorial content using social media to reach digital audience goals.
Use social media to build and reinforce brand recognition and promote on-air programming.
Directly manages and owns platforms for the brand flagship accounts.
Uses data to inform programming decisions that helps brand reach digital audience and traffic goals, and grow broadcast brand awareness.
Manages social media posting automation tools.
Communicates with digital editorial team to understand content availability.
Requests unplanned content that will reach audience goals.
Provides training on social media best practices.
Strategically guides effort for talent and staff accounts.
Manages Social Media Producer(s).
Five (5) years’ experience setting and executing strategy for a brand’s social media accounts.
Subject matter expert for the brand on social distribution, social monitoring and content discovery platforms.
Experience gathering and/or producing news and information on the web.
Ease with/ability to learn new technology independently and quickly.
Organized, technical problem solver and quick decision maker.
Comfortable adapting to changes in evolving industry and thrives under pressure.
About this company
NewsNation is America's newest primetime cable news and online source for unbiased news where engaged citizens get news that represents the full range of perspectives across the country. Formerly known as WGN America, the network is owned and operated by Nexstar Media Inc, the country's largest owner of local TV stations, and reaches 75 million television households in the U.S.
Location/Region: Chicago, IL (60618)