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Digital Content Producer

Meredith


Location:
Mobile, AL
Date:
03/23/2017
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Description:
3210 WALA Don’t just read the news, write it and tell Mobile-Pensacola’s stories! Work in newsroom environment to get information from the newsroom to our audience, while ensuring that the content is engaging and accurate and well-written. In other words, we want you to be able to communicate, and do it well! You’ll also cover area news and return with stories to tell online. When you're not writing, you’ll be researching and producing photo galleries, infographics, or other elements to help tell the stories our newsroom is telling better. You’ll work in our content management system to organize your content and push it out on the site. We’re a force across all screens, so you should be familiar with push notifications, email marketing, search engine optimization and social media posting. Experience in Photoshop or similar software and non-linear editing software will help too.

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

Don’t just read the news, write it and tell Mobile-Pensacola’s stories! Work in newsroom environment to get information from the newsroom to our audience, while ensuring that the content is engaging and accurate and well-written. In other words, we want you to be able to communicate, and do it well!

You’ll also cover area news and return with stories to tell online. When you're not writing, you’ll be researching and producing photo galleries, infographics, or other elements to help tell the stories our newsroom is telling better.

You’ll work in our content management system to organize your content and push it out on the site.

We’re a force across all screens, so you should be familiar with push notifications, email marketing, search engine optimization and social media posting. Experience in Photoshop or similar software and non-linear editing software will help too.

II. Essential Job Functions

Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

30% Posting press releases, breaking news, and other scripts to the website using the Worldnow CMS, with SEO and web best practices, as well as AP style

15% Contribute to the newsroom’s editorial process to create content and increase site traffic and make solid decisions in breaking news situations

20% Communicate verbally and through written word with our audience, as well as co-workers (managers, reporters, television producers) and interview subjects on stories

20% Use strong news judgement to decide which stories deserve ranking on our homepage, and posting to social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)

15% Understand and communicate basic web Key Performance Indicators (KPIs include page views, unique visitors, visits and time on site)

100%

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience:

Experience working in a newsroom environment, Social Media (Focus on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), Experience using Content Management Systems

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work a flexible work schedule as a member of a team. Strong news judgement, Knowledge of AP style, ability to adapt, shining under pressure of strict deadlines, HTML and CSS knowledge is a big plus

% Travel Required (Approximate): 20%


JOIN OUR TEAM!

The Meredith Local Media Group offers great career opportunities to be a part of a company leveraging the latest technologies to deliver the best news product to our viewers through multiple platforms.  We always surround ourselves with talented, smart, compassionate people in a fun, friendly and fast-paced environment. Meredith currently owns 14 television stations that include FOX, NBC affiliates and two MY Networks and one Independent station.  Click the Contact Us tab to view our station locations.

We reach local audiences in more than 10 million U.S. households in top markets. Our network affiliates use the power of television backed by our trusted brands and our local digital and mobile sites to create compelling and effective marketing solutions for clients.

About Meredith Corporation: (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Allrecipes.com, Fitness, More, American Baby, EveryDay with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun- along with local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including print, television, online, mobile, tablets, and video - to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Company Industry 
Television Broadcasting
www.Meredith.com

Meredith Corporation Headquarters
1716 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA  50309

Meredith Local Media Group Human Resources
Kandis Bock
Kandis.Bock@Meredith.com
515-284-2385

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