Digital Content Manager

  • Full-time
  • Westbrook, ME
  • August 4, 2024

EMPLOYER: WMTW-TV


Description:

Digital Content Manager

WMTW-TV, the ABC affiliate in Westbrook, Maine, is looking for an experienced multi-platform journalist to build our station’s digital strategy. The Digital Content Manager is responsible for overall management and direction for all digital content efforts of our website and social media efforts along with developing strategies on emerging platforms. The Digital Content Manager serves as a member of the newsroom management team, reporting to the News Director, and spearheads the creation of unique, interesting and dynamic content for all digital platforms.

Responsibilities

Manage online content and operations. This includes selecting and writing material for all of our digital platforms.
Develop and guide execution of strategies to meet digital goals.
Creatively develop unique content, event coverage and project ideas for all digital platforms.
Bring urgency, immediacy and real-time strategies to breaking news coverage.
Work with the digital editors, news crews and producers coordinating and producing content for digital platforms and television.
Be a digital advocate in daily editorial meetings and other meetings with station management.
Coordinate training of all newsroom staff to maximize contributions to all digital platforms.
Coach and frequently share best practices around digital content production and provide feedback to everyone in the newsroom.
Create digital projects involving news, sales and creative services departments aimed at creating revenue-generating content and projects.
Communicate with the corporate digital team and other Hearst TV stations on implementation and sharing of best practices.
Have a great eye for videos with viral potential for all station digital platforms.
Communicate important metrics concerning digital growth and trends to internal stakeholders.

Requirements

Experience with digital content management
Must have a working knowledge of digital technology
Familiarity with digital analytics
Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization
Calmly handle breaking news situations
Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Benefits

Hearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

Medical | Dental | Vision
401(k) matching
Emotional Wellness Support
Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
LGBTQ+ Health Services
Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs

ABOUT US
Hearst Television (HTV) owns and/or operates 35 television and two radio stations serving 27 media markets across 39 states reaching over 22 million U.S. television households. HTV is recognized as one of the industry’s premier broadcasting companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service.

How to Apply:

Contact: Danielle Monteferrante
Phone: (212) 887-6863