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Jr. Digital Producer (Day Shift)

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Our client is seeking a passionate, video-obsessed news, sports and pop culture junkie to come aboard as a digital curator. You'll be reporting directly to the Senior Programming Manager. You'll scour the library for the best and freshest video content across key verticals such as News, Sports, Tech and Entertainment, curating coverage of current events and hot news topics on one of the web’s largest curated video libraries, so if you're obsessed with everything and anything video, this would be a perfect fit for you.

Our ideal candidate is a team player (ego at the door, please!), motivated and goal-oriented, a self-starter who can work independently in order to meet deadlines and benchmark goals, comfortable in a dynamic, fast-paced and largely news-driven environment, bringing energy, passion and a positive attitude to everything they do, who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves in order to tackle tasks both big and small.

Responsibilities:

· Ensuring fresh, compelling and relevant content is available 24/7
· Monitoring a weekly editorial calendar and schedule
· Interfacing with our Homepage Editor to ensure content flow and priorities
· Making bold choices, crafting clever headlines and tease copy, choosing and cropping appropriate imagery to accompany videos
· Creating and scheduling content pieces for social media outlets, newsletters and email blasts
· Understanding and studying the audience, its interests and what it responds to
· Managing competing priorities, fielding pitches from diverse sources, budgeting time
· Monitoring and analyzing site traffic/usage data to make informed programming decisions that are aligned with our business and voice

Requirements:

Editorial experience with a focus on editing copy/curating content for a large website, with at least a couple of relevant internships and/or fellowships under your belt
Proven ability to drive traffic/promote viral content
Experience using social media in a professional capacity
Thorough understanding of SEO, web copyright standards, fact-checking and web research
Familiarity with standard photo-editing tools (PhotoShop suite)
Established social media presence or blogging experience – a strong advantage
Familiarity with AP Style – a strong advantage

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