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Publication or Company Newsday, LLC
Job Title social media coordinator
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Social Media
Salary
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Melville, NY
Job Requirements Newsday.com is looking for a social media coordinator to help manage our Twitter, Facebook and overall social media strategy, oversee comments on the website and manage user-generated content from our headquarters in Melville, Long Island.

The ideal candidate is a sharp, hardworking and flexible journalist who not only uses social media but also reads about it, thinks about it, and stays on top of media organizations' newest social media initiatives.

Duties:

- Engage users daily on multiple social media platforms
- Monitor tips from social media on breaking news to inform online and print editors
- Track metrics and referral rates from social media and draft weekly and monthly reports
- Draft and implement new approaches to enhance our social media presence
- Advise editors and reporters on using social media in newsgathering
- Monitor comments and user-generated content on newsday.com
- Develop relationships with other sites to get Newsday content featured on aggregator and other sites


Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in journalism, mass communications or related field
- Previous experience in a newsroom setting
- Experience with community-building and newsgathering on various social media platforms
- Rock-solid grammar and writing skills
- Flexibility to work various shifts, which may include weekends
- Experience with PHP, Javascript, MySQL and/or data visualization a plus


Interested candidates please send a resume and links to both a Twitter feed and Facebook page you have managed (personally or professionally) to greg.emerson@newsday.com and include “Social Media Coordinator” in the subject line.

Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer


About Our Company newsday.com is an award winning news and entertainment site in the competitive New York metro-area market.

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