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Part Time Social Content Producer

Cox Enterprises, Springfield, OH 45502

Work at Cox Enterprises

Duration: Full-Time


Primary Location: 137 E Main St, Springfield, OH, USA

Division: Cox Enterprises

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 224893

At Cox, we’re forward-thinking innovators who put people first. Our award-winning workplace culture is centered on inclusion and kindness, and we’re looking for people to join our mission to be a force for good in the world. Come build a better future with us across automotive, communications, the environment and more.

We want to do everything we can to keep our employees safe and healthy. Therefore, where permitted by applicable law, you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S.-based job. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will of course be considered.

Keep reading to learn more about this opportunity to join the Cox family of businesses.

The digital content aggregator/social media producer is key to the SpringfieldNewsSun.coms effort to increase its local news market share and be the markets first and foremost local news source. This person creates, rewrites, refashions or aggregates localized content for our website that is optimized to bring in search and social visits. Typically, the content augments, rather than duplicates, the work of existing reporters and photographers. This individuals success is measured by pageviews the content.
Important Note: This is a part-time position projected to work between 25-29 hours per week.

The successful candidate will:

  • Aggregate content for digital
  • Monitor social conversations in our key zips/local communities
  • Serve as digital strike team, writing short, quick items for local audience on topics that are trending in that moment or of viral content
  • Produce videos
  • Familiar with digital publishing tools

Qualifications:

  • Where permitted by applicable law, this offer is contingent upon proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 absent approval for a religious or medical accommodation exempting you from the vaccination requirement. As a part of the hire process, you will be provided directions on how to submit your proof of vaccination. (If you need to request an accommodation, please inform your recruiter).
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge/use of social media products for news gathering/crowdsourcing purposes. Displays a sense of urgency and energy.
  • Displays ability to work under pressure and multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to write accurate, concise, quick "snackable" stories for mobile content utilizing SEO guidelines to increase audience engagement.
  • Possesses sound news judgment for digital and print.
  • Displays ability to use technology, including monitoring Tweetdeck, Social Flow, etc. Ability to engage and communicate effectively with audiences in social media spaces, using CMG guidelines.
  • Ability to identify breaking news and alert newsroom staff via internal alerts.
  • Ability to request and add elements to web stories such as compelling video, pictures, and other visual data.
  • Uses time effectively, efficiently, meeting deadlines and producing an acceptable volume of work. Is flexible in shift starting times and work locations.
  • Displays the ability to communicate effectively with community contacts and excels at developing relationships and trust with contacts and sources.
  • Collaborates and communicates effectively with others while maintaining a positive, helpful attitude.
  • Handles other assignments as needed, showing flexibility and adaptability, and a calm, cool, demeanor in working with others during stressful news events.
  • Ability to be innovative in ways to ethically confirm news stories and obtain content and visuals.

Education/Experience

  • Experience in journalism, communications, marketing, public relations, advertising, social media or related media field preferred. Degree in related field is a plus.
  • Experience: 1-3 years of experience creating content for a business-to-consumer website.
  • Additional requirements: Established social media presence on various platforms. Interest particularly in Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Reddit, Vine, Google+. (Candidates should supply handles for verification.) Photoshop skills preferred.

Who We Are

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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