Managing Producer, College Sports

Location
Birmingham
Posted
Jul 16, 2012
Closes
Aug 15, 2012
Contact
Jessica Nettleton
Duration
Full Time
This position offers you the opportunity to play a key role generating and developing college sports content and get in on the ground floor of an exciting initiative to re-create Alabama's leading media company. As Managing Producer, College Sports, you will work closely with the Director of State News and oversee a team of reporters, videographers, photographers and more as you strive to cover the most exciting sports events and teams in an effort to increase audience engagement. If youre a professional media producer or a person who has already found success in the digital world, this is a prime opportunity to take an exciting step in your career. You'll enjoy thinking outside of the traditional news box in order to make a direct and immediate impact on your audience. If you like the idea of being empowered to determine college sports coverage, working in a collaborative environment, and interacting directly with readers, consider using your talents and influence to build a cutting edge career with Alabama Media Group.

Alabama Media Group is seeking a well-rounded Managing Producer with a history of success in digital media and expertise in sports news. You could be newer in your career but getting some strong attention from a blog, or you might be a veteran sports editor enthused by the digital platform and transforming your career for the future.

To be a good fit for this opportunity, you will need to have:

A bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or a related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
A minimum of five to seven years of professional experience in developing and directing web-related projects/programs.
At least three to five years of management and/or team leadership experience required.
Mastery of social media and digital interaction, including experience working with video and social networking functionality/technology.
Successful experience leading multi-disciplinary teams.
A solid track record of successfully developing projects through launch.
An understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure.
Experience creating interactive metrics reports and analyzing their implications.
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