Web Producer

Location
New York
Posted
Sep 18, 2012
Closes
Oct 18, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Web Producer position is with MSNBC Hardball. Producer will be responsible for managing the digital presence of Hardball, which includes frequent daily writing for the show website, management and distribution of video clips and the growth & management of Hardball's social media accounts.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Assist with the development, editing, and creation of editorial content (text, photo & video) for online platforms
- Work in Editor capacity with host and producers to develop and refine editorial tone and voice through its daily blogs and social media outlets
- Research and write articles and blog posts which are relevant and of interest to the Hardball audience
- Grow, maintain and serve as community manager for Hardball's social media accounts
- Lead the online conversation as the voice of Hardball before, during and after the television show

REQUIREMENTS:

- Bachelors degree
- Minimum 5 years of web content, internet or editorial experience
- Minimum 5 year of experience in writing and editing and familiarity with online content communities
- Strong writing skills
- Experience with standard blogging/publishing software
- Experience with social media platforms including, but not limited to, Facebook and Twitter
- Familiarity with Harball and solid understanding of the program’s sensibility and point of view
- Interested candidates must submit a resume through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule and weekend work is required
- Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Must be 18 years or older

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

- Bachelors degree preferred in Journalism, English or Communications
- Experience producing and editing video for the web is preferred
- HTML skills, basic photo-editing skills
- Experience with Final Cut, Avid or other software based video editing is a plus
- Passion for politics
- Speedy decision-making and quick reactions to newsworthy/fresh topics
- Strong organizational skills and solid work ethic
- Ability to work calmly under pressure and meet deadlines
- Ability to take direction well and provide self-direction
- Hands-on motivated player

NBC Universal is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer promoting diversity in the workplace. We invite and encourage response from women, persons of color, veterans and the disabled.

Please apply online via the given link. No phone calls or emails please.

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