Web Producer - Homepage & Features

Location
New York
Posted
May 07, 2013
Closes
Jun 06, 2013
Contact
Sally Sy
Category
Digital Media, Other
Duration
Full Time
The Producer has responsibility for sourcing, maintaining and updating content (text, images and AV) for the daily production of BBC.com, in conjunction with and supervised by editors.

The role embraces:
1.Producing stories, slideshows and video
2.Editing/writing headlines, synopses/descriptions and additional editorial content as required - such as social networks
3.Preparing journalism for publication on the web
4.Assisting with specific project/product-related tasks and developments, working where necessary with internal users within the BBC


OVERALL REQUIREMENTS
The ideal candidates will possess the following skills and experience:
•BS/BA in journalism or unrelated degree but equivalent working experience

•At least 3 years producing content for the web within a media/agency company or experience as a journalist, producer, editor or similar, particularly on homepage of a news site and/or feature sections

•A background in news/journalism and, in particular autos-related topics, is a plus

•Native-level command of the English language

•Sound editorial judgement

•A clear, fluent writing style and an ability to produce strong headlines, news summaries and promotional texts

•A strong visual sense, experience in picture research and high level image editing skills using Adobe Photoshop

•Demonstrated knowledge of digital trends in media and entertainment, emerging technologies and consumer touch-points like social media

•Strong attention to detail and an ability to work within established deadlines

•Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically and deliver recommendations based on data and analysis

•Computer skills including familiarity with all MS Office applications

•Ability to work in a matrix environment

•Highly proactive, curious, and enthusiastic about the digital media space and the news/business/technology/entertainment categories


If you or someone you know are interested and qualified for this position, please email your resume and salary requirements to ResumesUS@bbc.com.
Please write “PHF – MB” in the subject line.




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