Site Director

San Diego
May 08, 2013
Jun 07, 2013
Human Resources
Full Time
Key Activities This list of duties is not exhaustive, and duties may be added, deleted or changed at any time without notice
* Responsible for the over-all management and functionality of the station website, and all other assigned New Media platforms, such as mobile, tablet, social and digital channel applications * Responsible for creating and managing internal systems and processes to keep all digital platforms up-to-date, current, and competitive with local news and information (text and video) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
* Daily maintenance of station website and implementation of new content and applications
* Thoroughly optimize all pages and sections of the website for search and perform SEO and SEM site maintenance duties
* Track monthly analytics to include 'standard' web, advertiser and video statistics
* Work closely with all departments in a collaborative manner to support their digital product needs, including News, Creative Services and Sales
* Must attend weekly Sales meeting. Also participate in sales calls as needed
* Conceptualize and create new content areas on the website and manage others engaged in similar assignments
* Work with site partners and advertisers to create and maintain web content, including the incorporation, insertion and maintenance of advertiser creative and video commercials into the respective site areas/systems. Some design of advertiser creative may be required
* Troubleshoot any and all problems that may develop with the website
* Managing a staff to include hiring, training, supervising, counseling, developing and evaluating employees; conducts and submits annual performance appraisals in accordance with company policies and federal/state regulations; in conjunction with HR resolves employee concerns
* Responsible for the development and management of the New Media Department budget
* Perform other duties as needed and as directed Education & Experience/Certifications
* May require a BS/BA in news/media or technical discipline or equivalent experience
* Generally, 5+ years experience in news/media field including 2+ years in a supervisory or lead role
* 3+ years of comprehensive website experience required Skills & Abilities
* Proven experience developing web-based content for the reference market
* Demonstrated successful business negotiations, partner management and implementation skills
* Demonstrated success outlining and implementing strategic vision for growth
* Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage collaboration across internal departments and across divisions
* Proven experience managing processes, multiple vendors (domestic and off-shore), resources, and team management
* Experience in project design, scheduling, and project management
* Excellent communication skills including a sensitivity and awareness of international issues
* Demonstrated ability to strive for results while maintaining good relations with internal and external customers
* Must be a multi-tasker who can perform well under deadline pressure and successfully meet deadlines
* Must have outstanding skills in time management and setting priorities
* Must demonstrate openness and capacity to seek new opportunities and adopt new ways of doing things
* Must hold high standards and have the ability to demand high quality and productivity from staff members
* Must exhibit high standards of accuracy and fairness
* Must have strong communication and presentation skills
* Must have proven leadership and organizational skills and be able to function as a team leader and team player
* Must have a track record of coaching, mentoring and fostering staff development
* May manage elements/portions of a budget
* Looking for an experienced leader and effective manager, able to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced newsroom environment
* Must be able to meet deadlines
* Working knowledge of online content management systems (CMS's) and HTML is required
* Working knowledge of additional web design/development applications such as Flash, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop, and FTP is strongly preferred
* Experience in managing social media initiatives (including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) is strongly preferred If you meet the criteria listed above and have what it takes to dominate the digital space, please apply at Scripps Media is an equal opportunity employer. All sucessful candidates are required to submit to a drug and background screen. JOB REQUIREMENTS: To apply for this position, please copy and paste the following link into your browser address bar:

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