Director of Digital Media

Employer
Location
Portland
Posted
Jul 21, 2014
Closes
Aug 20, 2014
Contact
Ms. Caryn Lilley
Duration
Full Time
KGW in Portland, Oregon, is seeking a cutting-edge Director of Digital Media to help lead a team of talented journalists.
•Develop and implement digital content strategy for KGW, including kgw.com website, KGW mobile apps, and KGW social that achieve digital audience and revenue growth for KGW
•Hire and manage Digital news content staff
•Drive collaboration and integration between TV and Digital news staff, including ongoing training in Digital, Mobile and social reporting tools and techniques
•Enhance KGW initiatives across all departments and at the group head level by adding a digital sensibility to our operations
•Launch and lead KGW strategy for each of our social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr, Storify and Pinterest.
•Be an effective advocate to corporate for the needs of the local digital operating unit
•Evaluate emerging social and digital tools and platforms and how they can be used to advance the journalism and business goals of KGW
•Lead mobile content and design development to respond to the increasingly mobile-first news audience, both via our suite of existing apps and by identifying future content and business opportunities in mobile
•Thought Leader in Digital community
Skills and experiences:
•College degree required, advanced degree with business/leadership focus preferred
•Track record of innovation in mobile and social content
•Proven ability and experience leading teams, and fostering innovation and collaboration
•Fluent with digital content management systems
•Fluent with social media platforms and social management tools, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Storify
•Fluent with digital metrics tools including Omniture, Chartbeat, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Twitter metrics tools
To apply: Qualified individuals should to www.kgw.com and go to the employment page
Applicant finalists will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test, background check and furnish evidence of employment authorization and identification. No telephone calls please. EOE


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