Digital Executive Producer - Spectrum News Raleigh

Location
Raleigh, North Carolina (US)
Salary
Competitive Salary, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K
Posted
Sep 27, 2019
Ref
244343BR
Metro Area
Charlotte
Duration
Full Time

The Executive Producer of Digital Content will oversee the day-to-day content development, management and publishing across our various channels including websites, mobile apps, email newsletters and social media. This person will lead a team of energetic and nimble producers within a fast-paces newsroom and translate the day’s stories into highly-engaging, best-in-class content.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Guide the creation of video, photo, graphic and live stream content amongst the digital team, and interface with the Creative Services Department to further coordinate asset creation
  • Grow engagement across Spectrum Networks digital properties
  • Sync with the assigned newsroom to identify news stories of the day and plan coverage that is appropriate for our various digital media platforms (website, mobile apps, newsletters, and social media)
  • Maintain digital content calendar containing priority events, initiatives and opportunities
  • Build support plans for major organizational priorities or initiatives
  • Aid the digital team in content production during producer shifts, breaking or emergency situations and during times where coverage may be limited
  • Provide content edits and accountability on spelling/grammar
  • Study performance data to make strategic decisions on content development
  • Apply SEO practices to improve overall content discovery and visibility
  • Operate a suite of software that includes the Dalet newsroom management system, web content management system, and computer-based video encoding and image capture applications
  • Troubleshoot web and online publishing tools and refine workflow processes as needed
  • Manages a team of digital producers, handles shift scheduling and approves paid time off when applicable
  • Coach digital and news teams to “think digitally” when crafting content on a daily basis
  • Maintain a positive and collaborative working atmosphere for direct reports and partner groups
  • Display strong organizational skills
  • Lead weekly department status meetings to discuss progress on current initiatives, kick off future priority projects and discuss executional issues the digital team may be experiencing
  • Work collaboratively with other Spectrum Networks’ digital teams
  • Interface with organization leadership to establish goals and drive digital strategy forward
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Familiarity with the AP print writing style
  • Website/CMS platform management experience
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, FTP and other web scripting practices
  • Adobe Creative Suite and/or digital content software experience
  • Working knowledge of video production and post production techniques and software
  • Familiarity with live stream products and software
  • Active social media user/familiarity with various social platform details
  • Working knowledge of digital paid media practices (web, search, and social)
  • Fluent in the English language. Spanish/bi-lingual speakers preferred
  • A high level of attention to detail, particularly with spelling and grammar

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field preferred or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of Producing news, sports, and/or lifestyles & entertainment digital content
  • 2+ years of Management experience

Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:

  • Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
  • Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
  • Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
  • Participation in an established on-call rotation