Social Editor, MSNBC

Posted: 1/9/2020

Location: Los Angeles, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Do you have a track record of processing and reporting a variety of political, foreign and domestic news topics with speed and accuracy? Are you passionate about journalism, news analysis and working in fast-moving digital spaces? If your answers are yes, we want to meet you. We’re looking for an experienced Social Media Editor to join the MSNBC social team in Los Angeles.You’ll work with the Head of Social in NYC and the Senior Social Media Editor in LA to manage MSNBC’s presence on social media platforms during Prime Time. You will activate on social strategies that elevate in-depth analysis, commentary and informed perspectives from Rachel Maddow, Chris Hayes, Lawrence O'Donnell, Nicolle Wallace and more. You will be able to swiftly break news, while identifying and promoting MSNBC coverage initiatives.We are headed into a historic 2020 election season, and we are looking for someone who can help keep MSNBC in the forefront of social media news.This position is represented by the NewsGuild-CWA.Drive MSNBC social media coverage during the key Prime Time hoursRun the MSNBC “hot seat,” helping define and share the voices of MSNBC to our highly engaged social audiencesMaintaining focus and accuracy during breaking news and high pressure news situations; keeping as many platforms as active as possible when the stakes are high, and accuracy with speed matter mostComfort being an independent self-starter, but also part of a multi-location, multi-time zone teamWriting headlines, editing video and distributing content on social media platformsCoordinating with editors on show teams and site programming

• Bachelor’s Degree
• 2+ years editing in a newsroom environment, including experience with breaking news, video editing and dedicated social publishing experience; must be a skilled text AND video editor with outstanding communication skills and the ability to prioritize while multitasking
• Demonstrate experience with managing breaking news, video editing and packaging/publishing on social media accounts for a news outlet(s)
• Work in the NBC News Los Angeles Bureau
• Desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive but highly rewarding news environment

• Experience analyzing social and site analytics, and generating reports
• Experience as a site cover editor or similar digital media experience
• Active awareness of MSNBC personalities and brands

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Do you have a track record of processing and reporting a variety of political, foreign and domestic news topics with speed and accuracy? Are you passionate about journalism, news analysis and working in fast-moving digital spaces? If your answers are yes, we want to meet you. We’re looking for an experienced Social Media Editor to join the MSNBC social team in Los Angeles.
You’ll work with the Head of Social in NYC and the Senior Social Media Editor in LA to manage MSNBC’s presence on social media platforms during Prime Time. You will activate on social strategies that elevate in-depth analysis, commentary and informed perspectives from Rachel Maddow, Chris Hayes, Lawrence O'Donnell, Nicolle Wallace and more. You will be able to swiftly break news, while identifying and promoting MSNBC coverage initiatives.
We are headed into a historic 2020 election season, and we are looking for someone who can help keep MSNBC in the forefront of social media news.

This position is represented by the NewsGuild-CWA.

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