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Social Media Editor, TODAY Digital

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Want to work with one of America's most loved and trusted brands? The TODAY Digital team is a force of creativity, imagination and collaboration. We're currently looking for an eager and creative Social Media Editor to join our innovative social team. This person will report to TODAY’s Senior Social Media Editor and will be responsible for helping drive TODAY's social platforms -- with a special focus on Facebook and Twitter -- while driving the brand forward to the next generation of audiences.

Responsibilities:
  • Write and edit social copy across TODAY-branded social platforms, with special attention to grammar, spelling and accuracy
  • Work with editorial and engagement teams to edit and optimize social headlines from written articles
  • Manage most breaking news and hard news, with a special focus on publishing on Facebook and Twitter
  • Maintain focus and accuracy during high-pressure news situations
  • Look at analytics to see how our platforms are performing against KPIs and brainstorm ideas to help reach new audiences to meet those goals
  • Collaborate on new and innovative social projects to bring in new audiences for the TODAY brand, with a focus on Facebook and Twitter
  • Manage relationships with broadcast teams to think creatively about broadcast and social integrations, series and projects
  • Coordinate with producers on show teams, site programming, and marketing
  • Effortlessly communicate day-to-day social tasks across the newsroom

This position is represented by the NewsGuild-CWA.

• Bachelor's Degree in communication, journalism or a
similar relevant field of study or equivalent years relevant
working experience
• 3+ years working on a social team in a newsroom
environment, including experience with breaking news
and dedicated social publishing experience.
• Demonstrated experience with managing breaking news
and packaging/publishing on social media accounts for a
news outlet

- Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19
vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated,
submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days
following commencement of employment.
- Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the
commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced
protocols if Company determines your job position
requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
- Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19
workplace safety policies and protocols.

• Willingness to work east coast (NY-based) hours
• A passion for social and digital media, and following
latest trends in the social media space
• A deep understanding of Facebook and Twitter, including
all of the products and tools within each platform
• A drive to innovate and think creatively across text, video
and photo
• An understanding of how to optimize content for each
social platform
• Outstanding communication skills with the ability to
prioritize while multitasking
• Basic knowledge of video editing and Photoshop is
preferred, but not required
• Comfortable working with talent and on live studio sets
• Desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive but
highly rewarding news environment
• Comfort being an independent self-starter, but also part
of a multi-location, multi-time zone team
• Experience analyzing social and site analytics, and
generating reports
• Experience with live television production
• Experience as a site producer or similar digital media
experience
• Active awareness of TODAY personalities and brands
• Exceptional and proven expertise in detail-orientated
copywriting

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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