The anticipated base pay range for this position is between $80,000 and $95,000 annually. Individual base pay may vary within that range depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, relevant education, department equity, training, geography, and local wage and hours laws.Key responsibilities:Collaborate with McClatchy teams to create data-driven strategies that produce audience growth and subscriber loyalty on our websites.Regularly analyze performance data via Parse.ly and Amplitude to improve audience development strategies, and give feedback to your team and your newsrooms in daily meetings.Curate and write newsletters, develop pop-up newsletters, and implement best practices to increase list size and engagement.Train newsrooms on SEO, headline writing, and how best to reach digital and new audiences.Coordinate and/or host live and virtual events, town halls and listening sessions to build trust with our communities.Elevate on-site experiences for new and existing readers.Lead an inspiring and community-driven social media strategy on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok that creates long-term advocates for local journalism.Coordinate with editors producing high-impact journalism projects, ensuring that they put their audience at the center, from the idea phase onward.What you’ll bring :Reliable news judgment and a clear understanding of journalism ethicsExperience in a leadership roleA proven track record of growing and engaging with audiencesA deep understanding of social media best practices and newsletter and alert strategiesExperience with analytics platforms, and ability to analyze and communicate effectively about audience analyticsCuriosity about and awareness of audience trends in the digital media spaceMust work comfortably in a job that will be fast-paced, data-driven, shaped constantly by feedback and experimentationReporting and editing experience a plusMinimum requirements:Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience5+ years of experience, preferably in a digital media organization
What we’ll bring:As a journalist at McClatchy, you will join a supportive, flexible, collaborative team. McClatchy strives to be an employer of choice, and our benefits package is made with this goal in mind. With a focus on health, well-being, wealth and daily life, our package options include healthcare coverage for employees and their families, financial protection from expected and unexpected expenses, multiple no-cost wellness resources and even coverage for four-legged friends.Our overall benefits package also includes a 401(k) with employer match, competitive paid time off and corporate holidays, and a variety of mental health benefits. With an excellent support team and with focus on your well-being as a top corporate strategy, McClatchy provides benefits to support you and your family in achieving your health and wellness goals. For more information on McClatchy's benefit plan, please visit McClatchyLivewell.com.About McClatchy:Our impact is growing every day. 30 growing markets. Over 65 million monthly readers. 56 Pulitzer Prizes. A strong portfolio of dynamic partnerships and smart investments. Our award-winning journalism, digital reach, and commitment to innovative growth have never been stronger.As a member of the McClatchy family, you are part of a flexible, empowering, and exciting culture dedicated to creating a work/life balance and consistent opportunities for growth — a place where you have a voice and the ability to impact our future. It’s an exciting time to be here. Our company is experiencing the most transformative period in its history. We’re growing rapidly in the digital space and delivering award-winning journalism in innovative ways.