Digital Manager job Buffalo New York
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Digital Manager Job

Employer Name: WIVB/WNLO SpiderID: 9354757
Location: Buffalo, New York Date Posted: 2/3/2020
Wage: Category: Television/Radio
Job Code: 2962
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:
WIVB has an immediate opening for a Digital Weekend Manager. The ideal candidate is both a newsroom leader and a visionary for where technology and the media world is going. You should understand how platforms like Wordpress, Lakana, Facebook, Twitter, Social News Desk, and Crowdtangle work and you should be able to analyze data from Google Analytics and ChartBeat. Newsroom management experience is preferred, but not required. If you have what it takes to lead Western New York’s local news leader please apply now.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Digital Weekend Manager creates multimedia stories for online news platforms, associated social media, and for television. The ideal candidate would be able to assist with video editing, videography, and web posting.

• Own content display across desktop and mobile.
• Available to be on call to cover major events 24 hours a day - responding to breaking news during off-hours
• Work irregular/odd hours and be available to work weekends and holidays
• Work cohesively with news, promotions and sales departments
• Meet all assigned production deadlines
• Execute and manage social media strategy
• Using web metrics to think & communicate strategically about developing the sites’ audiences and the online capacities of newsroom staff

Have complete understanding of the content management systems, web technologies and be comfortable learning new software.

• Be responsible for building new content sections on the fly for breaking news
• Be a leader in the newsroom
• Contribute content to relevant events and/or stories as needed
• Assist with special project/sweeps planning & execution
• Work irregular/odd hours and available to work weekends and holidays
• Think strategically about developing the sites’ audiences and online capacities of newsroom
• Help develop new opportunities to expand news brand & services to new & emerging technologies
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by management

Job Requirements:
• Degree in media arts, communications, broadcast journalism, film/television production or another related field preferred.
• Strong knowledge of how content management systems work (HTML, CSS, XML and PHP/SQL), and be able to write thorough stories with compelling headlines
• Experienced with web-publishing tools and versed with competitive sites and systems
Clear editorial judgment
Strong writing, communication, and people skills

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Job Criteria:
Start Date: Immediate Opening
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 2
Education Required: Bachelors
Overnight Travel: None
Vacation Time: 2 weeks / year

Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Stock or Stock Options, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance

Company Profile:
WIVB News 4 and CW 23 serve Western New York with the region’s best local news, the area’s most dependable forecast, and up-to-the -minute Breaking News coverage. Our team is “always on,” giving western New York the latest news, on air, on and with the News 4 app. With over 9 1/2 hours of local news each weekday, News 4 surpasses all other Buffalo TV stations in its commitment to live news. Each month, News 4 reaches over three-quarters of a million unique users.

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Company Type: Employer
Company: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.
City: Irving
State: Texas
Zip: Coordinator I, HR Business
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