Do you get all geeked up when one of your Facebook posts piles up 1M impressions or gets 500 shares?
Are you an idea machine who loves building highly engaging posts, slideshows and social cards?
If so, PennLive is looking for a collaborative and creative leader to help guide our talented social media team.
This innovative individual will make sure our highly engaging accounts continue their solid growth.
Our fleet of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube house accounts have almost 640K fans and have generated more than 4.8M engagements in the first half of 2018.
We feed our accounts 7 days a week, 365 days a year with a calculated mix of live and on-demand videos, links posts (owned and shared), social cards, polls, memes and anything else that will drive interactions.
We need someone who can bring ideas to the table each day and create engaging content across all of our platforms.
You’ll need to hit the ground running with our close-knit social team, while working hand in hand with our newsroom content editors in news, sports and lifestyles.
And, be ready to routinely use analytics to track the effectiveness of our engagement efforts, so we can continue to grow our voice across Pennsylvania.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field required
Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging audiences on social media platforms
Mastery of social media platforms and extensive knowledge of their application for news
Deep interest in local and national news and knowledge of content trends
Results-oriented with working knowledge of analytics reporting suites for websites and social media
Ability to work independently, including remotely, and to prioritize tasks
Demonstrated writing and organizational skills
PA Media Group’s PennLive site is a 24/7, award-winning statewide news gathering organization based in Harrisburg, the state’s capital.
We also have content gatherers in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Baltimore.
We regularly generate national, award-winning investigative, breaking news and enterprise content in news and sports. And, we average about 4.5M unique visitors a month.
We’re moving fast on this position, so please check out our social accounts and apply through the link. Share with us your plan to help our social team keep building a highly engaged audience.
PA Media Group is a part of Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the United States. Advance Local operates the leading news and information companies in more than 25 cities, reaching 50+ million people monthly with our quality, real-time journalism and community engagement. Our company is built upon the values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Fearlessness, and Customer Focus. For more information on Advance Local, please visit www.advancelocal.com
The PA Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation, martial status or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.
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