Social & Engagement Editor - WINS and WCBS-AM

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID
2021-2094
Category
Digital
Type
Regular
Telecommute
Yes

Overview

New York City’s top all-news radio stations, 1010 WINS and WCBS 880, are launching an exciting transformation of their digital news operations and are seeking talented digital journalists with strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio storytelling. This team will work to grow our audience across all platforms, from the mobile web to social media to smart speakers. This is an opportunity to join an award-winning news operation that has built a large loyal listening audience over many years and now seeks to extend its reach by creating and distributing an array of new digital content.

 

As part of this transformation, 1010 WINS and WCBS 880 are seeking a Social Media & Engagement Editor who will report to the Digital Managing Editor. The Social Media & Engagement Editor is responsible for executing on all social media platforms, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. They will pitch ideas and program, write, and execute on social platforms and work closely to monitor analytics and help the brand reach its goals. The Social Media & Engagement Editor also writes email newsletters and push alert copy to help drive the cultivation of super fans and overall audience engagement. The position also involves disseminating content to other media.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

 

  • Create, produce, and optimize content for use across all social platforms
  • Write and edit headlines and text to position content for maximum engagement on social media
  • Help grow the brand's social media followers and referrals to our website
  • Engage and respond to followers in real time
  • Brainstorm and execute innovative new social strategies, test new platforms, and expand social monetization opportunities
  • Respond to breaking news and actively monitor sources of breaking news (Dataminr, Twitter, AP, internal communications, broadcast, etc.)
  • Collaborate with digital and broadcast staff to advance and tailor stories and other content for social  
  • Post to social media accounts, compose push notifications and newsletters
  • Use real-time data in Google Analytics and Chartbeat to drive editorial/story decisions
  • Keep up with the latest social media trends
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts at social media companies
  • Collaborate with sales team on creating New York-specific social initiatives, and execute the initiatives across social platforms

Qualifications

More About You:

 

Required: 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years’ social media experience with a news brand
  • Command of best practices on all social media platforms
  • Outstanding news judgment, ability to work under deadline pressure and strong writing skills 
  • Experience with content management/online publishing systems
  • Stellar communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Proactive, organized, and self-motivated with a team mentality
  • Understands web and social analytics and how to interpret data

 

Desired Characteristics:

 

  • Passion for local news, podcasts, and digital media
  • Ability to evaluate news leads and tips to develop story ideas
  • Ability to work calmly in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while under deadline pressure
  • Strong organizational skills and solid work ethic
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to experiment and innovate
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, or other comparable photo and video editing software
  • Availability on weekends, evenings and holidays may occasionally be required
  • A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the position requires use of applicant’s own vehicle, proof of insurance, is required.

 

 

 

 

 

To help promote and ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities we serve, we require all incoming employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.  If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you are not vaccinated, or partially vaccinated currently, but willing to become fully vaccinated, we invite you to still apply.

 Audacy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all and we recognize that some individuals may have a sincerely held religious belief as it pertains to the practice of immunization or a medical disability which may prevent them from becoming vaccinated.   Individuals who cannot be fully vaccinated due to a sincere religious belief or medical disability may request an accommodation. We request that you refrain from discussing religious beliefs or medical conditions during the interview process.  If you believe you need an accommodation, you will have an opportunity to submit your request during the interview process.  All requests for accommodation will remain confidential and reviewed by selected individuals within the HR department.  We cannot guarantee that all requests for accommodation will be granted. Please refer to our EEO policy and statement below.

Vaccination Requirements

To help promote and ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities we serve, we require all incoming employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.  If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you are not vaccinated, or partially vaccinated currently, but willing to become fully vaccinated, we invite you to still apply.

Audacy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all and we recognize that some individuals may have a sincerely held religious belief as it pertains to the practice of immunization or a medical disability which may prevent them from becoming vaccinated.   Individuals who cannot be fully vaccinated due to a sincere religious belief or medical disability may request an accommodation. We request that you refrain from discussing religious beliefs or medical conditions during the interview process.  If you believe you need an accommodation, you will have an opportunity to submit your request during the interview process.  All requests for accommodation will remain confidential and reviewed by selected individuals within the HR department.  We cannot guarantee that all requests for accommodation will be granted. Please refer to our EEO policy and statement below.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best radio broadcasting group, a leader in virtually every segment of audio, and America’s #1 creator of original, premium audio.  Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.