The Spectrum News digital team is looking for a passionate manager-level specialist to join an energized and innovative group. The Manager - Digital Engagement position will be specializing in digital and audio content strategy and idea generation. In this exciting role you will be managing the launch of digital news franchises, including video, social media, and podcasts. You will also oversee training materials for news staff around digital and social media best practices to help elevate Spectrum News storytelling to compete in the digital landscape.
Do you have an understanding and passion for podcasts, digital content and social media?
Do you keep up with trends?
Do you enjoy brainstorming and problem-solving complex challenges?
Do you see yourself managing projects and initiatives across the country?
Do you like working with a variety of personalities and teams?
Do you have a keen eye for detail?
Are you comfortable working on several complex projects at once and have excellent time management and organizational skills?
Are you interested in local news and politics?
If so, we’d love to hear from you. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Brainstorm, develop, manage and execute franchise digital content including but not limited to news series, podcasts, events, etc.
Develop and manage strategies for executing new concepts as well as consistently looking for ways to improve workflow surrounding current initiatives
Build and manage timelines for projects with a variety of teams and stakeholders
Develop, implement and manage content calendars to support news franchises and initiatives
Establish project management process and methodologies to ensure digital content productions remain on schedule and are delivered as planned. Monitor content output and provide feedback
Create and present digital/social media training decks, one-sheets, and other materials as required by a given challenge at hand
Manage elements between internal departments and third-party partners to execute projects on time and within budget
Conceptualize, create and present strategy decks, documents, and materials for a variety of initiatives
Create and present recap decks, documents, and materials showcasing project successes as well as needs for improvement
Manage concepts and feedback from external and internal partners to create a path of action
Share inspiration and knowledge from keeping up with trade publication studies and news
Problem solve. Every week will bring new challenges and opportunities. Comfort in flexibility and shifting challenges is key.
Perform other related duties as assigned
Qualifications: Skills/Abilities & Knowledge
Familiarity with social media platforms and their respective best practices and optimization tactics. These may include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Reddit, Tik Tok, Quora, etc.
Familiarity with digital CMS platforms
Familiarity with SEO, Email, Video, Social, and Web optimization
Proficiency in presentation applications Keynote & PowerPoint
Understanding of podcasts and audio storytelling preferred. You will be part of a team responsible for launching podcast projects across the country. Familiarity with podcast creation/production a plus
Familiarity digital metrics and content creation tools such as GA, Omniture, Crowdtangle, Social media analytics suites, Google Trends, CMS platforms, etc.
Strong writing, editing, and presentation skills
Basic understanding of design concepts (Photoshop or related software skills a plus)
Basic understanding of video storytelling (Premiere/Final Cut software skills a plus)
Basic understanding of podcast/audio storytelling and production process (Audio production/editing skills not required)
Successful history of idea generation and project execution
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Above average organizational and time management skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required
3-5 years project management (ideation, strategy, and execution) experience at an agency or content/news publisher
Internal Number: 252106BR
About Spectrum Networks
Spectrum Networks is a series of 27 hyper-local news and 9 regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.