Nexstar Media Group

  • Social Media Manager

    Requisition ID
    2018-3672
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-OR-Portland
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    KOIN 6, A Nexstar Broadcasting Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon is seeking a candidate to oversee and build up its social media properties, with the goal of increasing brand awareness, engagement and followers. We want a high-energy employee who has a passion for social media and a commitment to making the KOIN brand stronger on it.

     

    JOB SUMMARY: Guide the news department’s efforts on social media, developing a strategy and a plan to execute it.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Priorities:

    • Oversee and manage all of station’s social media platforms, with the goal of increasing engagement and followers
    • Develop the station’s brand and voice on social media. Ensure that the ‘Watching Out For You’ brand gets established and built up on social platforms.
    • Work with anchors/reporters to increase social presence, and help them show and enhance their personalities online. 
    • Create local social media videos.
    • Implement techniques for social newsgathering.
    • Work with promotions during events and sponsorships to develop social plans and strategies. Be point of contact during these times.
    • Post stories to the website as necessary.

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Social media skills – facebook, twitter, etc
    • Knowledge of digital publishing tools and platforms
    • Ability to edit digital video
    • Strong writing skills
    • Background in working in news – an understanding of the styles, needs and workflows

     

    Education/Experience: Background in journalism preferred; 3 years+ of digital journalism experience required.

    Training/Equipment: knowledge of digital publishing tools

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT/MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: High stress office environment with deadline pressures. Position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, and well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority. Work will include working with other managers, department heads and news anchors.

     

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    TO APPLY: Please visit the Work for us page on our Website at www.koin.com https://bit.ly/2NpjYBu or at the Nexstar Website at:  https://bit.ly/2JxnUO8 to complete the application process.

     

    ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland's CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.

     

    **** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED

     

     

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