KNKX in Seattle-Tacoma is looking for a sharp-eyed, multi-talented Digital Content Manager to coordinate and edit digital editorial content. You will work with a talented and committed staff to turn audio reporting into compelling digital stories, and report original content for web, social, and on-air. You will work closely with the Director of Content to help guide the station’s multi-platform content strategy, as well as design and oversee the creation and execution of short and long-term online editorial projects.
To Apply: Include resume, cover letter and at least 3 links to examples of your work along with the application.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assign, edit, manage, update, and publish daily website, social media, and podcast content.
Write, report, and produce original web content. Pitch stories.
Transform radio stories into engaging digital content.
Experiment with a variety of content distribution platforms and adapt and revise content strategy based on user behavior, and new technologies.
Monitor audience metrics and adapt content to increase users and maximize engagement.
Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of all facets of digital production and social media, including writing for web, editing text and audio, some graphic design and HTML desired, photography and audio/video production.
Knowledge and understanding of content management systems.
Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Demonstrated expertise in the mechanics of Standard English grammar and knowledge of AP style.
Ability to set goals and meet deadlines.
Strong understanding of journalistic standards and effective news and music storytelling.
Ability to track multiple projects, work under deadline pressure, communicate across departments, and respond effectively to diverse and challenging circumstances.
Ability to communicate metrics to various constituencies, including staff, Board of Directors, and the sales team.
3 years experience as a journalist, including working in an online environment.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
Strong knowledge of AP and NPR Style.
Broad knowledge of regional issues and current events.
On-air reporting experience.
This is an AFTRA union position, membership is required.
KNKX is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
About KNKX - Pacific Public Media
KNKX is an ambassador for jazz and blues, and a vital source of quality, non-commercial news, including NPR and regional coverage. The KNKX programming staff are storytellers who reach deeply into the community to reflect the voices of our people, our region and beyond. KNKX is funded by a loyal community of listeners who value the station’s independence. KNKX operates a network of 12 radio signals that cover Western Washington, reaching 322,000 listeners weekly. In addition, knkx.org and KNKX’s 24-hour jazz stream, Jazz24 reach 350,000 listeners every month online. KNKX has more than 12 million views on its YouTube channel of live jazz and blues performances.