Full Time - Upper Management Level (Managing Editor, General Manager, Manager, Director)
NBC Universal is looking for a Manager of Social Media Strategy for NBCLX, a new brand dedicated to telling stories in our local communities that compel our audience to engage and take action. The Manager of Social Media Strategy will play a crucial role on the digital team by leading social media strategy, engagement and innovation. The Manager of Social Media Strategy’s primary responsibility is to grow NBCLX brand visibility and audience across all social platforms. S/he will accomplish this by creating effective social media strategies and producing innovative and engaging content. S/he must be a strong communicator and leader who will work closely with on-air talent and NBCLX journalists on best practices for social platforms as well as content promotion. S/he will create and publish high-quality, consistent and compelling social media content that speaks to the LX audience. S/he will utilize social media properties to engage users and establish an interactive social media environment that extends the brand’s reach and influence. The chosen candidate will use analytics tools to identify trending topics, increase social media effectiveness and track overall performance. S/he will also contribute to overall digital efforts, including content development and coverage. The ideal Manager of Social Media Strategy is a strong, engaging writer with experience creating unique content aimed at a younger audience. S/he must have excellent news judgment, attention to detail, and organizational ability, as well as a firm grasp of how younger news consumers use existing and emerging platforms. The right candidate has experience working on breaking news deadlines and thrives in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. S/he knows how to identify stories that matter to the LX audience and make them shine on multiple platforms. The Social Media Producer will report to the Digital Director.
At least 4 years professional experience with a proven track record of increasing audience on social media platforms for a digital newsroom.
Advanced knowledge of publishing content for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Experience creating content on breaking news deadlines.
Strong writing and editorial skills.
Strong news judgment.
Demonstrated understanding of how younger audiences engage with social media platforms.
Current knowledge of copyright laws related to social media publishing.
Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels.
Willingness to take risks and experiment.
Eligibility Requirements Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays.
Must be willing to work at the Rockefeller Center office in New York, NY.
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
Must be 18 years or older.
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
Experience creating graphics for social media platforms.
Proven success creating and executing social media campaigns.
Strong understanding of digital audience and analytics.
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high-pressure environment.
Internal Number: 499691BR
About NBC LX
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.