Temp to Full Time - Entry or Early Career Level (Specialist, Coordinator, Associate, Interns)
Radio Europa Libera Romania is looking for an experienced Social Media Editor. In this position you will be responsible for creating and editing content for social media platforms and generally managing RFE/RL’s Romanian Service social media presence and engagement with audiences across these platforms. The incumbent plays a lead role in new media and digital initiatives and identifies content for enhanced outside promotion.
Takes care of RFE/RL Romanian Service's accounts on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram.
Explores new opportunities for using other platforms as well for reaching new audiences.
Posts RFE/RL Romanian Service's content on Social media and makes sure all content is Google-friendly.
Produces content especially for Social media.
Advertises content on Social media, creates advertisements, targets audiences, keeps track of the performance.
Plans and creates polls, quiz or other forms of interaction with RFE/RL Romanian Service's audience on Social media.
Answers/forwards messages sent on Social media, moderates discussions under the posts, and ensures a tolerant and hate-speech-free environment.
Uses journalistic acumen to find stories that are both likely to be shared and meet RFE/RL standards.
Mines the web for news leads and participates in developing news stories.
Keeps RFE/RL Romanian Service's team updated throughout the day on trending topics and stories worth exploring.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, or related field is preferred
Experience in digital journalism and social media in news organization, minimum 5 years
Experience in editing with Adobe Premiere including creating content using AfterEffects, PhotoShop and Illustrator and other core production skills.
Experience with Social Media analytics, including Chartbeat, SocialBakers and Google analytics
Experience with managing Live content on Social Media platforms
Strong news judgment
Broad knowledge of political, economic, and social situations in the broadcast area as well as international affairs acquired through studies, research, writing, travel, or other relevant experience or exposure
Excellent writing in a news environment and demonstrated ability to work with social and digital media to both find content and disseminate it.
Adapts to and works effectively within a variety of situations, and with various individuals or groups. Flexibility entails understanding and appreciating different and opposing perspectives on an issue, adapting one’s approach as the requirements of a situation change, and changing or easily accepting changes in one’ s own organization or job requirements.,
Excellent teamwork and the ability to multitask and prioritize with little supervision.
Ability to balance multiple responsibilities and projects simultaneously and work under deadlines.
Romanian language Native level
English language Proficient
Other foreign language is an advantage
Additional Salary Information: Competitive
Internal Number: B0637
About Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, Inc.
RFE/RL’s mission is to promote democratic values and institutions and advance human rights by reporting the news in countries where a free press is banned by the government or not fully established. In 23 countries, RFE/RL journalists ?provide what many people cannot get locally: uncensored news, responsible discussion, and open debate. RFE/RL strives to meet the highest standards of objective journalism and report the facts, undaunted by pressure or attempted influence?.