Updated: January 5, 2021
The following represents brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and, /or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.
DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER, NewsNOW (position based in Orlando, Florida) - We're hiring a Digital Content Manager for NewsNOW from FOX, FOX TV Stations’ national live streaming news product. Reporting to the Executive Producer, the Digital Content Manager will oversee publishing and content creation for newsnowfox.com and other digital properties. This position is based at our NewsNOW headquarters in Orlando, Florida.
Does this sound like you? You're driven, smart, full of energy and as digitally and socially savvy as they come. You’re a leader, but you also know there is no "I" in team. Your news judgment is solid, you’re in touch with your audience—and you know exactly what they want from you. You're (very) competitive, sharp, resourceful, quickthinking, and not afraid to try something new. In fact, you love the opportunity to lay the groundwork for something new. You're a hard worker by nature, you set the bar high and you want to win. Big.
The person we're looking for is a tech-savvy news junkie who lives and breathes digital and loves to be part of building something new. If you're a digital content-creating rockstar who is hungry for the next step in their career, this job is for you.
Oversee creation of compelling, UX-focused news and event-based content relevant to digital users across the country and beyond, including text stories, photos/graphics, live streaming content, video on demand, breaking news and social media elements. Serve as digital leader and resource for the NewsNOW team. Work with NewsNOW management team to develop content designed to grow audience and build engagement, with user experience constantly in mind. Collaborate with digital teams in FTS markets to acquire relevant content that fits a national audience. Maintain continuous communication with Group Content Team, working together to create and display the most relevant content of the day. Stay on top of breaking news, current events, journalistic practices and industry news. Ensure published content meets quality and journalistic standards. Monitor realtime analytics, constantly looking for opportunities to win bigger. Other duties as assigned.
4+ years experience developing and publishing unique content, including news, for digital and social platforms preferred. Proven history as leader and/or project lead within a team. BA/BS degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications or related field with emphasis on digital publishing. Strong desire to advance in digital news career. Superior news judgement, writing and copy editing skills. Fanatical attention to detail. Thrive under pressure. Stellar communication skills. Social media expert. Proficient in content management systems, video publishing, live streaming, and digital analytics tools. Strong YouTube publishing experience a plus. Video and photo editing experience. Must respond quickly in case of emergency.APPLY HERE:
For information on FOX 35 internships, click here.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to email@example.com, call 407-644-3535 (option #2), or visit our readily accessible station located at 35 Skyline Drive Lake Mary, FL 32746, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.
EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled: VEVRAA Federal Sub-Contractor; Iraida Morillo, HR Director Hiring Contact.
Organizations that regularly distribute information about employment opportunities to job seekers or refer job seekers to employers may request WOFL/WRBW/WOGX to provide them with information about full-time openings at the station. Such requests must include the organization's name, mailing address, e-mail address if applicable, telephone number and contact person, and identify the category or categories of job openings for which it requests notices. Requests should be directed to Human Resources, WOFL FOX35 at 35 Skyline Drive, Lake Mary, FL 32746. We appreciate your organization's help in publicizing our job openings! WOFL/WRBW/WOGX-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.