Social Media and Digital Content Manager – Heart of Illinois ABC

If you’re passionate about the power of social media, winning breaking news and delivering other engaging content to our customers, here’s your chance to join a terrific team that makes a difference in the world every day.  WEEK-TV, HOI-ABC is committed to strong journalism and community service and is #1 in central Illinois, a beautiful part of the country recognized again and again for its incredible quality of life.  It’s a good place to work and a good place to live—in a family-owned company.

Our news-oriented week.com website is always on and always changing and our hoiabc.com website has a completely different personality, but both of them thrive on breaking news and weather.

Requirements:

We’re looking for a leader, a coach and a hands-on journalist and social media expert who can help us build audience engagement and bring traffic from Facebook to television and to our digital platforms. The successful candidate will also lead our news, sports and weather teams in publishing great content to our website and apps.  It will require solid news judgment, exceptional news writing skills, as well as strong creativity, planning, leadership and communication abilities. The Social Media and Digital Content Manager will also work closely with our marketing and sales teams to help them engage people with campaigns that excite and intrigue.

A degree in social media/journalism and two years of newsroom experience preferred.  To hit the ground running you would need a knowledge of Facebook best practices for journalists, Social NewsDesk, WordPress, Google 360 analytics and iNews.

Additional Information:

WEEK-TV, HOI-ABC is proud to be a Quincy Media station. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at www.quincymediacareers.com.

EOE.

Contact:
If you’d like to be a part of our award-winning team, send your resume materials to:

Lon Lucas, News Director
2907 Springfield Road
East Peoria, IL 61611
llucas@week.com

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