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Social Media/UGC Producer - NBC Boston
Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations
NBCOTS - NECN
TV Content & Production
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NBC Boston and NECN are seeking a Social Media/User Generated Content Producer. This person will play a key role in the day-to-day execution of NBC Boston and NECN’s social media and online news strategies, working to ensure that the best viewer photos and videos are used online and on air and to help bridge the gap between on air and online. We are looking for candidates with expertise in various social media platforms and related tools and awareness of emerging trends and issues. The Social Media/User Generated Content Producer should be an active social media consumer and user. The right candidate will be a journalist at heart, someone who loves news and is intrigued by the opportunities that social media offers. Candidates should be aggressive and nimble and comfortable with experimenting, yet know when to move on.
Oversee monitoring of mainstream and social media for story ideas and competitive intelligence.
Identify buzz-worthy stories of the day and engage your local audience across platforms and, at times, write those stories for the NBC Boston and NECN digital platforms.
Create shareable graphics and short videos for use on NBC Boston and NECN's social media platforms
Ensure that NBC Boston and NECN’s social media accounts are engaging and timely sources of breaking news, and where appropriate, source individual journalists from the station.
Live-tweeting of events and breaking news
Write for NBC Boston and NECN digital platforms when appropriate and backup web producers as needed
Actively search out strong user generated video and photos on social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and more and make sure they are cleared for use on air and online across all NBC properties
Create and curate a network of authenticated viewer contributors
Work closely with on air producers, ENG and graphics to make sure all of this content can be used in a timely fashion
3+ years of experience in the field of social media and digital journalism
A Bachelor’s degree, ideally with some coursework in online media
Excellent news judgment
A genuine passion for social media and understanding of the latest news/trends in the digital media space.
Thorough skills and strategic understanding of social platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Periscope, Meerkat and SnapChat.
Strong writing and editorial skills
Knowledge of the basic concepts of producing digital content , on air broadcasting; writing and producing
Experience editing video for TV and web
Experience creating graphics and marketing materials for social media
Experience with PhotoShop and Adobe Premiere
Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
High attention to detail
A willingness to learn and grow in an environment of quality on-air and web journalism
Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
Experience working with content management systems
Demonstrated knowledge of AP Style writing and guidelines
Must be willing to work in Newton, MA
Must be 18 years or greater
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Exceptional communication skills
Experience with Clickability, SocialFlow, Spredfast and Urban Airship a plus
Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news, combined with the ability to write succinctly and with flair
Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast paced environment
Must be available to work weekends and extended daily hours when needed
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