Audience Engagement Producer

Teton Media Works / Jackson Hole News&Guide, Jackson, Wyoming

Date PostedJanuary 25, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Websitehttp://www.jhnewsandguide.com, tetonmediaworks.com
Description:

Are you immersed in the digital realm? Are you a news junkie?

Teton Media Works seeks a full-time Audience Engagement Producer to distribute news and other content produced by our company, which publishes the Jackson Hole News&Guide, Jackson Hole Daily, www.jhnewsandguide.com and other products. Get our news in front of more eyes, leading to increased free and paid consumption.

The ideal candidate will: be fluent in major social media platforms; have a background in journalism or communications; create clean copy without direct supervision; be versed in constantly changing algorithms; communicate clearly and professionally in writing and in person; work with large and small teams to convey a tone and vision; be capable of dissecting and synthesizing analytics; be engaging.

Daily duties to include:

Manage the feed of stories via start times on various platforms
Oversee Facebook scheduling and reschedule posts as needed when breaking / developing / other news requires it
Mine analytics to grow engagement
Build and brainstorm other places to push our content
Retweet staff tweets
Respond to reader comments
Edit or write and post additional content as needed
Advise on presentation online: headlines, art, placement

Weekly duties:
Compile weekly analytics and report out to newsroom on how to improve / get more engagement
With the help of a committee, brainstorm, promote and execute in-person engagement
Help create and manage newsletters pushing our content to those who sign up

Ongoing projects:
Stay on top of innovations and fast changes in the industry and in social media
Report out with monthly analytics

Compensation: includes health insurance, profit sharing, paid vacation time and other benefits. Pay based on experience.

About the Jackson Hole News&Guide: Our vision is to be catalysts for an engaged and inspired community, providing timely, relevant news and insight, and creating opportunities to connect members of the community. The paper of record for this internationally known tourism destination, the News&Guide reports exclusively on the civic, social and creative life of Teton County, Wyoming. Governmental issues are often complex and contentious, often pitting private property rights against the health and welfare of the wildlife and wildlands of this environmental wonderland. Coverage of these issues demands the ability to translate the technical discussion of governmental boards into on-the-street examples of how actions may affect residents. The News&Guide has a long reputation of producing excellent community journalism, and of producing excellent young journalists committed to the profession. 

About Jackson Hole, Wyoming: Home to Grand Teton National Park and the southern gateway to Yellowstone National Park, Jackson Hole is legendary for its high mountain environment, ubiquitous wildlife, long snowy winters and lively cultural scene. Surrounded by the southern reaches of the 22 million-acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, it is an important hub in one of the last truly wild expanses in the United States. As such, many eyes are on the region, paying close attention to the tensions between the efforts to preserve and protect the natural splendor of the area and the pressures of a rising population and still-expanding tourism trade. 

Submit cover letter, resume, references and social media accounts or other writing samples ASAP via email to Editor Johanna Love at jobs@jhnewsandguide.com.

Job open until filled; ad will come down when role is accepted. No phone calls please.


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