Digital News Producer

The Hechinger Report, New York, New York

Date PostedDecember 03, 2018
IndustriesDigital Media, Newsletters
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$45,000 to $50,000

Digital News Producer

The Hechinger Report, the nonprofit, independent news organization that covers inequality and innovation in education, seeks a digital news producer to help prepare stories and newsletters for publication and to manage social media. This position will be based in New York.


  • Work with Senior Audience Engagement Editor to plan and execute an editorial calendar and social media strategy; relevant and engaging posts; monitor community conversations; and interact with followers.

  • Share new content as it is published, reshare archival content as news warrants, schedule social media postings across a variety of platforms. Use digital channels to increase readership in diverse communities.

  • Help prepare stories and newsletters for publication in Wordpress/Mailchimp

  • Help maintain records of older stories

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets
  • Familiarity with HTML and web technologies
  • Demonstrated understanding of social media promotion via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Attention to detail and experience working under deadline

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-2 years experience at a news organization
  • Experience with Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics, Google Analytics or other web and/or social analytics tools.
  • Experience with Wordpress, Mailchimp or similar other content platforms
  • Basic familiarity with Photoshop and other image editing tools
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