Digital and Audience Engagement Editor

Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date Posted June 17, 2019
Industry Digital Media, Academia
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Grade 57


Digital and Audience Engagement Editor

University Administration: 49512BR

Job Code: 358057 Admin Pro/Indiv Contrib 

Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Deputy Curator, the Digital and Audience Engagement Editor is responsible for enhancing and maintaining the Nieman Foundation’s profile online, ensuring that its fellowship opportunities, journalism, events, and other initiatives achieve greater impact on campus, nationally, and internationally. The Digital and Audience Engagement Editor manages and maintains the websites of the Nieman Foundation and develops and implements digital strategies to promote the Foundation, its fellowships, and journalism across all platforms. Working with Nieman colleagues, current fellows and alumni of the fellowship program, the Digital and Audience Engagement Editor leads initiatives to deepen Foundation relationships with existing audiences and reach new audiences through a lively, robust presence on social and mobile platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and emerging platforms.
Duties and Responsibilities

Basic Qualifications

Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:

Bachelor’s degree is required.
Minimum of 5 years audience/social media and journalism experience required.

Additional Qualifications

Proficiency in WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Word, Excel, HTML, and CSS.Proficiency in social analytics/metrics (Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Google Tag Manager, Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics, Chartbeat, CrowdTangle) and SEO.
Proficiency in digital video and photography shooting and editing.
Working knowledge of digital graphic design.
Excellent written communication and organizational skills and commitment to the highest standards of journalistic accuracy and ethics.

Job Function: General Administration 

Sub-Unit: Nieman Foundation For Journalism 

Location: USA - MA - Cambridge 

Department: Nieman Foundation

Time Status: Full-time 

Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary 

Salary Grade: 057

Pre-Employment Screening: Education, Identity

Schedule: Full time. Monday through Friday. 35 hours per week.

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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