Audience Engagement Producer

Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date Posted July 30, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


Star Tribune is looking for a high-impact, innovative audience engagement journalist to work on our digital team, someone skilled at finding the best ways to promote our journalism and connect with readers across multiple social networks and digital platforms.

This person must have a proven record of building audience with engaging content on social media. She or he should be adept at creating promotion plans for special projects and should flourish in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment. The journalist must have strong writing and editing skills. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of social media, Internet culture, SEO and online analytics.

We're looking for someone with experience working in content management systems and social platforms. The successful candidate will have keen news judgment, strong communication skills, the ability to work independently and collaboratively.  

Duties include creating engaging social media posts, monitoring real-time analytics and making decisions based on that information, improving and testing headlines, optimizing story pages, collaborating with writers and editors on content promotion, digital-first writing and occasional home-page production duties.

The job spans vision to execution – knowing what our digital expectations are and inspiring the newsroom to follow. This role is key to meeting our audience growth and engagement goals and ultimately increasing the number of digital subscribers. This position includes occasional night and weekend hours.


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