Digital Managing Editor
Company: Townsquare Media
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Digital Managing Editor - Abilene, TX
- This is a Full-time in-office position working closely and
collaboratively with a Team*
Are you a passionate content creator with exceptional writing and
editing expertise? Are you digital savvy with social media skills
to match? If so, then keep reading!
We are a diversified media company looking for someone to oversee
and maintain the digital platforms for our radio brands in the
Abilene, TX area. With a maniacal focus on consumer experience,
this individual will work closely with our on-air talent to develop
content for their shows, grow their brands online, and create the
best possible experience for their audience across all
Do you bore easily? Not here. No two days are ever the same at
Townsquare Media. As the Digital Managing Editor, one minute you'll
be editing an article about the ten best burgers in town, the next
you'll be implementing a new Facebook strategy, only to close out
the day by teaching a DJ how to craft an SEO-friendly headline that
drive's traffic to the brand's website.
This is an agile position that requires solid troubleshooting, good
professional judgment, level-10 communication, and technical
prowess. Patience is essential, as is a great sense of humor - this
is radio after all, not a library! (Not that there's anything wrong
with libraries. We love libraries. Seriously. They're the best.)
This is not a typical "webmaster" position.
- Partner with teams of on-air and digital talent to create text,
photo, video, and interactive content for the local community
across the site, mobile platforms, and social media. Work to make
sure those great ideas are harnessed online.
- Provide consistent training, coaching, and education for our
on-air and digital talent on the latest internet trends (ex:
Facebook posting strategy or strategies for search engine
optimization) and educate staff on company policies (ex: copyright
law and digital requirements).
- Coordinate with local sales and content teams to make sure that
all station and market initiatives have an engaging digital
- Study analytics to make data-driven content choices and
optimize local digital strategy.
- Be at the forefront of content creation every single day.
- Five years of online editorial experience with exceptional
writing, editing, SEO skills
- Strong grasp of how to use popular social media networks (like
Facebook Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube) to promote content
- Must be a consummate multi-tasker (with excellent communication
skills) who is understanding of the ever-changing culture of the
- Ability to prioritize and focus under fast-paced pressure while
managing multiple tasks and projects
- Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, editorially
- Proficiency in the use of digital technology, including online
- An understanding of the ever-changing culture of the
- Must have great communication skills, obsessive attention to
detail, and a sense of humor (We like to have fun!)
- 3 weeks of PTO (+ 9 paid holidays)
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- 401(k) Retirement Plan
- Casual, high-energy work environment
- Opportunity for upward mobility
- Company provided laptop
- Competitive salary + bonus program
- Company discounts
- Pet Insurance
- Time off for volunteering
- And much more---
Please include writing samples when applying.
Townsquare is a community-focused digital media, digital marketing
solutions and radio company focused outside the Top 50 markets in
the U.S. Our assets include Townsquare Interactive, a digital
marketing services subscription business providing web sites,
search engine optimization, social platforms and online reputation
management for approximately 21,900 SMBs; Townsquare IGNITE, a
proprietary digital programmatic advertising technology with an
in-house demand and data management platform; and Townsquare Media,
our portfolio of 322 local terrestrial radio stations in 67 cities
with corresponding local news and entertainment websites and apps
including legendary brands such as WYRK.com, WJON.com, and
NJ101.5.com, along with a network of national music brands
including XXLmag.com, TasteofCountry.com, UltimateClassicRock.com
TOWNSQUARE MEDIA BROADCASTING, LLC MAINTAINS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
AND IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. APPLICANTS MUST BE
ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S.
Townsquare Media provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to
all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
In addition to federal law requirements, Townsquare Media complies
with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in
employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,
layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and
training. Townsquare Media expressly prohibits any form of
workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age,
genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper
interference with the ability of Townsquare Media's employees to
perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and
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