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Thursday, October 06, 2016

Krista Tippett Public Productions - Social Media Manager

Krista Tippett Public Productions (KTPP), the independent production home of On Being and The Civil Conversations Project, is seeking a creative, savvy colleague to join our production team.

DETAILS: Full time // salary
LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN
APPLY BY: October 13, 2016

As Social Media Manager, you care about building community in social spaces and extending the reach of On Being’s Peabody and Webby Award-winning media project. You know that brevity and wit can coexist with depth and engagement. The Social Media Manager will draw on the ethos of On Being while bringing a distinctive voice, a big-picture view of emerging media landscapes, and a strategic sensibility to a new era of growth and innovation for this public radio show, podcast, digital publisher, and live event convener.

The Social Media Manager will envision and expand our social media presence on every platform. You should have a strong social media management background to help manage daily content publication on our social platforms. And, you must be able to create compelling postings that will engage audiences, drive increased listening and reading of our content, build loyal communities. Working closely with our team of producers and reporting to the Chief Content Officer, you will: 


What You'll Be Doing:

⇢ Develop and execute coherent social media strategies from beginning to end that builds and engages audiences using owned, earned, and paid strategies.
⇢ Create and oversee long-term social media calendar in conjunction with On Being’s production schedule that helps promote content, grow readership and listenership, and increase audience engagement through our websites, blog, newsletter, and social media channels.
⇢ Manage daily presence on social networking platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram), including daily monitoring, posting, and content development.
⇢ Implement and manage a suite of social media production and analytics tools, and communicate metrics and best practices to key stakeholders and production team.
⇢ Liaise with radio and digital producers daily about upcoming episodes, featured columns and blog posts, and potential opportunities to showcase special events.
⇢ Train, coach, and share best practices with staff who post on organization, program, and individual social feeds.
⇢ Conceptualize, create, and edit custom social media content (Facebook Live events, live-tweeting events, animated GIFs, etc).
⇢ Advise on emerging trends and launch new social media accounts as needed.


What We're Looking For:

⇢ Bachelor’s degree, with a focus in journalism, communications, business, or marketing, or equivalent preferred.
⇢ Minimum of four years experience on a fast-paced social media team, preferably of an idea-driven media and/or entertainment environment.
⇢ Demonstrated success in creating engaging social content that has deepened loyalty and expanded reach.
⇢ Excellent interpersonal skills and outgoing personality with the ability to collaborate closely with others and thrive in an editorial team environment.
⇢ Proficiency with a range of social media platforms and awareness of new platforms.
⇢ Proficiency with analytics and data tools.
⇢ Superb writing skills showing deep thinking and originality.
⇢ Familiarity with audio and/or video editing software.
⇢ Familiarity with HTML and content management systems.
⇢ Scrupulous attention to detail and organizational skills.
⇢ Excellent communication skills, written and spoken.
⇢ Excellent time-management and decision-making skills – able to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines while providing quality audience experiences and products.

Apply now.