Disney ABC Television Group Audience Engagement Editor in New York, New York

ABC News is hiring an Audience Engagement Editor. This individual will work weekend and overnight hours. The Audience Engagement Editor is a key member of the ABC News Publishing Strategy group, responsible for presenting ABC News content to audiences across all platforms, including our website, mobile apps, OTT and social (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.). This individual will be responsible for writing push alerts and crafting social posts for our digital properties.

The candidate should have a strong editorial background and be comfortable optimizing news content across different platforms, working closely across teams. S/he should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment, demonstrating impeccable judgment.

Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for positioning ABC News content across different platforms including web, mobile and social

  • Use a mix of editorial judgment and metrics to determine the placement of content across ABC News' digital platforms.

  • Create engaging content, including video, for social platforms

  • Partner with data analytics teams to establish and track KPIs via regular reports and to provide actionable insights

  • Identify new opportunities for growth

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum two years of relevant experience in a digital news operation

  • Must be willing to work weekend and overnight shifts

  • Strong writing and editing skills

  • Knowledge of the digital media landscape, including mobile and social

  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of end users and technical resources

  • Familiarity with web analytics products

  • Adherence to the highest standards of journalism

  • Knowledge of AP style and SEO best practices

  • Must be available to work some overnights and on short notice during breaking news situations

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Three or more years of experience, at a major news organization, managing social media and/or web platforms

  • Experience using Adobe Premiere/Avid Newscutter

Required Education :

BA/BS from a four-year accredited college or university or equivalent experience

Job ID: 603723BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

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