Social Media Moderator

Posted On: May 12, 2016

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Newsday

Company Description

Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description is looking for a Social Media Moderator to help manage our Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and overall social media strategy from our headquarters in Melville, Long Island.

The ideal candidate is a sharp, hardworking and flexible journalist who lives and breathes social media 24/7.

We’re looking for someone to help us:
*Post on our social media handles.
*Cover selected live events for our social media audience. Spot and pass on or write up trending stories.
*Brainstorm, draft and implement strategies to guide our social media efforts.
*Draft metric reports and work across departments to train people in the newsroom.
*Steer tips on breaking news/community news to the appropriate online and print editors.
*Build and maintain relationships with other websites, and serve as a conduit for ideas.

Experience and qualifications:
*Bachelor’s degree in journalism, mass communications or related field.
*Previous experience in social media and a newsroom setting.
*Good understanding/knowledge of community-building and newsgathering on social media sites/blogs.
*Solid copy-editing and sharp writing skills to engage our audience.
*Flexibility to work various shifts.
*Reliable transportation to and from our Melville, Long Island office.
Our team is friendly, professional and works hard to support our employee's professional goals and aspirations. This is an environment where your ideas can be implemented; we promote from within, and also provide internal and external training opportunities.
Provided equipment typically includes a MacBook Pro, iPhone and iPad.

Perks include:
*Competitive compensation package
*Paid time off including vacation, personal days, sick days, and holidays
*Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
*401(k) including matching contribution up to 6%
*Pre-tax transit payment program via WageWorks
*Discount tickets to sporting events, Broadway shows, ski resorts, movie theaters and more

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Elaine Piniat ( Include in the subject line: Social Media Moderator.