Digital Producer

February 7, 2018


Company Overview: Aiken Communications Inc. is a media, advertising and commercial print publishing company located in Aiken, South Carolina. Aiken Standard and AikenStandard.com is its daily flagship newspaper published in Aiken, South Carolina.
Industry: Media, Advertising, Marketing
Website: www.aikenstandard.com
Location:
326 Rutland Drive
Aiken, SC 29801

Job Description:

AikenStandard.com and The Aiken Standard, an award-winning daily newspaper serving Aiken, North Augusta and surrounding areas, is seeking an experienced digital producer to add to its news gathering team. This full-time position will manage delivery, presentations, and presence for all of Aiken Communications digital products reaching its full digital audience. 

 

Responsibilities:

• Edit and post stories, videos, photos, and graphics across all digital platforms

• Coordinate with editors, photographers and videographers to ensure speedy and appropriate placement of news on the websites and social media

• Write and deliver text alerts, Twitter feeds, Facebook updates, etc. in a friendly and thought-provoking manner to optimize readers and viewers engagement

• Monitor analytics to assess effectiveness of placement of content

• Monitor and cover breaking news as needed

• Ability to shoot and edit videos is a big plus

• Meet all assigned deadlines

Job Requirements:

Requirements, minimum education level, and experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications or Marketing

• One to two years of newspaper experience preferred

• Superb social media skills are vital

• Strong skills with technology, writing, editing and AP style

• Night and weekend work will be required

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

• Basic understanding of HTML and CSS

• Ability to prioritize workload and self-manage projects, handle multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines

• Ability to easily work with reporters and editors in the newsrooms, including training and coaching as needed

To Apply for this position:

To apply, email cover letter, resume and three samples to Managing Editor Michael Harris at mharris@aikenstandard.com. Deadline to apply is Feb. 28.

No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)​



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