Coordinator, Digital News – News & Ag

Location: Jefferson City, MO
Department: Broadcast

Compensation: $ - $
Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid PTO
  • Flexible Work Schedule

 

The Digital News Coordinator assists and guides all news networks in making their content available and repurposed via websites, social media and podcasting platforms in order to maximize the sales potential of all content. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work with news directors and reporters to repurpose and redirect news and entertainment content.
  • Manage news network websites.
  • Liaison with web and digital developers and designers on behalf of the networks.
  • Work with sales to provide opportunities for their clients to present their messages.
  • Create digital opportunities through formats like Facebook Live. 
  • Boost SEO and engagement using latest social media tools.

Job Specifications/Requirements:

  • Experience with managing news or public affairs web content to reach a large audience 
  • College or technical college degree in appropriate field 
  • Proficiency in most up-to-date digital audio tools
  • Proficiency in WordPress tools 
  • Knowledge of news ethics and practices 
  • College-level writing and editing abilities 
  • Knowledge of state government systems and familiarity with state sports programs

 

LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Our suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.” 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

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