Deputy Digital Editor - Social
Disney ABC Television GroupWashington, DC
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ABC NEWS WASHINGTON is hiring a Deputy Digital Editor – Social in the Washington bureau.
The Deputy Digital Editor/Social, who reports to the Washington Digital Editor and works extremely closely with the Social Media Team in New York, is responsible for helping guide the voice of ABC News' Washington Bureau on social media by assisting in managing the news division's flagship political accounts. He/she must have a strong knowledge of policy, politics and DC based beats and want to be on the forefront of the convergence of old and new media. The person in this role is also responsible for working with the Washington Digital Editor to develop and implement a strategy to ensure our Washington Bureau journalists are maximizing their social media presence and ensuring that ABC News is well positioned to own the social conversation around breaking news of day, policy debates and elections. The ideal candidate will be able to combine extensive social media brand experience with editorial excellence and sound news judgment and also be able to manage and execute content creation. They will also be tasked with monitoring and analyzing trends and data, occasionally writing articles for ABCNews.com, and assisting all platforms with social needs and requests. This role would also ensure adherence to best practices guidance for Bureau staff when reporting information on social media. Candidates must be able to work in a high-pressure environment, showing leadership, organization, and results. Candidates must have at least three years of experience with a major news organization and be willing to work a flexible schedule, including some weekend work.
• Three Years' Work Experience: at least one year preferably at major news organization with a focus on politics
• Experience with a major news organization
• Managing high-profile brand social media accounts such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
• Deep Passion for news/politics and social media is a MUST
• Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of end users and technical resources
• Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to multi-task
• Familiarity with web analytics tools and concepts
• Adherence to the highest standards of journalism
• Working with anchors and correspondents on their social presence
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience -
About Disney ABC Television Group:
Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, DATG includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.
American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
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