Content And Social Coordinator - New Media Radio
About the Role:
Reporting to the Program Director, Corus FM Radio, you will be responsible for amplifying the best of Corus Radio’s content on social media, increasing audience engagement and upholding Global News/Corus Entertainment standards and best practices. You will work with a small team of social media strategists, on-air announcers, and promotions teams to create and curate digital content and position it for Corus Radio’s ever-growing social media audience.
Create and curate digital content and position it for various social media platforms, aligning them to SEO best practices
Maintain the brand vision and voice across all platforms in both visual and copy storytelling
Strengthen audience engagement by posting, monitoring, and responding to comments, messages and other feedback from users to maintain brand integrity and bolster engagement
Craft social media copy and create visual content (photography, blog posts, gifs, photo collages, video, live Streams, etc.)
Draft content calendars in collaboration with various teams in markets across Canada
Work with the Digital Strategy Manager of FM Radio to create social media best practices and content standards and implement these plans within your local market
Assist the Globalnews.ca team in sharing stories, as appropriate, to Corus Radio websites and social feeds
Analyze data in real time to ensure that we are meeting KPIs
Work with announcers to capture on-air and behind-the-scenes contentand viral stories
Leverage great on-air content and capitalize on the digital components to bring the social audience to on-air
Collaborate on new innovative ways to create content and tell compelling stories across multiple platforms
Implement paid campaigns on social platforms
What We Need From You:
College or university degree (or equivalent experience)
Minimum 2 years’ experience in radio, online media or equivalent
Proven ability to grow a brand’s digital footprint with clear and actionable content strategy plans
An expertise in and passion for radio and social media
Ability to write and edit compelling copy optimized for different social media channels
Proven ability working with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube for business and creating content optimized across all platforms
Strong working knowledge of WordPress CMS.
Experience using streaming applications – Facebook Live, Instagram Live, IGTV, etc.
Experience with live streaming hardware an asset – such as Switcher Studio
Experience with third-party scheduling tools an asset -- such as Social Flow or Hootsuite
Experience creating and monitoring social paid campaigns using Facebook Ads Manager
Excellent shooting and editing skills using a DSLR camera and digital production equipment
Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite (including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and Lightroom. Knowledge of After Effects an asset)
Experience in graphic design an asset
Diverse content experience across multiple verticals and formats, including digital video, text articles, blogs, social media tools, digital photography, etc.
Excellent organizational, communication, and creative skills
Experience working with several internal and external stakeholders on multiple projects at once
Ability to work in collaborative environment with ease
Must be able to adapt in a rapidly changing media and technology landscape
Enthusiasm and passion for all things radio -- everything from music, the arts, pop culture, sports, as well as a keen interest in technology and digital media
Familiarity and passion for our brands – CISN Country and 92.5 The ‘Chuck
If You Have the Following, We Want to Hear From You!
Creative mind with the ability to think outside the box and problem solve
A real team player that can work both independently and within a collaborative environment
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a high-pressure situation
Self-motivation and dependable to make quick decisions
Effective time management skills
An ability to approach your day to day with fun!
Occasional requirement to travel within Alberta
Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.
We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action.
You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique - and amazing - place to work.
Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation we will work with you to meet your needs.
How to Apply
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*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
- Job Family PD-Production
- Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
- Pay Type Salary
- Edmonton, AB, Canada