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We are searching for a dynamic and experienced Digital Lead to join East Coast Radio Social Media Team. The successful encumbent will be based at and service East Coast Radio, a division of Kagiso Media (Pty) Ltd.
Job Title: Site Managers and Supervisors (Ecowize Talent Pool – Open for applications)
Location: Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reference #: ECR-DL-2021
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The ideal candidate for this position will be responsible To lead station digital team and activities including managing and maintaining the East Coast Radio website, online content and all related digital properties/platforms, in conjunction with the Programming Manager and related functions within the organisation.
1.Lead digital team and oversee all online, social media and digital activity:
•Oversee all members of the digital team including social media coordinator, digital producers with a dotted line to online journalist (in conjunction with News Editor)
•Develop campaigns in conjunction with Marketing
•Input into Programming Operations Team
2.Planning, developing and implementing online editorial strategy for the East Coast Radio website:
•Developing monthly content plans that is in line with station strategy
•Generating story ideas and source stories for the East Coast Radio website
•Creating content in line with editorial standards and values
•Scripting on-air mentions
•Feeding ideas daily to the on-air producers and programming team
•Contributing to the monthly content calendar
•Sourcing newer programming ideas that can deepen the online content
•Monitoring and driving adequate promotion of online and onair elements
•Creating opportunities for content syndication partnerships
3.Creation and planning of social media content for the social media channels:
•Promoting website content on FM and on social media
•Implementing audience growth strategies for editorial
•Creating “talkability” and sharing content to build the fan base on social media
4.Create and manage a weekly newsletter:
•Creating content that will bring more users to the ECR website
•Liaising with station stakeholders
•Creating and sending to database
5.Content management: maintenance, updating daily/monthly content:
•Managing user profiles
•Liaising with the sales team to position client content optimally on the website
•Creating content engagement opportunities for audience – polls, quizz, web exclusive stories, theme days for UGC
•Develop strategy alongside Market Engagement Manager and implement activities around data collection
6.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders:
•Manage and attend weekly digital team meeting
•Attending weekly product meeting
•Attending daily content diary meeting
•Attending once a month presenters meeting
•Attending once a month news meeting
•Monitoring real-time analytics and feedback to programming manager, on-air and news team
•Reviewing monthly statistics
•Feedback learnings to management and production teams
•Update Weekly Compile monthly digital section of Programming Report
•Ensuring continuity and style
•Sharing best practice with bloggers
•Execute any tasks that may reasonably be expected.
•Business management and leadership principles
•Customer relationship management
•Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial and/or complex topics to Stakeholders
•Work in high pressure environment with quick turn-around time;
•Exceptional writing and language skills.
•Must be able to work accurately under pressure and meet deadlines.
Qualifications and Competencies:
•Degree or Diploma: Journalism / Media
•Minimum of 5 years digital and editorial experience
•Minimum of 2 years leading a related team.
•Experience in media law an advantage.
•Experience and good understanding of the fundamentals of online media, marketing and Ad-Network; including SEO, SEM, email marketing, social media, community management, content creation, video content and online reputation management and writing and editing for social media platforms
•Knowledge of and interest in popular culture, news and music
•Broad media knowledge, including radio would be beneficial
•Clear understanding of the sales and marketing process
•Understanding of current digital trends, online marketing concepts and best practice;
•Understanding of social media schedules, responsiveness and availability requirements, and willingness to be available outside of core business hours.
•Driver’s License and own car essential
•PR/Ad Agency and Direct Client operations experience
Application Deadline: 28/02/2021
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