Digital Content Manager
Job Number: FNG0007479
Organization: Fox Sports
Job Type: Production
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Job Posting Date: February 14, 2018

Job Description

FOX Sports Florida is searching for a Digital Content Manager to join their team in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. This position is responsible for daily planning and production of creative content for FOXSportsFlorida.com. The incumbent will be responsible for establishing itinerary for sites’ editorial content; molding and shaping creative voice and vision of site; managing production of high-profile events and breaking news; and working with sales team to conceive, sell and fulfill sales packages. Duties also include motivating and supervising editorial team, coordinating and executing content plans with production, marketing and PR departments, managing and scheduling workflow as well as creating new and compelling editorial packages that cater to both local and national audiences.

 
Responsibilities
  • Establish itinerary of site's editorial and video content on day-to-day basis
  • Prioritize and evaluate relative importance of sporting events and news for how they should be handled and programmed by site
  • Work with production team for remote video needs
  • Clip and edit video content for posting to web site and digital platforms. Develop and produce original video concepts
  • Work with PR to support social media initiatives across various platforms such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Work with local and national sales teams to conceive, sell and fulfill sales packages
  • Collaborate with other Digital Content Managers for sharing and implementation of strategies, best practices and new technologies
  • Take part in weekly production meetings to evaluate remote produced content that would be pertinent to post on site
  • Engage with digital and web producers from team partners on weekly basis for the sharing of content and ideas
  • Establish, nurture and maintain relationships with team partners in order to create future content sharing opportunities
  • Implement new product and technology into daily workflow

Qualifications

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience
  • 5 or more years of experience in web site production, news gathering and copy editing required
  • Some experience preferred at managerial level, with demonstrated experience working across department lines
  • Superior oral and written communication skills are required, including excellent skills in spelling, grammar and construction
  • Sound news judgment is necessary, including a demonstrated ability to evaluate the relative importance of breaking news and sporting events and on a day-to-day basis
  • Superior organizational and project management skills
  • A thorough understanding of HTML and XML
  • Previous experience implementing SEO and SEM best practices and strategies.
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Previous experience working in live production environment with emphasis on streaming video and second screen enhancements
  • Demonstrated copy editing skills, sound news judgment, and a proven ability to create effective news packages
  • Self-starter with ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Must be able to manage 18-hour workday via scheduling direct reports and occasionally working nights and/or weekends based around sporting events and/or staffing needs

 

Division Description

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century FOX’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets.  Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships.  FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; FS1, FS2; FOX Sports Regional Networks, their affiliated regional web sites and national programming; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports.  In addition, FOX Sports also encompasses FOX Sports Digital, which includes FOXSports.com, FOX Sports GO, Whatifsports.com and Yardbarker.com.  Also included in the Group are FOX’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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