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Content And Social Coordinator - New Media Radio

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #351
Friday, September 13, 2019
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

Are you creative, dynamic and passionate about all things radio and social media? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? If so, Corus Entertainment has an exciting new opportunity for you. We’re looking for a multi-platform content and social coordinator for FM radio. If you have a passion for excellence and would like to work with a talented team across the country, we encourage you to apply.
 

About the Role:

Reporting to the Social Strategist, 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 social media 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 in specific markets.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and curate digital content and position it for various social media platforms, aligning them to SEO best practices.

  • Strengthen audience engagement by posting, monitoring and responding to comments, messages and other feedback from users.

  • Craft social media copy and create visual content (thumbnails, gifs, photo collages, Facebook Lives, etc.).

  • Draft content calendars in collaboration with various teams for multiple social platforms across radio stations in specific markets.

  • Assist the Globalnews.ca team in sharing stories, as appropriate, to Corus Radio websites and social feeds.

  • Collaborate with and advise local markets on social media best practices and content standards.

  • Moderate Facebook comments on specific Corus Radio accounts. ‘Like’ comments and add links to comment threads in order to bolster engagement.

  • Check inboxes for messages coming in via Facebook. Forward and respond as warranted.

  • 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 (if desired and when appropriate).

  • Collaborate on new innovative ways to create content and tell compelling stories across multiple platforms.

  • Implement paid campaigns on social platforms.

About You:

What We Need From You:

  • College or university degree (or equivalent experience).

  • At least 2-3 years experience in radio, online media or equivalent.

  • An expertise in and passion for radio and social media.

  • Excellent writing, copy editing and social media skills.

  • Strong working knowledge of Wordpress CMS.

  • The ability to write/produce web, text and social-media versions of news stories.

  • Experience using live streaming hardware and applications – Facebook Live, Instagram Live, etc.

  • Experience creating content for social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube).

  • Experience with third-party scheduling tools such as SocialFlow.

  • Experience creating and monitoring social paid campaigns using Facebook Ads Manager.

  • A familiarity with digital production equipment an asset, including digital video cameras, DSLRs, etc.

  • Familiarity with online tools and languages, including digital video, HTML, Photoshop, FTP, and Microsoft Office suite.

  • Diverse content experience across multiple verticals and formats, including digital video, text articles, blogs, social media tools, digital photos.

  • Excellent organizational, communication and creativity skills including the ability to brainstorm and create content that works on a multi-platform strategy.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and experience working with several internal and external stakeholders on various projects.

  • 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.

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 team player that can work both independently and within a collaborative environment.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a high-pressure situation.

  • Self-motivated individual that can be counted on to make decisions.

  • Effectively manage time and work under pressure.

Why Corus?

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. 

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

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

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'.  
 
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Other details

  • Job Family PD-Production
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Toronto, ON, Canada