Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0095
Title News Producer
Job Type Full Time Regular
Union Unaffiliated
Location Denny
City Seattle
State WA
Work Schedule Shifts TBD;some wknd,early AM/eve work required
Description At The Seattle Times, you'll find work that matters.

We serve the Pacific Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a difference to our community. As a news media company, we cut through the clutter and provide readers with news and information that is timely, relevant and easy to access in every way they consume it. Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times remains a family-owned business deeply rooted in the community and is committed to principled, investigative news coverage.

The News Producer creates, edits and formats content for Seattle Times digital products with an emphasis on audience engagement and seeking innovative ways to tell and promote stories. This person is a core member of our digital audience team and plays a crucial role in maintaining our connections with readers as well as drawing in new ones. The successful candidate will be a big-picture thinker who also pays attention to detail, is a strong communicator, loves problem-solving and exhibits nimbleness, diplomacy, productivity, news judgment, sensitivity and taste.

Job Duties
• Curating and producing the homepage and other parts of the website
• Posting Seattle Times content to social media
• Engaging with readers on social media, the website and other platforms
• Providing accurate and timely news updates during breaking news
• Sending news alerts, including mobile push notifications
• Monitoring trends and readership analytics in real time
• Participating in discussions of newsroom digital and social-media strategies
Requirements • Minimum two years of professional experience in a related position, such as Digital Editor, Engagement Specialist, Content Manager or related role.
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism/communication or a related field, or equivalent experience.
• Previous professional experience working in digital news media.
• Familiarity with tools for web publishing, social media and analytics.
• Native-level fluency with the web, social-media savvy and a deep understanding of how people consume information on multiple devices and platforms.
• Strong knowledge of AP style, news judgment and journalistic ethics.

To apply, please submit the following materials online:
1) Résumé.
2) Links to and/or screen shots (PDF preferred) of three samples of your work. Relevant content includes website production, social media campaigns, story production, reporting/writing, videos, interactives, web design, infographics, newsletters, audio reports or other digital media.
3) List of at least three references (one being a former manager/supervisor).

NOTE: Attachments are uploaded on the same page where you upload your résumé. After uploading the résumé, use your browser’s back button to return to the previous page and upload additional attachments. Please note the file size limit is 4MB.

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