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HIRING: Social Media & Editorial Specialist – Temporary, Part-Time

October 5, 2017

Atlanta, GA

NewsON Media has an immediate opening for a Temporary Social Media & Editorial Specialist in Atlanta, GA. The Social Media & Editorial Specialist is responsible for engaging and attracting viewers for the NewsON streaming service via social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This position will be responsible for sending push notifications of breaking news events, creating original content for distribution on company blog and across social channels, and assessing and reporting on the impact of their efforts through digital analytics tools. Social Media & Editorial Specialist will also ensure that a superior customer experience is met through excellent customer service.


  • Share relevant content and engage with new users across all relevant social media channels
  • Drive meaningful growth of social media presence
  • Set goals and measure growth of social channels using analytics tools
  • Monitor and respond to customer feedback via social media
  • Create original content for the NewsON blog and YouTube channel
  • Work with marketing team and station partners to promote NewsON through social and editorial efforts
  • Monitor for breaking news and send push notifications to viewers via mobile app
  • Curate content for distribution across NewsON platforms


  • Prior work experience in social media/marketing role
  • Knowledge of social media best practices
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong editorial judgment in breaking news situations
  • News and editorial content writing and reporting experience
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Previous experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and/or Illustrator
  • Prior experience at a local news station a plus

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Years of Experience: 1+ to 2 years

Level of Education: 4 Year Degree

Job Duration: 6 months, part-time

About NewsON:

Be a part of the future of local news with NewsON. The free, ad-supported streaming service provides instant access to live or on-demand broadcasts from over 170 local stations across the United States on over-the-top platforms and mobile devices. With over a dozen participating station groups nationwide, NewsON is working to create an iconic platform that informs and connects people via relevant, professionally produced local news to build stronger communities and drive media innovation. Make your mark with a rapidly growing company dedicated to providing instant access to local news for everyone.

To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to info@newson.us.