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Digital Media Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KRQE Media Group, an aggressive and growing news organization in Albuquerque, NM, is seeking a Digital Media Manger to further growth of our digital properties.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This role is responsible for prioritizing key projects and initiatives, and the daily managing of the tactical operations of our digital portfolio of sites, projects, and initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Optimize and manage content for digital properties, both editorial and advertising-related
  • Design and build custom web applications and interactive features using frameworks and APIs
  • Provide regular reporting for website and online marketing initiatives
  • Analyze data and develop recommendations to optimize the user experience
  • Hands-on optimization, including keyword/phrase research, site structure, page construction, content, and SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  • Keep up with industry trends and opportunities
  • Manage content management system
  • Works directly with news department and Digital Producers to generate brand-specific content on website that compliments on-air product
  • Works a with Digital Media Sales Director and sales staff to achieve sales-related content and advertising goals
  • Understands broad station goals and works to deliver tactics to achieve them

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate will be well-versed in website architecture, user experience design, digital marketing, and development – specifically, data management and optimization, programming and scripting languages. It's a hybrid position that requires strong news judgment along with technical skills and the intuition on how to marry both to produce engaging and empowering news elements for KRQE Media Group’s digital properties.

Along with producing interactive elements and custom web applications for the website, the Digital Media Manager is an advocate for digital initiatives, and is responsible for training, implementing new tech initiatives, and improving workflow and processes through the use of novel and new technology.

Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of multimedia and web technologies including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, MySQL, and the ability to design and build custom web applications
  • Graphic design using Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
  • Knowledge of new media, Internet related technologies, various mobile platforms, and current web trends, including social media and analytics
  • Web design, web development and web management experience
  • Experience with web and application servers and PHP-based content management systems
  • Experience working with different digital video formats including streaming video technologies
  • Ability to "think outside the box" for new solutions to interactive challenges
  • Comfortable learning, analyzing and recommending new software
Additional Information:
  • Must be able to work flexible days and hours including holidays and weekends,
  • Must possess excellent writing, editing and grammar skills,
  • Follows direction, dependable and a self-starter,
  • Must be a team player with a good attitude,
  • Must have the ability to work under tight deadlines and breaking news,
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills desired.
  • A valid driver license & acceptable driving record is required

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, rush your resume & cover letter to erika.gonzales@krqe.com, or mail to:

Business Administrator
KRQE-TV (Digital Media Manager)
13 Broadcast Plaza SW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

No phone calls, please!

The application deadline is open until the position has been filled.

KRQE-TV, owned & operated by LIN Media is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

DEADLINE: 2014-01-07