General Position Description:
Digital Curator: KSAT.com Enterprise Team
We are looking for a Digital Curator to join our expanding online team in creating quality content across all platforms. The ideal candidate has solid writing and social media skills, and is looking for a new challenge working on a team that values innovation and collaboration.
If you spend hours scouring news website, if you're always looking for content that's trending and poised to go viral, if you can see a story and know how to enhance it, to turn it into must-read content, we want to talk to you.
Our enterprise team will consist of self-starters who are invested in good journalism, have strong news judgement, are interested in covering all types of stories in our community - from hard news and investigative stories to features - and are constantly looking for innovative, creative ways to tell those stories.
We're looking for news junkies with the ability to produce content that's user-focused, visually compelling, organized and highly engaging.
The Digital Curator will be able to take a story and its elements, and use the power of a variety of social media platforms to distribute that story, to engage readers to interact with us, creating a digital conversation that continues long after the story has been posted.
--Solid news judgement and strong computer skills.
--Ability to work on tight deadlines and shifting priorities.
--Writing and editing detailed copy across a variety of content areas.
--Closely collaborate with other members of the Enterprise team, other members of the KSAT.com staff of writers, producers and curators as well as other members of the broadcast team in the News Department.
--Be a brand ambassador for KSAT.com, KSAT's digital/social platforms and KSAT12 News.
--Create and share new ideas with other members of the newsroom team.
--Bachelor's degree in journalism, mass communications, convergence or other related field preferred.
--2-5 years of experience in a digital media newsroom.
--Familiarity with SEO and analytics, ability to put those analytics into action and change strategies to fit the circumstance.
--Proficient with image-editing software such as Photoshop.
--Video editing skills a plus.
--Knowledge of best practices in regards to content creation and digital layouts.
--Proficiency with social media platforms and best practices.
--Exceptional writing, editing and communication skills rooted in journalistic excellence.
--Willingness to work a flexible schedule that may include nights, weekends, mornings or holidays.
Target hire date: August 1, 2015
To apply, send resume to:
Bernice Kearney, News Director
1408 N. St. Mary's Street, San Antonio, Texas 78215
No phone calls, please.
We regret that we will only be able to respond to those applicants in whom we have an interest.