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Social and Digital Media Specialist in Canton, New York

Position Information

Position Title Social and Digital Media Specialist

FLSA Exempt

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create, curate, source, prepare and edit content and materials for publishing and sharing across all NCPR social and digital media channels.

  • Collaborate with NCPR’s team of news reporters, content producers and other station staff to identify opportunities for developing digital content elements that will enhance the quality of our digital stories, programs, strategic endeavors and other digital productions.

  • Produce and distribute our daily, weekly and special email newsletters, as necessary.

  • Identify opportunities for connecting with our community and our audience via digital channels and work with the team on making those connections.

  • Monitor social media to identify trends, activity and interest that could become editorial and programming opportunities, and inform the team of those opportunities.

  • Maintain awareness of best practices in social media and work with the strategic team to inform NCPR’s activities within those spaces.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years professional social and digital content experience required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Photo and graphic editing and creation using Adobe Photoshop or similar tools

  • Light coding experience ( HTML , CSS , JS, PHP )

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates degree or higher preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.

  • Experience using content management systems such as WordPress, Drupal or similar

  • Familiarity with ConstantContact or similar email newsletter publication tool

  • Digital audio editing using Adobe Audition, ProTools or equivalent

  • Graphics and/or visual design experience.

  • Familiarity with sound news judgment and adherence to journalistic ethics.

  • Familiarity with the places and people of the North Country region.

    Status (FT, PT, Seasonal, Temp) Full-time (12 months)

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number ST00955

    Desired Start Date 08/01/2022

    Open Date (to accept applications)

    Close Date (date applications will not be considered)

    Open Until Filled Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicant

Please complete the online application form and upload required documents in the “applicant documents” section of the form.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Mitch Teich, NCPR Station Manager at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Resume

  • Writing Sample

  • Diversity Statement (a brief statement about your approach or ideas for promoting diversity and inclusion)

  • Contact Information for 3 Professional References

    Optional Documents

  • Multi Media