Website KTMF TV - Cowles Montana Media
NonStop Local ABC FOX Montana is hiring a full-time Content Manager for our regional and statewide news department.
We are looking for an organized and motivated leader to manage the coverage of stories across multiple streaming platforms and into our daily newscasts.
This position is based in beautiful Missoula, Montana. Missoula is a diverse, growing University town in Montana with access to many outdoor and cultural activities.
A successful candidate must be motivated, ambitious, and hardworking. They must be organized and able to meet daily deadlines. Competitive salary & benefits. Come join a progressive multi-cultural newsroom in one of the most beautiful regions in the U.S. This is a great place to learn and grow in a community that supports and believes in local journalism!
Responsibilities:A Content Manager for our family-owned company is expected to share in the same baseline job description. You will report directly to the News Director. Our operation is based on a story-centric workflow. That means we prioritize story treatment across a variety of platforms, from our linear broadcasts, to our streaming services, as well as social media and our digital properties. You are the quarterback of the newsroom-- fronting our offense with audibles, option plays and collaborative trickery to always push the ball forward. This position is tailor-made for individuals who love to be in the middle of the action and who are great at juggling multiple things. You will be responsible for managing news assignments, coordinating logistics monitoring news wires and scanners, and coordinating assignments with the company's other Content Managers and the Cloud Content Manager.
Requirements:What You Bring (If we hire for this job: these are the qualifications of an ideal candidate): An innovator who can lead a diverse team in a changing media environment, often under the stress of breaking news Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work independently. Understanding of the principles of responsible journalism along with proven news judgement. Ability to work well with others in a team-based environment. Ability to write effectively. Excellent communicator, make proactive communications a priority Takes personal responsibility for mistakes, failures, shortcomings Must be a mentor and effective team leader- willing to give constructive feedback and coaching
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