Digital Producer ABC

Sydney, Australia
5 Jun, 2017 - 31 Dec, 2018

This is an excellent opportunity to join the vibrant Australian Story team. 

We are seeking a creative Digital Producer with a keen eye for character to join a team of acclaimed storytellers.

Based Sydney OR Brisbane.

About the Role

In collaboration with story producers develop ideas for how ‘best’ to tell the story on digital, with a focus on mobile consumption habits.
Work with the ABC’s Content Management System to deliver online stories and monitor their performance.   
Edit short form videos or other clips for distribution on social platforms to help grow our Australian following.
Manage the programs presence on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and develop strategies for expanding on other emerging social platforms.
Make and schedule posts on social platforms, including optimizing headlines, writing copy and selecting the most intriguing thumbnails.
Maintain a keen awareness of industry developments and audience trends, in particular on mobile devices, and implement these insights during the commissioning process.
Use data analytics to gather social learnings and share them with the wider team and explore ways to involve audiences to deepen our reporting.

About You

You will be an effective communicator, self-starter with superior social media judgement and have a previous experience in a social media role. 

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media will be second-nature to you — with the ability to effectively read analytics from each story.

The ABC is also looking for people who can bring a perspective of culturally diverse communities and contribute to stories, conversations and entertainment that reflect the broader Australian diversity landscape.
Ability to craft tweets, Facebook posts that people want to share and engage with.
Well-rounded knowledge of photo and video editing software.
A team player with an interest and understanding of creating, promoting, and distributing shareable content across multiple platforms.
Thorough understanding of the social web, copyright issues, Australian media law.

Applications close 26 May

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