Position: Digital Content Writer/Producer (News Group)

Company: DeSales Media Group (NET-TV, Currents News, The Tablet)

Reports to: Manager of Digital Content Production

Overview:

We are looking for a creative writer and producer to join our dynamic news group. If you’re the kind of journalist who is looking to tell compelling stories that make an impact, this is the position for you. Our ideal candidate has an editorial/news background and the ability to easily work across platforms under hourly and daily deadlines. They have experience juggling different brands and will find ways to integrate content between them. They will create original digital content for the group’s social media pages. They will be efficient in their approach and creative with their execution, which includes writing articles and shooting/editing social-media style videos. This multi-media journalist must possess solid news judgment, find the most creative way to communicate a story, and be detail oriented. A news background is required for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing multiple websites and social media accounts
  • Write articles and social media posts under deadlines
  • Assist in the creation of a daily email newsletter
  • Schedule, attend and execute video shoots as needed
  • Mastery of Adobe Photoshop & Premiere Pro (bonus points for After Effects)
  • Assist with the development of a digital style guide for content creation
  • Produce multiple pieces of original and timely digital news content daily

Background/Experience/Skills:

  • 2+ years of experience in news, digital production or content creation
  • Degree in journalism, communications, marketing or graphic design
  • Working knowledge of SEO & Wordpress CMS
  • Ability to meet deadlines and function in a fast-paced news environment
  • Displays initiative and can take an idea and run with it
  • Clear communication skills
  • Strong news judgment and creative story-telling skills
  • Knowledge of the Catholic Church, teachings, and traditions

About DeSales Media Group:

DeSales Media Group is the non-profit communications and technology arm of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. Services include news, media relations, marketing, ad sales, educational support, and video production. DeSales Media Group operates NET-TV, a cable television channel that reaches more than two million people in the New York area. Its news group produces an Emmy-winning nightly television program, two award-winning newspapers (The Tablet and Nuestra Voz), and original digital content. DeSales media offers competitive salaries, paid time off, and benefits including medical insurance and a 403b contribution.