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Digital Content Producer 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location The Grand Forks Herald  
City, State Grand Forks, ND  
Close Date 1/1/2021  

We are adding a Digital Producer to our newsroom team to help drive audience growth and engagement through daily content creation and/ or production to digital publishing platforms, including website and social media management. This position will include evening shifts, with an emphasis on sports. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and aggregate daily digital content - short stories, video, photos, quizzes.
  • Edit and rewrite content and headlines to appeal to audiences.
  • Share and promote digital content through various social media channels.
  • Assist in management of the local website to ensure a local and up-to-date content experience for readers.
  • Ensure local teams have up-to-date digital platform and tools training; serve as a superuser for the content management system and digital content dashboards.
  • Work with local and regional newsroom teams and the FCC content network on projects and initiatives to grow online audience and loyalty.

To excel in this role, the following qualifications are essential:

  • Excellent communications skills and knowledge of and interest in digital and social media platforms.
  • Writing, video and photo editing knowledge preferred.
  • Strong command of grammar and punctuation.
  • Must be creative, hardworking and a self starter.
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a driving record that is insurable by the company.
About the Organization At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.

Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.

Come for the perks:

Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives for all employees. Additional perks for full-time positions include comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.

Stay for the people:

Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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