The Highlands Current is looking for a part-time Engagement Manager to develop a broader and deeper connection with their community in print, online and in person. This is a salaried position.
Organize and lead in-person events and activities that connect the staff to the community.
Establish and manage community partnerships.
Assist with engagement efforts of membership and fundraising programs.
Monitor analytics to measure effectiveness of outreach.
Manage branded social media accounts for the newsroom.
Coach and oversee newsroom staff in use of social media.
Introduce new social tools and train the staff in their adoption.
Oversee gathering of social media metrics.
Minimum three years experience at a news organization, with emphasis on working in an “audience-building” capacity.
Strong organizational skills to plan and execute community events; ability to handle project oversight.
Strong interpersonal skills for work with staff and community.
Strong social media skills to oversee newsroom’s social media efforts.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Familiarity with newspaper membership and fundraising programs preferred.
Workweek: Negotiable (3 days expected)
Send resume and clips, or links to clips, to Managing Editor Chip Rowe at email@example.com.