Executive Producer Job at Audacy, Inc., Southfield, MI

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  • Audacy, Inc.
  • Southfield, MI

Job Description

Are you a sports news fanatic with your finger on the pulse of trending digital content?

 

Audacy Detroit is looking for a highly motivated, creative and detail-oriented Executive Producer of Video to join our team.

 

The ideal candidate is a quick-thinking self-starter and resourceful writer who has a way with words and the ability to ignite conversations and create videos in everything from traditional sports to the intersection of sports and culture. You have a sharp instinct of what both passionate and more casual local fans will engage with, balanced with a commitment to content analytics and video production. You thrive in a fast-paced, communication-driven team environment, and multiple content management systems don’t scare you. 

 

You are passionate about sports news and driven to build traffic and audience with unique content marketing. You have a proven track record of growing digital audiences and engagement on websites and social platforms. You are on top of all of the latest local sports news, including identifying social/Google trends and breaking news stories, and are constantly looking for engaging content that is a fit for the brand. 

 

What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for the stations overall video production 
  • Produce, publish and distribute both original and syndicated stories across all station platforms, focusing on owned and operated properties like web/app/social
  • Ensure all daily content is optimized for search
  • Write in a style that is appealing for specific audiences (die-hard vs. casual sports news) -- extensive knowledge of the local sports and sports-culture landscape required
  • Create content that drives audience growth and engagement, while supporting station and sales needs, when needed
  • Help to plan and execute push alert and newsletter sends for top station & podcast content
  • Understand reporting systems like Google Analytics and Sprout, and how to use data to drive audience growth
  • Develop and maintain strong industry contacts to promote the content you create, getting it in front of new audiences, including partner sites
  • Use editorial sense through content and social to convert readers to digital listeners
  • Strong communication with local show producers to identify show highlights, big-name guests, and breaking news to turn around content immediately--owning local news as opposed to being scooped.
  • Work closely with Brand Manager as primary contact on local sports interviews and opportunities
  • Be an effective communicator (beyond email), and possess the ability to maintain a healthy working relationship in an open environment with all levels of the local/central organization 
  • Help Managing Editor with critical duties such as building communication bridges across the local station network, establishing and sticking to brand/voice, and innovating new content ideas
  • Work with Ad Sales team on occasion on creation of content for sponsorship packages
  • Other duties as assigned

  More About You:

 

Required & Preferred:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of digital content creation experience (minimum of 1 year people-managing)
  • Flexibility to work nights/weekends as needed (sports news doesn’t stop at 5 PM)
  • Experience writing all local sports content, ranging from straight news to passionate opinion and topical/evergreen lists
  • Must have excellent writing skills and the ability to tell engaging stories
  • Strong self-editing skills with attention to detail in grammar, punctuation, and design layout
  • Ability to own the news cycle to make judgments and react instantaneously and independently to key breaking/viral opportunities
  • Deep-rooted knowledge of a variety of popular sports, with a focus on football, baseball, hockey and basketball
  • Audio/video editing experience is a must
  • Strong SEO knowledge and expertise
  • Photoshop experience is preferred, but not required
  • Basic MS Office skills are required, as well as how to use/navigate a Content Management System

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD; OTC: AUDA) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at , Facebook (Audacy Corp), X (@AudacyCorp), LinkedIn (@Audacy-Inc), Instagram (@lifeataudacy) and Threads (@Audacy_Corp).

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Job Tags

Casual work, Local area, Immediate start, Night shift, Weekend work,

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