WHYY is hiring a Social Media Strategist

Job Location
Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA
Position Type
Full Time
Education Level
4 Year Degree
Job Category

WHYY is seeking a full-time Social Media Strategist. WHYY is the Philadelphia region's leading public media provider.

This position will have the responsibility of driving strategy and daily operations for WHYY News and other editorial social media efforts. The ideal candidate will be creative and innovative with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines and complete tasks in a timely manner. The individual in this role will be expected to continue development and maintain the social media strategy for WHYY editorial products and sub-brands. This position will have the opportunity to recommend new strategies to maximize social exposure.


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A bachelor's degree in journalism, online journalism, web production or related discipline is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years demonstrated experience developing social media strategy and building audience and engagement (preferably for a news operation).
  • Experience blogging or creating interactive content, including video a plus.
  • Ability to master new software and production tools (Hootsuite and Tweetdeck; Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. standard HTML editors, WordPress, and Photoshop)
  • Ability to evaluate and act on the web problems immediately with creative solutions.
  • Coding/programming software experience (Standard HTML and CSS, various content management systems)
  • Strong communication skills, including the mechanics of writing

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