Online Editor - Indianapolis

Location: IN – Indianapolis

Description

Online Editor

The Online Editor facilitates the content objectives (i.e. developing and managing content) for Radio One’s radio station websites in the Indianapolis, IN market. The position is responsible for increasing the sites’ online traffic and engagement through the maintained programming of local, regional and national content, the management of internal and external content sources, implementation of various traffic driving products and by linking the stations’ on-air and off-line marketing and promotional activities to the sites. The position leads the development of local traffic driving strategies and executes strategies developed at the national level.


 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reporting on, and engaging with, local Indianapolis and surrounding area events and activity
  • Scoping, editing, and writing posts about news, celebrity, entertainment, and gossip collected from both the local and national level as well as aggregating content from internal and external sources
  • Utilize experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals through the development and implementation of local strategies.
  • Working with and training radio personalities in the creation and maintenance of content.
  • Working with the stations' Program Director, Operations Manager, and/or Marketing/Promotions leads to maintain the vision, voice and brand direction of the stations online
  • Maintain and grow all digital platforms including station’s social network accounts, SMS clubs, mobile streaming apps and newsletters
  • Working with the Regional Online Editor and Director of Content to leverage national programming opportunities, tools and strategies

Necessary Qualities:

  • You must have an abiding fascination with, and/or deep knowledge of, African-American music and culture
  • You must be an absolute web junkie, familiar with all websites that cover African-American news, entertainment, celebrity, gossip and events
  • Prefer you be fully knowledgeable of, and an active participant in, the local community, culture and events of Indianapolis, IN.
  • You must be able to evangelize the website internally and externally and work as part of a team 
  • You must be enthusiastic and disciplined; a self-starter that can thrive in fast-paced environments with tight deadlines and aggressive performance targets
  • Spanish-speaking is a plus but not required.

 


CRITICAL COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS:

  • Of utmost importance to the Online Editor is web traffic primarily indicated by Unique Visitors (UVs) and Pageviews (PVs).  Other performance metrics including time spent, bounce rates, and impressions will also be used.
  • Ensuring compelling and up-to-date content is always available will be the Online Editor's best way of influencing these key performance indicators.
  • 3 years of experience finding and producing editorial content online.
  • Knows effective ways to distribute, promote and market your content over the web.
  • Knowledge of how to publish to and maintain a site using a content management system (CMS), WordPress a plus
  • Must know how to perform photo resizing and audio and video editing using programs including Adobe Photoshop, iMovie, and Sound Studio.
  • Familiar with, and knows how to analyze metrics.
  • Working knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices.
  • Social media optimization knowledge, specifically in regards to Twitter and Facebook.

COMPANY CORE VALUES:

  • COMMUNITY: We embrace the entire iOne community, our audience, our employees and our clients
  • INNOVATION: We consistently strive to innovate and act as trendsetters by creating unique user experiences, original content, products and solutions
  • INTEGRITY: Integrity is the foundation of our business
  • TEAMWORK: We move as ONE team toward the common goal
  • OPENNESS: We understand that openness builds trust internally within our community and externally within our new urban audience.
  • LEADERSHIP: We are all leaders, and we lead as we wish to be led

Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

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Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.