Title: KY3, Inc. Sports Digital Content Coordinator
Reports To: Sports Web Manager
FLSA: Salary, Exempt
Status: Full-time (40 hours per week)
Location: KY3, Inc.
Summary: The strength and resources of the No. 1 television group in SW Missouri are behind a new website for all those raving high school and college sports fans. We are looking for a dynamic, organized individual who loves sports and can deliver the best high school and college sports coverage online for Missourians.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related degree is preferred
• 1 year news, journalism or relevant experience preferred
• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.)
• Knowledge of the SW Missouri high school and college sports scene
• Strong Internet research capabilities
• Detail-oriented and organized
• Background in writing and editing news copy with strong knowledge of AP style
• Participation in and knowledge of social media
• Desire to learn how to shoot and edit video and photos for web use
• Strong and demonstrated organizational and time-management skills
• Strong written and verbal skills
• Ability to work fast, accurately and deal well with deadlines and time pressure
• Excellent problem solving and communication skills
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, yet committed to team environment.
• Management of writing and photography staff
• Assist in sports coverage plans, editing, posting stories and photos to the site
• Coordinates cross-media coverage with on-air staff
• Assists in writing and shooting sports stories for the site
• Must be willing to work a flexible schedule with some late evening, weekend and holiday work required
• Assist with other projects as required and assigned
• Other incidental and related duties as required and assigned
• Sitting 25%, standing/walking 75%.
• Ability to lift and carry 10-25 lbs. for short distances.
• While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to walk, stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk and hear. Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.
• Exposure to atmospheric conditions will be encountered; significant outdoor work in all weather conditions is to be expected. Occasionally morning, evening, or weekend work is required.
• Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable.
CLOSING DATE FOR RESUME/SPORTS WRITING SAMPLE & A BIT ABOUT YOUSELF BY: May 10, 2012 @ 5pm
Beth Keeling – HR Business Partner
999 W. Sunshine
Springfield, Mo. 65807
KY3, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
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