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Coordinator, Social Media

Location: West Hollywood, CA
Date Posted: 04-18-2019
OWN is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey's heart and creative instincts inform the brand. We embrace the love of storytelling. Our team has creative instincts with a distinct point of view, which creates and the magnetism of the channel. OWN is a leader in programming and attracts superstar talent to join its primetime lineup, which has built a global community of like-minded viewers who’ve connected on social media and beyond. OWN is a singular destination on cable. Depth with edge. Heart. Star power. Connection. And endless possibilities. OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications. The network debuted on January 1, 2011 and is available in 75 million homes. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform Oprah.com.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Coordinate and grow OWN’s social media followings through user engagement, creativity, video and editorial content
  • Produce social content for OWNTV’s social media platforms -- Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and emerging platforms
  • Brainstorm and implement the overall social media strategy with the Sr. Manager and promotional teams
  • Work with marketing team to determine where social can be integrated into other OWN marketing channels (including PR, on-air, digital and paid)
  • Develop visually driven content from existing assets using new and emerging technology
  • Assist in the developing assets for partners and talent to take advantage of co-promotion opportunities
  • Measure the effectiveness of various posts and make changes in strategy according to those results using social analytic tools
  • Work in cooperation with outside social media agencies on best practices, social media planning
  • Event coverage for OWN programming on red carpets, at screenings, press events and press tours
  • Some travel required
  • Advanced knowledge of social media strategies; stay on top of the latest social media updates and trends in order to maximize results
 

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and skills is required
  • Passion and curiosity for all things social, digital, mobile and emerging technologies
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with various teams
  • Strong time management, organization and communication skills
  • The ability to write concisely, with strong voice and editorial sensibilities
  • Industry knowledge and awareness of new social campaigns, especially within the entertainment space, and engaging with audiences to drive tune-in
  • A fast-learner who is able to adapt quickly to changing deadlines and learning new social platforms
  • “Roll up your sleeves” attitude to jump in and assist teams when needed
  • Experience or interest in social analytics
  • Experience with design and video editing, preferred

OWN LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, disability, genetic information or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.
 
 
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