KPBS serves the greater San Diego community with informative, cultural, entertaining and educational television, radio, and web programming. KPBS TV/FM is the public television and radio stations for San Diego. Licensed to San Diego State University, KPBS supports and furthers the university s educational and community service mission by informing, enlightening and empowering its listeners. It does so not only by presenting national and locally produced programming of value to its San Diego audience, but also by producing programming about San Diego and its people for distribution nationwide.
The KPBS Communications Department is responsible for the strategic coordination of information to staff, the public and press about KPBS content, employees, station outreach, events and activities.
As a steward of the KPBS brand, the Social Medial Strategist helps grow our audience across social networks, connecting people with our content and engaging them in conversation. Under the direction of the Director of Communications, the Social Media Strategist is responsible for meeting station goals for content distribution, audience growth and fundraising while maintaining brand consistency across all social platforms.
In addition to managing social media postings, the Social Media Strategist is responsible for planning an editorial calendar and for evaluating new social platforms.
The following information is intended to be representative of the work performed by incumbents in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities. Job descriptions may be changed at any time based on the needs of the department.
Social Media (85%)
Training/ Supervision (10%)
Knowledge and Abilities
● Social media experience for a news organization preferred
● Knowledge and understanding of public media
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