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Content Producer, Country Music
Are you a music fan, tapped into the latest music news, lifestyle trends and pop culture? RADIO.COM is looking for a highly motivated, creative and detail-oriented Content Producer to join our growing team.
Our music editorial team is looking for a writer to add to the Country music coverage and beyond across our network of sites, and is in search of someone who is immersed in Country music and on top of what’s trending. The team needs a strong voice who can’t quit consuming content and discovering music, and is ready to write about it.
The ideal candidate is a quick-thinking self-starter and resourceful writer who has a way with words and the ability to ignite conversations around the latest music news. You have a sharp instinct of what readers will engage with, are able to jump genres, and see stories beyond just the latest song and album releases, but also around human interest, viral, and lifestyle angles. You balance it all with a commitment to content analytics and thrive in a fast-paced, communication-driven team environment.
Write, publish and distribute both original and syndicated stories across all station platforms, focusing on owned and operated properties like web/app/social
Ensure all daily content is optimized for search
Create content that drives audience growth and engagement, while supporting station and sales needs, when needed
Understand reporting systems like Google Analytics and how to use data to drive audience growth
Track content that’s driving traffic and know how to maximize audience and engagement
Strong communication with local stations to identify big-name guests, and breaking news to turn around content immediately--owning local news as opposed to being scooped
Ability to interview artists, researching the right questions to create compelling content
Be an effective communicator (beyond email), and possess the ability to maintain a healthy working relationship in an open environment with all levels of the local/central organization
Other duties as assigned
A Bachelor’s Degree is required
A minimum of 1-3 years of digital content creation experience
A passion for Country music and general knowledge of the artists, performers and events
Flexibility to work nights/weekends as needed (news doesn’t stop at 5 PM)
Experience writing all music content, ranging from album and song releases to topical/evergreen lists
Must have excellent writing skills and the ability to tell engaging stories
Strong self-editing skills with attention to detail in grammar, punctuation, and design layout
Ability to own the news cycle to make judgments and react instantaneously and independently to key breaking/viral opportunities
Audio/video editing experience is a plus
Strong SEO knowledge and expertise
Basic MS Office skills are required. Other systems you should have working knowledge of include Google Analytics and Slack, as well as how to use/navigate a Content Management System
The responsibilities, duties and skills listed above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required
To be considered for this position, please submit writing samples along with your resume.
RADIO.COM is Entercom’s integrated digital platform where consumers discover and connect live with premium, curated content powered by over 235 highly rated, locally programmed radio stations and their websites, thousands of podcasts, audio on demand, and exclusive content across entertainment, music, news and sports. RADIO.COM offers anytime, anywhere access through our mobile app and website, home listening devices including Amazon Alexa, Echo and FireTV, Control4, Cortana, Google Home, Play and Chromecast, Grace Digital, Roku, and Sonos, as well as automotive dashboards and game consoles.
RADIO.COM is part of Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company, and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S and the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news. Home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast content, and premium live experiences, Entercom engages over 170 million consumers each month. Available on every device in every major U.S. market, the company delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. Entercom’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).