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Social Media Producer, Tajik Service

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Please quote vacancy number: BTA1234-1701


We’re looking for Social Media Producer for RFE/RL’s Tajik Service – in Prague, Czech Republic. We’re offering 12-18 month specified term employment agreements. The Social Media Producer is responsible for identifying and producing social media and share-worthy content and will act as the point of contact on social media content and discovery. S/he will produce content by picking up trends on local language social media and through enterprise discovery - finding those things that haven't yet been widely discovered and giving them editorial light. The Social Media Producer will produce content both for the website and for direct distribution on social platforms. S/he will also keep the team updated throughout the day on trending topics and other potential stories discovered through social media.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Provides oversight of content produced by social media team

• Produces content specifically geared for social media use across platforms (Twitter, Facebook, VKontakte, Instagram, Reddit).

• Produces original content in Tajik and Russian both for the website and for native sharing on social media.

• Uses journalistic acumen to find stories that are both likely to be shared and meet RFE/RL standards.

• Mines the web for news leads and develops news stories.

• Works with web-ready news and feature content mixing traditional story-forms with digital and social-centric reporting.

• Works together with social media team and Tajik Service team to update them throughout the day on trending topics and stories worth exploring.

• Works with Tajik and Russian language web editors to promote original RFE/RL content across social media.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

• Higher education or Bachelor degree in communication, journalism or related field or the equivalent in experience.

• Russian language (Native), Tajik language, English language (Proficient strongly desired)

WORK EXPERIENCE:

• Previous experience working in a multicultural or a multinational environment; or experience living and working abroad, preferably in relevant RFE/RL target regions.

COMPETENCIES:

• Knowledge of social monitoring platforms like Tweetdeck, Topsy and Storyful

• Strong news judgment is required

• Broad knowledge of political, economic, and social situations in the broadcast area as well as international affairs acquired through studies, research, writing, travel, or other relevant experience or exposure

• Excellent writing in a news environment and demonstrated ability to work with social and digital media to both find content and disseminate it.

• Adapts to and works effectively within a variety of situations, and with various individuals or groups. Flexibility entails understanding and appreciating different and opposing perspectives on an issue, adapting one’s approach as the requirements of a situation change, and changing or easily accepting changes in one’ s own organization or job requirements.,

• Excellent teamwork and the ability to multitask and prioritize with little supervision.

• Ability to balance multiple responsibilities and projects simultaneously and work under deadlines.

LANGUAGES:

• Tajik (mandatory)

• Russian (mandatory)

• English (mandatory)

Apply now

Should you be interested in this position please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter in English to jobs@rferl.org , including in the subject line the vacancy number as above.


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