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  Director, Managing Editor, Digital Radio
Industry: Radio - Digital Job Posted: 1/22/2019
Location: South Region Job Status: Full Time
Experience Level: TBD
 

Job Description:

Univision Radio is a division of Univision communications. The division is comprised of 58 local radio stations across 16 markets. Uforia The Home of Latin Music, is America’s largest Latin music media platform, and is Univision’s cross platform music brand. We're insiders, fans and cheerleaders. We know all the words and all the moves to every hit song, and we were part of the rise of every Latin star. We are proud of Latin music's glorious history and we cherish the connection that music provides to our shared past. We know that we are a critical part of the most powerful cross-cultural force in today's America. All year long, we provide opportunities for generations of artists and audiences to find each other. We relish the fact that the entire planet has come to love our Latin music. We're young, positive, joyful, insightful and respectful of the creators and consumers of Latin music.

GENERAL FUNCTION

Uforia is looking for an innovative Managing Editor who will help us celebrate, curate, discover and bring Radio programming and Latin music to life across all our digital platforms.

Uforia’s digital Managing Editor Digital, will be responsible for all music, music lifestyle, and radio content on Univision.com, Uforia App and across all 3rd arty distribution digital and social platforms. He/She will work with the SVP of Digital Content & Editorial Operations and the President of Radio to develop and execute on a content strategy that will serve Radio and Uforia, The Home of Latin Music’s existing fans and help develop new audiences for Latin music with fun, irreverent, compelling and insightful content strategies.

The managing editor will lead the day-to-day operations of radio and Uforia’s newsroom and oversee a multimedia team of editors, reporters, producer, programmers and social media managers. The managing editor will possess a sophisticated and nuanced understanding of how to drive editorial impact on all our national and local radio and music platforms through original content development, storytelling and multiplatform distribution.


PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintain editorial calendar and lead contributors to hit publishing deadlines

Develop short form digital video content strategy, focused on radio, music, music lifestyle and pop culture.

Collaborate with radio team to ensure the site accurately reflects on-air programming and encourages further listening.

Develop a robust and compelling digital content offering via a digital content pipeline of short form (snackable) content that can engage users and encourage virality across social platforms.

Work closely with liner radio programming team and digital sales to develop cross platform branded entertainment initiatives, to super serve key accounts.

Generate of new innovative editorial products

Maintain and strengthen relationships and partnerships with platforms and other media organizations.

Manage and lead relationship with product and technology teams

Integrate digital workflows and processes with linear’s workflows and processes

Establish, maintain and strengthen collaborative relationships with other Univision verticals

Optimization of editorial processes and workflow

Maintain active search for new storytelling opportunities that generate interest amongst U.S. Hispanics

Secure key content acquisition deals with 3rd party content providers.

Build and nurture a highly creative and passionate content development and production team.

Develop and implement digital video content best practices.

Take calculated creative risks with new content ideas

Make data driven decisions to optimize the content pipeline

Develop and nurture a networks of authorized content contributors across the US and Latin America.

Keep abreast of all digital content trends and ensure that senior management is updated on changes in the landscape.

Develop a content strategy that consistently delivers on the key KPI’s, including video views, engagement metrics, sentiment, revenue growth among others.

Nurture a team of highly creative and passion content predators across key markets in the Us and manage a team of editors oversees.

Become a trend spotter of successful digital content

Job requires frequent travel to LA, NY, Houston, Chicago, Dallas, Miami and Puerto Rico


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Fully Bilingual – Spanish and English, oral and written

Excellent written and oral communication skills in Spanish and English

Must be a team builder and a team player.

Experienced client relationship and account management

Ability to keep calm under pressure.

Possess video production technical skills

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and adapt to emerging trends.

Highly organized

Prior branded content development experience

Strong skills in brand development and data analysis.

Ability to work on multiple projects at a time.

Ability to work under time constraints.

Comfortable to work collaboratively, and lead cross-functional teams.

Passion for music a must, especially Latin music and culture.

Poses a deep emotional connection and knowledge of the Latin music and entertainment market

Expertise in established business software application (Power point, Excel, Word)

Comfortable in learning new software applications.

Fluency in web and social media analytic tools

Self-motivated and highly proactive


EXPERIENCE

Minimum 10+ years of digital content development and video production experience.

Experience in building or leading content teams

Solid knowledge of content development and production budgeting process, a must

Solid understand on digital media platforms, and how content can be optimized for each.

Solid knowledge and understanding of digital content trends and how videos become viral


EDUCATION

Bachelor Degree required
Advanced degree in in TV/Video production, media studies or journalism - preferred



 

 

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