WestStar Multimedia Entertainment is rapidly expanding in many divisions, as we are one of the fastest growing broadcast companies in America!
For over 20-years, Kim Komando has led the industry in lifestyle programming within the national radio category, reaching millions of people every week.
Today, our multimedia network includes radio programs that reach over 3.5 million Nielsen-rated unique listeners per week, a new “global” television program that airs on the prestigious Bloomberg TV Network distributed to over 300 million homes internationally, podcasts that serve almost 2 million downloads per month, a website that enjoys 1.6 million monthly visitors, an aggressive newsletter platform with over 25 million sends per month, and a sponsor-dedicated email platform. Plus, major streaming and YouTube initiatives in the works for 2019.
Yes, a lot is happening at WestStar!
Are you a take-charge type of person that knows how to get things done? Are you a person that focuses on finding solutions to challenges, and will break down barriers to achieve success? Are you motivated to do great things? If so, we are seeking people that are passionate about building a fantastic career in the celebrity influenced media business.
If you have what it takes, we are seeking a team member to fill the following position: Social Media Manager
As a Social Media Manager, we expect you to be up-to-date with the latest digital technologies and social media trends. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to express our company’s views creatively.
Ultimately, you should be able to handle our social media presence ensuring high levels of web traffic and customer engagement.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences
Design and implement social media strategy to align with business goals
Set specific objectives and report on ROI
Maintain and expand brand awareness and online reputation
Manage all content on social media platforms
Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content daily (e.g. original articles, photos, videos, podcasts, and news)
Monitor SEO and web traffic metrics
Collaborate with marketing, sales, editorial and ecommerce to ensure brand consistency
Create and follow a regular posting schedule
Grow our current followers
Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor customer reviews
Oversee social media accounts’ design (e.g. Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures and blog layout)
Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, like promotions and contests
Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications
Develop and manage paid advertising campaigns as they pertain to social media
SKILLS AND SPECIFICATIONS
Proven work experience as a Social Media Manager
Analytical and multitasking skills
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines and never miss deadlines
Excellent time management skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent copywriting, copy editing and grammar skills: Don’t make mistakes on posts!
Self-motivated, confident, energetic, creative
Ability to think outside the box and show initiative
Must be willing to "Do" not "Delegate"
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in marketing or communications
Minimum 5 years of social media hands-on experience
Hands-on experience in content management
Solid knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics
We offer very competitive salary with bonuses tied to this program’s performance. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including: Top tier, major medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, life insurance, self-directed 401(k) with employer match and AFLAC group services. Paid time off includes: sick, corporate holidays and personal vacation.
HOW TO APPLY
This is a full-time, onsite position at our studio and broadcast center in Phoenix, Arizona. Apply in confidence today. Email your resume to: email@example.com.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT
We take great pride in our diverse and talented workforce. We recognize that our continued success depends largely on the collective strengths of our employees. Developing the right mix of skills, ideas and individuals requires an unwavering commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Accordingly, we recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered without regard to an employee's race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, veteran status or disability.
ABOUT THE KIM KOMANDO SHOW
WestStar Multimedia Entertainment is a national broadcasting company that is home to The Kim Komando Show. The Kim Komando Show for radio is syndicated and broadcast nationally, distributed via satellite to more than 400 top radio stations with 6.5 million weekly listeners.
Kim was the first national female talk host to discuss consumer electronics since 1995. The program originates at WestStar’s at the 24,000 sq. ft. broadcast center in central Phoenix. Over the past 6 years, WestStar has experimented with a television version of this successful radio program.
Beginning in January 2019, The Kim Komando Show will be airing on the renowned Bloomberg Television on a custom designed set at WestStar’s production facility.
The program is shot as an 11-camera HD production (recorded with 8 cameras in isolation for precise production/editing). Much of the new program will consist of original content interlaced with some segments of the radio program.
Kim's weekly column appears nationally in USA Today, FoxNews, and in more than 100 daily newspapers. We send more than 12 million newsletters each week.