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Social Media Engagement Manager, Budapest, Hungary

Open until: October 27 2020

Please quote vacancy number: HUNB061-2002


Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty - Szabad Európa is seeking a skilfull Social Media Engagement Manager. On this position you should be journalist with proven social media savvy. You will be responsible achieving engagement targets of followers on social networks and exploring new networks for further engagement. You will communicate directly with the Szabad Európa audience on social networks and manage mobile alerts, including developing and implementing a strategy for outreach on mobile messaging platforms like Whatsapp. You will also develop and form relationships with partners to increase distribution channels for Szabad Európas products.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and deliver social engineered products/apps and campaigns, as well as integrate social media within RFE/RL - Szabad Európa platforms (mobile, web, second screens) and across social media platforms.
  • Manage mobile and app alerts.
  • Communicate directly with audience on social media platforms and mobile in an engaging but professional manner that shows strong understanding of our editorial content.
  • Posting original content directly to social media sites.
  • Create audience loyalty and grow audience through engagement on social media and mobile platforms.
  • Managing and forming relationships with paid and unpaid partners to create new distribution and engagement channels.
  • Help manage online brand and product campaigns.
  • Develop and create advertising campaigns on multiple advertising platforms.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Higher education in communications or journalism or related field or the equivalent in experience

 

Competencies:

  • Excellent writing in a news environment and demonstrated ability to work with social and digital media to both find content and disseminate it.
  • Knowledge of tools such as TweetDeck and Hootsuite to manage multiple social networks.
  • Thorough understanding of how people consume and engage with news on mobile platforms.
  • Broad, thorough and detailed 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 teamwork and the ability to multitask and prioritize with little supervision.
  • Ability to balance multiple responsibilities and projects simultaneously and work under deadlines.

Languages:

  • Hungarian (Native level), mandatory
  • English language (Proficient), mandatory

 

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Candidates for these positions must reside within commuting distance of the specified city, or be willing to relocate there at their own expense. Salaries for employees in RFE/RL's broadcast regions are competitive, based on prevailing local conditions. Employee benefits in RFE/RL's broadcast regions are in accordance with the local labor law specific to the country.
Note: In response to changing operational requirements, RFE/RL retains the discretion not to make an appointment, or to modify the job specifications for a particular vacancy.


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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic and Washington, D.C., with 21 bureaus throughout Russia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Central and Eastern Europe. Reporting in 27 languages across 23 countries, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world, providing responsibly reported, fact-based news in countries where media freedoms are under threat or banned outright. From Iran and Pakistan to Hungary, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan, RFE/RL journalists give audiences what they can't always get from their own local media: uncensored information and open debate. Reporting via digital, TV, and radio platforms, RFE/RL has a measured weekly reach of 38.1 million people. A private nonprofit, RFE/RL is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media. RFE/RL's editorial independence is protected by U.S. law.

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RFE/RL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Positions at RFE/RL are considered Public Trust Positions, with appointment contingent upon the positive outcome of a background investigation.

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