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We are looking for an experienced social media professional to lead a dynamic, growing team of reporters tasked with social discovery, verification and driving newsgathering across all NBC News platforms.
The candidate must have significant experience building and running a world-class social media team, with a deep understanding of the ever-evolving landscape of social media platforms, and how best to leverage them for newsgathering purposes.
Candidate must demonstrate the ability to work under pressure, respond to breaking news in a timely fashion, and have a depth of experience with both domestic and foreign news. They must be team players who are comfortable collaborating across platforms, brands, and teams.
Candidates should be comfortable working with senior executives, and championing projects with a wide variety of stakeholders.
Candidates should ideally have previous experience working in a newsroom, and the ability to generate their own story ideas. They should be comfortable covering stories across a wide range of topics – from breaking news to criminal justice to sports and pop culture.
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