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Boston Globe Media Partners Boston.com - Content Producer, Community in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Boston.com is one of the most-read media outlets in the region. Each month, our stories reach millions of people, and we’re seeking to improve our offering by adding a daytime content producer to our growing Community team. 

The ideal candidate will proactively surface Boston.com journalism across our platforms with accuracy, speed, and consistency. 

The content producer will play a vital role on the Community team by focusing on cultivating on-site engagement and improving the reader experience. This role will constantly experiment with newly developed features and capabilities within our content management systems, including WordPress, MailChimp, SocialFlow, OpenWeb, and more. It’s an opportunity for a versatile journalist to push the boundaries of how Community at Boston.com shows up for our readers.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, track, and cultivate reader discussions on Boston.com and Love Letters. 

  • Build and deploy multiple newsletters daily.

  • Assist reporters and editors by improving article display and packaging for users on mobile devices.

  • Surface content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok. Collaborate with our social team to produce platform-specific content tied to our journalism. 

  • Curate the Community, Food, and lifestyle-related section front pages on Boston.com based on the news cycle, audience behavior, and instinct. 

  • Spot, package, and publish syndicated content from the Associated Press and other news services.

  • Occasionally write quick hits and/or copyedit as needed.

    Qualifications: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.

  • A track record of successful, audience-focused work.

  • Sound editorial judgment and strong visual journalism skills.

  • A progressive understanding of the ways that readers engage with content on social, search, and mobile platforms.

  • A willingness to adapt and be audience focused, with a curious mindset and a commitment to creating an inclusive work environment 

    This position is a union position covered by a collective bargaining agreement with the Boston Newspaper Guild

    Vaccination Statement:

    We require that all BGMP employees (including temporary employees, co-ops, interns, and independent contractors) be vaccinated from COVID-19, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise. All BGMP employees, regardless of vaccination status or work location, must provide proof of vaccination status as instructed by the employee's designated Human Resources contact. Employees may request a reasonable accommodation or other exemption from this policy by contacting their designated Human Resources contact. Failure to comply with or enforce any part of this policy, or misrepresentation of compliance with this policy, may result in discipline, up to and including termination of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law.

    EEO Statement:

    Boston Globe Media Partners is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition or any other protected characteristic. Boston Globe Media Partners is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.

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