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Salem Media Group

Director of Social Media (Sales)

Salem Media Group
Seattle, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 03/04/2013
Categories: Media/Video/Radio - Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Would you like to wake up every morning knowing that you work in an environment that reflects your personal values and advances your career goals? Do you enjoy living in the social media world? Do you like being rewarded for your hard work? If this is you, Salem Communications Seattle believes you can achieve great things at Christian Teaching and Talk station KGNW 820AM, Business News Talk station KKOL 1300AM, Conservative talk, Freedom 1590 KLFE and Hispanic Christian Teach and Talk KNTS 1680am!


Company:      Salem Communications Corporation is a leading broadcaster of religious programming and informative talk. The company owns and operates commercial radio stations in major markets throughout the Unites States. Salem is an Equal Opportunity employer.


Job Summary:

The Job of Director of Social Media is to live in the social media world as the ambassador for Salem Seattle and its clients

-Create and post engaging, sharable content across all platforms to promote the organizations.

-Engage in conversations with followers and respond to tall inquiries on social sites.

-Create ways for users to connect to the station or the business to build a sense of community.

-Host training seminars for staff, clients, and area businesses on social media topics.



Daily management of all social media platforms for KGNW, KKOL, KLFE, and its clients.

-For the station: 3-4 posts on Facebook and Twitter (not necessarily the same content), updates to sub-pages, 15- 20 pins a week.

-For clients: depending on the business and the contract anywhere from 1-4 posts a day across all platforms.

-Weekly reports to clients to show progress.

-Train the sales team on social media and assist them with selling the service to their clients.

-Work with station staff to promote events and promotions and attend events to post live.

-Film and edit videos as needed to promote station events and showcase clients.

-Weekly research on the latest trends in social media.


Job Requirements:

-Bachelor’s degree in communication, Public Relations, advertising or related field and 3-5 years experience in a related field of work.

-Experience in all major social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, You Tube, and professional blog sites.

-Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator as well as basic video editing capabilities preferred.

-Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to multi-task are a must.


Compensation:                       Salary plus commission is available for exceptional performance along with a full benefits package and a positive work environment. This is a Salary, Exempt position


Personality Traits:                 Must have excellent communication and presentation skills, well organized, a team player, a positive attitude and a passion for our stations.


Contact:                         or Fax 206-777-3236

Please provide position title of interest, resume and cover letter