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Salem Media Group

Director of Social Media - WDTK / WLQV

Salem Media Group
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 02/21/2013
Categories: Marketing/Public Relations - Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Salem Communications – Detroit needs experienced Director of Social Media  to serve the clients of our three stations: Faith Talk1500 WLQV (Christian Teaching & Talk),  News Talk 1400AM The Patriot (News/Talk), and The Fish Detroit (ONLINE Contemporary Christian Music).  Our Marketing Consultants are our “front-line” people and interact every day with our local advertisers.  If you have experience in all major social media platforms, a passion for sales and thrive in a high-activity, fast-paced, team-oriented sales position, we want to talk with you.



-   Daily management of all social media platforms for station clients with 1-4 posts across all platforms (content and case load depending on the business and contracts).

-   Weekly reports to clients to show progress.

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

-   Work with station staff to promote client events and promotions, and attend events to post live to media platforms.

-   Weekly research on the latest trends in social media.

-   Act as a liaison between stations’ clients and social media followers.

-   Create and post engaging, sharable content across all platforms to promote our clients and their promotions, events and community outreach.

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

-   Create ways for users to connect to our clients to build a sense of community.

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

-   Create and sell marketing campaigns to local businesses.


Salem Communications offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package, 401k with employer match, as well as paid holidays and paid vacation.



Skills Required:

-   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+, YouTube, 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.

-   Supportive personality conducive to building rapport with new clients and sales team.



Please send resume’ to:     

Chris MacCourtney, General Manager

Salem Communications – Detroit

2 Radio Plaza

Ferndale, Michigan 48220


FAX:  248.581.1231

Phone:  248.581.1234           


Salem Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Owned by Salem Communications, Corp. (Nasdaq: SALM) headquartered in Camarillo, California.