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Social Media Coordinator

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Weigel Broadcasting Co.
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Chicago, IL 60661
Job Description

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with “MeTV,” Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the “Movies!” Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the “DECADES” Network, the “H&I” Network and the Start TV Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel’s local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Social Media Coordinator

General Job Description:

The digital team is seeking a Social Media Coordinator to create and coordinate the production of social media content for our national television networks that engage fans of all ages across media verticals entertainment, nostalgia, history, pop-culture, travel, current events, lifestyle and science fiction. The ideal candidate will have experience coordinating articles, photos and video assets; writing catchy content; and creating a community of fans with short, social, and digestible posts.


Build a community of loyal fans across social media platforms.

Schedule posts and create original content for Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Prepare media assets and curate user-generated content.

Reach millions of fans that are visiting our digital properties.

Collaborate with media executives across marketing, programming and sales.

Serve as an ambassador of our brands to engage talent, fan groups and organizations.

Partner with the social media teams of movie and television studios for cross-promotional campaigns.

Other duties, as assigned.


Bachelors degree in Journalism, Communications, or equivalent experience.

A demonstrated passion for pop-culture and social media platforms.

Successful editing and writing experience in digital publishing.

Knowledge of all social media platforms and experience managing messaging across social platforms.

Familiarity with social media analytics.

Aptitude and curiosity: someone who wants to learn more, has demonstrated skill growth and is relentlessly self-improving.

A team player who makes others successful.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plan

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

Tax-free Transit

Discounted Parking Access

Gym Membership Discount

Convenient access to highways and public transportation

Open-air office environment

One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

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