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Social Media Coordinator/Writer

Department: Corporate Digital
Location: Chicago, IL

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 in partnership with the CBS Television Station Group, and H&I, Heroes & Icons. 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, Seattle, St. Louis, Salt Lake City, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Social Media Coordinator/Writer

General Job Description:

The Digital team is seeking a Social Media Coordinator/Writer to create and coordinate the production of social media content for our national Decades and Heroes & Icons networks, as well as original content for and

Both Decades and H&I engage fans of all ages across media verticals – entertainment, nostalgia, history, pop culture, current events, lifestyle and science fiction. The ideal candidate will have experience coordinating articles, photos and video assets for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as creating a community of fans with short, social and digestible posts and memes.

Additionally, the role is responsible for crafting original content related to the programming and themes of the two networks. Decades looks back at the television, pop culture and news headlines of the past six decades with its mission to “Relive. Remember. Relate.” H&I showcases classic television shows featuring action heroes of all stripes. We are looking for a candidate with the ability to transform this material into fun, fascinating web features.


Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or equivalent experience.

A demonstrated passion for classic television, pop-culture and emerging social media platforms.

Successful editing and writing experience in digital publishing.

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

Responsiveness to our fans in improving the viewer and user experience across platforms

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

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plans

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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