Push & Mobile Editor

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Role Description

  • The Push & Mobile editor will own CBS News' relationship with its audience via the lockscreen and other push alert platforms
  • The PME will manage our daily output of push alerts, focusing on news delivery, audience growth, segmentation & retention
  • For news delivery, you'll work closely with our editorial teams to serve news content with the audience segments in the most engaging way
  • For audience retention you'll work with the marketing teams to integrate push strategies with email and other campaigns geared to drive engagement of active audiences and re-engagement of dormant ones.
Your Day-to-Day
  • Reporting to the Senior Director of Growth & Engagement, you'll be the owner of all CBS News push alerts, on mobile, web and OTT
  • You'll help define and dynamically refine our alert strategy, identifying audience segments via behaviour, geography and other attributes
  • You'll devise plans for on-the-fly retargeting during breaking news situations
  • You'll work with our partners in CBS All Access, CNET and other CBSi properties to understand how we can collaborate across business units
  • You'll constantly review performance of our alerts and share findings with the editorial teams to aid in content strategy decisions
  • You'll be involved in identification and testing of new technologies for reaching our mobile, desktop and OTT audiences


What you bring to the team:
You have -

  • You have 3+ years newsroom experience, and a demonstrable track record in managing push alerts
  • You are a news junkie and an app obsessive. Personally, you can't get enough alerts, but you have clear views on how much is too much for the average user.
  • You have strong opinions on what drives quality engagement and how to own the lock screen
  • You're across the changes being made by Apple & Android teams in how they manage & facilitate alerts and how that creates opportunity for us
  • You're deeply familiar with analytics platforms like Google Analytics, Omniture, Chartbeat and Parse.ly and push platforms like Urban Airship, Braze
  • You are a collaborative team player who loves to draw on and bring together people with diverse skillsets.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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