Chief Content Officer, AETN – Arkansas PBS


Are you looking for a media leadership role where you can make a genuine impact? Do you feel that creativity, innovation, leadership, and teamwork are crucial to successful results in today’s competitive media environment? AETN, Arkansas PBS, has a talented team of content producers and digital professionals making a difference in the lives of viewers locally, regionally, and nationally.

As the Chief Content Officer, you will lead a cross-functional team for a digital-first multimedia publisher producing outstanding content for next-level audience engagement and growth. The CCO will establish a strong vision for an inventive, consistent and agile content publishing workflow and branding effort, leveraging AETN’s content across all platforms, in partnership with the network’s CEO and COO, as well as other members of the senior leadership team.

We are looking for a dynamic, innovative, enterprise-minded Chief Content Officer capable of building synergies across social, digital, marketing, broadcast and education audiences and platforms. A visionary leader who can build a culture of collaboration, achievement and distinction, driving AETN’s transition to a more collaborative, can-do culture that values big ideas and cross-platform successes.

Qualified candidates for Chief Content Officer will be a comprehensive understanding of digital operations and the value of full social engagement by the entire team. The ideal AETN CCO has managed a professional staff across multiple disciplines.  The position requires a degree and has worked for at least five years in the areas of branding, editorial, digital marketing, video production and content strategy development.  Experience more than five years may be substituted for the degree.

The CCO will oversee all content and marketing operations and lead with a bold strategic vision for station growth. If you are a leader who embraces creative storytelling, digital and social platforms and innovative media strategies as the drivers of a cutting-edge media organization, then this is the opportunity for you.

Locally, and nationally recognized as a great place to work, AETN is Arkansas’s only statewide public broadcaster. AETN’s mission is to nourish the cultural and civic life of our statewide community, forging a vibrant bond through inventive engagement and authentic stories that matter. We serve as an indispensable resource for educators and learners by delivering strong, relevant multi-platform content that educates, informs, entertains and inspires.

AETN offers amazing benefits and perks:

•Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

•Eleven paid holidays per year, including birthday

•12 to 22.5 days of vacation per year depending on years of service

•8 hours Sick Leave per month

•Retirement: 14.25% contribution from AETN, 6.25% employee mandatory contribution, plus additional 3% optional employee contribution

•Basic Life Insurance up to $10,000

•Eligible for the Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

The salary offered commensurate with experience.

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Deadline is Tuesday, August 6, 2019