Commercial Producer, Hearst| Baltimore, MD

WBAL-TV/ Hearst Television has an opening for a Commercial Producer. This position is responsible for producing high quality broadcast commercials and social media content from inception to completion, on-time and on-budget. 

Responsibilities

  • Design, produce and edit commercial content to create high-quality, results oriented, marketing content for clients on all platforms
  • Work directly with the clients, Sales Management and Account Executives to develop the best message and branding campaign for the clients’ needs at various budget levels across multiple categories
  • Work with the Production Manager and videographer to schedule and execute all aspects of production, managing shoots from start to finish
  • Strong understanding of production techniques in filming, time needed for projects and best practices for execution related to production services is essential
  • Must work well within a collaborative environment, be self-sufficient, resourceful and handle deadline pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to present and sell ideas
  • Extremely organized and detailed, with great time management skills
  • Other responsibilities as assigned on a per project basis

    Required Skills
  • Extensive Adobe Premiere Pro experience. After Affects, Photoshop experience, as well as lighting and audio experience
  • Work independently and lead projects through all phases of production including creative development, pre-production, production, post-production, finishing/delivery of digital assets
  • Ability to conceptualize, write, produce and edit content that tells a compelling story
  • The ability to work well under tight deadlines, delivering on-time, within budget, from script to screen
  • Positive, motivated attitude with a strong work ethic, superb attention to detail and strong communication abilities

    Required Experience
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Production, Marketing or Broadcast-related field
  • 2 years of hands-on experience working in commercial production
  • Must be able to have flexible hours to meet high volume demands periodically throughout the year
  • Must be willing to work extended hours when necessary to meet tight deadlines
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record required

    Equivalent military training from Defense

Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/commercial-producer-3336?ats=selectminds

 

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Senior Editor, Boston Magazine| Boston, MA

Employment Opportunities

Senior Editor

Boston is seeking a Senior Editor to join an experienced team of award-winning magazine makers at New England’s premier monthly.

Want to join?

For magazine editors who also love to write and have at least four years of longform and feature experience, this is a dream job. You’ll have the time and resources to develop 4,000-word-and-up stories from across the region, focusing on a city that’s at the center of national discussions on politics, policy, education, finance, tech, media, innovation, sports, culture, and crime—with inside access to many of the nation’s biggest personalities. And you’ll work in a fast-paced, digital-friendly newsroom that’s reaching a growing audience in print, online, and at our signature events. We are looking for someone who’s excited to generate feature ideas, contribute monthly to the front-of-book, and write and edit provocative features throughout the year.

If you are a qualified candidate and interested in this position, please email a cover letter, resume, and five clips that demonstrate longform writing and editing excellence to  jobs@bostonmagazine.com. We value diversity. Phones calls, or walk-ins will NOT be accepted.

Audience Development Manager

Metro Corp, the parent company of Philadelphia and Boston magazines, seeks an experienced individual to help manage, develop and execute audience programs for its Audience department. The primary duties of this role include management of Metro Corp’s audience database, execution of marketing plans and program enhancements to drive engagement and development of membership program.
Ideally, the candidate should be a problem-solver with a keen eye for detail and accuracy, a willingness to learn and contribute, ability to meet deadlines, and a demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams. Skillful communication, organization, and project management experience required.
Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Audience Development Director in development and management of communications and promotion strategy to reach and retain and grow target audience
  • Conceptualize, implement and manage membership program
  • Own and manage Hubspot database, testing, optimizing and implementing retargeting strategies
  • Plan and execute paid social media campaigns
  • Write promotional audience marketing content and review consumer marketing content, including e-blasts, letters, landing page copy, brand campaigns, social content and advertising
  • Organize and manage companywide e-blast calendars and e-lists for all audience facing e-blasts
  • Monitor SEO and perform ongoing keyword research, optimize copy and landing pages
  • Execute on ticket sales strategy for events and select tasks related to event promotion
  • Manage campaign expenses to ensure programs meet revenue expectations
  • Collect audience data for our channels and our prospective clients, complete data analysis and develop audience insights
  • Monitor website traffic and identify trends
  • Support sales team with audience data on request

Required Skills

  • Solid understanding of performance marketing, conversion and online customer acquisition
  • Expertise in email database management, marketing automation and growth hacking
  • Strategic thinker with excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Project management and organizational skills, flexible and able to multi-task
  • Ability to quickly learn new software systems including Hubspot and Survey Monkey
  • Experience with paid social media campaigns
  • Working knowledge of SEO, keyword research
  • Experience with website analytics tools like Google Analytics
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, intermediate excel skills
  • A love of data, creativity, and curiosity

Qualifications and Required Proficiencies

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 2 years working in publishing, marketing or data analytics
  • Excellent understanding of data administration and management functions
  • Hubspot knowledge a huge plus

https://www.bostonmagazine.com/careers/

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Social Editor, Munchies | New York, New York

Social Editor, Munchies

OVERVIEW

The Social Editor will be the voice of MUNCHIES on all social platforms and the primary developer of audiences across social media. They will work closely with the editorial, video, and branding teams to create and distribute content to the MUNCHIES audience. They must be have excellent time management, the ability to multitask, and solid teamwork skills.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all social media platforms and community engagement for MUNCHIES
  • Watch down and provide feedback on all social videos
  • Edit and A/B test headlines to maximize click through and engagement on all stories and provide feedback to editorial team
  • Pitch stories to editorial staff based on social performance
  • Create platform-specific visual content with our production team and kitchen team, including multiple Instagram Story series

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Experience or strong interest in food media or the restaurant industry is preferred
  • 1-2 years experience in journalism or social media
  • Familiarity with Chartbeat, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights and reporting data from these platforms is a plus
  • Familiarity with the VICE Network and brand voice
  • Innovative background, especially in regards to video, multimedia, visual and interactive media, and how these translate to engagement
  • Basic understanding of Photoshop is a plus

If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know.  We will work together to best meet your needs.

 

Disclaimers:

 

Equal Employment Opportunities: VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity.  At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity is a major benefit to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture.  We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S.  Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whether such sponsorship will be provided.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the New York City Fair Chance Act or other applicable laws.

 *Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation.   The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job.  VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.

To all recruitment agencies: Unless otherwise indicated, VICE does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes.

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PEN America Emerging Voices Fellowship

The PEN America Emerging Voices Fellowship (EV) is a literary mentorship that aims to provide new writers who are isolated from the literary establishment with the tools, skills, and knowledge they need to launch a professional writing career. 

Emerging Voices is a rigorous national fellowship that is based in Los Angeles, with weekly meetings and an intense reading and writing schedule. If you are not a resident of Los Angeles, and you are awarded the fellowship you will need to relocate for the seven month period, from January to July of 2019. Housing is not provided. 

Components of the Emerging Voices Fellowship Include:

  • Guidance from a professional mentor.
  • Private Author Evenings with writers, agents, and publishers.
  • Genre-specific master classes.
  • UCLA Extension Writers' Program classes.
  • A professional voice instruction class and recording session.
  • A submissions workshop.
  • A volunteer opportunity.
  • Authors photos and professional bio.
  • Three public readings in Los Angeles.
  • A $1,000 stipend.

People ineligible for the Emerging Voices Fellowship:

  • Those who have an M.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., or minor in Creative Writing.
  • Students currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs.
  • Writers who have published one or more books through major publishing houses, university presses, or established presses.
  • Current professional magazine and or newspaper feature writers or editors.
  • Writers who are widely published in top-tier literary journals and/or magazines.
  • Anyone under the age of 21.

Applications Must Include:

  • Completed short answers.
  • A professional CV or résumé. Please list any writing experience, education, and publishing credits. 
  • Two current letters of recommendation written by people who are either familiar with your writing, or can attest to your ability to complete a long term project. Letters must include the recommender's current e-mail address and phone number. Recommenders are not notified until the completed application is submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the two letters are uploaded on August 1, 2018, by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time.  (If you are waiting until the last minute to apply, be sure to notify your recommenders ahead of time so that their letters are ready to upload.)
  • A writing sample of up to 20 pages of double-spaced fiction or creative nonfiction, or 10 pages of single-spaced poetry. This sample should be relevant to the project you are proposing in the short answer section of your Emerging Voices Fellowship Application. Writing samples that exceed this page count will be disqualified.

Writing Samples Must:

  • Include full name and e-mail address on each page.
  • Be typed, double-spaced, paginated in 12-point Times New Roman font.
  • Uploaded as an attachment.
  • Not be longer than the required page count. (See above.)

Notification:

Finalists will be notified mid-November and will be required to interview in person with the selection committee in Los Angeles. The list of selected fellows will be posted on the PEN America website following interviews.

Application Deadline: August 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time

https://pen.submittable.com/submit/116936/2019-pen-america-emerging-voices-fellowship-application

PEN America does not discriminate based upon age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, status as a veteran, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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Associate Beauty Editor, The Cut| New York City

Associate Beauty Editor, the Cut

New York Media energizes people around shared interests, igniting important conversations with a cosmopolitan point of view and providing the map to shrewdly navigate a fast-moving culture. We want to be a beloved habit for people around the world, with groundbreaking journalism at our core. By connecting our consumers to indispensable content and experiences, our media becomes the starting point from which we can provide innovative offerings across multiple platforms.

The Editorial team is at the core of everything New York Media does. Our team strikes the perfect balance of content that’s smart and funny so that our readers know everything they need to know to navigate a fast-moving culture, whether that’s up-to-date information on political events, cultural developments, fashion trends, or the latest scientific breakthroughs.

The Cut is looking for a curious and energetic writer/editor to explore the complex relationship between beauty, wellness, and self.

New York Media is a place where you can be yourself and make an impact. Our team members are creative and collaborative, and we want to be just as engaged and diverse as our audience. We know that cultivating diversity and fostering an inclusive work environment is crucial in maintaining our strength as a prominent media organization.

We create an environment where no individual is advantaged or disadvantaged because of their background. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.

With a commitment to maintaining a bias-free environment in which harassment is prohibited, we respect cultural diversity and comply with the laws of the places in which we operate. We expect our business partners, suppliers, clients, and all of our team members to uphold these commitments.

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APPLY NOW| THE POD SHOP

WAMU Announces The Launch Of The Pod Shop, A Podcast Development Program For D.C., Maryland And Virginia Residents

WAMU announces the launch of The Pod Shop, a three-month initiative that will train, support and promote local podcast producers. The program will select up to five creators to participate in twice-weekly sessions during which they will receive creative guidance, a $2,500 funding award and assistance in developing their material into one or more pilot episodes, which will be distributed in a single podcast feed via WAMU.

The Pod Shop aims to seek out, identify and nurture emerging storytelling talent in the Washington, D.C., region at no cost to those selected. Participants will receive training and mentorship from WAMU talent, staff and affiliates, as well as access to studio time. Over the course of three months, they will create a pilot episode of their podcasts in addition to one or two subsequent episodes. Each podcast pilot will be circulated in a single feed via WAMU, and at the conclusion of the program, producers will have the chance to pitch their podcast to WAMU as a recurring show.

“We’re inspired by the wealth of creative and diverse talent across the Washington region,” said Andi McDaniel, WAMU’s Senior Director of Content and News. “As a leader in audio storytelling, we want to help support and connect future podcasters—and The Pod Shop is designed to do that.”

The program will be broken up into three phases, which include training, development and workshopping. Participants will work collaboratively to produce original content, while learning the creative and production process of podcasting.

WAMU will begin taking applications on June 18, 2018; the application period will run through July 6, 2018.  Qualified applicants must be anyone over the age of 18, a resident of Washington, D.C., Maryland or Virginia, and able to attend in-person twice-weekly sessions at the WAMU studios on Connecticut Ave., Northwest, in Washington, D.C.

For more information about The Pod Shop, including information about how to apply for the program, visit www.wamu.org/podshop.

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Senior Digital Strategist, The Hatcher Group-Washington D.C.

Senior Digital Strategist

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The Hatcher Group seeks a highly organized senior digital strategist to provide digital and social media planning, analysis and communications support to progressive nonprofits, foundations and government agencies focused on education, the environment, poverty, and social justice. The strategist develops paid and non-paid social media and content strategies, helping to achieve client goals through online and social channels. The strategist reviews client social and digital activities and performance, provides tactical support and creates reports analyzing campaign effectiveness. The strategist may also provide social media trainings and present at conferences. The ideal person is curious, creative, collegial and plugged into the world of digital tools and techniques. This position is full-time, on-site in Bethesda, Md. (three blocks from Bethesda Metro station).

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field
  • 5 years of experience in digital strategy and social media support
  • Excellent writing and language skills
  • Able to pick up new tools quickly
  • Enjoys public speaking and teaching clients

Required:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute strategic social media plans to achieve client goals.
  • Ability to use social media to increase brand awareness and drive traffic.
  • Proficient in data analysis and metrics reporting.
  • Understanding SEO and web traffic metrics.
  • Experience with social media management, monitoring and reporting tools.
  • Deep understanding of digital advertising tools, tactics and best practices.
  • Experience in digital grassroots tactics and advocacy tools.
  • Familiarity with email marketing best practices, strategies and software; experience with Salesforce a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify target audiences and build content to meet them.

Extra credit skills (desired, not required):

  • Social graphic design
  • Video production or editing
  • Proposal writing and business development.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to info@thehatchergroup.com

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Digital and Print Designer Creative Studio, The Glover Park Group

The Glover Park Group (GPG), a leading strategic communications firm, is seeking a talented and collaborative Digital and Print Designer to join our in-house Creative Studio, interacting with other print and digital designers, creative directors, writers, user experience specialists, and producers. This position is based in our Washington, D.C. office.

Responsibilities

  • Individually and independently ideate, design, and develop digital and print executions
  • Collaborate with Creative Studio team on process, efficiencies and communication to best achieve successful work assignments
  • Contribute current design and technology best practices and apply them to our projects
  • Create design solutions for infographics, share graphics, website UX and front end design, brand logos, print and digital advertising, and interactive assignments across platforms
  • Provide accurate time and hour estimates to Project Managers on new design projects and assignments
  • Upgrade and improve work processes, design digital and print with team and be confident using your skill sets on a range of projects from website design, mobile design, and ecommerce design to brand development, digital and print campaigns, banner promotions, PowerPoint templates,  emails, and landing pages
  • Proactively meet budget estimates and schedule deadlines

Qualifications

  • A BA/BFA degree in a related field and minimum of 4-6 years of experience in a creative (agency) environment
  • A portfolio demonstrating successful digital and print campaigns
  • Possess a strong understanding of user-centered design principles, excellent visual design skills and solid technical know-how. You should also be a problem-solver with the ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure.
  • A solid understanding of digital media as well as the marketing industry at large; an ability to adapt and stay current with the changing landscape of technology
  • Experience taking ownership of assignments from start to finish and engender confidence at all levels
  • Strong communication skills: verbal, written, and interpersonal
  • Solid background in the following disciplines:
    • Digital (Web/Application) and print design, advertising and brand design
    • Website creative development, UX/IA (User Experience/Information Architecture), interactive design, and content strategies
    • Solid knowledge of the latest versions of applicable programs. Adobe Creative Suite CC  (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Sketch, etc.). Motion graphics and animation experience is a plus
    • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite to ensure effective interaction with in-house account teams in the agency including PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of Mac OS X
  • Front-end development skills:
    • HTML/CSS – Working knowledge of CSS and HTML, with an understanding of the application of HTML5/CSS3 technologies in modern rendering technologies, including mobile browsers and technologies
    • WordPress theming and/or other templating approaches – A working knowledge of front-end templates conceptually in any CMS or framework

Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@gloverparkgroup.com. Please reference “DIGITAL AND PRINT DESIGNER, CREATIVE STUDIO” in the subject line of your email. Submissions will be considered as they are received.

GPG is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or age.

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Associate Producer, National Geographic-Washington D.C.

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

National Geographic

The National Geographic Channels form the television and production arm of National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society. As a global leader in premium science, adventure and exploration programming, the Channels include: National Geographic Channel (NGC), Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo People and Nat Geo MUNDO. Additionally, the Channels also run the in-house television production unit, National Geographic Studios. The Channels contribute to the National Geographic Society’s commitment to exploration, conservation and education with entertaining, innovative programming from A-level talent around the world, and with profits that help support the society’s mission. Globally, NGC is available in more than 440 million homes in 171 countries and 45 languages, and Nat Geo WILD is available in 131 countries and 38 languages. National Geographic Partners is also a leader in social media, with a fan base of 250 million people across all of its social pages. NGC contributes over 55 million social media fans globally on Facebook alone.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Creative Marketing department develops, designs and produces, on-air promotional spots and other content, graphics packages, print and marketing materials for the channels and Partners.The Associate Producer will support the creative team in developing and producing innovative, relevant and brand-defining creative promos, content and campaigns.

  • Helps senior producers and creative directors on larger projects and works closely with them as their needs dictate.
  • Screens footage, searches for music, and oversees edits, voice-overs, sound mixes and deliveries to support the creative leads.
  • Writes and produces promos as directed by creative lead.
  • Works closely with creative director, executive producers/producers, writers, video editors, designers, strategy team, show production and project managers in the creative process.
  • Participates in various creative brainstorming sessions to generate ideas for creative projects or marketing initiatives.
  • Liaises with vendors, and supervises some post-production of vendor-produced promos/content.
  • Attends all meetings relevant to current projects and serves as proxy for creative lead when necessary.
  • Seeks necessary approvals of creative.
  • Gathers materials for presentation reels.
  • Gathers materials for awards seasons (spots, footage, write-ups, etc.).
  • Provides some limited administrative support when needed.

 

Responsibilities:

 

* Screen footage, searche for music, and oversee edits, voice-overs, sound mixes and deliveries to support the creative leads.

* Production of premium, 360 marketing campaigns, on strategy, budget and deadline.

* Write and produce promos/content as needed.

* Consistent execution of spots that supports media strategy and ratings/frequency goals.

* Manage outside vendors and quality control over content deliverables.

* On-time delivery of promos consistent with the quality expected of brand.

* Handle ad hoc requests from creative team or other departments.

* In service to Channels or Partners initiatives.

 

Requirements:

* Bachelors degree

* 2 years experience in AV

* Editing/producing/writing experience for television/video/content

* Knowledge of editing and production techniques 

* Knowledge of Microsoft Office

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to present and sell ideas.

* Extremely organized and detailed, with great time management skills.

* Ability to give and receive creative direction and feedback, and adapt quickly to changing goals.

* Ability to juggle multiple assignments and tasks and work against intense deadlines.

* Ability to perform in a fast paced, high-pressure environment with the utmost integrity and respect.

 

 

 

https://www.21cfcareers.com/Search/JobDetail/R10003066?locale=en

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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Copy Editor, Manifest -Washington D.C.

Overview

Manifest is looking to hire a Copy Editor in our Washington, D.C. Studio, for one of our largest and fastest growing accounts. In this role, you’ll work with a smart and dedicated team at Manifest for one of the largest technology solution providers in the country. You’ll have the opportunity to copy edit business-to-business, multi-channel content for multiple verticals, including government, business, health, and education. This role reports to the Associate Director of Copy Editing.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure quality standards of Manifest’s internal and external deliverables in partnership with content, account and new business leads
  • Copy edit, fact check and proofread all original content produced by Manifest’s editors and writers, according to Manifest and client style guides
  • Proofread all client-supplied content, and copy edit and fact check where permitted by client and contract, according to Manifest and client style guides
  • Proofread Manifest analytics reports, according to Manifest and client style guides
  • Copy edit, fact check and proofread Manifest proposals and presentation decks, according to Manifest style guide and identified client/prospect nuances
  • Input client and internal corrections into InDesign, InCopy or content management systems

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience as a Copy Editor
  • AP Style expertise
  • Experience with content management systems
  • Meticulous attention to detail and deadlines
  • Experience working with business-to-business technology content a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Manifest is an equal opportunity employer. Manifest does not sponsor employment visas.

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Executive Director of Publicity, Tom Doherty Associates/NYC

Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing and Publicity, the Executive Director of Publicity will hold a senior management role within the Tom Doherty and Associates publishing program. The Publicity Director oversees all of the Tom Doherty Associates imprints (Tor, Forge, Tor Teen, Starscape), and its authors and titles, ensuring high levels of standard and success.

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience managing a sizable team, creating and maintaining a network of broadcast, print and digital media contacts and designing and executing high-impact campaigns for works across fiction categories.

Major Responsibilities:

• Develop strategy and implementation of title-specific publicity plans for approximately 150 titles annually.
• Manage and mentor a team of eight publicists.
• Publicize lead books and authors on 2-3 campaigns per season; schedule interviews with broadcast and print media in national and local markets.
• Oversee booking of author media tours and in-store appearances.
• Coach and accompany authors on media interviews and events.
• Attend and work on the company’s presence at industry events, conferences and trade shows
• Write compelling press releases, pitch letters, and other promotional materials as necessary.
• Develop and maintain substantive relationships with key broadcast, print, and digital media contacts, pitch seasonal lists to major media outlets.
• Participate in and contribute PR perspective to key internal meetings, including senior staff meetings, acquisitions meetings, and marketing meetings.
• Create and maintain yearly publicity budget with VP, Director of Marketing and Publicity

Required Skills / Knowledge:

• Strong management skills with experience in motivating a publicity team.
• Demonstrated booking and author tour management skills.
• Established network of broadcast, print, and digital contacts.
• Must have proven ability to work independently and excel in a fast-paced environment.
• Must be enthusiastic, creative, flexible, and collaborative.
• Superior verbal and written communication skills.
• Must be detail-oriented, well-organized, and able to set priorities under pressure.

Experience Needed:

• At least 8-10 years' prior PR or publicity experience, with a record of success in publicizing and promoting across all fiction genres.

Educational Background Required:

• College Graduate

About Our  
Company:

Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world, publishing a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. Macmillan Publishers is committed to our authors, our employees, and to the environment.

U.S. publishers include Celadon Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Flatiron Books, Henry Holt & Company, Macmillan Audio, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Picador, St. Martin's Press and Tor Books. In the UK, Australia, India, and South Africa, Macmillan publishes under the Pan Macmillan name. The German company, Holtzbrinck Deutsche Buchverlage, includes among its imprints S. Fischer, Kiepenheuer and Witsch, Rowohlt, and Droemer Knaur.

Macmillan Publishers is a division of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a large family-owned media company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to reflecting a broad representation of differences --race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective — in our workplace. The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC

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Junior Producer, Digital Media/ T.V. ONE-Silver Spring, MD

The Junior Producer, Digital Media is responsible for building promotional and original digital content to build the TV One digital brand.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and produce promotional content (including articles, videos and any other media) to support our original programming as well as manage the digital experience, including maintaining rich and robust show pages.
Manage the Trending Topics or Entertainment News vertical. Identifying trending news stories, creating/delegating editorial assignments and producing or writing several news stories per day
Provide on-camera hosting for TV ONE digital videos as needed
Weekly/Daily management of the TV One YouTube channel, including uploads and sharing analytics as well as driving engagement and improving key metrics, like subscription and video views
Assist with developing, creating and publishing of interactive content, including video, from priority shows and trending topics
Weekly management of TV One newsletter including editorial curation, dissemination and analytics
Provide Daily QA review of website
Assist with communicating digital media priorities to internal and external partners (Interactive One, Social Media team, etc.)
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Effective written communication skills and excellent mastery of the English language including grammar, punctuation and spelling.
Comfortable with computer technologies include web content management systems and streaming media
Impeccable attention to detail, solid organizational skills, highly motivated, results-driven, and creative writer.
Experience with WordPress, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop,
Experience with popular social media platforms and trends
Flexibility in managing multiple responsibilities and assignments simultaneously; ability to meet deadlines; experience managing both urgent, short-term projects and complex, longer term projects.
Legal right to work in the US
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree required. BA in marketing, communications, or journalism preferred. 2+ years of experience in building, managing, and growing a website for a medium/arge size organization or publication. Skilled writer with understanding of best practices for web writing.

If you are interested in applying for the Jr. Producer, Digital & Social Media, please click the “Apply Now” below and attach your resume to the pop up email.

https://tvone.tv/careers/

 

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Candlewick Press: Commercial Operations Manager

Commercial Operations Manager
Candlewick Press seeks an experienced and motivated project manager to join our talented team in the role of Commercial Operations Manager. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and be responsible for: supervising the promotional design team to include assigning projects and monitoring workload; acting as project manager for our print catalogs; developing and executing our advertising strategy to include maintaining seasonal advertising grids, negotiating trade, school and library, and consumer ads, and analyzing and reporting on ROI for trade and online consumer advertising; and handling all aspects in preparation for our semi-annual Launch and Sales Conference meetings.

This position requires a professional who is highly organized and detail orientated with a strong sense of scheduling and prioritization; an excellent communicator who is able to juggle multiple priorities and work calmly and effectively under pressure while meeting deadlines; a minimum of 5 years experience supervising and motivating a team; exceptional computer skills in Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook; etc; outgoing and enthusiastic with high professionalism and maturity; friendly, approachable and diplomatic. This role dictates that the individual be resourceful, extremely organized, proactive, detail-orientated and a strong team player.

To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter (noting salary requirements when applying for a full-time position) via e-mail to careers@candlewick.com, referencing "Commercial Operations Manager"

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NBC'S ALTERNATIVE DIRECTORS PROGRAM| APPLY NOW

THE ALTERNATIVE DIRECTORS PROGRAM is NBC’s new annual directors’ initiative that addresses the need for more representation behind the camera in unscripted programming. 

Intended for female and ethnically diverse talent with at least one directing credit, the program will give five directors the opportunity to shadow over several weeks on NBC and Universal Television Alternative Studios unscripted series including prep, production and post. 

NBC’s participating shows for the program’s inaugural year are “America’s Got Talent,” “Hollywood Game Night,” “The Voice,” “The Wall” and “World of Dance.” 

The Alternative Directors Program is one of the tentpole initiatives within the NBC Talent Infusion Programs (NBC TIPS) that promotes and encourages people of diverse backgrounds.

For more information, go to: nbcunitips.com

 

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be able to legally work in the United States.
  • Have at least one unscripted or scripted television directing credit. Unscripted programming can include, but is not limited to, live sports, award shows, game shows and variety shows.

 

Submission requirements:

  • One letter of recommendation from an advocate of the director, who is not a talent representative. No letters will be accepted from managers, agents, publicists and lawyers.
  • Resume detailing directing experience
  • Bio
  • Two short essay questions
  • Reel summarizing the director’s work
  • Up to three completed samples of work
  • One additional letter of recommendation (optional)

 

The submission form will open Tuesday May 29, 2018, and will CLOSE Friday June 29, 2018 at 11:59pm PT. 

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OKAY AFRICA, VARIOUS JOBS

Digital Communications Manager

 

OkayAfrica is seeking a motivated Digital Communications Manager to lead audience development and engagement across our various digital platforms. The ideal candidate is passionate about the OkayAfrica brand and has a vision for how to best promote our content in a crowded and competitive marketplace.

You will work with the company Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor on a daily basis to manage and establish traffic-generating partnerships. OkayAfrica places enormous value on our social media channels (the face of our company) and is counting on this individual to to ignite conversations among our highly engaged and vocal audience, plus increase our social footprint across Twitter, Facebook (+Live), Instagram, YouTube and more.

Responsibilities

  • Run and optimize all OkayAfrica social media channels
  • Work with leadership team to develop, maintain, and hone style guide for all social media platforms
  • Increase visibility of OkayAfrica feeds, content, and messaging through organized and intentional social media planning
  • Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule providing weekly wrap-ups and recaps as needed.
  • Train and develop staff of interns to manage and assist as needed while establishing sustainable process and systems.
  • Develop strategies that drive traffic back to OkayAfrica website
  • Keeping up with breaking news from around the continent of Africa
  • Attend and live-capture events for dispersion on social media networks
  • Oversee the development of emerging social platforms (i.e. Snapchat)
  • Ideation and Management of influencer campaigns
  • Develop and grow influencer engagement with our social media platforms
  • Working with video team to create snackable social videos.

Skills and experience:

  • A passionate interest in African affairs, culture and music
  • At least 2+ years of professional experience with social media management, writing and editing
  • Deep knowledge of and enthusiasm for social media trends and internet culture within the African diasporic space
  • Fluency in social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, and more is a must.
  • Understand native social insight tools and Iconosquare.
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Google Docs, and other content management systems is essential. Knowledge of RebelMouse is a plus.
  • A proven track record of innovation on social media and a willingness to experiment and learn new platforms.
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and other common tools of the trade.

OkayAfrica is a leading media company, connecting a global audience to the African continent and its diaspora through compelling content and high-profile cultural events. The company launched in 2011 as the only platform truly capturing the breadth of the continent's unprecedented youth culture boom. With a sophisticated, yet streetwise voice, OkayAfrica focuses on the new music, art, culture, business, and politics of Africa and the African diaspora. OkayAfrica fills the gap in representations of Africa by presenting a forward thinking, nuanced view of Africa today.

OkayAfrica offers a fun, casual work environment with a great team of smart, motivated, and innovative people. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance and generous time off.

This position is based in New York City, applicants must legally be able to work in the U.S. Okayafrica is an EEO.

 

enior Buyer, E-commerce

 

Okayplayer and OkayAfrica are seeking an energetic, motivated Full Time Senior Buyer with e-commerce and merchandising experience, who is super-talented and not afraid to take risks. Must be able to oversee the selection, curation and planning of merchandise products for our shops. The perfect candidate is a self-starter and has a history in the online retail market. The Merchandiser will be responsible for managing the daily needs of the businesses: execution of site merchandising, assisting with email and social media marketing, and partnering with other teams (creative, studio, merchants, marketing, etc) shop.okayafrica.com & shop.okayplayer.com

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a competitive merchandise plan that is customer focused and monitors and adjusts sales plan by staying abreast of own business, fashion/industry trends and competition
  • Identify new partners and products
  • Develop seasonal assortment plans to ensure product is aligned with brand vision and sales goals
  • Complete planned collection buys
  • Analyze sales figures, customers reactions and market trends to anticipate product needs
  • Responsible for working with merch operations to ensure timely flow of product
  • Execute merchandise plans, open-to buy strategies and inventory turn targets in all categories
  • Elevate customer experience
  • Work with marketing team to ensure consistency of presentation of line, trend stories and maximize key investments
  • Provide insight to copywriters and creative team
  • Identify and implement ways to drive top and bottom line results.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to manage business performance and execute strategies flawlessly across various channels.
  • Work along with a cross functional team to decide what styles move to markdown in a timely manner
  • Develop pre-season planning document to share vision of assortment and selling goals
  • Work with Planning Manager of Open to Buy (OTB) planning
  • Reforecast above as needed and integrate into OTB
  • Manage and Communicate weekly selling reports, evaluate stock levels to establish action plan, and generate reorders
  • Recap and evaluate seasonal performance by brand and sku
  • Review weekly business and note changes to financial plan

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years already in a buying role with a combined 5-8 years of experience
  • Able to communicate clearly and comfortably with Senior Management
  • Assortment optimization
  • Business planning
  • Strong Decision-making ability
  • Private-Label Experience
  • Critical Thinking/Problem solving ability
  • Able to independently organize and prioritize broad workload to meet deadlines
  • Ecommerce background desired but not required (a passion for fashion is a must!)
  • Experienced with Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop
  • Relationships with designers a plus
  • Ability to prioritize and address multiple projects with varying production timelines
  • Highly collaborative and adaptable to different environments and ways of working
  • Understanding of Social Media Marketing tactics a must
  • OkayAfrica / Okayplayer is an EEO

 

Senior Multimedia Producer

 

Okayplayer and OkayAfrica are looking for a seasoned video producer to join our video team. As the Senior Multimedia Producer, the ideal candidate will oversee all editorial video production, shepherding each video from the idea stage until it's published to our various platforms including Okayplayer.com, OkayAfrica.com and the respective social media accounts. You'll also be responsible for overseeing the production of other kinds of visual media such as infographics and live social media broadcasts while keeping abreast of new trends in digital content production.

The Senior Multimedia Producer will be responsible for delivering multiple pieces of content each week and will split their time between shooting, editing, and producing as needed. We are looking for a person who is works well on a fast-moving team and is quick on their feet. You must have a strong understanding of livestreaming and producing video for the web as well as experience developing the kind of content that will resonate with OkayAfrica and Okayplayer audiences. Connections to a strong network of freelance editors and shooters is a plus. From conception to completion, you will manage the process of bringing all types of video ideas to fruition. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Record and edit video and sound projects, including selecting program format for final output, capturing/importing media, organizing raw media, editing footage and sound files, creating and inserting static and motion graphics, titling, adding music/voice-over/sfx, media management and archiving project media
  • Ensure that all content is on-brand, relevant, timely, aligned with editorial/marketing strategy, consistent in terms of style, quality and tone of voice, optimized for search and user experience, executes the agreed-upon marketing strategy, and is up to the standard of company brand.
  • Conceptualize and develop thematic approaches and storylines in collaboration with Marketing and Editorial.
  • Create and develop multimedia (audio/video) content for editorial stories, internal original on-brand videos, external promotional social videos, and product marketing videos.
  • Script, storyboard, budget, allocate resources, set deadlines and select optimal forms of media for projects
  • Conduct interviews with artists, influencers and relevant personnel to create original content
  • Interpret social engagement and insights to form actionable intelligence that helps shape campaign narratives
  • Select and hire additional crew and talent; make transportation arrangements for crew, talent and equipment; and ensure all location needs are met
  • Manage incoming video pitches from freelancers
  • Work independently, as well as part of a team to establish project deliverables
  • Plan video shoots; scout, select and reserve shoot locations
  • Develop production schedules
  • Reserve and rent equipment
  • Manage video library
  • Evaluate analytics

Required Qualifications:

  • BS/MS; film, photography, television, news, or related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Minimum of 5 years experience
  • Proven experience as a digital video storyteller with strong camera and editing skills
  • Experienced with Adobe Creative Suite: Premier, Photoshop
  • Demo reel is required
  • Ability to prioritize and address multiple projects with varying production timelines
  • Experience in still photography preferred but not required
  • Must be energetic, positive, and great to work with
  • Must be a highly-motivated self-starter; able to work well alone and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Please send us a CV, cover letter and a link to your portfolio. Make sure you cc both jobs@okayafrica.com and jobs@okayplayer.com.

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Production Coordinator, Sundance T.V.

Coordinator, Brand Creative Production

SundanceTV – New York, NY

 

Reports To: Production Manager

 

Position Summary:

The coordinator will support the brand creative production team in the implementation and execution of series promotional campaigns, on-air film promos, and branded content. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, project scheduling, team communications, coordinating voice over and mix sessions, and supporting the department director and manager in the production process where needed. We are looking for a team-player that is highly motivated, has strong organizational and multitasking skills, and can adapt to and perform well under tight deadlines and late changes. This position liaises with a multitude of other departments, clients, and vendors, so the ability to create strong, positive working relationships is a must.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage and update project information documents, and distribute to necessary team members
  • Organize and archive all production documents
  • Assist in the creation, distribution and management of post-production project schedules for producers, editors, and AEs.
  • Coordinate the collection, distribution, and archiving of all production documents
  • Create, distribute, and manage project schedules for branded-entertainment projects to ensure all deadlines are met, and communicate any schedule delays to all parties involved
  • Liaise with assistant editors to collect and distribute project assets and documents to internal teams as well as out-of-house vendors
  • Communicate programming schedule updates to producers
  • Book voice over sessions and sound mixes for branded-entertainment projects.
  • Collect and distribute links to recently delivered promo creatives for weekly reviews
  • Track and report music usage
  • Coordinate promo delivery schedules with the promo planning and commercial ops departments, and alert them of any and all changes
  • Coordinate project delivery process ensuring all deliverables are received/archived as required, and creating/distributing reference links to the ad-sales marketing team.
  • Distribution of the daily end-of-day delivery logs

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; particularly adept at communicating with clarity and diplomacy in a positive and friendly manner
  • Strong multi-tasking skills with an ability to prioritize projects and make sound decisions quickly
  • Detail oriented, strong organizational skills with ability to carry out tasks with minimal supervision
  • Knowledgeable in project management tools, processes and techniques
  • Proven ability to work effectively with diverse personalities in a tactful, decisive, and resourceful manner
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Smartsheets, Box
  • Skilled in cultivating positive relationships with coworkers and out-of-house vendors

Email resumes to : sundancetv.apply@gmail.com

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Marketing Manager, Glam Squad, New York City

GLAMSQUAD empowers every woman to experience beauty on her own terms. We help women everywhere, at any time, look and feel beautiful because when you feel amazing, you make amazing things happen. 

GLAMSQUAD is an on-demand beauty services provider, offering affordable and premier hair, make-up, and nail services to our clients anywhere, at any time. Our clients range from the working mom to the busy professional to the social weekender to the celebrity common to them all is that they believe looking and feeling their best makes them be their best. Our hand-picked, highly vetted, seasoned beauty professionals provide each and every woman with a customized, glamorous experience we make any day an event. 

WHAT YOULL DO 

Strategic Planning and Reporting

  • Create a short- and long-term, integrated marketing strategy driving awareness, acquisition, retention, and B2B partnerships for New York and the tri-state area
  • Guide the development and execution of market expansions
  • Using data and corresponding insights, build plans based on individual market trends and opportunities
  • Identify client personas and develop plans that are targeted and connect with each
  • Collaborate with HQ to make sure plan is aligned with overall marketing goals and ensures the brand DNA, voice and story are consistent and elevated
  • Develop digital marketing campaigns based on market trends, seasonal opportunities and partnerships
  • Monitor and respond to KPIs, booking trends, revenue goals and opportunities in each acquisition.
  • Establish and exceed the client acquisition goals necessary to drive the business
  • Balance digital acquisition efforts with grassroots marketing, events, local partnerships and email marketing
  • Develop an ongoing plan and execution for creating topline awareness via offline advertising
  • Travel to markets outside of NYC as needed to build partnerships, oversee activations and grow brand awareness

 

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Content Producer -VIVA Creative, Rockville, MD

VIVA has an opening for an extremely talented, knowledgeable, and high energy Content Producer. This is very much a hands-on role. The ideal candidate must be a creative go-getter who brings a sense of urgency to their work and a "let's get things done" mentality to every project. You know how to own a project, beginning to end — delivering on time, on budget and as efficiently as possible, time and time again.

WHAT YOULL DO

  • Technical production knowledge is absolutely fundamental to success in this role. An understanding of the technical side of video production, event production, and a strong working understanding of digital and mobile technologies - enough to know what's possible in these mediums
  • Proactively share updates, changes, and information with internal teams and client stakeholders— in a positive and friendly manner that makes people feel comfortable, confident, and respected
  • Create project plans, production schedules, tasks, checklists, milestones, deadlines, etc.
  • Listen attentively to clients, understanding their needs, concerns, and priorities as a project unfolds
  • Work with traffic to optimize resource allocation across projects, agreeing on timelines, schedules, and deadlines.
  • Manage change order requests/scope changes against original scope documents
  • Track project details against the budget to ensure budget adherence, margins, and profitability
  • Constantly assess efficiency. Evaluate past projects and use past experience to improve future performance

 

https://viva-creative.breezy.hr/p/aac4a67b5d34-20183?source=glassdoor

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Netflix- Associate Marketing Planning

As Netflix continues to push its global growth, the Marketing Planning and Analysis (MP and A) team is looking for a talented Associate to drive marketing, planning and analysis for our US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand marketing efforts. Netflix derives a significant competitive advantage from the highly analytical approach it takes to managing all aspects of the business, and this is equally applicable to Marketing Strategy. This position will partner closely with regional Marketing leadership to inform and prioritize strategic business decisions with data-driven insights.


In this role, you will need to be a big picture thinker, self-starter, and analytical thought partner with a killer eye for detail, and tremendous skills and experiences as a cross-functional partner and communicator.   You must thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, and embrace ambiguity and change.  You must be a solutions oriented problem solver with a focus on generating impact and results, and be able to communicate complex ideas using both qualitative and quantitative means to communicate to a broad spectrum of stakeholders. The position is based in our Los Angeles office and reports to the California-based Marketing Planning and Analysis lead for UCAN (United States, Canada, Australia & New Zealand).


RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Monitor subscriber behavior - acquisition, engagement, viewing and retention - to identify trends and uncover insights that help drive subscriber growth, shape market strategy and tactics within the region
• Perform value-added analyses to inform strategic prioritization, optimization and learnings for earned and paid marketing campaigns, media optimization, and resourcing priorities
• Support the setup of marketing experimentation and automation initiatives within specific markets in collaboration with stakeholders and cross-functional teams (MP&A, Data Science & Algorithms, etc.)
• Conduct market research, track and compile industry trends and competitive analysis to inform marketing strategies
• Develop insights related to our Original Series and Features, and regional markets, to facilitate strategic planning and the allocation of the marketing budget
• Collaborate with the Marketing team to manage in-quarter budget adjustments
• Create deliverables and present findings to a broad range of creative to technical business partners
• Develop trusted relationships with Marketing stakeholders


QUALIFICATIONS
A successful candidate will have a strong track record of identifying key questions, connecting the dots, performing analyses independently, and communicating findings in a clear and concise way. He/she must display strong initiative for anticipating and meeting the business demands of business managers.
• 2-5 years of experience in a highly analytical environment, e.g. corporate strategy, planning and/or analysis in an entertainment/digital media/consumer products or services company,  top management consulting firm, investment bank or similarly demanding environment in which modeling and strategic analysis are regularly performed and managed with senior stakeholders
• High aptitude and enthusiasm for problem solving, research, and financial modeling and analysis used in support of analysis and prescribed recommendations
• Excellent in crafting, presenting and socializing complex ideas, recommendations and insights with an adaptable communication approach necessary to partner with broad stakeholder groups
• Detail oriented with a keen eye for process and business improvement opportunitiesDemonstrated cross-cultural understanding and intelligence
• Demonstrated leadership and experience working in cross-functional teams
• Prior experience in digital, media/entertainment (TV, film), and/or consumer products and services marketing a plus
• Territory cultural expertise or prior marketing experience in AUS/NZ or Canada a plus


Due to the nature and scope of this role, we will need to run a background check prior to starting with us. 

 

https://jobs.netflix.com/jobs/865652

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