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Publication or Company Melcher Media/Future of StoryTelling
Job Title Executive Assistant to the President and Founder
Industry Book Publishing, Conferences/Events, Internet/Online/New Media, Mobile, Other Publishing, Social App Gaming, Social Media
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Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements ABOUT THE POSITION: Melcher Media is looking for an ambitious, sharp, and eager new graduate with a hankering to join a fast-paced, innovative, and rapidly-growing boutique firm. The Executive Assistant works directly for the Founder & President of the company as his right-hander and cultural attaché. Expect invaluable exposure to the latest trends in new media and cutting edge storytelling, and help support a network of forward-thinking editors and producers, world-class brands and recognized authors.

THE CANDIDATE WILL BE EXPECTED TO:
-Interface with senior-level staff and high profile clients
-Develop a friendly and social rapport with authors, freelancers, vendors, and other clientele
-Populate company social media channels daily
-Maintain company-wide project management systems such as OmniFocus, Podio, Basecamp, Flow
-Stay abreast of the burgeoning global conference & festival landscape
-Research industry trends, market reports, and potential areas of business development, and contribute findings and insights to company-wide meetings
-Exhibit a strong proficiency in phone and email communication
-Outstanding organizational skills such as managing appointments, travel, and other office managerial tasks

THE CANDIDATE SHOULD ALSO DEMONSTRATE:
-An enthusiasm for current trends in technology and next-generation storytelling
-Excellent editorial skills, including strong grammar, copy-editing, proof-reading, writing, and communication expertise
-A genuine interest in bloggers, influencers, authors, websites, print publications and other media outlets that cover topics related to the future of storytelling
About Our Company Melcher Media is a producer of multiplatform content and strategic storytelling. Since 1995, the NYC–based firm has worked with clients such as Al Gore, Amazon, Autodesk, Condé Nast, Gap, GE, HBO, Lexus, MTV, Nike, and Time Warner. Our talented team of editors, producers, content strategists, wordsmiths, and creatives specializes in interactive app development, premier book packaging, filmmaking, and more to generate long-lasting impact with popular audiences. Melcher Media also produces an annual summit called the Future of StoryTelling, an invitation-only gathering of the top influencers, executives, and innovative technologists that are revolutionizing human communications today. For more information, please visit www.melcher.com and www.futureofstorytelling.org.

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