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Publication or Company NextMovie/Film.com
Job Title Senior Editor
Industry Internet/Online/New Media
Salary Competitive
Benefits
Job Duration Freelance
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Are you a media professional with extensive experience covering Hollywood? Do you have encyclopedic film knowledge, and consider the Academy Awards your Super Bowl? Do obsesses over movies and the people who make them, and put what's probably an unhealthy amount of stock into a film's rating on RottenTomatoes?

Viacom's Media Networks' Film.com is seeking a highly qualified Senior Editor on a project basis.

Primary responsibilities include:

--Serving as programming lead for Film.com
--Assisting in editorial operations of Film.com's sister site, NextMovie
--Managing a team of seasoned freelancers and corresponding with them daily
--Conceptualizing editorial ideas and strategies, from one-off stories to bigger picture initiatives
--Writing, reporting, interviewing and a lot of copyediting
--Website maintenance and basic HTML/CMS/Wordpress publishing
--Supporting efforts in social media, partner outreach and SEO
--Potentially being available for media appearances, both on and off camera
--Watching movies. Lots and lots of movies.

We are looking for a candidate with a strong passion for and deep knowledge of movies that is comfortable taking on multiple tasks under tight deadlines, has a keen eye for details, possesses strong communication skills and can think far outside of the box in generating compelling editorial concepts and coverage ideas.

Candidates should be comfortable working with HTML, Wordpress, Photoshop and social networking sites.

Five years online experience, especially in entertainment media, is preferred.

Interested applicants should submit their resume, cover letter and clips.
About Our Company NextMovie is a cross-platform movie brand from Viacom Media Networks that reaches movie fans online, on air, on mobile and on social networks. Launch in 2010, NextMovie.com is one of the web's fastest growing movie sites, providing exclusive video, news, interviews and features tailored to web-savvy movie lovers.

Acquired by NextMovie in May 2012, Film.com has long been one of the most highly trafficked and well-respected movie sites on the web. Film.com reaches a broad audience, from casual fans to hardcore movie buffs, and provides readers with interviews, reviews, lists, original video and other exclusive content.
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