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Publication or Company NextMovie
Job Title Senior Editor
Industry Internet/Online/New Media
Salary Competitive
Benefits
Job Duration Freelance
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Do you obsess over movies and the people who make them? Do you live on the interwebs, and constantly consume and share the latest news, buzz, trailers, memes and mashups? Do you think recasting movie posters with monkeys is hilarious, and only feel slightly ashamed for that? And most of all, do you have the editorial skills to pay the bills?

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

Primary responsibilities include:

--Serving as programming lead for NextMovie
--Assisting in editorial operations of NextMovie's sister site, Film.com
--Managing a team of seasoned freelancers and corresponding with them daily
--Conceptualizing editorial ideas and strategies, from one-off stories to bigger picture initiatives
--Staying on top of breaking news and buzziest viral items
--Help continue to refine and evolve an increasingly popular web brand
--Writing, reporting, interviewing and copyediting
--Website maintenance and basic HTML/CMS/Wordpress publishing
--Supporting efforts in video, 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, 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.

5 years online experience, especially in entertainment media, is preferred. Clips are a must.

Interested applicants should submit their resume, cover letter and clips for consideration.
About Our Company Launched by MTV Networks in September, 2010, NextMovie provides exclusive news, interviews and features tailored to movie buffs and filtered through an irreverent and comedic lens. The increasingly popular digital brand, which both creates and aggregates shareable movies content, taps into the viral nature of the movie experience and reaches its audience through multiple platforms, including web, mobile, television and radio.
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