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Publication or Company TRUFFLE Travel
Job Title Content Coordinator
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Mobile, Social App Gaming, Travel
Salary Under $55,000
Benefits Bonuses, Flexible Hours
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Santa Monica, CA
Job Requirements JOB SUMMARY
The Content Coordinator will be responsible for sourcing, creating and editing content for our Los Angeles city guide. In addition, the Content Coordinator will work with in-house writers and city correspondents to shepherd content through the development pipeline from inception to publication, ensuring that our content meets the highest quality standards and is consistent with our brand. On a daily basis, the Content Coordinator will fulfill ad hoc assignments of the content department, including, but not limited to: edit the newsletter and blog, update the editorial calendar, liaise with social media and write content for branded and unbranded platforms. Lastly, the Content Coordinator will research possible corporate partnerships to generate revenue against the TRUFFLE Travel newsletter and other inventory.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Edit, write, and fact-check content for website and iOS app
• Edit content of international correspondents ensuring quality and consistency of voice
• Source new products for Los Angeles that match TRUFFLE’s niche market and brand identity
• Create self-led, downloadable walking tours for Los Angeles
• Update the master editorial calendar for publishing to digital channels
• Provide content for social channels
• Maintain interactive and authentic brand presence across content
• Interpret project needs for content team, manage project list for correspondents
• Manage editorial assignments to ensure timely publication
• Keep abreast of current travel industry trends and new technologies to improve social and content strategy
• Source revenue-generating corporate partnerships
• Fulfill other needs of the company and perform other assigned tasks as necessary

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• B.A. in English, journalism or related field
• At least 3 years experience as an editor and writer, preferably in a digital medium, web-based publication or magazine, ideally in the travel/lifestyle market
• Excellent writing, usage, grammar and copyediting skills and a commensurate ability to quickly craft short, compelling copy
• Must have mastery of AP style
• Must have facility with a digital camera and ability to take quality digital images
• Must have facility with WordPress, MS Office suite
• Must have iPhone/iPad with data plan
• Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, SEO and project management software a plus

CORE COMPETENCIES:
Demonstrated ability to
• Take initiative, work independently and on a team to deliver product on deadline with grace under pressure and a positive attitude
• Fact check all content
• Adapt successfully to corporate writing style and deliver content in the TRUFFLE voice
• Multi-task and handle several projects concurrently while maintaining sense of humor in a fast-paced environment where priorities can change quickly
• Oversee day-to-day activities of a team of writers/correspondents
Proven track record as a successful writer and editor, preferably for a magazine or web-based publication
• Experience writing product descriptions for ecommerce or marketing copy a plus
Proven track record of
• Efficient accurate work
• Rapid turnaround time
Skill set
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Highly organized work style
• Flexibility to deliver as priorities change with evolving launch demands
• Inquisitive, innovative, thinks outside the box
• Possess business acumen & entrepreneurial mindset
• Ability to reason logically and put forth innovative solutions
• Ability to take quality digital images
Finger on the pulse of the city, insider’s knowledge of the local community
Solid understanding of social media platforms and current industry trends
Relevant experience in social media/content strategy, sales, marketing, publishing
Romance with travel

START DATE: Immediately
About Our Company The most unforgettable places in any city are often hidden behind closed doors. To discover what’s on the other side one must have connections. Welcome to TRUFFLE.

TRUFFLE TRAVEL is a digital travel tool that’s your best girlfriend in Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles or wherever the wind may take you. Where your phone goes, she goes too. She has made the mistakes so you don’t have to, she knows all the best spots, and most of all she knows you! TRUFFLE is a city guide filled with hidden gems tried and tested by one of us and customized to your preferences. Think booking tea lessons at an English cottage, polo lessons with princes, and dancing the flamenco with a sexy Fernando on the streets of Seville. We are the new generation of travel helping you create your own serendipity.

TRUFFLE Travel keeps it real – our voice is smart, sassy, cheeky and inspiring. We hang our sun hats in West LA. If you stray from the beaten path and have a knack for discovering unique, immersive travel experiences, you might be the perfect addition to our team!
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