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Publication or Company AOL.com, MAKERS
Job Title Programming Manager, MAKERS
Industry Internet/Online/New Media
Salary Leave Blank
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements -MAKERS interview coordination including booking talent, confirm scheduling, liaising with product team and subsequent logistic management
-Manage communication and booking with AOL Studio for all shoots
-Prepare biographies of MAKERS talent prior to interviews
-Manage the programming of content for MAKERS.com on daily basis including across owned & operated (O&O) AOL sites and MAKERS social media channels
-Prepare pitches for editorial support by AOL O&O brands
-Build and maintain relationships with editorial stakeholders; both internal at AOL and external
-Manage MAKERS database and ensure contact detail accuracy for the MAKERS community
-Manage MAKERS communication
-Prepare written editorial & copy for MAKERS.com and use across other communication channels including marketing, events and PR
-Review final production content supplied by producers and ensure this meets a premium quality standard
-Meet monthly traffic goals to achieve budget and advertising delivery
-Manage archival materials of all MAKERS content and creative assets
-Implement robust SEO & SMO strategy to drive organic traffic referrals
-Coordination with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate MAKERS attendance at events, functions and for PR
-Coordination of MAKERS event logistics and on site assistance for offline activations and executions
-Provide counsel and guidance to external stakeholders, such as to clients, on MAKERS programming, editorial and social strategy
-Assist with MAKERS related events and partnerships as required

Qualifications and Experience:

-BA/BS degree
-2-3 years editorial experience, preferably online media
-Be meticulously detailed
-Strong writer and editor skills
-Experience in driving new audience, website traffic and video views
-Demonstrates exceptional business acumen and is a clear and effective communicator
-Must be a self-starter and must be extremely motivated


About Our Company MAKERS is a first-of-its-kind multiplatform initiative from AOL that aims to be the largest and most dynamic collection of women’s stories ever assembled. The documentary MAKERS: Women Who Make America premiered to 2.6 million viewers on PBS in 2013. Today, MAKERS.com features thousands of videos from more than 230 women. In addition to global expansion, MAKERS held its inaugural conference in February 2014, drawing more than 500 men and women. six new one-hour MAKERS documentaries will air on PBS this fall.

The MAKERS team at AOL is seeking a Programming Manager/Production Assistant to lead the day-to-day operations of MAKERS.com.
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