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Nadine Cheung

Nadine Cheung is a New York-based freelance writer and editor with a passion for music, movies, pop culture, food, yoga, TV, books and everything in between. Her lifestyle and entertainment content has been featured on AOL, The Huffington Post, Page Six Magazine, Billboard, PopCrush and more.

Share Your Job-Winning Resume or Cover Letter and Win Perks From mediabistro.com

1006_jobpost_200x200Have you landed your dream job recently? Share your winning resume and cover letter with mediabistro.com and you could win access to one of our educational events, valued at $499.

Here’s the deal: I’m going to be appearing at mediabistro.com’s Career Circus in NYC on Aug. 4 to discuss what makes a successful resume and cover letter. I’d love to use your example on stage to examine what worked and why.

If you took a risk with your resume or letter and it paid off, or if you have an unusual story, share it with us by emailing resumedeconstructed@mediabistro.com by this Friday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Read more

Interview Magazine Seeks Interim Managing Editor

Summer jobs don’t get any better than this. Interview magazine has a great opportunity for a managing editor to join its New York team for the next two to three months. The position is freelance, but you never know what kind of doors could open for you at the end of your assignment.

The chosen one will oversee the day-to-day duties of the editorial office, including managing staff, budgets and story development. Of course, you’ll also be the liaison between each department, and be responsible for assigning stories, editing pieces and producing compelling packages. If you have what it takes to land the position, this will be like second nature for you.

Those with two to three years of experience as a senior-level editor or managing editor are most wanted. You should be familiar with Interview‘s style and voice, and have a deep knowledge of and passion for pop culture, art and fashion. Interested? Apply here.

For more openings and employment news, follow The Job Post on Twitter @MBJobPost.

3 Reasons Why You Should Apply For Sundance Institute’s Director of Media Relations Gig

The Sundance Institute is looking for a new director of media relations, a job that kind of speaks for itself. However, if you need a little extra encouragement to send that application in, here are three reasons why we think this job is so desirable.

1. You get to be a part of an outstanding non-profit. Art makes the world go ’round, and by working with this group, you’ll be helping independent artists get their groundbreaking work to the masses without commercial or political pressures.

2. You get to travel. If your passport is filled with stamps, this may be the perfect gig for you. You’ll be working long days and weeks, but jet-setting will be a part of your job. For some, that’s an ideal situation. Read more

How to Land the Managing Editor Gig at Townsquare Media’s New Site, The Forward

Townsquare Media is launching a new website called The Forward, which will focus on viral videos, memes and other buzzworthy bits on the Web, but it needs a managing editor to lead the charge. The description for the gig outlines all that you would be taking on in this role, but we contacted the company to find out what it’s really looking for.

“The ideal candidate for this role has their finger on the pulse of what is trending on the web and in pop culture, and will be able to present it to the masses in an accessible and compelling way,” a rep tells The Job Post. Read more

Forbes Seeks News-Savvy Homepage Editor

If you’re all about news, business and tech, Forbes has an exciting homepage editor position with your name on it. The gig is more than just plugging in links and images, which is why the magazine is looking for someone with great news sense to help drive traffic.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for curating an engaging mix of business, markets, economics, investing and technology coverage in order to push traffic toward individual pages. You’ll monitor breaking news; manage and support contributors; help execute social media strategies; and write occasional posts on business topics.

Those with a few years of online editing or news producer experience are most wanted. You’ll need to be adept at writing sharp headlines and skilled at copy editing. Naturally, you should be passionate about business, and have an eye for digital production and photos. Interested? Apply here.

For more openings and employment news, follow The Job Post on Twitter @MBJobPost.

MTV Has a ‘Clutch’ Lead Blogger Opening

If you consider yourself a radical guy, or can at least talk like one, MTV.com has a sweet opening you should know about. The site is looking for a lead blogger for its Clutch vertical, which explores the interests of the ultimate dude.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for producing 7-10 posts per day (Monday through Friday), covering music, sports, cars, pop culture, gadgets, humor, relationships, sex (obviously) and more. You should understand the voice and tone of the site, especially since you’ll be top editing copy and managing freelance writers.

Three to five years of pop culture or lifestyle online editorial experience will help you land the gig, although an understanding of SEO, viral content and metrics will make you look like a star. Those with HTML and Photoshop skills are most wanted. Self-starters and expert multi-taskers should apply here.

For more openings and employment news, follow The Job Post on Twitter @MBJobPost.

The Job Post: Here’s the Inside Scoop on Working at Out

Out is the world’s biggest gay magazine and boasts must-read features like its recent cover story on the Grammy-winning singer Adele. But is the Here Media title somewhere you’d want to work? A rep from the mag wholeheartedly believes so.

Out relies on a very close and collegiate team that is motivated largely by passion for what we do and respect and admiration for each other,” our source says. “The demands of putting out a high class magazine and website on a tight budget and lean team finds compensation in the creative freedom we enjoy, and the lack of corporate hierarchies and rules.” Read more

Time Out Los Angeles Seeks City-Savvy Website Editor

If you know where all the real L.A. hotspots are (i.e. places that haven’t been featured on The Hills) here’s a job for you. Time Out is looking for an editor to launch its Los Angeles website.

You’ll be responsible for having your finger on the pulse of the arts and entertainment scene, covering everything from music and theater to restaurants and bars. You’ll oversee the day-to-day operations of the site, while managing a small staff. Of course, you’ll also assign, write and edit packages, and coordinate with Time Out New York on North American editorial initiatives.

To land the gig, you’ll need three to five years of experience in the digital space, along with experience managing a staff. You should be passionate about L.A. culture, but also know your way around CMS, SEO best practices, social networking and HTML. Familiarity with analytics tools will go a long way, too. Interested? Apply here.

For more openings and employment news, follow The Job Post on Twitter @MBJobPost.

The Job Post: Land a Gig at Hearst Like Brandon Perlman Did

Brandon Perlman is ecstatic. He just landed the newly created director of marketing strategy gig at Hearst Magazines Digital Media, where he will help build the brand through creative solutions.

“The digital team is focused on partnering with companies that are changing the way consumers experience online advertising, and is also setting the bar for what advertisers expect from their marketing spend,” Perlman said in a press release. “I’ve been very impressed with Hearst’s digital innovation and I’m excited to join the marketing team to help further the group’s growth in this space as the company expands.” Read more

WNYC Seeks Newshound for Evening Host Gig

If you’re a newshound that has a passion for public radio, we have a great opening for you. WNYC is looking for an evening news host to anchor hourly newscasts.

In this role, you’ll use your writing and editing skills to craft stories and headlines for distribution on-air and online. You’ll also help monitor, update and prioritize on-air and online news content, as well as record news spots for broadcasts and the Web. You should be relatively tech-savvy, and have a flexible schedule that includes some weekend and early morning hours.

The ideal candidate will have at least three years of journalism experience, along with a minimum of two years as a broadcast host. You’ll need to demonstrate solid news judgment, and be able to project a “professional, accessible and authoritative presence” on the air. Interested? Apply here.

For more openings and employment news, follow The Job Post on Twitter @MBJobPost.

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