Brand Strategy/Editorial Assistant

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 09, 2012
Closes
Nov 08, 2012
Contact
Ms. Director Brand Strategy
Duration
Full Time
Viacom Creative Services – Viacom’s internal advertising and branding studio – is looking for someone who is ready and willing to put in the time and dedication it takes to work as an executive assistant while gaining exposure and contributing to the inner workings of a top-tier in-house advertising studio.

This full-time freelance position primarily serves as assistant to SVP, Brand Strategy & Digital and VP, Editorial (calendars, phones, drafting correspondence, etc.). Also supports the entire editorial and brand strategy departments with research, fact-checking and some smaller writing and proofreading projects. This position is exposed to all facets of the Creative Services department, which creates integrated advertising, marketing and branding solutions across all media and platforms. As assistant duties are mastered, there will be the opportunity to take on smaller writing assignments.

Creative writing, marketing/advertising writing, nonfiction or journalism background required. Administrative/office experience ideal. Also required: writing, editing and proofreading skills: excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills: attention to detail: the ability to work under strict deadlines and juggle several tasks at once. Bachelor of Arts required (English, Marketing/Advertising or Journalism preferred).

This job is for a duration of nine months, with the possibility of renewal.

Please note: This is not a journalism or TV writing/production position/department.



Please submit a cover letter, resume and links to work samples/portfolio if available. This is an in-house freelance position. Nine month commitment with option to extend. Due to high volume of applicants, we cannot respond to everyone. No calls please.