Guest Booker/Producer

Employer
Location
San Francisco
Posted
Oct 11, 2012
Closes
Nov 10, 2012
Duration
Full Time
About AOL Services:
AOL Services focuses on curating the best content, products, and services mirrored to real human behavior – what people need to make their digital lives as convenient as possible. We create an integrated experience that allows AOL consumers to feel like valued AOL Members, gaining access to the most useful content from some of the best brands, communication tools, and valuable services. Whether through communication products like AOL Mail and AIM, our mobile services, or our subscription packages, AOL Services is pivotal in driving traffic and user engagement across the AOL network.

About Role:

TechCrunch is looking for a Guest Booker/Associate Producer to work with our editorial team to generate, plan, and book great guests and video segments for TechCrunch TV. The Guest Booker will build relationships with key tech leaders and setup breaking news and feature interviews.
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. TechCrunch TV supports these goals with videos. This position is based in our San Francisco headquarters.

Responsibilities:
� Booking 4 or more guests segments a day for breaking tech news stories and weekly shows
� Generating great guest and story ideas and scheduling them
� Coordinating guest ideas from TechCrunch writers and contributors
� Provide logistical information and be the main point of contact for guests before, during and after their interview
� Create engaging video titles and accurate metadata for our internal systems
� Copy editing guest contributor posts and publishing them in WordPress
� Provide guest research to our writers and contributors
� Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
� College degree
� Experience as a guest booker (preferred)
� Knowledge of key companies and players in tech and startup space
� Strong news judgement to determine what makes a successful story or guest segment on TechCrunch TV
� Experience working with or contacting founders and C-level executives
� Good communication skills
� Passion for the tech industry and tech news
� Team player
� Ability to work independently in a fast-changing environment
� Strong communication and organizational skills
� Attention to detail
� Expert in Google Docs and Spreadsheets
� Energetic
� Quick study

About AOL:
At AOL we’re focused on radically redefining the world of online communications. We are transforming how people around the globe connect with information, entertainment and one another by bringing together award winning journalists and innovative technologies to create rich and engaging consumer experiences. We look for people who are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission - to inform, entertain and connect the world.
AOL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other classification prescribed by applicable law.
 



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