Digital Production Assistant

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Feb 01, 2013
Closes
Mar 03, 2013
Contact
Ms. . .
Duration
Freelance
TheWeek.com seeks a digitally savvy newshound to manage various editorial tasks essential to our growing web presence. This person will wear many hats, but his or her main focus will be on improving TheWeek.com's presence on social media platforms and on tablet devices. Most importantly, this person will have a strong understanding of what makes a story sharable.

Tasks may include:
- Helping maintain The Week's various social media profiles
- Analyzing traffic trends
- Daily newsletter production
- Researching, writing and formatting stories
- Formatting weekly magazine issues for iPad and other tablet devices

Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field
- Proven presence on and strong understanding of social sharing communities including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and others
- Familiarity with Content Management Systems and Google Analytics
- Proficiency in Photoshop and an eye for design
- Excellent news judgment and writing skills
- Basic understanding of HTML and coding a plus
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced news environment where multitasking is a must

Send a cover letter and resume to socialmedia@theweek.com. In addition, please provide links to your website, Twitter page, Tumblr, and any other accounts that might showcase your web presence.


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