Editorial Outreach Assistant

New York
Mar 01, 2013
Mar 31, 2013
Ms. . .
Digital Media
Full Time
TheWeek.com seeks an editorial outreach assistant to promote audience growth through partnerships and strategic outreach. The ideal candidate will possess both a business mentality and a familiarity with the news cycle, will be highly organized and enthusiastic, will have excellent news judgment, and will be capable of tailoring pitches to match various partners' unique editorial sensibilities.

This person will report to the general manager and will be responsible for maintaining relationships with current partners and seeking new and creative partnership opportunities with a variety of other media organizations. This individual will serve as a liaison between partners and TheWeek.com's editorial staff. This person will also be responsible for sending TheWeek.com content to a wide variety of outlets, monitoring inbound and outbound partner traffic, and providing regular traffic reports.

Bachelor's degree, preferably in journalism or public relations
Deep familiarity with the news and media landscape
Understanding of link shorteners like bitly
Proficiency in Excel or Google Document spreadsheets
Strong oral and written communication skills
Highly organized

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