Weekend Entertainment Junkie

Location
Culver City
Posted
Jun 11, 2013
Closes
Jul 11, 2013
Contact
Ms. Mandy Harris
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time

POPSUGAR is looking for the ultimate celebrity news, entertainment, and pop culture junkie to join our POPSUGAR Entertainment team in Los Angeles. The weekend editorial assistant works Wednesday through Sunday and is the point person for all POPSUGAR Entertainment weekend coverage and events. Our ideal candidate will be a hard-working individual with a strong interest and past work experience in the celebrity news and entertainment arena.

Responsibilities:


  • Assist POPSUGAR editors daily with various editorial tasks such as researching and preparing images, contributing to stories, and transcribing interviews

  • Monitor and report on breaking entertainment news over the weekend

  • Attend and report on industry events as needed, often on camera

  • Assist POPSUGAR editors with other tasks such as updating editorial calendars, managing social media accounts, keeping track of contacts, etc.

  • Other miscellaneous editorial and video tasks as requested



Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience in writing/editing/blogging, online publishing, or related field

  • Willingness to appear on camera; previous on-camera experience strongly preferred

  • Strong interest in and grasp of celebrity news, entertainment, and pop culture

  • A strong knowledge of online and social media

  • Superior attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • HTML and Photoshop skills a plus



Please submit a resume along with an email to PopEA@popsugar.com describing why you think you'd be the perfect fit for POPSUGAR. This job is full time in Los Angeles. No phone calls please.

Please submit a resume along with an email to PopEA@popsugar.com describing why you think you'd be the perfect fit for POPSUGAR. This job is full time in Los Angeles. No phone calls please.

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