Content Director, DailyCandy
NBCUniversal is one of the worlds leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.DailyCandy is looking for a Content Director to create best-of-class content across our email, web, social, and mobile. S/he should be able to write and edit persuasive copy that engages readers. The Content Director manages a team of editors both directly and indirectly through persuasion and influence; s/he must be someone the staff comes to respect and therefore listens to when s/he trains them in copy best-practices, guides and directs them on strategy and top edits their work. S/he should be innovative, team-oriented, and an effective communicator, as well as have a desire to participate in a fast-paced, next-stage-growth environment. S/he should enjoy teaching and mentoring junior editors. Responsibilities Include: * Help craft and define the DailyCandy voice and content strategy and articulate it to the editorial team and company. * Work with the top editors and city editors to craft high-quality, highly engaging content; mentors junior editors. * Devise and develop new editorial products and strategies that drive performance, engagement, and extend the DailyCandy brand. * Work with Business Development to initiate and develop strategic editorial partnerships. * Top edit content and provide constructive feedback to copy writers and editors to ensure that content meets business needs while also maintaining the DailyCandy voice and aesthetic. * A bachelors degree in English, Journalism or a related field with 5+ years of writing and editing experience * Must have previously managed a team of editors and must possess excellent leadership and delegation skills. * Knowledge of web best practices, SEO, HTML and Omniture are a must. Eligibility Requirements: * External applicants are encouraged to submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered * Must be willing to work in New York, NY * Must be willing to submit to a background check investigation * Must be 18 years or greater * Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States * Must be covered by Solutions, NBCUs Alternative Dispute Resolution Program * It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.