Bridge Chief

Employer
Location
Los Angeles
Posted
Sep 06, 2013
Closes
Oct 06, 2013
Contact
Leah Kissel
Duration
Full Time
The Los Angeles office of GolinHarris is looking for a seasoned news room leader to oversee The Bridge, the industry’s only integrated real-time media engagement center. This is your opportunity to shape the future of an industry award-winning concept that’s changing the face of media relations. To learn more about The Bridge, please click here: http://vimeo.com/50634605

The brands are great. The agency team is amazing. The opportunities are limitless.

Job Description:
•Lead team of digital and traditional media specialists in the daily pursuit of inserting our consumer, corporate and technology clients into trending news and online conversations
•Use your inside knowledge of the newsroom to shape content creation on behalf of global brands
•Run lively, productive daily editorial meetings that generate smart, strategic ideas
•Work on multiple projects -- and with multiple teams -- at one time
•Help teams develop story pitches they can take to teams, clients, prospects
•Immerse self in clients’ industries, brands and media needs
•Coach junior-level staff members to become savvy news hunters and story developers
•Collaborate with Catalysts to obtain necessary background, goals, assets, messages and set success metrics and expected results

•Collaborate with other Connectors to achieve client objectives through a proprietary agency tool and help evolve the tool over time
•Act as a thought-leader for the agency

Requirements:
•Media Savvy, Informed, Convincing, Live Online, Trend Watcher, News Junkie, Social Media Moxie
•Minimum of 10 years’ newsroom experience
•An ability to think about storytelling opportunities across multiple channels
•Success in managing and coaching junior staff members
•Understanding of social media conversation tracking tools
•Broad news experience – from breaking news to business stories to feature pieces