Freelance Associate Web Producer/Writer – Bilingual

Location
El Segundo
Posted
Sep 13, 2013
Closes
Oct 13, 2013
Contact
Mr. Derrick Tinsley
Category
Other, Television
Duration
Freelance
Freelance Associate Web Producer/Writer – Bilingual

TWC Deportes, one of Time Warner Cable’s Regional Sports Networks in Southern California, currently seeks a freelance, bilingual Associate Web Producer/Writer to oversee all aspects of site programming, as well as produce timely, compelling articles about our team partners – the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy, and LA Sparks. The Associate Web Producer/Writer will work closely with the Web Producer and be responsible for content editing and placement, headline and description writing, and image updates on the website. He/she will also receive writing assignments from the Web Producer. Exceptional Spanish writing skills, strong editorial judgment, a detail-oriented approach, and knowledge of SEO are a must. A passion for sports and knowledge of the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy, and LA Sparks are also a must. Below is a description of the essential duties and responsibilities required to function successfully in this position.

Essential Job Functions
?Oversee all aspects of site programming, including content editing and placement, headline and description writing, and image updates, based on daily budget
?Write articles covering the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy, and LA Sparks, as assigned by the Web Producer
?Ensure content, headlines, and descriptions are grammatically correct, optimized for search engines, and meet corporate guidelines
?Stay current on all news and chatter that is relevant to the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy, and LA Sparks
?Work with Web Producer to brainstorm content ideas and storylines
?Analyze traffic data to identify opportunities to improve site programming
?Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:
Knowledge & Experience (Technical Responsibilities)
?3+ years of site programming and writing experience within a media environment
?Strong proficiency with content management systems (e.g. Adobe CQ5) and photo editing software (e.g. Photoshop); knowledge of HTML and CSS is a plus
?Bilingual with exceptional Spanish writing skills and the ability to work quickly and cleanly under deadline
?Sound editorial judgment with the ability to work for a corporate brand with defined policies/guidelines
?Understanding of web analytics and SEO with the ability to make data-driven decisions
?Passion for sports and knowledge of the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy, and LA Sparks

Formal Education & Certification
?Bachelor’s degree required

Personal Attributes
?Team player with a positive, enthusiastic attitude
?Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
?Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, other departments, and partners
?Strong communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
?Highly motivated and results-oriented
?Creative and assertive
?Flexible during times of change
?Must be willing and able to learn, understand, and grow with the business
?Able to work flexible hours, nights, holidays and weekends


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