Editorial Operations Coordinator

Location
Los Angeles
Posted
Jan 08, 2014
Closes
Feb 07, 2014
Contact
Ms. Lauren Gullion
Duration
Full Time
Penske Media Corporation (PMC), owner of Variety.com, Deadline.com, HollywoodLife.com etc., is looking for a multi-talented Editorial Operations Coordinator to work with editors, product managers, designers, engineers and throughout the entire portfolio of our online properties to further improve the display of content across PMC sites. This position will report to the Sr. Platform Manager and will work closely with PMC editors on a daily basis to optimize a variety of content. If you are looking to work with industry-leading websites that reach over 115 million unique visitors a month (Comscore, 10/13), this is your chance!

This position is based in Los Angeles working East Coast Hours: 6am-3pm

Summary:

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in web content management, writing and editing for the web and site management. This position will be responsible for the data entry across all aspects of the organization’s online presence and for maintaining site standards. The position may also be responsible for editing and deploying site promotions and email newsletters.This position will also work closely with technical, business development, and marketing members of our organization, so strong communication skills are needed. Tasks require a strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines.

Duties:
•Provide operational support to PMC’s portfolio of news websites and its staff of writers and editors
•Specialize in providing assistance with WordPress publishing platform as well as various content production tasks such as : photos, galleries, video, newsletters, polls, etc
•Provide training to PMC editorial staff about new features, workflows, and best practices
•Serve as a resource for content expertise - answer internal and external questions on content production, publishing processes and procedures and editorial matters
•Assist product and technology team with related projects: collecting requirements/feedback from writers, testing new features
•Provide SEO optimization for PMC writers
•Provide assistance with social media posting, tactics.

Requirements:
•2 years experience in an online publishing or content production role
•Experience with WordPress
•A very high standard of literacy
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Excellent attention to detail
•Knowledge of HTML and CSS
•Strong organizational and time management skills
•Good judgment and logical thought process
•Familiarity with content management systems
•Ability to reason logically and provide innovative solutions
•Ability to work well within group or individually
•Basic Photoshop and HTML skills a plus
•Knowledge and experience with SEO a plus
•Knowledge and experience with Web Analytics a plus


To Apply: Please email a cover letter to careers@pmc.com with resume attached.