Producer

Location
New York
Posted
May 28, 2014
Closes
Jun 27, 2014
Contact
Talent Acquisition
Duration
Freelance
We’re looking for top-notch editorial leaders with a passion for data and curation to lead teams who will use the latest curation tools and social news validation for a data driven Media Company in NYC. Our senior producers will manage the site home page, section pages and the producers who create video powered stories across the site. Proven curation skills, data driven editorial success matched with a proven track record of social best practices are a must.
THE ROLE
Led by data and trends, execute editorial vision for the day, adapting to breaking news
Passion for developing and experimenting with new methods of curation and aggregation.
Build video driven story experiences, edit scripts/stories/headlines for maximum clarity, editorial and traffic impact
Manage multiple sources of information
Coach, mentor and manage team of producers and external contributors
Manage homepage and section fronts for maximum appeal to visitors
Thrive in a fast paced, start-up environment with rapid fire decision making skills


REQUIREMENTS
•5-8 years’ experience in a high volume setting with a mix of video, aggregation and original content production
•Strong editorial skills {Story selection, SEO best practice headlines, copy editing, video review, editorial page management
•Technology savvy in latest tools for news gathering and production for consumers and pros
•Demonstrated ability to build content for SEO and social traffic
•Demonstrated data driven decision making skills in laying out pages and selecting content to feature and cover
•Web video promotion best practice familiarity and experience
•Strong background with social media for news gathering and distribution (e.g., traffic trends) and addressing opportunities from it as well as solving problems learned from it
•Identify and develop the news stories, angles, segments, and formats that will drive audiences and achieve a return on programming investment

Proven leadership and managerial skills including previous direct managerial responsibilities of traditional journalists as well as non-traditional sources, such as bloggers, in the completion of news content for the end user
In-depth knowledge of national and international news and be able to create compelling and visually exciting newscasts and story packages using multiple sources and media
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Please send cover letter, resume, and reel.

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