Publisher, Content Syndication

Posted: 10/13/2017 | Expires: 11/12/2017

Location: New York City, New York (US)
Function: Production
Specialty: Publishing / Books, Video, Writer
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Competitive

NowThis is looking for a Publisher, Content Syndication to join our video distribution team. We are looking for publishers who can work across many verticals, partners, and owned & operated channels.  This person will work within NowThis CMS and lead day-to-day operations for content publishing in all owned and operated video platforms, while also improving video optimization, streamlining workflow, and pushing forward audience growth.  We need independent self-starters and critical thinkers. In this role, content creation meets audience analytics, and you will be the driving force behind it.  This role reports to Head of Social Video & Publishing.


  • Manage all aspects of video distribution within NowThis CMS for all owned and operated video platforms
  • Work closely with editorial leads to curate daily videos posts and prioritize time sensitive content
  • Write consumer headline and description copy in collaboration with supervising publisher & editorial leadership to maintain editorial and brand voice
  • Work closely with Insights to optimize tags for all videos to support platform growth 
  • Create SEO titles and descriptions using corporate best practices and in conjunction with VP Search at Group Nine Media
  • Develop a workflow that allows for speed of editorial distribution and maximizes efficiency of newsroom time and resources


  • 2+ years CMS experience and publishing video content for a newsroom, digital outlet, or brand
  • Strong grammar and communication skills required
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize projects, and communicate progress
  • Able to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced newsroom
  • Flexibility: We’re a newsroom, and breaking news doesn’t always happen during traditional hours
  • Foreign language skills are a bonus (please indicate fluency or proficiency)

About Group Nine Media

Group Nine Media is the partnership of four mission-driven, category-leading brands covering food, drink & travel (Thrillist), news & entertainment (NowThis), animals (The Dodo) and science, tech & exploration (Seeker). We're one of the world's largest digital-first media companies, boasting over 4 billion video views every month, while providing consumers 360-degree experiences across web, social, VR and live events. At Group Nine Media, we care about the content our brands create, and if you're a talented passionate individual who does too, let's talk.

NowThis is a world leader in mobile video content creation with over 2 billion monthly views across multiple digital platforms. NowThis tells deeply human, personal stories that move. The company operates content verticals on various social channels, delivering over 60 unique visual stories per day. NowThis produces on-demand video news, live broadcasts and original programming customized for specific platforms and audiences.