Digital Media Assistant

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
competitive annual salary + health + dental
Posted
Jun 18, 2018
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Digital Media Assistant

New Hope Media, a digital and print publishing company in midtown Manhattan, is seeking an energetic, efficient assistant with experience in content-rich media to support our customer service, office administration, editorial, and digital initiatives.

New Hope Media publishes ADDitude and Adoptive Families magazines and websites, the leading sources of information for parents and adults in the attention, learning disabilities and adoption fields.  For more information, see www.additudemag.com and www.adoptivefamilies.com.

The Digital Media Assistant will touch many aspects of our business — opportunities for both deep and broad experience are vast. This is an ideal role for a fast learner and adept multi-tasker who is eager to break into publishing and online media.

Responsibilities include:

* Customer Service: You will be the point person answering questions for web visitors, online customers, and magazine subscribers. This requires an understanding and mastery of various customer offers and databases, as well as a sunny disposition.

*Office Management: As the voice of NHM, you will direct incoming calls, oversee supplies, manage incoming and outgoing mail, schedule office events, oversee contract payments, and contribute to team projects. You’ll also manage our online directories and professional databases.

The customer service and office management responsibilities outlined above comprise some 30% of the Digital Media Assistant's day.  The editorial and web production responsibilities outlined below offer significant media growth opportunities.

* Editorial:  Edit guest blogs and other web posts and correspond with their writers. Receive editorial SEO training and implement SEO best practices in articles and posts on our websites. Work with magazine and web editors to evaluate editorial submissions and to manage editorial and reprint rights. Writing opportunities exist. 

* Digital Publishing: Publish daily content on our web sites, executing internal links and SEO research/deployment in the process. Communicate with social media and newsletter editors to ensure that all new content is promoted in a timely and effective manner. 

The Digital Media Assistant must be skilled at navigating technology in a dynamic office environment. Although there are no technical skills required, the position requires using a variety of software and online systems. You should be comfortable with online databases and quick to learn new systems.

Requirements:

  • Detail-oriented college grad with experience or significant internships in publishing, online writing/editing, journalism. Journalism major a strong plus.
  • Highly organized multi-tasker who thrives on working independently
  • Excellent telephone skills; outgoing personality; articulate and well-spoken
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • CMS and SEO experience a strong plus.
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Office skills
  • Interest in digital media, writing, service journalism

Please email a cover letter describing your interest/qualifications and include your resume. No phone calls, please

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