Editorial and Community Assistant, My Jewish Learning

New York City, New York (US)
Competitive annual salary + health, dental, and 403B
Mar 08, 2019
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Job Requirement:

70 Faces Media, the largest and most diverse Jewish media organization in North America, is seeking an Editorial and Community Assistant to help manage one of its publications, My Jewish Learning. This job is right for you if you are passionate about digital engagement, you have excellent editing and writing skills, you have the ability to stay on top of a variety of tasks, and you know the difference between Purim and Passover.

The Editorial and Community Assistant will help create new content and products for My Jewish Learning and will support the audience development team in increasing web, email, and community engagement on the site and through other channels. This position reports to the VP, Audience of 70 Faces Media.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day and seasonal updates on the My Jewish Learning website
  • Create and schedule daily email newsletters
  • Write and edit articles and upload them into the content management system (Wordpress)
  • Manage My Jewish Learning’s social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Manage Facebook community groups by starting and responding to member conversations
  • Work with the audience development team to ensure the site is SEO optimized
  • Provide assistance with additional daily operations

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing, editing, and copyediting skills
  • Digital savvy, including active presence on social media and interest in email
  • Knowledge of and interest in Jewish religion, traditions and culture
  • Ability to multi-task and an eagerness to take on new roles
  • Good visual eye for photos and artwork to accompany blog posts
  • Strong communication, time management, and organizational skills
  • Self-starter with a 'make stuff happen' mentality
  • Familiarity with Photoshop and Wordpress helpful, but not required
  • Basic understanding of HTML, SEO, Google Adwords and other digital technology a bonus

About​ ​70​ ​Faces​ ​Media:  

70 Faces Media is the largest digital nonprofit Jewish publisher in North America. We publish five brands: Jewish Telegraphic Agency, My Jewish Learning, Kveller, The Nosher, and Alma. My Jewish Learning is the largest of these publications, with more than a million visitors each month visiting the site to learn about Jewish customs, values, history, culture, and more.

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