Associate Editor - Skycastle Digital Studio

Posted: 10/2/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


The NBCU Skycastle Digital Studio creates engaging and compelling custom content programs that deliver brand messaging within the standards of journalistic greatness and award-winning entertainment that NBC & Telemundo readers demand. As part of this team, the Associate Editor will specialize in ideating and articulating content strategies in response to client RFPs. This role focuses on pre-sales as well as well as being a primary contributor for NBCU Owned Stations post-sales needs.

Responsibilities:
  • Work in collaboration with Sales, Creative and Production teams across NBC and Telemundo Owned Television Stations (OTS) to assess program objectives, brainstorm ideas to develop clear, compelling, 360-degree content strategy plans that align with client goals
  • Write and publish multiple sponsored articles in English or Spanish for clients per week, with an ability to create engaging stories that resonate with the OTS audience (moving up)
  • Effectively communicate concepts, ideas and rationale to clients and internal and external project stakeholders
  • Create sharp, intelligent long- and short-form copy for RFP response decks including headlines, program titles and social media promotion
  • Work on several campaigns at once, managing proposal deadlines sometimes under pressure and often to strict schedule requirements
  • Track success of sponsored content programs, topics and formats, compile statistics and provide recommendations for future programs
  • Effectively promote Native campaigns across our Social media Brand Studio accounts
  • Keep up to date with content marketing and native advertising trends in order to follow and surpass sponsored content best practices


    • Must be a prolific writer in both Spanish and English with the ability to write strong, clear copy in a variety of styles with accurate spelling and grammar
    • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and 3+ years of paid content creation experience or journalism experience, ideally in a full-time writing or editing position with a news publisher or agency
    • Outstanding writer with experience in digital, social media, mobile, video and live event platforms, the ability to translate complex technical material into engaging reader-facing language
    • Self-motivated researcher with a passion for interactive and immersive storytelling and a passion for uncovering surprising data and colourful details
    • Ability to work independently, prioritize effectively and manage multiple projects in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
    • HTML and CSS skills a plus




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