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Content Coordinator

Local Foreigner, New York City, NY USA

Work at Local Foreigner

Salary: $60,000 plus benefits.

Salary min: $60,000

Salary max: $60,000

Level: Entry Level

Duration: Full-Time


Local Foreigner is a boutique consultancy specializing in high-end curated travel. From the bespoke to the basic, we guide our clients on everything from a weekend in Paris to an expedition to Patagonia. Our mission is to serve as trusted tastemakers who curate authentic experiences and connect discerning travelers with passionate locals. The Local Foreigner brand represents a warm, worldly sophistication with curator’s keen attention detail, and we believe it is crucial for everyone behind the brand to represent these qualities. As Local Foreigner is a small business in early phase development, it is crucial for this candidate to be a team player and willing to provide support in all areas of the business. At the same time, we seek a dynamic candidate with excellent growth potential who finds fulfillment in building a business and evolves with our company over the long term.

OPPORTUNITY

We are seeking a Content Coordinator to join our team. The primary focus of the Content Coordinator will be to create and manage internal itinerary content. The internal content is housed within our CRM (Salesforce), which includes descriptions and images of destinations, hotels, tours, restaurants, see & do recommendations and more -- all components that make up our client itineraries in addition to serving as an internal tool. The Content Coordinator will research, maintain, write, edit, and purge to ensure Local Foreigner’s central data source is clean, accurate, and relevant. In addition, the Content Coordinator will support the Content Manager in the execution of Local Foreigner's social media which requires boundless creativity and maximum flexibility to successfully plan, manage, and execute.

The Content Coordinator has a minimum of one year of experience in the editorial media sphere, preferably with travel or luxury related media experience in addition to familiarity with Salesforce. We’re looking for a tech-savvy, clever, creative writer with a strong voice who has a passion for travel and food. The ideal candidate has a penchant for adventure and an eye for style and design. Our Content Coordinator will liaise with Local Foreigner industry partners and staff to create content. It is crucial this candidate is eager to take ownership of this realm, with the ability to problem-solve and work independently with a creative spirit for continuous growth.

Our team seeks a like-minded addition who is an organized multi-tasker, extremely detail-oriented, resourceful, and able to excel in a fast-paced forward-thkinking environment. This candidate shares our passion and belief that travel is a source of inspiration, renewal and joy.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write, edit, and maintain integrity of the content and media housed within The Local Foreigners' robust internal CRM (Salesforce)
  • Manage internal content queues to priortize content creation based on upcoming client departures
  • Assist sales team with the creation of all content related to client intineraries, destination guides, and dining recommendations
  • Help execute a cohesive social media strategy by creating engaging text, image, and video content for Instagram
  • Assist with developing and manging content and social media marketing programs, including Local Foreigner's blog and newsletter
  • Write external facing content and take on ad-hoc content projects as assigned
  • Stay abreast of industry development and new opennings to identify social marketing opportunities
  • Participate in idea generation, strategy, and project implementation to support Local Foreigner's cautious and deliverate growth

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in digital journalism and social media, travel-industry experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Native-level English is essential
  • A witty, bold, and sharp writing voice and strong judgment about visuals and photography
  • Adept at all forms of writing -- you have no trouble transitioning from long-form narratives to pithy Instagram captions.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and as a part of a team with excellent self-management and organizational skills
  • Flexible, able to toggle between projects and meetings and adapt to last-minute requests
  • Tech-savvy, enjoys leveraging technology to problem-solve and streamline work.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills are essential, with preference given to candidates with Salesforce, Mailchimp, and/or Squarespace experience.
  • Attend events as needed, both during and after traditional work hours
  • Passion for travel, culture, and food is important
  • Position may be in-person in our NYC Headquarters, Hybrid or Fully Remote

About Local Foreigner

Local Foreigner is a boutique consultancy specializing in high-end curated travel. From the bespoke to the basic, we guide our clients on everything from a weekend in Paris to an expedition to Patagonia. Our mission is to serve as trusted tastemakers who curate authentic experiences and connect discerning travelers with passionate locals. The Local Foreigner brand represents a warm, worldly sophistication with curator’s keen attention detail, and we believe it is crucial for everyone behind the brand to represent these qualities.

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