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New York City    Posted: Saturday, March 13, 2021
 
   
 
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ABOUT THE TEAM AND ROLE

The SVP of Content is the right hand to the founders, executing their vision of the brand & bringing creative & operational leadership. This strategic senior management leader works across multiple channels, including email, video, social, audio, branded content & events, and  supervises a staff of over 25. He/she/they also collaborates across the organization to help further business goals, & is the key stakeholder of these relationships as they relate to content. 

WHAT YOULL BE DOING

  • Final responsibility for day-to-day management of all channels, ensuring a best-in-class content operation.
  • Oversee all content team leads, including content operations, video, audio, social, branded content, etc.
  • Oversee & maintain quality & consistency of voice & vision across all content channels, ensuring that all content is on brand & aligns with the mission.
  • Oversee & maintain operational processes by instituting systems & procedures to ensure an efficient, streamlined editorial department that can successfully work cross functionally.
  • Monitor analytics & foster a data-minded environment to ensure audience engagement & loyalty.
  • Partner with marketing, sales, communications, product & tech teams as required to effectively create inventory for partners & value to the user experience.
  • Determine & oversee cross-platform content strategy, along with founding team.
  • Recruit, hire, develop, train & motivate staff.
  • Help execute roadmap for strategic partnerships with organizations & people that advance the brands mission & impact.

WHAT WERE LOOKING FOR

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience
  • Strong digital experience
  • Management track record of advocating for, developing & retaining talent
  • News experience/critical judgment/ability to work in a changing news environment
  • Experience running operations & providing strategic oversight
  • Creative/Editorial leader paired with a business mind
  • Strong news judgment combined with lifestyle sensibility
  • Operational excellence; process orientation
  • Ability to inspire staff to do great work
  • Strong command & conviction, but pliable/flexible
  • Strategic
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Confident, with ego checked at the door

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits & 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • Flexible vacation policy & generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • Complimentary access to theSkimms growing suite of membership products 
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking & diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter

ABOUT THESKIMM

theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than 12 million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, & take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, & we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, & on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, & more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections.

As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information they need to make informed & empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, & more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to over 100 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives & we're building a brand trusted by millions of female millennials across the country. Join us!

This is a full-time role ideally based in New York, NY, with some possibility of remote work.

We are partnering with Koller Search Partners on this role & ask that any interested applicants please reach out to both Karen Danziger & Whitney Sisler at kdanziger@kollersearch.com and wsisler@kollersearch.com.

 
 
 
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