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Media, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2020
 
   
 
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ABOUT THE TEAM AND ROLE

theSkimm is hiring aBranded Content Editor to communicate theSkimms mission to our audience in multiple formats. Reporting to the Senior Branded Content Strategist, youll join our growing branded editorial unit & work closely with the sales team to execute best in class campaigns, writing for theSkimms unique voice across a variety of platforms including our flagship newsletter, web, audio, video & social products. Youll be a guardian of the brands voice & tone while playing a critical role in helping the business develop & execute new branded initiatives.

WHAT YOULL BE DOING

  • Brainstorm & execute content for branded partnerships with both upstarts & Fortune 500 companies through the pre-sale & post-sale process
  • Proactively pitch best-in-class concepts & respond to incoming RFPs
  • Write branded content copy in post-sale for a variety of platforms, including newsletter, web, audio, social, & video
  • Partner with the sales team on campaigns to create effective content while maintaining theSkimm's brand & editorial standards

WHAT WERE LOOKING FOR

  • 3-5 years of experience working in digital media or content creation, with at least 1 year executing branded content in both pre-sale & post-sale
  • Ability to translate a brand's story for theSkimm's unique platforms
  • Experience creating social media content a plus
  • Excellent writer with the ability to write in the voice of a character
  • Expert knowledge of media trends & innovation on web, video, social, & audio
  • Experience creating content for a variety of client categories including finance, food & bev, entertainment, retail, & beauty
  • Passionate about theSkimm & its mission
  • A self-starter & a team player

WHAT WOULD SET YOU APART

  • Being a news junkie
  • Experience in media development & strategy
  • Experience communicating with standards & practices reps
  • Digital video scripting & producing experience, or experience producing audio

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
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Catered Friday lunches & monthly gatherings
  • A vibrant office environment full of books, couches & a roof deck
  • 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 seven 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 based in New York, NY.

 
 
 
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