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Freelance Submissions
Freelance Online Photo Editor
Integrated Marketing Manager
Special Events Manager
Associate Editor - Vulture
Music Writer - Vulture
DevOps Engineer
Front End Developer
Interaction Designer

Freelance

Freelance Copy Editors

NYMag.com is seeking freelance copy editors. Suitable candidates will have a familiarity with Words Into Type and web publishing tools, and also be comfortable working at a very fast pace. Please submit a résumé, cover letter, and hours of availability to alicia.kennedy@nymag.com.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

Freelance Submissions

New York magazine occasionally publishes articles written by freelance writers. To pitch story ideas to the magazine, please email a letter of inquiry to editorialsubmissions@nymag.com. In the event that your story is selected for further evaluation, you will be contacted by a representative of the Editorial Department. No phone calls please. Thank you for your interest in New York.

Freelance Online Photo Editor

POSITION OVERVIEW: New York Media is looking for a full-time freelance online photo editor for a new photo-driven web series about celebrities. The photo editor will be responsible for sourcing and creating multiple photo-driven posts daily and maintaining an Instagram account. This is an on-site project with a six-month contract. We are looking for someone who can work independently to build upon and execute our vision.

RELEVANT SKILLS

  • A keen curatorial eye for funny, surprising and newsworthy images
  • Familiarity with current celebrities and their relative position in various media ecosystems, from supermarket tabloids to Tumblr
  • A thorough grasp of celebrity photo agencies/archives/photographers
  • Experience editing, negotiating and licensing photography for web and social media platforms
  • An inventive mind, a sense of humor, and ability to spot trends in photos
  • Understanding of what makes an image go viral
  • Ability to work rapidly and juggle multiple threads simultaneously

TO APPLY: Please send resumes and cover letters to photojob@nymag.com.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

Editorial

Associate Editor - Vulture

New York Magazine’s entertainment blog Vulture is looking for a new daily blogger. The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge and love for pop culture, along with a native understanding of how stories spread over social media.

Requirements

  • A strong familiarity with pop culture and the people who make it
  • Expertise in either movies, TV or music
  • Comfortable with 24/7 news cycle
  • Knack for translating insider knowledge into stories that appeal to a general audience
  • Ability to write clean copy multiple times daily on short turnaround
  • Humorous writing style is a plus
  • Familiarity with different social media environments, and understanding of how to target stories to them
  • Ability to spot trends and generate ideas for larger projects
  • Fluency with images, GIFs, video and other forms of multimedia

To apply: Send a résumé and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line "Associate Editor, Vulture - NYM". Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

Music Writer - Vulture

New York Magazine’s entertainment blog Vulture is looking for a new daily music writer. The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge and love for pop music in all of its forms, with a native understanding for how stories spread over social media. Although an ability to generate smart commentary is required, this is not a traditional critic job; reviewing albums is not part of the mandate.

Requirements

  • A strong familiarity with pop music of all kinds and the people who make it
  • Comfortable with a 24/7 news cycle
  • Ability to find identify big stories and find clever, funny, and unique angles on them
  • Ability to write both long thinkpieces and quicker riffs off the news
  • Familiarity with different social media environments, and understanding of how to target stories to them
  • Ability to spot trends and generate ideas for larger projects
  • Fluency with images, GIFs, video and other forms of multimedia

To apply: Send a résumé and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line "Music Blogger, Vulture - NYM". Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

Creative Services

Integrated Marketing Manager

JOB OBJECTIVE:

The Integrated Marketing Manager in the Creative Services Department of New York Media develops multiplatform marketing strategies to meet and exceed the needs of our clients and help generate new business in assigned categories. Acting as a central point of contact for New York magazine and our digital platforms (nymag.com, Vulture, The Cut, Grub Street) advertising sales staff, he/she will leverage the broad range of New York Media brand assets—print, digital, branded content, social media, and events—to create engaging, multiplatform opportunities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conceptualizing and articulating creative ideas in response to RFPs from clients and for overall sales development initiatives
  • Oversee the delivery and execution of several programs with multiple advertisers at any given time
  • Collaborate with the Social Media Manager/Branded Content Manager as well as other appropriate team members to develop "Never Been Done Before" integrated marketing programs
  • Maintain and monitor proposal logs and budget allocations
  • Generate production schedules, manage deadlines, handle client updates, and approvals
  • Oversee requests to the art department for creative materials, including proposal mock-ups, digital ad campaigns, microsites, invites, signage, recaps, sell sheets, etc.
  • Position reports to the Integrated Creative Services Director

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years digital/print/interactive experience delivering multi-channel communications programs
  • Creativity and flexibility in a fast-paced, dynamic work atmosphere
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multitask for multiple clients
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all support departments
  • Familiarity with digital and print media planning, buying and billing
  • Print/digital publishing and agency experience helpful

To apply: Please email your résumé to hr@nymag.com with the subject line “IMM - NYM”. Include a cover letter and salary requirements.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

Special Events Manager

Location: New York City

The Special Events Manager will be responsible for developing and executing events that drive and supplement business for New York Media - and that drive engagement and build relationships with consumers, advertisers and clients on behalf of New York Media. This position will work directly with the Special Events Director and within the Creative Services department of the media company. The position is one that works cross-functionally across multiple departments within the company, including sales, editorial, audience development and public relations – executing initiatives based on client objectives or the objectives of New York Media. The ideal candidate must be a resourceful, creative thinker, and an experienced event marketing professional, with strong hands-on experience planning and executing events in a variety of formats.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and execute custom events for advertisers/clients of New York Media; correspond directly with advertiser with regard to the details and timeline of their events; work closely with the creative department of New York Media on the design and production of creative elements associated with the event (such as the invitation and on-site creative); field and manage RSVPs for custom events, providing regular updates to the advertiser and to the New York Media sales rep managing the account; coordinate all event elements including venue sourcing, catering, photography, design/florals, specialty elements such as DJ or photo booth inclusions and on-site staff management
  • Manage elements of New York Media’s signature events including New York Taste, Grub Street Food Festival, New York Weddings Event, New York Culinary Experience and Vulture Festival – including correspondence with event participants, the event’s production timeline and the event’s promotional schedule
  • Work closely with New York Media’s creative department on the production of event-related creative elements (advertisements, email blasts, banner ads, social media creative) as promotional support of New York Media’s signature events
  • Manage and reconcile event budgets
  • Negotiate rates with vendors
  • Consistently research new venues, event trends and event vendors; build upon arsenal of valuable event vendors and contacts as resources for New York Media
  • Manage an up-to-date event calendar and route monthly to New York Media management
  • Manage and support key cultural partnerships in which New York Media acts as a Media Sponsor for a cultural event or group; executing deliverables as promised in contracts/agreements with cultural entities (such as booking advertisements, email blasts, coordinating on-site brand presence for New York Media)
  • Work closely with internal business or audience development teams to establish, meet and measure the marketing and business objectives of New York Media events
  • Propose creative solutions for improving communication systems and processes within the company
  • Work cross-functionally within the company to support other event priorities as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years in strategic events, ideally in media space
  • Strong understanding of event production
  • Ability to work with vendors to bring creative event ideas to life while maintaining control of budget
  • Ability to develop creative ideas and implement marketing tactics
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal
  • Ability to manage a significant workload and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Must possess superior organization, prioritization and time management skills
  • Self-directed, amiable, and composed under pressure
  • Strong work ethic and passionate about achieving results
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong foresight and resourcefulness; ability to quickly and efficiently troubleshoot during planning process and on-site at events
  • Demonstrated project management skills to oversee multiple projects with varying priorities and ability to develop, manage and document marketing processes and programs
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • BA/BS required

To apply: Please email your résumé to hr@nymag.com with the subject line “Special Events Mgr - NYM”. Include a cover letter and salary requirements.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

Web Technology & Development

DevOps Engineer

New York Magazine seeks an experienced systems engineer with five or more years of experience to lead our efforts in automation and configuration management as well contribute to the administration of our systems including servers, networking and storage. The administrator will be responsible for automating and maintaining and growing a scalable, reliable, secure and highly available environment, joining a team responsible for 24x7 web environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts in automation and configuration management
  • Contribute to capacity planning and disaster recovery
  • Establish clear, documented standards for new processes and tool usage
  • Propose and implements system enhancements
  • Build out a cloud infrastructure (AWS)
  • Administer server, storage and networking systems

Experience:

  • Continuous Integration/Continuous deployment experience
  • Configuration Management Tools (Puppet, Chef or similar)
  • Work closely with the development team to identify requirements and implement solutions
  • Monitoring and Management Tools (Nagios, Zenoss or Similar)
  • Amazon AWS server management
  • Apache, MySQL, MongoDB, Solr administration
  • Java VM tuning
  • Keep all existing installs up-to-date with the latest patches and OS versions
  • Deploy software developed by the development team to production
  • Manage storage network and NFS servers
  • Build and configure server hardware and associated devices.
  • Monitor systems in our datacenter (CPU, Network IO, Disk IO, Application Health)
  • Manage BigIP F5 load balancers
  • Manage system-level security of our servers
  • Manage DNS
  • Manage backup strategy

Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience administering Redhat or other Linux operating systems
  • Strong scripting experience (Python or programming experience a plus)
  • Strong experience in automation
  • Experience managing storage devices such as SAN and NAS
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Mastery of the command line
  • Experience with open source technologies
  • Automation configuration management tools such as Puppet or Chef
  • Continuous Integration services like Jenkins/Hudson
  • Strong experience administering Apache and other web technologies
  • Repository tools such as SVN and GIT

A Plus:

  • VMWare
  • MySQL database administration
  • Monitoring tools such as Cacti or Nagios
  • Networking experience (routers, switches, firewalls)

To apply: Please send résumé and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with “DevOps - NYM” in the subject line. Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

Front End Developer

Position Overview: New York Magazine is seeking a Front End Developer with the mettle to work on high-profile, always-on publications like NYMag.com, Vulture.com, TheCut.com, and much more.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with your fellow developers to make sure you're creating maintainable, scalable, debt-free code.
  • Work with award-winning designers to make sure every detail of their vision hits the screen.
  • Work with impressively knowledgeable Product Managers to distill specs to their core and create experiences that people will love.
  • Be comfortable talking about code: your own, your colleague's, that open source project that makes life so much easier.
  • Quickly identify and address performance bottlenecks to make sure every request hits the display in 2 seconds or less
  • Create sites that are both backwards and forwards compatible through the solid use of Web Standards.
  • Use Progressive Enhancement to take advantage of new techniques without leaving your audience behind.
  • Know how to get the job done today, while you're on the lookout for a better way to do it tomorrow.

The Technologies We Use:

  • HTML5 &3 CSS: Write semantic markup that robots love. Know that <div>s are the elements of last resort. Arrange the trickiest of layouts, while keeping your CSS impressively simple.
  • Responsive Design: Implement designs that flow from Phone to Phablet to Tablet to Desktop without getting dizzy.
  • Javascript: Love Javascript. Walking the DOM is a walk in the park. "Use Strict" isn't optional for you. Node.js and NPM are just plain fun.
  • Images: Have opinions on the best use of GIFs, JPGs, PNGs, SVG, Icon Fonts and whether they should be in a sprite sheet, base64-encoded, data:inlined, linked or not used at all. Deliver retina images when needed, and not a pixel more.
  • Frameworks: Know when they save you time, when they get in the way, and how to spot frameworks that aren't worth the trouble.
  • Git: Know when rebasing is your best friend, and when it can get you into hot water.

Bonus Points if You Know:

  • Server-side languages & Platforms: Node.js + Javascript, Flask + Python, Java, C/C++.
  • Databases, whether they be SQL, NoSQL, or something in between.

We are offering qualified candidates competitive compensation, a personal budget for training and conferences, plenty of paid time off, and modern hardware to work with. This position reports to the Chief Technology Officer.

This position is full-time and based at our SoHo office in New York, NY.

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with “Front End Developer - NYM” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

Interaction Designer

New York Media's digital UX team is looking for a talented designer to join our series of award-winning digital publications.

You will work alongside members of our product development team on a variety of projects across our family of sites: NYMag.com, Vulture, The Cut, Science of Us, and Grub Street. You will be expected to produce creative and effective solutions that exhibit stylistic breadth, balance innovation and usability, solve fundamental business needs, and maintain and evolve the visual and user experience standards of New York on the web.

Candidates must collaborate well across teams of varied disciplines, working closely with editorial, product, technology, sales, marketing, and production departments. Candidates must also demonstrate expertise for design, typography, and composition when designing for web products as well as a deep understanding of web design best practices including responsive design. A strong grasp of HTML and CSS fundamentals is required.

We are considering both freelance-to-perm and full time candidates for this role.

This position is based at our SoHo office in New York, NY.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conceive and execute highly effective visual and interactive designs for new user-facing features of our web sites.
  • Collaborate with designers, product owners, and editors to develop successful design strategies.
  • Collaborate with front- and back-end developers to implement design solutions.
  • Daily editorial tasks including creating story promotion packages for our home pages.
  • Working on the occasional illustration, photo-illustration, interactive, or logo for an editorial feature.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in interaction design.
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS, with a clear understanding of how designs translate to code.
  • Highly organized, thorough, and detail oriented, with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects over varying delivery dates.
  • Self-motivated and able to produce results independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A curiosity and passion for web design and emerging technologies, etc.
  • Firm grasp of the roles of typography, photography, and illustration in editorial web design.
  • Expertise with industry standard design software.

Strongly Desired

  • Have worked in an editorial environment on the web.
  • Ability to create basic prototypes in code.
  • A talent for illustration.
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum.

Local candidates only.

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with “Interaction Designer - NYM” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

 

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