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Freelance Online Photo Editor
Special Events Manager
Associate Editor - Social Media
Associate Editor - Vulture
Music Writer - Vulture
DevOps Engineer
Integrated Account Manager

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 - Social Media

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This position executes the day-to-day social media efforts of New York Media including daily content creation. The top priorities of this position are to manage and augment the Company’s social media communities, create and/or rethink content for social media, and execute promotional initiatives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Take a lead role in the execution of New York Media's social media strategies, look for ways to increase interactions, and optimize content for sharing/virality. Contribute a high volume of posts on a daily basis across multiple social media platforms. Expert knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and Reddit required.
  • Ensure comprehensive social support for key editorial events and packages. Live-tweet and/or cover cultural and news events as assigned.
  • Assist with comment moderation on the New York Media websites.
  • Coordinate efforts in the social media channels made by Editorial, PR and Marketing. Provide guidance and support to the NYM writers to facilitate contributions in social media.
  • Under the direction of the website editors, maintain and add to best practices for each account with respect to tone, subject matter, frequency, and timing of posts.
  • Successfully execute unique promotional campaigns featuring incentives to join the social communities such as exclusive content, contests, insider access and other opportunities.
  • Work closely with Advertising and Marketing departments to develop and execute campaigns that include social elements and/or exposure.
  • In tandem with the Analytics team, develop a full understanding of the company's social media audiences by vertical and advise the Editorial, Product Development, PR, Advertising, Marketing and Business Development departments on ways to improve their performance with initiatives that cross into social media.
  • Monitor trends via real-time reporting and identify ways for the company to leverage current topics of interest to a higher degree.
  • Stay abreast of relevant industry benchmarks and assess the company's relative performance on an ongoing basis. Identify gaps and areas of opportunity for improvement.
  • Make recommendations on tools and the designs of interactive areas of NYMag.com where there is potential to inspire more sharing of content. Build business rationales based on industry best practices for specific changes to the New York Media sites.

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE:

  • 2-4 years of experience developing and executing social media strategies
  • Background in publishing, ideally in editorial or public relations roles at news media companies. Experience generating content for social media is critical.
  • Collegial - demonstrated ability to successfully manage interdepartmental relationships
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills. Editorial sensibilities that align with New York's voice, tone, and editorial POV. Knowledge of industry and competitors in the space.
  • Substantial experience with social media and CMS enterprise such as HootSuite, Bit.ly, Buddy Media, SocialFlow and Facebook Insights.

To apply: Send a résumé and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with "Assoc. Edit, Social - 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.

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

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.

Finance

Integrated Account Manager

Position Overview:

New York Media’s Integrated Advertising Department is seeking an Integrated Account Manager to sell both print and online. We seek people who thrive on having a direct contribution to the success of the business, and have the ability to think entrepreneurially. We are looking for strong prospectors and closers who are as comfortable at client meetings as they are with writing proposals and answering RFPs.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of cross-platform/integrated advertising sales experience
  • Strong sales development skills to break new accounts
  • Excellent interpersonal, technical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Financial experience/contacts a plus
  • Must have experience with a CRM system, DSM, DFP, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Ability to prioritize goals and re-orient priorities in a fluid, dynamic sales environment

To apply:

Please send an email to hr@nymag.com with subject line “Integrated Account Manager - NYM”. Include the following information in your résumé and cover letter:

  • Name
  • Brief description of your work experience as it relates to the position
  • Brief description of your education
  • Any additional skills you believe will contribute to our organization
  • SALARY REQUIREMENTS

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

 

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