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Editorial Director - Vulture
TV Reporter – Vulture
Senior Editor – Vulture
Senior Reporter – Vulture
Deputy Editor, the Cut
Health Columnist, the Cut
Associate Editor – Grub Street
Senior Designer, Digital Advertising
Director of Digital Design and User Experience
Associate Editor, Social Media
Director of Sponsorship Sales
Sales Development Director
Freelance Submissions

Editorial

Editorial Director — Vulture

Vulture, New York Media’s entertainment site, is looking for a new Editorial Director. The role reports to the Culture Editor (who oversees entertainment coverage in print and online), and is responsible for managing Vulture on a day-to-day basis. The ideal candidate will have a strong competitive drive and the vision to help push the site to the next level of influence and audience

Requirements

  • Big-picture thinking about overall direction of Vulture and its coverage
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to plan story calendar three months and three hours ahead simultaneously
  • Experience managing both staffers and freelancers
  • Ability to constantly generate ideas for features, packages, and breaking news responses
  • Comfortable multitasking and working quickly at an online pace, able to edit and produce multiple stories daily
  • Strong line-editing skills, experience assigning and editing essays, interviews, criticism, reported pieces, and news
  • Solid contact list of freelance writers
  • Strong news judgment and comfort with 24/7 social-media-driven news cycle
  • Interest in and understanding of how the entertainment industry works
  • Knack for translating insider knowledge into stories that appeal to a general audience
  • Ability to use different tools — images, GIFs, video, and other forms of multimedia — to tell stories
  • Strong interest in and deep knowledge of TV, movies, and music

Please send your résumé and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line "Editorial Director, Vulture — NYM." Include salary requirements in your cover letter.

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

TV Reporter — Vulture

Vulture, New York Media’s entertainment site, is looking for a new TV Reporter. The ideal candidate will combine a deep knowledge of television with a native understanding of the types of stories that fans want to share.

Requirements:

  • Experience conducting and reporting interviews and features
  • Established base of sources—especially among creative community—preferred
  • Strong understanding of how the TV industry works, and ability to translate that knowledge for a general audience
  • Intuitive sense of which aspects of different shows fans are most interested in
  • Ability to constantly generate story ideas
  • Comfortable multitasking, working quickly, and writing daily
  • Familiarity with different social media environments, and understanding of how to target stories to them
  • West Coast-based candidates encouraged

Please send your résumé and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line "TV Reporter, Vulture — NYM." Include salary requirements in your cover letter.

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

Senior Editor — Vulture

Vulture, New York Media’s entertainment site, is looking to add a new Senior Editor to oversee recommendation-based coverage. The ideal candidate will combine a deep knowledge of pop culture with the ability to share that knowledge with an audience in accessible ways.

Requirements

  • Ability to constantly generate original ideas for lists, guides and charts
  • Experience assigning, editing and multitasking at an online pace
  • Strong line-editing skills
  • Familiarity with and interest in using data to help inform coverage choices
  • Facility with social media-optimized headlines
  • Comfortable using different tools — images, GIFs, video, and other forms of multimedia — to tell stories
  • Solid stable of freelance writers
  • Experience working with product teams helpful but not essential

Please send your résumé and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line "Senior Editor, Vulture — NYM." Include salary requirements in your cover letter.

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

Senior Reporter — Vulture

Vulture, New York Media’s entertainment site, is looking for a reporter to cover all aspects of the streaming business. The ideal candidate will be able to translate a deep knowledge of this fast-moving area into stories that resonate with a general audience.

Requirements:

  • Comfortable with various forms of writing—reporting, commentary, service/guide
  • Ability to write about streaming business from audience’s point of view
  • Sources at Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Spotify, HBO Go, and other streaming services
  • Understanding of how these services use data to drive programming
  • Ability to constantly generate story ideas
  • Ability to use different tools — images, GIFs, video, and other forms of multimedia — to tell stories
  • Comfortable with 24/7 social-media-driven news cycle, and able to target stories to different platforms

Please send your résumé and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line "Senior Reporter, Vulture — NYM." Include salary requirements in your cover letter.

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

Deputy Editor, the Cut

New York Magazine’s women’s lifestyle and fashion site is looking for a Deputy Editor. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the issues women care about, from politics to sex to clothes, and the ability to assign and edit ambitious stories in a fast-paced news environment.

Requirements

  • Management experience
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask and meet deadlines under pressure
  • At least three years of experience editing at an online pace
  • Ability to constantly generate story ideas
  • Solid contact list of freelance writers
  • Experience assigning and editing feature packages, essays, interviews, criticism, reported pieces, and news
  • Knack for translating insider knowledge into stories that appeal to a general audience
  • Strong news judgment
  • Understanding of 24/7 social-media-driven news cycle
  • Ability to use different tools — images, GIFs, video, and other forms of multimedia — to tell stories
  • A team spirit and the ability to work well with others

Please send your résumé and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with “Deputy Editor, TheCut — 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.

Health Columnist, the Cut

New York Magazine’s women’s lifestyle and fashion site is looking for a staff writer to cover health, fitness and wellness stories. The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge of these subjects, and the ability to translate it into compelling columns and reported features for a general interest audience.

Requirements

  • General familiarity with science of health and fitness
  • Ability to constantly generate story ideas, both off the news and looking further ahead
  • Strong writing voice, ideally a mix of smart, funny and personal
  • Sources in health, fitness and science communities
  • Interest in other areas of Cut coverage, including fashion and feminism
  • Understanding of 24/7 social-media-driven news cycle
  • Ability to use different tools — images, GIFs, video, and other forms of multimedia — to tell stories
  • Ability to hit fast deadlines and rework stories quickly
  • A team spirit and the ability to work well with others

To apply: Please send your résumé and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with “Health Columnist— 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 - Grub Street

New York magazine’s online food section is looking for a new associate editor to write for Grub Street and edit restaurant listings. The ideal candidate should know and love the restaurant scenes in New York City and beyond, along with possessing a strong editorial voice and understanding of how stories spread over social media.

Requirements:

  • Familiarity with the country's most important chefs and restaurants
  • Strong knowledge of the New York restaurant scene
  • An understanding of how the restaurant industry works behind the scenes
  • Ability to deliver clean, clear copy on very short deadlines
  • Comfortable working in a very fast-paced work environment
  • Knack for translating insider knowledge into stories that appeal to a general audience.
  • Ability to spot trends and generate ideas for larger projects
  • Witty writing style is a plus

To apply: Please send your resume and samples of your work to hr@nymag.com with the subject line "Assoc Editor, Grub Street – NYM." 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

Senior Designer, Digital Advertising

Reports to: Creative Director

New York Media, publisher NYMag.com, Vulture, The Cut, Grub Street, and Science of Us, is currently seeking an exceptional digital designer to join their Creative Services department.

The Senior Designer will join a growing team of creative talent responsible for conceiving and executing truly innovative and effective advertising experiences on our digital publications. The ideal candidate is innately curious about what makes great digital advertising, understands the challenges and opportunities of today's digital landscape, and is passionate setting new standards for what digital advertising can be. This person is a highly creative conceptual thinker, an expert visual designer with a passion for great design and emerging technologies, proficient in HTML5/CSS/JS, and has a clear grasp of how designs translate into code. While building live executions is not a requirement of this position, building prototypes of ideas to show clients and internal stakeholders is.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create mockups, animations, and prototypes of potential advertising executions in support of digital RFPs by working with the sales and marketing teams under the guidance of the Creative Director.
  • Design and produce live advertising executions from existing client assets.
  • Collaborate with our development team (and the occasional outside vendor) to ensure flawless and timely executions of digital ad experiences.
  • Conceive of new and innovative advertising concepts by collaborating with the Digital Design Director, key members of the ad sales and product teams, and editorial stakeholders.
  • Assist in monitoring advertising campaigns to ensure that specs and user experience standards are being met.
  • Create and maintain detailed production specs for advertising executions.
  • Assist in the design and production of banner ads, eblasts, and microsites for integrated and consumer marketing departments.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • 5 years designing for digital products. Experience working in digital advertising preferred.
  • Well-versed in designing responsive web sites and/or products.
  • Knowledge of industry standards in regards to digital advertising.
  • Intermediate, at minimum, experience with front-end technologies (HTML/CSS/JavaScript).
  • Efficient and timely communicator with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to work collaboratively on projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Clear understanding of the principles of typography and layout.
  • Expert-level knowledge of standard design software: the Adobe Creative Suite, including After Effects (or similar). Experience with Sketch and other prototyping software certainly welcome.
  • Passion for creating compelling user experiences around advertising.
  • Must be detail-oriented, independent and well-organized.
  • Should thrive in an energetic environment and have the ability to make judgment calls and to respond tactfully in all situations.
  • Relevant experience includes self-started personal projects.

Please send your salary requirements, resume, and link to design samples to hr@nymag.com with “Senior Designer, Digital Adv - 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.

Web Technology & Development

Director of Digital Design and User Experience

Position Overview

As Design Director, you will establish and maintain the creative vision for all of our sites and internal publishing tools. You will be responsible for setting the guiding principles of our digital advertising efforts and drive the innovation of new display and native ad offerings. You will also oversee the design of our expanding, next generation suite of internal publishing tools, all homegrown. Projects span a broad range including site-wide responsive template designs, home page redesigns, special editorial features, optimization testing, usability testing, and setting the visual character for each site’s branding and editorial design efforts.

You will act as a key member of the leadership team of NY Media, partnering closely with our technology, product, advertising, and editorial heads to help set strategy for the growth and development of our digital initiatives. This role requires the ability to focus on the larger design and UX strategy but also take a hands-on role in high impact projects.

The Design Director is responsible for providing creative leadership and professional development to a talented group of product designers, editorial designers, and art & photo editors. This team acts as the primary advocate for the people who interact with our sites.

Qualifications

The person we’re looking for will have 10+ years of relevant digital design experience, preferably in the media space, and should be passionate about our brands/digital properties. This person must be able to demonstrate experience effectively managing and mentoring design teams, defining visual design and user experience standards for digital products at a large scale, the ability to collaborate across teams, a deep understanding of the fundamentals and challenges of today's digital advertising landscape, the ability to visualize and articulate elegant and effective solutions to complex design problems, and have excellent knowledge of the technologies used to build modern digital experiences.

To apply: Please send your résumé, cover letter, and portfolio link to hr@nymag.com with the subject line ‘Dir of Design/UX - NYM.’ Include salary requirements in your cover letter.

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

Audience Development

Associate Editor, Social Media

Reports to: Executive Director of Audience Development

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, SocialFlow, CrowdTangle, Twitter Analytics and Facebook Insights.

To apply: Please send your résumé and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line "Assoc Editor, Social — NYM." Include salary requirements in your cover letter.

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

Sales/Advertising

Director of Sponsorship Sales

Position Overview:

New York Media is seeking a creative and driven sales executive to explore and execute new opportunities to drive revenue growth with existing and new events through sponsorships.

The Director of Sponsorship Sales is responsible for identifying sponsorship targets for New York’s existing slate of events, and for new events to be developed as the company increases its participation in the event space. Ideally, these sponsorship targets are new relationships for New York, but may also include increased sponsor revenue from current clients.

The Director of Sponsorship sales will report directly to the Publisher with support from the sales and creative services staffs and will interface with all other departments of the company as needed to achieve goals. This is a new position for the company with the objective of building a sponsorship revenue stream apart and in addition to advertising sales.

The ideal candidate will be energetic, persistent and results-oriented, and have a deep understanding of existing and emerging media business models, strong business analysis skills and excellent communication and presentation skills. Candidates must be familiar with building multi-level sponsorship packages and have industry knowledge of important consumer and trade events related to the media space, and New York’s areas of expertise – Fashion, Food, Entertainment, Design, Real Estate, and Politics.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and secure sponsor revenue for New York’s signature events.
    • New York Taste
    • New York Culinary Experience
    • New York Weddings
    • Vulture Festival
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with existing sponsors, including securing multi-year agreements
  • With New York’s Creative Services Department, build multi-tiered sponsorship packages designed to diversify the breadth of sponsors for these events and maximize the revenue opportunity for each event
  • Identify new business within existing sponsors’ organizations
  • Identify and attract high level sponsorship sales opportunities.
  • Work with internal teams to conceptualize new sponsorship opportunities
  • Manage contract negotiations
  • Act as a liasion between sponsors and New York Media

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA a plus
  • At least 5 years experience in sponsorship sales or events
  • Excellent communication skills, including experience presenting to senior company leaders
  • Demonstrated skill in negotiating partnerships and contracts
  • Excellent analytical skills – ability to develop business models, then manage to success through smart, metrics-driven assessment of business performance
  • Superb collaborator – ability to work across departments to achieve results
  • Extensive contacts in corporate marketing world. Ability to seek out new contacts and relationships in support of sponsorship development
  • Knowledge of technology as it pertains to the media industry

To apply:

Please send an email to hr@nymag.com with subject line “Dir Spons Sales-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.

Sales Development Director

Position Overview:

New York Media’s Integrated Advertising Department is seeking a Sales Development Director to identify and sell long term multi-tiered integrated programs to New York’s existing client base, and to large scale new advertisers to New York’s brands. By focusing on sales opportunities across New York’s properties and platforms—print, digital, native, and sponsored events—this position will add to New York Media’s accomplished sales team. This position will report to the Executive Director of Digital Sales and to the Executive Director of Integrated Sales. It is a senior level management position with the ability to engage all resources throughout the company in the service of meeting objectives.

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop annuity relationships with advertisers
  • Identify and attract new advertisers to New York’s brands
  • Work with advertisers and internal editorial and creative services teams to create ideas, proposals, and strategies for multi-platform, long-term sales programs
  • Manage the sales cycle of multi-tiered sales programs
  • Analyze programs’ performances and offer recommendations from the results
  • Maintain detailed CRM of relevant communications

Requirements:

  • Five or more years of cross-platform/integrated advertising sales experience, with two years of dedicated digital experience
  • Strong sales development skills to break new accounts
  • Excellent interpersonal, technical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Experience with a CRM system, DSM, DFP, Excel and Powerpoint a must
  • Ability to prioritize goals and re-orient priorities in a fluid, dynamic sales environment
  • Sales Management experience

To apply:

Please send an email to hr@nymag.com with subject line “Sales Dev Dir-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.

Freelance

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.

 

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