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Senior Editor - Vulture
Music Writer - Vulture
QA Engineer
Digital Product Manager for the Cut
Digital Product Manager for NYMag and Platforms
Payroll Administrator/Accounts Payable Assistant

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.

Editorial

Senior Editor - Vulture

Vulture, New York Magazine’s entertainment site, is looking to add a new Senior Editor. The ideal candidate will combine a deep love for and knowledge of television and movies with a native understanding of the types of stories that spread over social media.

Requirements

  • Strong interest in and knowledge of classic and current television
  • Comfortable multitasking and working quickly, able to edit and produce multiple stories daily
  • At least two years of experience editing at an online pace
  • Ability to constantly generate story ideas
  • Solid contact list of freelance writers
  • Experience assigning and editing essays, interviews, criticism, reported pieces, and news
  • Ability to assign, shepherd, and manage packages comprised of multiple stories from multiple writers.
  • Strong news judgment
  • Comfortable 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

Please send your résumé and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with "Senior Editor, Vulture — 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.

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.

Web Technology & Development

QA Engineer

Position Overview: New York Media is seeking a QA engineer to provide testing and quality assurance services across our digital properties (nymag.com, vulture.com, thecut.com, grubstreet.com). The engineer would be focused on contributing to a build out of our automation test framework while managing the day to day QA needs of new feature development with some manual testing required. The engineer must demonstrate a history of proactive problem solving, independent thinking and willingness to explore new ideas. The position will have exposure to many of the latest technologies and frameworks as well as working closely with a talented team of technologists delivering innovative and industry leading products.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Working off existing manual test cases and scripts, develop automated tests to ensure the consistency and quality across all of our digital assets
  • Work with management to determine platform and technology choices in support of quality assurance initiatives.
  • Work with Designers, Software Engineers, and Product Management teams in the creation of new product enhancements
  • Provide support and testing for our regular release cycle through a combination of automated and manual testss
  • Strive to reduce the defect ratio, improve uptime and error rate metrics, and ultimately improve the performance of all our properties

Requirements

  • Problem solver with exceptional debugging skills
  • 3+ years of web technology in a QA position
  • 1+ Years of experience with automated test framework like Selenium
  • Working knowledge of at least one programming language (Javascript/Java/C/C++/python/C#)
  • Excellent knowledge of Agile testing methodologies
  • Experience with bug tracking and management tools
  • Experience writing/executing manual and automated test cases
  • Knows what should be automated and what shouldn’t
  • Excellent communication skills

Local candidates only.

Please send your salary requirements, CV, and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with “QA - 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.

Digital Product Manager for the Cut

New York Media is seeking a creative and tech-savvy Product Manager to play a leading role in growing one of its biggest properties: the Cut. Read by millions of women, the Cut is a global destination that combines the beauty of a high-end fashion magazine with the dynamic energy and immediacy of the web. The site explores a woman’s world with intelligence, sophistication, and humor.

Applicants should be passionate about creating innovative, editorially driven products for desktop and mobile. They should have experience defining product features, driving audience growth, and generating revenue opportunities for digital properties. In order to understand reader behavior, they should know how to analyze website usage, perform A/B and multivariate tests, create reader surveys, interview readers and conduct in-office usability testing.

The role is part strategic and part tactical. We’re looking for someone with ideas, someone who can help us imagine the next evolution of the Cut, someone who is equally comfortable leading creative brainstorming meetings and analyzing data. On a daily basis, the Product Manager works with design, development, editorial, ad sales, and marketing to build world-class products that appeal to women. The position is responsible for defining opportunities and ideas; gathering and documenting requirements; writing use cases, business logic, and training documentation; working with the ad sales team to support the RFP process; and helping to drive the acquisition of new users and convert them into loyal readers. In addition, Product Managers will regularly assess and report on competitive properties, partnership opportunities, and new technologies.

An applicant must have at least three years' experience as an online product manager and have strong organizational and communication skills, as well as the temperament to build productive partnerships with editors, developers, and designers.
Please note: This is an online product development role, not a marketing, advertising, or editorial role.
The position will report to the Executive Director of Product Development.

To apply: Please send résumé and cover letter, and three to five product ideas for the Cut to hr@nymag.com with “Cut Product Manager” in the subject line.

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

Digital Product Manager for NYMag and Platforms

New York Media is seeking a creative and tech-savvy Product Manager to define product features, drive audience growth, and generate revenue opportunities for NYMag.com, its main digital property, and GrubStreet.com, its food site. The ideal candidate will be as interested in working on editorially driven projects (homepage redesigns, responsive web templates, new editorial features) as they are defining requirements for APIs, content migration, content management systems, and more technical projects. They will be equally comfortable leading creative brainstorming meetings and analyzing data.

On a daily basis, the Product Manager will work with designers, developers, editors, marketers, and ad sales reps to build world-class digital products and to better serve our growing mobile audience. The position is responsible for defining opportunities and ideas; gathering and documenting requirements from consumers, business owners, editors, and advertisers; writing use cases, business logic, and training documentation; and helping to drive the acquisition of new users and convert them into loyal readers. In addition, Product Managers will regularly assess and report on competitive properties, partnership opportunities, and new technologies.

An applicant must have at least three years' experience as an online product manager and have strong organizational and communication skills, as well as the temperament to build productive partnerships with editors, developers, and designers.

The position will report to the Executive Director of Product Development.

To apply: Please send résumé and cover letter, and three to five product ideas for NYMag or Grub Street to hr@nymag.com with “NYMag Product Manager” in the subject line.

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

Finance

Payroll Administrator/Accounts Payable Assistant

Job Summary:

New York Media is seeking a professional for a newly created hybrid role to 1) manage the Company’s payroll process and any employment related issues and requests and 2) assist and support the Accounts Payable workflow.

Candidate should be knowledgeable of and provide perspective on federal and state payroll and tax regulations. Note that this role has a reduced workweek of 32 hours. Annual salary reflects this reduced schedule.

Payroll Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Administer and ensure the accurate and timely pay treatment and processing of paychecks for approximately 250 full-time employees and 40 temporary workers with timesheets on a semi-monthly basis. Act as the point person for pay-related issues.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date information and run standard and ad-hoc reports out of ADP. Ensure that payroll deductions are correct and reconcile with monthly invoices.
  • Work with the HR department to manage the HRIS to ensure its completeness and accuracy.
  • Manage temporary workers, including onboarding, I-9 verification, and other necessary documents.
  • Coordinate and ensure that the all statutory reports and filings are completed timely and accurately.
  • Research new state and federal laws regarding pay and taxes in order to add perspective to Finance and HR. Stay abreast of new payroll regulations to help ensure that all requirements are met.
  • Handle unemployment insurance inquiries and employment verifications.
  • Assist the Finance department with other payroll tasks, including payroll related journal entries and reconciliations, and assist during various audits.
  • In conjunction with HR, manage all documentation and workflows surrounding new hires, payroll changes, and terminations.
  • Periodically review procedures and policies and recommend and implement changes to increase efficiency. Ensure that such processes are documented.

Accounts Payable Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Work in conjunction with the Company’s Accounts Payable Analyst to support the daily workflow.
  • Ensure an accurate an updated system, including all Vendor information.
  • Creative thinking to recommend improvements to continue further enhancements to workflow.
  • Respond to vendor inquiries in a timely and complete manner.

Requirements

  • Significant payroll experience in a comparable fast-paced business environment and knowledge of applicable Federal and State laws.
  • Minimum of three years payroll management experience required.
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now and HRB.
  • Initiative and independent judgment in carrying out job responsibilities and creative innovation to streamline and monitor business process to ensure effective operations.
  • Excellent excel and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Coda Financials and v1 is a plus.
  • Active membership in a payroll professional association highly desirable, but not required.

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with “Payroll Admin - 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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