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Freelance Copy Editors
Freelance Submissions
Music Writer - Vulture
DevOps Engineer
Digital Product Manager for the Cut
Digital Product Manager for NYMag and Platforms
PR Associate
Payroll Administrator/Accounts Payable Assistant
Advertising Integrated Sales Planner

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.

Editorial

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

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.

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 five 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 five 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.

Audience Development

PR Associate

Responsibilities:

This position plays a key role in the public relations efforts of New York Media, including daily pitching. The role offers a unique opportunity to work closely with multiple departments at a dynamic media company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and compile a daily media coverage report, culling from multiple sources, along with weekly and as-needed reports and record keeping.
  • Maintain writer and editor bios and links to TV appearances.
  • Pitch magazine and web content from across New York Media’s key verticals—including entertainment, fashion, politics, and food—to a variety of news outlets, with a focus on digital.
  • Use web analytics tools to regularly evaluate digital outreach efforts and identify new opportunities.
  • Monitor trends via real-time reporting and identify ways to leverage current topics of interest to a higher degree.
  • Monitor PR industry best practices and make recommendations on department processes.
  • Social media posting and outreach: Working closely with Audience Development department and PR director, the coordinator will post directly to select NYM social media accounts and manage outreach to external social media contacts.
  • Working with PR director, develop and execute plan to generate coverage of semi-annual weddings issues.
  • Working with PR director, develop and execute plans to promote marketing events, including New York Weddings, New York Taste, and New York Culinary Experience.
  • Help to execute media appearances (call in products, assist at tapings and live shots).
  • Execute awards submission and tracking process, and identify new awards for consideration.
  • With guidance from PR director, draft and distribute monthly company newsletter
  • There will be some evening and weekend event work.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Candidates should have some public relations experience--internships and/or 1-2 years’ work experience, ideally with some pitching experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and on the telephone.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with “PR Assoc – 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.

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.

Sales/Advertising

Advertising Integrated Sales Planner

New York magazine and nymag.com has an opening for an Advertising Integrated Sales Planner to support Advertising Sales and Operations.

Requirements/Skills:
Candidates for the position should have at least two years of related experience at a media company or advertising agency. Direct experience in sales planning and campaign management is preferred. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, has excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and is experienced using research and marketing to craft and deliver unique proposals. Strong analytical skills are a must.

Position Location: New York, NY

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV and cover letter to HR@nymag.com with the subject line “Adv Integ Sales Planner - NYM”.

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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