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Associate Editor, Tech Industry

Online Editorial

Interactives Reporter/Designer
Producer, Video

Client Solutions

Manager of Marketing & Sales Analytics

Product Development

Product Manager

Design and Web Development

Director of Digital Design and User Experience
Art Director
Web Developer, Mid and Senior
Mid-level DevOps Engineer

Branded Content Studio

Social Media Marketing Manager

Audience Development

Director of Audience Analytics
Audience Analyst

Internships

New York Magazine Junior Reporting-Writing Internship Program

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Select ALl

Associate Editor, Tech Industry

Position Overview:

Select All is looking for a smart, funny, opinionated writer to cover the technology industry as a business. The ideal candidate is interested not just in the details of investment rounds and earnings calls, but in Silicon Valley as a fascinating and influential new sphere filled with larger-than-life personalities and intellects, and can engagingly explain and analyze how its business affects the general reader’s day-to-day life now and in the future. The job involves writing daily commentary on the biggest stories in the tech world, preparing weekly columns and reviews, and developing, pitching, and writing longer features.

Qualifications:

  • Strong familiarity with the technology industry and its key players and companies
  • Comfortable analyzing, reporting out, and responding quickly to news stories
  • Knack for translating dry business stories into relevant and accessible news and opinion
  • Strong sense of self-motivation
  • Ability to work well and quickly under pressure
  • Familiarity with different social media environments, and understanding of how to target stories to them
  • Ability to write clean copy multiple times daily on short turnaround
  • Ability to spot trends and generate ideas for larger projects
  • Fantastic news sense and storytelling instincts
  • Strong writing and reporting skills
  • Strong sense of humor

To apply: Please send your resume, cover letter, and samples of your work to hr@nymag.com with "Assoc. Editor, Tech – NYM" in the subject line. Include salary requirements in your cover letter. Include the samples of your work as links, not attachments.

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.

Online Editorial

Interactives Reporter/Designer

Position Overview:

New York Media (the owner of NYMag.com, Vulture, The Cut, Grub Street, and New York Magazine) is looking for an ambitious and energetic reporter/designer to join our two-person Interactives team. This role requires you to come up with unique, topical interactive ideas that you will report/research, design, write and execute in partnership with a dedicated developer. The goal of this role is to create new interactive storytelling formats, visualizations, quizzes and tools that drive traffic and can become part of our CMS toolset.

While you will collaborate with existing editorial teams to generate ideas, this role is responsible for the subsequent execution of such ideas. (Large projects will be produced in collaboration with editing, reporting and design resources from existing staff.) You’ll work on a wide range of projects, like this, this, this or even this. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who brings a lot of ideas and can clearly articulate and quickly wireframe their vision, but who is also comfortable executing and enhancing the ideas of others. In addition, you’ll collaborate with the social media team to determine the best ways of promoting interactives and act as a resource for sales, helping to brainstorm interactive opportunities for relevant sponsorships.

Qualifications:

You should be a highly proactive self-starter, a compelling writer, innately curious about technology in relation to web design and development, have experience creating responsive interactives or experiences, and able to manage levels of effort appropriately for multiple projects.

You should have 2-4 years of relevant experience reporting and designing interactive experiences, ideally in an editorial environment. You must have basic CSS/HTML knowledge. Experience with D3 is highly preferred.

To apply: Please send your resume, cover letter, and samples of your work to hr@nymag.com with "Interactives – NYM" in the subject line. Include salary requirements in your cover letter. Include the samples of your work as links, not attachments.

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.

Producer, Video

Reports To:

Executive Producer, Digital Video

Position Overview:

We are looking for sharp, creative video producers curious about the world around them and with a passion for telling stories in a digital medium. As leaders on the video team you will pitch stories and create multiple videos during the course of the day across our sites: Daily Intelligencer, Vulture, The Cut, Science of Us, and Grub Street. You have a strong sense for the types of stories we want to tell, how to craft them for our audience, and how to communicate your vision to junior producers and writers. You’re also a fast, efficient video editor who feels comfortable creating high quality videos with quick turnarounds.

We’re looking for people passionate and curious, not just about news, but also about the way people live their lives. That means everything from the presidential election, to “Star Wars,” to Internet culture, to style and fashion, to everyday science.

Importantly, you also have an enthusiasm for tackling these stories with wit, humor, and a unique zest. You’re versatile, driven, you love telling stories conversationally and visually, and you want to be part of a team.

Job Specifications:

  • 3+ years making digital video for a high volume site.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere (required) and Adobe After Effects (preferred).
  • Strong scriptwriting skills.
  • Keen news and story sense (journalism experience preferred).
  • Experience with shooting and lighting (preferred).
  • A sense of humor, and desire to tell stories with perspective.
  • Knowledge or strong interest in learning about entertainment, digital culture, style, and the science of everyday life, among other things.
  • Creativity and a can-do attitude.
  • A readiness to tell stories across a wide variety of subjects.
  • A collaborative sense and willingness to work with others on multiple projects.
  • A drive to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.

To apply: Please send your resume, cover letter, and links to at least three videos you have made in the past to videojobs@nymag.com with "Producer – NYM" in the subject line.

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. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Client Solutions

Manager of Marketing & Sales Analytics

Reports to:
Director of Marketing & Sales Analytics

Position Overview:

This position provides strategic analysis to support the expansion of New York Media’s audience. The top priorities are to identify and track key consumer trends and habits of NYM reader base as it pertains to advertisers and branding efforts.

This role requires someone who can seamlessly transition from critical to creative thinking and has outstanding problem-solving skills, with a keen eye on numbers and ability to find and tell the story.

Key Responsibilities:

Work with the Director of Marketing and Sales Analytics to discover actionable audience insights via regular and ad hoc reporting.

Compile and distribute analytics for ad sales and marketing

Ideal Candidate Profile:

While expertise with digital and audience analytic tools is required, the ideal candidate will be interested and engaged in new opportunities to improve process and revenue growth

You are/have:

  • 3+ years of experience at a media agency, brand or research company that includes managing research and insights for traditional and digital (mobile media experience is a plus).
  • Excellent communication skills- specifically how to report issues, manage client expectations, act as a trusted advisor and communicate in a timely manner under pressure.
  • Able to manage multiple projects/processes under tight concurrent deadlines.
  • Comfort working with large amounts of data from a variety of sources as well as previous experience with syndicated audience, advertising reporting/analysis tools, such as GfK MRI, Omniture (Adobe Analytics), comScore, Ad Catalyst, Moat, Kantar and Nielsen
  • Experience in working with various ad effectiveness services/survey tools
  • Knowledge of other digital media and research reporting tools (Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, etc.)
  • An expert user of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

Please send your salary requirements, CV, and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line "Mgr Mktng/Sales Analytics - NYM".

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.

Product Development

Product Manager

New York Media is seeking an experienced Product Manager with a strong technical background to join our team. The PM will work across our properties -- including NYMag, Vulture, Grub Street, the Cut, Science of Us, and Select All -- to build world-class digital products that serve our growing audience. The PM will focus primarily but not exclusively on internal tools and content management systems. We’re looking for someone who will advocate for our writers and editors in the development process and can couple strategic thinking with an organized, deadline-driven approach to launching products.

The position is responsible for 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.

Candidates should have experience leading product discovery, wireframing solutions with developers, interviewing users, analyzing data, and maintaining documentation. They should be passionate about working collaboratively across disciplines and experimenting continuously. They should be comfortable establishing data-centric goals, analyzing the data post-launch, and presenting results and recommendations to the organization.

The ideal candidate has worked for a media company and has experience writing technical requirements for content management systems, digital analytics platforms, and data-driven schemas. They are interested in and familiar with personalization and targeting technologies, business intelligence systems, and the latest thinking around content management.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the product development process:
    • Interview users (internal and external)
    • Lead discovery and other collaborations with designers, developers, editors, and ad sellers
    • Create and gather requirements from stakeholders
    • Define MVPs and success metrics/goals
    • Write user stories, acceptance criteria, and use cases in tools like Trello
    • Prioritize the backlog of feature requests
  • Collaborate with developers, editors, and QA to build products
  • Communicate regularly with stakeholders and executives on project status, needs, and milestones
  • Create and maintain training and product documentation
  • Lead training for staff on internal products
  • Help define the company’s overall product roadmap in collaboration with the larger Product team
  • Work closely with marketing, PR and editorial to make sure product launches have the best chance of success
  • Track performance metrics and work closely with the Data Insights group to measure product impact and success
  • Run regular experiments to improve conversion and product performance
  • Keep the team apprised of developments in the competitive landscape

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 to 4 years of digital product experience, preferably building both internal and external products
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience with agile software development methodology and working with engineering and/or data teams on technical projects
  • Excellent writing and communication skills

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

To apply: Email resume and a cover letter to HR@nymag.com with the subject line "NYMag Product Manager – NYM".

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.

Design and Web Development

Director of Digital Design and User Experience

New York Media is looking for a unique and talented Digital Design Director to oversee user experience and visual design for our digital properties: Vulture, The Cut, Science of Us, Grub Street, and NYMag.com.

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.

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: Email resume and link to portfolio (no attachments, please) to HR@nymag.com with the subject line "Dir of Design/UX – NYM".

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.

Art Director, Digital

Position Overview:

New York Magazine, the award-winning destination for original daily coverage of politics, personalities, entertainment, fashion, and food, is seeking a Digital Art Director to lead the artistic vision for our incredibly talented design team which supports websites including NYMag.com, Vulture.com, TheCut.com, Grubstreet.com, and much more.

As Art Director, and a design leader, you will serve as the artistic backbone of the design team. You’ll play a starring role in the creation of editorial features, cover stories, and rich, interactive content that reflect our digital identity and unique approach to storytelling.

Forming an intimate relationship with our print brands and the visual language of New York magazine, as well as figuring out how it applies to the digital space through our own unique tone and style is essential to success in this role. As our print and digital publications evolve together, you will have a strong voice in driving that evolution — through shared visual identity and shared process.

You are a flexible team player who can juggle a list of demanding projects with finesse and enthusiasm. You possess an open mind, and a respect for the best traditions of both user experience design and editorial design. While your body of work is natively digital, your visual style is heavily influenced by magazine layout and our print progenitors. You’re comfortable working with writers and editors to help shape the reader's experience, as well as communicating and presenting creative/visual concepts, and the design rationale behind them.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day art direction and design feedback to the design and photo teams
  • Assist the Design Director in delegating tasks among designers
  • Art direction and hands-on design for major feature stories
  • Design oversight of the interactives team
  • Establish consistent visual standards across our sites
  • Enhance and even maximize the audience’s understanding of published content
  • Create unique value out of the combination of the written word and graphic language
  • Collaborate with developers in the creation of new templates for editorial features
  • Work with key stakeholders across the digital group to reduce QA time.
  • Act as the point person in improving the workflow between print editorial & design teams

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 7+ years of relevant professional experience in online media/publishing
  • Deep understanding of typography, layout, form and color
  • Advanced proficiency using design tools of the trade including Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and Invision
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and web standards
  • Understanding of cross-browser/platform compatibilities, and usability limitations for the web and mobile
  • Ability to enforce and build upon brand guidelines across our platforms
  • Experience working in a ‘test and learn’ culture and using design as a tool of rapid experimentation
  • Ability to communicate and present creative/visual concepts, and the design rationale behind them
  • Expressive, articulate, and collaborative with a curious nature
  • BFA or equivalent in Interactive Design, UX Design or equivalent preferred

To apply: Please send a cover letter, your resume, and a link to your portfolio or website to design.jobs@nymag.com with the subject line “Art Director – NYM”. Your cover letter should tell us a little more about yourself than we will see in your resume, why you’d like to work with us, and your salary requirements.

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.

Web Developer, Mid and Senior

Position Overview:
New York Magazine is seeking mid-to-senior level Web Developers with the talent to work on high-profile, delightfully designed websites including NYMag.com, Vulture.com, TheCut.com, Grubstreet.com, and much more.

  • Help build a genuinely cool Node.js platform for publishing to the Web as well as emerging platforms.
  • Work with great technology including Node.js, Gulp, and Docker.
  • Contribute to open source, submitting PRs to projects we use and releasing your own solutions to the world.
  • Support award-winning journalists by getting their work on screens as quickly as possible.
  • Enjoy the company of kind people, healthy working hours, and rewarding projects.
We love creating the responsive web and learning every day how to make it a better place. If you'd like to join us, drop us a line.

The Tech You'll Work With:
You don't have to know all these things, but you should be excited to learn and use them. (Or perhaps even advocate for something you can show is better.)

  • HTML5 & CSS3: 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 simple.
  • Responsive Design: Implement designs that flow from Phone to Phablet to Tablet to Desktop without getting dizzy.
  • Client-side Javascript: Love Javascript. Walking the DOM is a walk in the park. "use strict" isn't optional for you.
  • Server-side Javascript: Node.js and NPM are the bee's knees. Docker makes it easy to deliver.
  • Images: Have opinions on the best use of GIFs, JPGs, PNGs, SVGs 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.
  • Create sites that are both accessible and forward-compatible through the healthy use of Web Standards.
  • 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Write HTML, CSS, and Javascript that others will be happy to read.
  • Join knowledgeable product managers to turn great ideas into experiences that readers will genuinely appreciate.
  • Be comfortable talking about code: yours, your colleague's, and that open source project that makes life so much easier.
  • Identify and address bottlenecks to make sure every webpage goes from request to render in a few short seconds.
  • Create sites that are both accessible and forward-compatible through the healthy use of Web Standards.
  • Frameworks: Know when they save you time, when they get in the way, and how to spot frameworks that aren't worth the trouble.
  • Use Progressive Enhancement to take advantage of new techniques without leaving our audience behind.
  • Know how to get the job done today, while you're on the lookout for a better way for us to work tomorrow.

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 Director of Web Development.

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

Position Location: New York, NY

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV and cover letter to HR@NYMag.com with “Web Dev - NYM” 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.

Mid-level DevOps Engineer

Position Overview:
New York Magazine is seeking a mid-level Systems Engineer with the knowledge and skills to work on award winning, high-profile websites including NYMag.com, Vulture.com, TheCut.com, and many more.

This job is not for the single minded. You get to play with all of our tech, from hardware to virtual instances, switches and routers to DNS, and web servers to the application stack itself.

Some Of The Tech You'll Work With:

  • Cisco, Brocade, and Dell devices
  • CentOS Linux, Docker, VMWare
  • AWS services including EC2, ECS/ECR, ELB, S3, IAM, VPC, amongst others
  • Puppet
  • MySQL, MongoDB, redis
  • Apache and NGINX
  • Varnish and CDNs
  • Github, Jenkins, CircleCI, AWS Code Deploy
  • Django, NodeJS
  • ElasticSearch and Apache Solr
  • Nagios

We love working with our product and development teams to solve challenges using long term solutions, short cuts are for the weak.

Responsibilities
You'll be working side by side with other engineering team members to:

  • Maintain our network using Cisco, Brocade, and Dell devices, switches and routers.
  • Spin up new and maintain instances and containers using AWS, Docker, and VMWare.
  • Create and roll out configuration changes using Puppet.
  • Maintain back end database systems across multiple environments.
  • Ensure content delivery using various web servers, caches, and CDNs.
  • Build CI deployment pipelines using Github, Jenkins, CircleCI, and AWS Code Deploy.
  • Troubleshoot multiple application stacks using tools like curl, Charles, and Postman.
  • Monitor the whole #!.

Requirements

  • Multiple years of Linux experience is a must.
  • If you're doing something more than once, you'd better be scripting it.
  • Basic networking concepts including VLANS, tcp, and DNS.
  • Experience working on highly available websites is a definite plus.
  • Knowledge of as much of the above technologies the better, willingness to learn the rest is a must, offering and debating alternatives definitely works in your favor.

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 Manager of WebOps.

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 devopsjob@nymag.com with “DevOps - NYM” 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.

Branded Content Studio

Social Media Marketing Manager

Reports to:
Social Media Marketing Director

Position Overview:

This position provides both tactical support and strategic insight for New York Media’s growing branded content studio. The top priorities are idea generation as it pertains to advertiser efforts, social copywriting to tell the brand partner’s story and successful paid social campaign execution.

This role requires someone extremely knowledgeable about the social media space at large with both an in-depth practical understanding of the native ads and analytics dashboards and extensive knowledge of paid social implementation, optimization and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

Work with the Director of Social Media Marketing to develop ideas that drive revenue, site traffic and social engagement for branded content and other print or digital advertiser sales and marketing initiatives.

Conceptualize, target and monitor paid social campaigns. Craft copy, sample and A/B test creative and determine effective target audiences. Deliver weekly, monthly and final metrics reporting to agencies and clients. Provide some social vendor-specific administrative support.

Collaborate in the social promotion of and live sharing from merchandising and signature events.

You are/have:

  • 2-3 years of experience at a digital agency, brand or publisher that includes paid social media campaign creation, implementation and reporting.
  • In-depth knowledge of all platforms, paid optimization/listening tools (Keywee, Naytev), features/apps (Facebook Live, Twitter Periscope and Q&A, Instagram Stories) and native ad/analytics dashboards (Facebook Ads Manager and Insights, Twitter Ads and Analytics, Instagram Insights).
  • Experience working with social platforms on desktop, mobile and live from events.
  • Comfort with other digital media and research reporting tools (Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics).
  • Conscientious work ethic and attention to detail – specifically as it pertains to the publishing of organic sponsored posts and the close monitoring of paid social campaigns.
  • Expert communication – how to report issues, manage internal and external expectations, act as a trusted advisor and manage programs effectively under pressure.
  • Able to manage multiple projects/campaigns under tight concurrent deadlines.
  • Expert user of Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint and Excel; some knowledge of Adobe Photoshop preferred.

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with "SM Mktng Mgr – NYM" in the subject line. Include salary requirements and any social media handles you would like to share in your cover letter.

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

Director of Audience Analytics

New York Media is seeking an experienced audience analytics expert to oversee the collection and analysis of audience data to inform and enable editorial, product, sales and marketing initiatives. The Director of Audience Analytics will lead a team of analysts focused on delivering data-driven insights that help the company grow revenue, grow audience, understand our customers and learn what works and what doesn’t.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with each digital department to define and meet audience measurement needs, gathering requirements, insuring that instrumentation and tools support those requirements, setting up reports and assisting with analysis and insights, supporting the following specific initiatives:
    • Editorial – Develop recurring reports, conduct ad hoc analysis and deliver actionable insights that help the team of editors and writers understand what content attracts and retains audience to drive digital growth
    • Sales – Determine benchmark performance for ad products, especially custom ad units, define measurement standards for custom content, manage relationships with syndicated data vendors, develop first party data plan in conjunction with sales and product management
    • Consumer Marketing/Audience Development – Define customer life cycle phases and conversion measurement, newsletter measurement and optimization, paid campaign measurement, social media measurement
    • Product Management – Set up framework for A/B testing of user-facing features, develop audience insights to inform personalization, collaborate to determine the best approach for maximizing the value of every user visit and page view
    • Business Development – Develop reports to support ecommerce and content distribution initiatives, provide actionable insights to drive growth
    • Technology – Establish measurement to ensure internal and customer SLAs are met, align analytics instrumentation with evolving technology platform, establish a measurable and reportable set of metrics to reflect user experience in the context of site performance
  • Manage a team of audience analysts responsible for day to day and ad hoc reporting
  • Define requirements for the collection and reporting of audience data, soliciting input from key stakeholders in editorial, product, marketing and sales
  • Collaborate with the technology department in developing analytics implementation plans and assessing vendor and custom-built analytics and data warehouse solutions, balancing cost, features and speed to market to achieve company goals for measurement and reporting
  • Establish best practices and determine solutions to bridge across multiple, disparate data collection and analytics systems – editorial, advertising, social, video, etc. – in order to develop comprehensive insights while ensuring efficiency in use of analytics platforms and their implementations to eliminate redundant measurement
  • In collaboration with Consumer Marketing and the General Manager, Digital Media, develop audience forecasts to understand growth opportunities, revenue potential and strategic shifts in key traffic channels

Experience and Skills

  • Deep understanding of digital user behavior and a passion for digital media
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Computer Science, Statistics or a related field. MBA a plus.
  • Curious, data-driven thinker with excellent quantitative skills and proven ability to deliver useful analytics reporting
  • Excellent communicator who can digest complicated data, find insights and present them in a way that drives action; comfortable presenting to senior management, able to explain complex concepts in simple terms
  • 5-10 years’ experience in analytics-related roles
  • 5+ years of hands-on data analysis, BI tools and web analytics platforms experience
  • 3+ years’ experience leading direct reports
  • Strong Excel skills and knowledge of either Omniture or Google Analytics required; experience with Comscore, DFP and R/SPSS is preferred; experience with Tableau plus GA Big Query or AWS Redshift is nice to have

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV, and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line “Dir of Audience Analytics – NYM”.

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 Analyst

Position Overview:

This position provides strategic analysis to support the expansion of New York Media’s digital audience. The top priorities are to identify and track key trends in our websites’ metrics and find opportunities to drive consumer engagement. This role provides analysis and reporting relevant to guiding improvements to the Company’s websites and marketing efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day compilation and reporting of web analytics:
    • Ensure key data is tracked, analyzed and reported on to business owners regularly.
    • Distribute dashboards and other detailed traffic reports for all of the Company’s websites periodically.
  • Compile and analyze the monthly traffic results for the Company’s websites and present to key stakeholders. These deep drilldowns would focus on traffic from key referral sources (social media, search engines, partners) and the activity of new vs. return visitors.
  • Identify audience conversion opportunities within key marketing channels, the behavior of loyal visitors, site traffic patterns, demographics and psychographics to drive audience growth.
  • Generate creative solutions on how to increase website visit frequency and drive conversions such as social media fans/followers, registrations, newsletter sign-ups and magazine subscription sales.
  • Leverage quantitative analytics to assess impact of current marketing programs and product development rollouts. Advise stakeholders on future efforts accordingly.
  • Ensure the needs of editors and writers are met with respect to understanding how well content areas are performing and address specific inquiries as needed.
  • Collaborate with the digital product owners to identify site behavioral trends that could inform changes to existing products and development of new products. Stay abreast of industry best practices and applicable ideas gaining traction with consumers.
  • Evaluate traffic from social media sites and analyze related marketing efforts to identify growth opportunities. Regularly inform the social media team as to what’s driving engagement on the Company’s accounts as well as for the social media domains overall.
  • Help implement new reporting tools deemed necessary for the advancement of audience understanding. Discovering actionable audience metrics via regular and ad hoc reporting is critical.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Strong analytical skills; ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and develop actionable recommendations
  • Highly proactive and solution-oriented
  • Understanding of web analytical & audience metrics with at least 3 – 4 years of working experience. Adobe Analytics expertise a must.
  • Fluency in web technologies, online content publishing and social media
  • Knowledge of other digital media and research reporting tools (Google Analytics, ChartBeat, Facebook Insights, Mixpanel, Kissmetrics, Bit.ly, Comscore, etc.)

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV, and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line “Aud Analyst – NYM”.

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.

Internships

Junior Reporting-Writing Internship program

New York Media is pleased to offer a Junior Reporting-Writing Internship program. During the three-month program, interns will be responsible for identifying, researching, and reporting newsworthy stories for Daily Intelligencer, New YorkMagazine's news website.

Ideal candidates have a good eye for the people, topics, and events worth covering right now; display a reporter's instincts for finding and following the stories that matter; and write with originality and style. A journalism background is not required; an appetite for news and a voracious curiosity are.

Candidates are accepted on a rolling basis. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, three writing samples, and answers to the application questions below to jrwp@nymag.com. Full-time applicants are preferred, but part-time applicants will also be considered. Positions pay on an hourly basis at New York State minimum wage. 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. New YorkMedia is an Equal-Opportunity Employer.

Junior Writing-Reporting Application Questions:

  1. Where do you get your news? Please list five sources you read daily and three you wish you read more regularly.
  2. Pretend you’re the news editor for the day. Pick one day this month and find five stories nymag.com didn’t cover that you think belong on our site.
    1. Write a headline and propose an angle for each story. Your choices should show a good understanding of New York Magazine’s sensibility and cover a wide range of topics.
    2. Take what you think is the best story among your five and list in tightly written bullet points the five most interesting things about it that every reader should know. The best answers will include a combination of background information, context, connections to other important stories, and shareable details. Your choices should both enlighten and entertain the reader.
  3. In under 300 words, write a news post on a story of your choosing (not one of your above five). Please include or link to any visuals or social-media postings you would include. The best answers will be both informative and stylishly written.
  4. If you had a month and a generous budget to work on one big feature story, what would it be?

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