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Job Title:   Editorial Assistant & Social Media Coordinator (Midtown Manhattan)
Location:   New York, NY


mediabistro.com is seeking a talented Editorial Assistant & Social Media Coordinator to join our team. The ideal candidate has strong skills in social media, writing, blogging and copyediting. He/she is knowledgeable and passionate about all things social media, detail-oriented, and able to write clean and compelling headlines and display copy. The individual thrives in a deadline driven environment and is an avid follower of media industry news. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a strong interest in social and online media, reporting and editing.

  1. Grow and maintain mediabistro.com social media pages, including Twitter and Facebook
  2. Coordinate social media outreach with other mediabistro.com departments
  3. Copyedit and produce editorial newsletters and features
  4. Write and produce home page modules
  5. Maintain Revolving Door job listings
  6. Respond to customer service and department queries
  7. Provide general editorial department support

  • Deep knowledge and use of social media platforms, including Twitter and Facebook
  • 1-2 years experience in print or online journalism
  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Strong experience with HTML and content management systems
  • Ability to write clean and compelling display copy
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills, news judgment and knowledge of media industry
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Liberal Arts

  • Also Desired:  
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to respond to customer service inquiries in a professional and friendly manner
  • Light experience with photo editing and uploading content via FTP
  • Meticulous and thorough eye for detail
  • Proficient in blogging through WordPress

  • Job Duration:   Full-Time

    About Us:   mediabistro.com is a community of media professionals that has grown over 13 years with tremendous good will. We're a small, fast growing company with offices in Manhattan. mediabistro.com is a division of WebMediaBrands Inc.

    Our Vision:   A vibrant place for creative and content industry professionals (media people) to come for fulfillment of their professional aspirations and social needs. A crossroads of commerce, marketplaces and career paths; a center of teaching; a source of inspiration and fun that generates a shared identity and feeling of connectedness between media people and their chosen profession.

      We offer competitive compensation commensurate with experience, along with a very generous benefit package that includes medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, paid vacation/sick/personal/company holidays, 401K, fitness reimbursement, FSA, and commuter discounts!

    Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to [email protected].