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Editor

NBC


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
06/22/2017
2017-06-222017-07-21
Job Code:
33719BR
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  • Arts / Entertainment / Media
  • News/Programming/Production
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Job Details

Company NBC Universal

Job Title Editor

Jobid 23768-368787

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 33719BR

**Job Title** Editor

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** Oxygen

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York

**Responsibilities**

Oxygen Media is seeking a Digital Editor to help manage and develop content for digital platforms. The ideal candidate has a broad array of digital editorial experience, including editing, blogging, image manipulation, video production, a solid understanding of how to position content on social media, and the ability to use research and real-time metrics in maximizing content performance.

The Digital Editor will be responsible for developing Oxygen’s Crime Time vertical into a compelling destination with a unique voice and tone. This role will manage a roster of freelance writers and collaborate on the creation of videos and content to be published natively on social platforms. Excelling in guiding writers and having solid copy editing skills is crucial to this position, but we are also looking for someone who is eager to put a distinctive stamp on the vertical by contributing to the writing as well.



Experience and interest in true crime content is a must. Proficiency in web publishing skills (HMTL, CMS environments, Photoshop) is a must. Video editing and production is a plus. Candidates must be metrics and performance-focused, organized, and detail-oriented under deadline pressure.This position reports to Oxygen’s Senior Director of Digital Media.



Responsibilities

• Manage a roster of freelance writers – assigning, editing and publishing breaking true crime stories as well as thematic features and originally reported pieces.

• Write, report and conduct interviews.

• Collaborate with video producers and social producers to create content for Oxygen.com and for its social platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.

• Pay attention to research reports and real-time metrics to guide content strategies for maximizing unique visitors and video streams.

• Collaborate with social team to develop strategies for maximizing content performance.

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Qualifications/Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree required.

• 5+ years of experience working for a media company or major website that generates original content, preferably in the true crime space.

• Must submit a cover letter with application.

• High degree of proficiency in writing: blogs, headlines, original reporting, interviewing skills, video scripts, and social media copy.

• High degree of proficiency in analyzing data from web and social reporting tools; Omniture, Facebook Insights, Crowdtangle, Pars.ly, etc.

• Basic video editing skills; advanced skills a plus.

• Experience with Photoshop.

• Knowledge of HTML and CMS environments.



Additional Job Requirements

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (job #33719BR)

• Must be willing to work in New York, NY

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics

• Ability to maintain a sense of humor.

• Sharp editorial judgment and skills (writing, copy editing).

• Experience optimizing content for social media platforms.

• Excellent organizational skills.

• Ability to pay attention to detail.

• Ability to liaise with talent and interview talent.



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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