Branded Content Editor (Full-time, Temporary Role) at theSkimm

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ABOUT THE TEAM AND ROLE

theSkimm is hiring a full-time, temporary Branded Content Editor to communicate theSkimm’s mission to our audience in multiple formats. Reporting to the Senior Director, Branded Content, you’ll join our growing branded editorial unit and work closely with the sales team to execute best in class campaigns, writing for theSkimm’s unique voice across a variety of platforms including our flagship newsletter, web, audio, video and social products. You’ll be a guardian of the brand’s voice and tone while playing a critical role in helping the business develop and execute new branded initiatives.

This is a full-time, temporary role through February 2021.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Brainstorm and execute content for branded partnerships with both upstarts and Fortune 500 companies through the pre-sale and post-sale process
  • Proactively pitch best-in-class concepts and respond to incoming RFPs
  • Write branded content copy in post-sale for a variety of platforms, including newsletter, web, audio, social, and video
  • Partner with the sales team on campaigns to create effective content while maintaining theSkimm's brand and editorial standards

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 3-5 years of experience working in digital media or content creation, with at least 1 year as a branded content editor or brand creative/strategist 
  • Excellent writer with the ability to write in the voice of a character
  • Expert knowledge of media trends and innovation on web, video, social, and audio
  • Experience creating content for a variety of client categories including finance, food & bev, entertainment, retail, and beauty
  • Passionate about theSkimm and its mission
  • A self-starter and a team player

WHAT WOULD SET YOU APART

  • Being a news junkie
  • Experience in media development and strategy
  • Experience communicating with standards and practices reps
  • Digital video scripting and producing experience, or experience producing audio

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits and 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary
  • One Medical Membership
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Complimentary access to theSkimm’s growing suite of membership products 
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking and diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter

ABOUT THESKIMM

theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than seven million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, and take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, and we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, and on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, and more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections.

As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information they need to make informed and empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, and more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to over 100 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives and we're building a brand trusted by millions of female millennials across the country. Join us!

This is a full-time, temporary role through February 2021 based in New York, NY.

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Location

50 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

What are theSkimm Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
theSkimm provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Summer hours, Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
theSkimm offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses.
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
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