NBC Universal Associate Editor in New York, New York

Job Number 36628BR

Job Title Associate Editor

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - Platform Dev&Comm

Posting Category Digital Media

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The NBCU OTS Creative Studio creates engaging and compelling custom content programs that deliver brand messaging within the standards of journalistic greatness and award winning entertainment that NBC & Telemundo readers demand. As part of this team, the Associate Editor will specialize in ideating and articulating content strategies in response to client RFPs. This role focuses on pre-sales as well as well as being a primary contributor for Telemundo’s post-sales needs.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York

Responsibilities

• Work in collaboration with Sales, Creative and Production teams to assess program objectives, brainstorm ideas to develop clear, compelling, 360-degree content strategy plans that align with client goals

• Effectively communicate concepts, ideas and rationale to clients and internal and external project stakeholders

• Create sharp, intelligent long- and short-form copy for RFP response decks including headlines, program titles and social media promotion

• Work on several campaigns at once, managing proposal deadlines sometimes under pressure and often to strict schedule requirements

• Write multiple sponsored articles for clients per week, with an ability to create engaging stories that resonate with the OTS audience

• Track success of sponsored content programs, topics and formats, compile statistics and provide recommendations for future programs

• Effectively promote Native campaigns across our Social media Brand Studio accounts

• Keep up to date with content marketing and native advertising trends in order to follow and surpass sponsored content best practices

Qualifications/Requirements

• Must be a prolific writer in both Spanish and English with the ability to write strong, clear copy in a variety of styles with accurate spelling and grammar

• Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and 3+ years of paid content creation experience or journalism experience, ideally in a full-time writing or editing position with a news publisher or agency

• Outstanding writer with experience in digital, social media, mobile, video and live event platforms, the ability to translate complex technical material into engaging reader-facing language

• Self-motivated researcher with a passion for interactive and immersive storytelling and a passion for uncovering surprising data and colorful details

• Ability to work independently, prioritize effectively and manage multiple projects in a high-volume, fast-paced environment

• HTML and CSS skills a plus

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