#134696

Content Strategist

Location:
New York City
Job Terms:
Talent Bridge/Temp-to-Perm
Start date:
07/09/2018
posted by:
Heather Preston
Date:
06/26/2018

Job Description:

Our Leading Media and Entertainment Client is looking for a Director of Sponsored Content.

Overview and Responsibilities :
The Director of Sponsored Content 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 Client Owned Stations post-sales needs. 

  • ​Will 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 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 campaigns across Social media 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 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 6+ 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 and 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
  • HTML and CSS skills a plus
  • ​Fluency in Spanish a plus

Client Description:

This media and entertainment client is on a mission … and they need you to help them do it. Their mission? To change the world through compelling content. Does that sound like a mission you can get on board with? If so, here’s what you’ll find working here:

  • They foster creativity and diversity. Diversity of ideas, and people. They see it as one of their biggest advantages.

  • They’re risk takers - again with the fostering creativity! Take a chance, make a mark, and see where it gets you. Sometimes, the biggest successes come from the biggest ideas, masked as the biggest risks.

  • Overwhelmingly, their employees are happy with their work environment. Words like ‘happy’, ‘content’, ‘friendly’ are words we tend to hear.

  • A sense of ownership. Have an idea? Manage projects? Run with it, and they’ll support you.

How better to further your career than with a major media brand encouraging you to push yourself on the job? Unleash your pioneering spirit here by embracing new technology, pushing the envelope creatively and jumping into action as a well respected member of their team.