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News Assignment Editor, Streaming Media Industry (Freelance, Remote)

The Streamable Remote, OR

  • Expired: February 15, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

<figure class="image"><img src="https://gallery-cdn.breezy.hr/d3789/thestreamablelargetransparentbackground-trimmed.png"></figure><p style="margin-left:0px;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">About The Streamable</span></p><p style="margin-left:0px;"> </p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">The Streamable (</span><a href="https://thestreamable.com/"><strong>thestreamable.com</strong></a><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">) offers the best in news, reviews, and deals on streaming services and devices. Our site helps readers find new services, cut the cord on cable, streamline their digital subscriptions, and save hundreds of dollars a year.</span></p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">We monetize when our happy customers subscribe to new services.  </span></p><p style="margin-left:0px;"> </p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Want to help millions of cord-cutters learn about the best in streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Sling TV, or YouTube TV? Want to help them pick the right streaming device - like Roku, Apple TV, or Fire TV?

Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset and sharp editorial instincts to build and manage a best-in-class affiliate marketing site? Join us!</span></p><p style="margin-left:0px;"> </p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><strong>The team</strong></p><p style="margin-left:0px;"> </p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Our team comprises experienced marketers who spent the last 10+ years in the affiliate space -- most recently on the executive team at Ebates, plus a crew of freelance writers. You will work closely with company leadership to ensure growth of readership and optimize revenue.</span></p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">We are a fully distributed team, across both coasts.

Our ideal candidate is on EST, to help us break the latest streaming news as soon as it happens.</span></p><p style="margin-left:0px;"> </p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><strong>The role</strong></p><p style="margin-left:0px;"> </p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Do your ears perk up when a new streaming service is announced? Do you keep tabs on Netflix and Disney+ and FuboTV out of habit? Can you find a good original story amid the noise of social media?

We’re looking for an assignment editor who has a sharp editorial eye, a good “news” sense, and the ability to lead, motivate, and manage a team of freelance writers to develop the best daily news content on the web for cord-cutting.</span></p><p style="margin-left:0px;"> </p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">The right candidate will be available 8 a.m.-2 p.m. EST, M-F.</span></p><p style="margin-left:0px;"> </p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><strong>Responsibilities</strong></p><p style="margin-left:0px;"> </p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Editorial:</span></p><ul><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Strong critical thinking and journalism skills</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Content planning</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Strong story idea generation, based on industry trends and best practices </span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Awareness of competitors</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Time-management and deadline accountability - ability to post daily news articles as they break.</span></li></ul><p style="margin-left:0px;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Team leadership:</span></p><ul><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Assigning, proofreading, writing and editing content</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Training & managing freelancers</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Maintaining consistently excellent content quality</span></li></ul><p style="margin-left:0px;"> </p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><strong>Experience & Skills:</strong></p><ul><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Motivation to become an enthusiastic expert in the world of streaming services and devices</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">3+ years in online content, either as a journalist or an editor</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Experience managing freelance journalists or equivalent creative professionals</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Experience in juggling multiple short and long-term deadlines</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Experience (or strong willingness to rapidly learn) online content optimization and SEO</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Ability to take initiative and work efficiently with little direction</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Eager to work in a fast-moving startup environment and collaborate with others on innovative new processes </span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Highly organized and deadline oriented</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Analytical mindset with numerical aptitude</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Ability to work with limited code within our CMS</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Ability to monitor several story sources including mainstream media and social media</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Very collaborative and adaptable</span></li></ul><p style="margin-left:0px;"><strong>Bonus:</strong></p><ul><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Proven passion for the tech and media landscape</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Experience with cutting the cord, using online streaming services and devices</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Expertise in generating “breaking news” e.g., building a schedule of upcoming company press releases, earning reports, industry updates; reviewing them the moment they’re released; rapidly generating compelling content</span></li><li><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Basic photo or image editing skills</span></li></ul><p style="margin-left:0px;"> </p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Want to join our team?</span></p><p style="margin-left:0px;"><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(34,34,34);">Please share your resume, relevant writing samples, and anything else you think we should know.</span></p>

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Arts and Entertainment

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