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Anchor/Editorial Producer

Description - Whats The Word's Editorial department is seeking an ambitious Creative to concept, write, and appear in video content in the role of Editorial Producer. This person will work closely with the Whats The Word news editors and production team to create internet video magic! This is a position in the Chicago office. 

The ideal candidate should have a background in writing, editing, or video producing, and should have a strong understanding of online video formats and trends. 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee creative development and execution of video content for WhatsTheWord.tv
  • Write and perform video scripts, treatments, and prepare questions for video interviews
  • Collaborate with video editors and producers to refine final edits of video content
  • Work closely with WhatsTheWord.TV editorial team to maintain video synergy with non-video content
  • Write and publish editorial and social posts to promote video pieces

Requirements

  • Please include sizzle reel of previous work
  • At least 2 years of experience with creating online video content
  • Deep knowledge of and enthusiasm for entertainment and pop culture, especially TV and movies. Knowledge of related popular culture, including hip-hop, sports, and internet memes, is a plus
  • A firm grasp of video and social media platforms and communities, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, and more
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Google Docs, and basic web publishing process
  • Must have a distinct sense of fashion
  • This individual will be representing the brand of WTW; he/she must conduct themselves professionally while representing the company's brand
  • Must be a socialite and willing to network with organizations to gain exclusive media coverage
  • Have a reliable source of Transportation
  • Willing to work nights and weekends; some shifts may end very late
  • Able to attend both video conferences and in person weekly meetings.
  • Strong familiarity with photography, video and audio content gathering and editing skills
  • Partime 15-20 hours a week

Salary - This position awards members based of perfromance, the individuals that are hired in this position may be required to perform some sales/account manager duties. More information will be giving during a scheduled interview.

APPLY - To be considered for this position send  a copy of your resume, cover letter and portfolio to Info@WhatsTheWord.TV; Subject "The Word".


SALEs/ACCOUNT Manager

Description - Sales Executives or Account Managers are responsible for generating the income from advertising sales and sponsorship. The role is target-driven, with the main aim being to achieve agreed revenue targets on a regular basis. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with promotional campaigns
  • Establishing and developing long-term business relationships
  • Generating creative solutions for clients
  • presenting campaign proposals
  • Delivering accurate reports and forecasts of revenue

Requirements

  • Have excellent sales skills and the drive to sell ( 1 year of sales suggested)
  • A bachelors degree or higher (excepting apps from college seniors)
  • Have strong business skills and the ability to make accurate revenue forecasts
  • Able to attend both video conferences and in person weekly meetings.
  • Familiar with the potential of digital communication channels for advertising and marketing campaigns
  • Have a reliable source of Transportation
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office 2007 and Higher
  • Have knowledge of the market, different platforms and programing styles, and audience demographics

Salary - This position awards members based of perfromance. More information will be giving during a scheduled interview.

    APPLY - To be considered for this position send a copy of your resume, cover letter and portfolio to Info@WhatsTheWord.TV; Subject "AE" and or "Sales".