Senior Content Manager New York

Company: Vox Media

Vox Media employees thrive on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. Vox Media’s networks and businesses include SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode & Code Conferences, Polygon, Concert, Chorus, Vox Creative, Vox Entertainment, and the Vox Media Podcast Network.                                                                      

The Senior Content Manager is responsible for managing custom campaigns (branded content or branded/editorial mix), and is reserved for campaigns that will require a high degree of client involvement and collaboration. This role is project focused but may be consulted or tasked with initiatives to improve systems under the guidance of the director.

What you'll do:

  • Act as main point of contact and connecting tissue for sales, production, editorial, client, ad ops teams throughout creation process, ensuring clear communication while setting and managing expectations both internally and with clients.
  • Successfully build custom work plans, schedules, and timelines. Secure approval from all stakeholders
  • Kick off projects smoothly with correct stakeholders. Ensure full absorption of information
  • Recommend custom processes or checkpoints to suit the needs of the campaign (RACI, scrums, etc)
  • Act as a client facing presence to represent the work & creative vision. Enforce scope, cost of sale, and schedule as needed. Attend client meetings & calls and act as a member of the client team.
  • Coordinate client and talent negotiations with producers, legal teams, sellers and other stakeholders.
  • Manage deliverables, day to day operations of projects, and remove blockers
  • Utilize project management systems to optimize production workflow
  • Escalate stumbling blocks and production challenges to Director of Content Management; work to troubleshoot and find solutions proactively
  • Ensure smooth and timely launch of content, coordinating amongst stakeholders
  • Take notes in all key meetings and maintain documentation at every step in the process to ensure clear communication
  • Hold post-mortems at the end of projects
  • Execute initiative based projects as needed
  • Instill a continued culture of collaboration and communication in Vox Creative & the revenue organization

What you'll bring:

  • 3-5 years experience in a client-facing department, & managing creative campaigns
  • 5+ years experience in video creation or management
  • Understanding of project management systems & process workflows
  • Ability to build custom work plans
  • Proven track record of working directly with clients to pitch and defend creative decisions
  • A high degree of emotional intelligence, empathy, compassion, and a sense of humor
  • A solution oriented mindset
  • Ability to communicate across various internal teams IRL and via slack/email
  • Ability to multi-task and handle many projects at once
  • Responsive, adaptive, flexible, and very proactive approach
  • Passionate about Vox Media’s editorial brands

About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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