The Associate Editor, iHeartMedia will assist with the digital editorial and social presence for the Premiere Networks Digital Team at iHeartMedia and its portfolio of nationally syndicated radio programs. They will be focused on growing the digital footprint of Premiere's shows/brands and on-air personalities through owned and operated web/mobile properties. They will assist the Senior Director of Content Operations at iHeartRadio and the syndicated show staffs by crafting both sourced/mainstream content and creating original content for shows like On Air with Ryan Seacrest, The Elvis Duran Show, The Steve Harvey Morning Show, The Bobby Bones Show, On With Mario Lopez and many others. The ideal candidate will have experience conceiving, writing and editing content for the web, as well as implementing it socially, and possess a deep understanding of digital culture and the ability to identify stories before they go viral. They can also adapt to an infrastructure with a lot of moving parts and voices specific to each show’s brand. Additionally, they should be able to brainstorm ways to increase traffic to, and engagement and awareness around, the various properties. This person is a self-starter who is organized, detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines. The position will be based in New York, NY.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Create/Manage a high volume of content daily at a fast pace, ensuring that copy is accurate, entertaining and grammatically correct.
Generate creative and compelling ideas for features and other shareable content across multiple syndicated shows for Premiere.
Produce coverage and content around key events and important launches for Premiere shows and editorial integrations with iHeartRadio.
Implement content socially.
Strategize ways to increase traffic.
Must be available to work occasional weekend hours
Required Experience and Skills:
Bachelor's degree (Journalism/English/Communications preferred)
1-2 years of relevant experience in web producing and content creation
Journalism, blogging or writing experience in a quick-paced environment
Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels and collaborate with a team on a daily basis
A collaborative and positive attitude
Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
Writing clean, engaging online content (blog posts, headlines, social media content)
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines.
Knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
Image editing in Photoshop
Familiarity with content discovery and social monitoring platforms
Experience with CMS publishing tools
Experience writing alternative and/or rock content preferred
Experience with CMS publishing tools
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Clear Channel Communications, Inc. was founded in San Antonio, TX with the purchase of a single radio station in 1972. After decades of growing media assets globally, the company has become one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies, operating as CC Media Holdings (OTCBB:CCMO). Clear Channel consists of two main media businesses: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings (NYSE: CCO) and the wholly owned Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. Between these divisions, Clear Channel focuses on providing a spectrum of multi-platform advertising and marketing opportunities for partners and world-class entertainment for listeners and users.