Editorial Operations Assistant

Posted On: April 15, 2016

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: WME IMG

Company Description

IMG is a global leader in sports, events, media and fashion, operating in more than 25 countries. The company represents and manages some of the world’s greatest sports figures and fashion icons; stages thousands of live events and branded entertainment experiences annually; and is the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of sports media. IMG also specializes in sports training; league development; and marketing, media and licensing for brands, sports organizations and collegiate institutions. In 2014, IMG was acquired by WME, the world’s leading entertainment agency, to form WME | IMG.

Job Description

WME|IMG is currently seeking an Editorial Operations Assistant (freelance/part time) to help with WME|IMG’s over-the-top (OTT) digital video networks. This position would be immediately focused on a premium fashion network, M2M, the first-ever network to launch directly on Apple TV (http://M2M.TV) with opportunity to expand into other video networks the OTT digital video network team would manage. In addition, they will help with the day-to-day operations of programming M2M's website and iOS app.

The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years experience working with a digital publisher or with a CMS. This position will work within a small team that operates as a lean, internal startup, allowing the candidate to gain exposure quickly. This job is for someone that is highly detailed oriented and organized.


Uploading videos to CMS
Create and update copy and metadata for each video asset
Write SEO optimized and platform appropriate headlines/titles for videos
Ensure site maintenance through QA of platforms looking for bugs, general errors, ad issues, video playback issues, etc.
Help manage photo and art workflow for the site
Directly assist head of department with daily tasks

1-2 years of experience in digital publishing
Experience with digital video is preferred, but not required
Comfortable in a dynamic startup environment within a larger company and will bring passion to everything they do both big and small
Demonstrates organization, attention to detail, and execution skills
Detail oriented and extremely organized
Familiar with CMS such as: Contentful, Oyala, and/or 1Mainstream is a plus, but not required
Knowledge of digital content workflows a plus, but not required

To Apply

Please send a cover letter explaining a little about yourself as well as your resume to mary.kosearas@img.com.