Assistant Managing Editor

Posted On: May 18, 2016

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: Odyssey

Company Description

Odyssey is a social content platform that discovers and shares a chorus of millennial voices, amplified organically through social media. With more than 8,000 localized content creators and an audience of 30 million monthly unique visitors, Odyssey empowers millennials restless to be heard and audiences eager to listen, presenting a rich diversity of perspectives and views.

Job Description

Odyssey is looking for a driven leader who will revolutionize the model of content creation and content discovery by building a community of influencers around the country that capture diverse, hyper-local perspectives. Candidates should have a passion for digital media and finding new ways to push the industry forward. Assistant Managing Editors will manage 20 communities of millennial thought leaders across the country. Candidates should have a strong strategy mindset as they will be integral to our continued growth.

Odyssey is dedicated to providing the opportunity for multiple voices to create a conversation around new perspectives and topics from intimate communities to worldwide audiences. Ideal candidates will be united in this vision and focused on the mission of leading Odyssey as the future of digital media.

Ideal qualifications:

Be familiar with various social channels to distribute content to a wide variety of audiences.
Have experience working in digital media or other relevant fields.
Have a deep interest in hyper-local content, nationwide.
Be comfortable experimenting with different platforms and media.
Be enthusiastic about taking lead on special projects.
Thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.
Have strong communication, organizational skills.
Work efficiently within a team and meet deadlines under pressure.
Set ambitious goals for themselves in terms of traffic, community growth, and personal growth.
Manage the recruitment and expansion of teams.
Build highly efficient, traffic-driving communities that produce content relevant to their local audience and beyond.
Contribute to our newsroom culture

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