Careers

Join Participant Media! Please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@participantmedia.com, with the position you are applying for in the subject of the email.

If you’re a student interested in joining us for a semester, learn more about our student internship program.

If you have graduated within the last year, learn more about our fellowship program.

Current positions:

Research Analyst (Los Angeles)

Manager, Social Action – Digital Campaigns & Programming (Los Angeles)

Traffic Coordinator (Los Angeles)

Senior Account Executive, TakePart.com (New York)

Account Executive, TakePart.com (Los Angeles)

Payroll Manager (Los Angeles)

Director, Product Management, TakePart (Los Angeles)

(Temporary) Coordinator, Production (Los Angeles)

Coordinator, Human Resources (Los Angeles)

Special Campaign Editor (Los Angeles)

Senior Director, Programming Research Analytics (Los Angeles)

Editor, Global Health & Development (Los Angeles)

Associate Product Manager, TakePart (Los Angeles)

Manager, Benefits (Los Angeles)

Customer Relations and Acquisitions Marketing Manager, TakePart (Los Angeles)

Sales Coordinator, TakePart.com (Los Angeles)

 

Research Analyst

This role provides a critical supporting analytic role, assuring that recurring reports are issued accurately and on time.  The Analyst supports the research department (Director and SVP) with all aspects of audience analysis (compiling research reports, data preparation) interpreting media research results to aid in business decisions for programming, ad sales, marketing and affiliate sales.  Additionally, this role will also have exposure to all facets of media research: quantitative, qualitative, TV, online, mobile and social.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, maintain and share standard research reports using various tools (weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc)
  • Analyze & interpret national and local market data
  • Implement assigned projects and ad-hoc requests independently with periodic guidance
  • Cultivate knowledge of Pivot and the overall TV landscape
  • Additional duties as needed

Skills:

  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills and detail oriented
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Familiarity with media research products (Nielsen, comScore etc), proficiency in Rentrak TV Essentials and MRI a plus
  • Data visualization skills desirable
  • Ability to work in an evolving environment

Basic Qualification:

  • Minimum 1-2 years relevant work experience in research/data analysis

Location: LA Office

Manager, Social Action – Digital Campaigns & Programming

Support the overall vision, mission and mandates for the company.

Manage online Social Action campaign initiatives by:

  • Managing projects related to execution of online Social Action campaigns
  • Act as key liaison between partners, NGO’s and vendors related to Social Action campaigns
  • Conducting research to support and understand issues, context and potential online partners for social action efforts
  • Advising Participant Digital on the most current and cutting-edge mobile and online tools, sites, tactics, and trends in digital social action
    • Helping to identify viral opportunities to amplify social action and impact of TakePart

Manage online “actions database” to fuel and support Participant Digital’s content and tools by:

  • Cultivating and maintaining a list of calls-to-action that empower the TakePart audience around key issues of interest
  • Monitoring actions to ensure resonance with audience and greatest potential impact
  • Researching the effectiveness of all digital social actions and providing insights

Develop and manage NGO relationships to support Participant Digital’s priorities

Collaborate with other Social Action groups by:

  • Conducting and sharing research and insights about effective strategies for digital social action and impact
  • Participating in and contributing to all relevant meetings

Collaborate with other divisions of Participant Media by:

  • Conducting and sharing research and insights about effective strategies for digital social action and impact
  • Representing Social Action in all relevant digital meetings, convenings, presentations, etc.
  • Liaising with all relevant divisions, as necessary, for all maters relevant to Social Action digital campaigns & programming

Other duties/special projects as assigned.

Location: LA Office

Traffic Coordinator

The traffic coordinator will assist the operations team to ensure successful on-air execution of network programming & content.

Support the overall vision, mission and mandates for the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Document & execute SOPs for disseminating programming information to network affiliate markets including program schedules, standardized traffic formats & ingest guidelines.
  • Coordinate record & ingest schedule, create ingest guidelines and trouble shoot general playlist issues like missing materials etc.
  • Reconciliation, promo logs, formatting, copy, ingesting/viewing spots and order fulfillment
  •  Formats on-air interstitials, promotion spots, ID’s, bumpers, end credits, secondary events on the daily Traffic logs
  •  Liaises with Program Scheduling and coordinates with Production, Marketing and Network Operations to obtain all necessary information for accurate and timely Promo Scheduling
  • Maintains efficient systems for traffic maintenance and fulfills requirements coming from various sources
  • Supervise & back-up traffic coordinator who will enter sales orders and perform the daily traffic functions required to produce a network log, including building & scheduling formats, basic log editing, creating copy materials & instructions for commercial contracts and promos
  • Maximizes inventory in multiple formats
  • Develop promo schedules that strategically promote the network and programming.
  • Schedule all promos and secondary events onto the broadcast logs for the Eastern and Central time zones.
  • Add all promo materials into the traffic system and secondary events into the graphics system.
  • Ensure that promotions and production meet all proscribed deadlines in
  • Monitor network’s on-air look.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required Solid experience in all areas of Traffic including Copy, Log Editing, Format creation, etc., is required
  • 2+ years experience to include supervision of at least one direct report, is required
  • Promo scheduling experience is required
  • Ability to gather, interpret and manage a large volume of data and pay meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize and work effectively under tight deadlines
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to work through challenges methodically
  • Ability to work independently as well as be a strong part of a team
  • Project coordination experience a plus

Location: LA Office

Senior Account Executive, TakePart.com

TakePart.com, a digital magazine and social action platform reaching over 6 million unique users monthly, is seeking a talented account executive to drive advertising and sponsorship revenue. The successful candidate will work with key internal teams – sales, marketing, editorial, social action – to devise unique and powerful integrated programs that drive user engagement across all platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Meet and exceed sales goals through the sale of digital advertising units and custom integrated marketing campaigns
  • Develop long-term relationships with brands seeking to engage consumers in positive social action
    • Meet and exceed sales goals through off-the-shelf and customized advertising tools and materials; strategic development of sponsorship opportunities; and key messaging for ad trade PR.
    • Attend sales meetings to present/sell-in marketing proposals to agencies and clients.
    • Identify and qualify potential prospects.
    • Work with corporate partnerships team to develop innovative integrated deals that extend across all platforms.
    • Work with all platforms to plan and manage campaigns, ensuring that advertiser expectations are met.
    • Develop ways to bridge TakePart’s editorial interests and the interests of our corporate partners.
    • Organize and lead internal brainstorm sessions to develop marketing concepts and customized added value components in response to RFPs.
    • Understand the demographics and psychographics of our audience and articulate its value to advertisers.
    • Attend conferences and events.
    • Manage a sales funnel and report progress, efforts, and developments in an assigned territory.
    • Develop strategic relationships to position TakePart as a leader in advancing entertainingly relevant content that will allow brands to reach an influential, affluent, and socially-conscious audience.
    • Prepare and deliver research based presentations to prospects and partners

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong communications skills: Presentation, Written, and Listening.
  • Ability to tap into network of contacts at key agencies to get meetings with media directors, supervisors, and planners – ultimately leading to getting TakePart on consideration sets for RFPs.
  • Able to collect data, generate strategic insights, and formulate a compelling sales story from data.
  • Managing a large prospect list effectively.
  • Advanced negotiation skills.
  • Familiarity with lifestyle, entertainment, and thought leader publications.
  • Knowledge of relevant demographics and psycho-graphics of younger, trend setting leaders who are highly educated and have disposable income.
  • Bright, energetic, collaborative, goal-oriented personality

Requirements:

  • 4+ years experience in media sales.
  • Proven history of closing deals and meeting sales targets.
  • Experience in corporate social responsibility initiatives and social impact marketing programs preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of latest trends in media
  • Strong relationships with marketers and ad agency personnel

Location: NYC Office

Account Executive

TakePart.com, a digital magazine and social action platform reaching over 6 million unique users monthly, is seeking a talented account executive to drive advertising and sponsorship revenue. The successful candidate will work with key internal teams – sales, marketing, editorial, social action – to devise unique and powerful integrated programs that drive user engagement across all platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet and exceed sales goals through the sale of digital advertising units and custom integrated marketing campaigns
  • Develop long-term relationships with brands seeking to engage consumers in positive social action
    • Meet and exceed sales goals through off-the-shelf and customized advertising tools and materials; strategic development of sponsorship opportunities; and key messaging for ad trade PR.
    • Attend sales meetings to present/sell-in marketing proposals to agencies and clients.
    • Identify and qualify potential prospects.
    • Work with corporate partnerships team to develop innovative integrated deals that extend across all platforms.
    • Work with all platforms to plan and manage campaigns, ensuring that advertiser expectations are met.
    • Develop ways to bridge TakePart’s editorial interests and the interests of our corporate partners.
    • Organize and lead internal brainstorm sessions to develop marketing concepts and customized added value components in response to RFPs.
    • Understand the demographics and psychographics of our audience and articulate its value to advertisers.
    • Attend conferences and events.
    • Manage a sales funnel and report progress, efforts, and developments in an assigned territory.
    • Develop strategic relationships to position TakePart as a leader in advancing entertainingly relevant content that will allow brands to reach an influential, affluent, and socially-conscious audience.
    • Prepare and deliver research based presentations to prospects and partners

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong communications skills: Presentation, Written, and Listening.
  • Ability to tap into network of contacts at key agencies to get meetings with media directors, supervisors, and planners – ultimately leading to getting TakePart on consideration sets for RFPs.
  • Able to collect data, generate strategic insights, and formulate a compelling sales story from data.
  • Managing a large prospect list effectively.
  • Advanced negotiation skills.
  • Familiarity with lifestyle, entertainment, and thought leader publications.
  • Knowledge of relevant demographics and psycho-graphics of younger, trend setting leaders who are highly educated and have disposable income.
  • Bright, energetic, collaborative, goal-oriented personality

Requirements:

  • 4+ years experience in media sales.
  • Proven history of closing deals and meeting sales targets.
  • Experience in corporate social responsibility initiatives and social impact marketing programs preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of latest trends in media
  • Strong relationships with marketers and ad agency personnel

Location: LA Office

Payroll Manager

A key member of our Accounting Department responsible for Participant Media and Affiliated Companies payroll processing, including compiling and managing the payroll preparation process, maintaining accurate records and issuing accurate reporting. Position will be our key liaison with outside payroll service on all payrolls issues/reporting and will work closely with both Finance/Accounting and Human Resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains payroll information by designing systems; managing the collection, calculation, and entering of data.
  • Ensures payroll records are accurate by reviewing approved changes in exemptions, job titles, and department/ division/company transfers.
  • Manages the production and issuance of paychecks or electronic transfers to bank accounts with our payroll service.
    • Reconciles the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies.
    • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
    • Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.
    • Work with outside Payroll Services to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
      • Assist with other projects as requested.
  • Responsible for all Payroll reporting and analysis.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Responsible for booking all payroll related journal entries and reconciling all payroll general ledger accounts.
  • Provide general accounting support in our accounting group which may include general ledger reconciliations, account analysis, compensation budgeting and analysis.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years Accounting/Payroll experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance strongly preferred.
  • Experience in working with outside Payroll service Companies (Paylocity, ADP etc.)
  • Possess excellent organizational, communication and analytical skills.
  • Prior experience with Paylocity, Great Plains GL system preferred not required.
  • Microsoft Excel and Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented

Location: LA Office

Director, Product Management, TakePart

Support the overall vision, mission and mandates for the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day manager of the TakePart product roadmap
  • Work collaboratively with PM/TP stakeholders to translate business needs into product design
  • Create requirements documents, wireframes, and lo-fidelity prototypes to inform product implementation efforts
  • Research and recommend potential solutions by analyzing development approaches and market opportunities
  • Work closely with technology resources (internal and external) to ensure on-time and in-scope delivery
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies and platforms that may help TakePart reach its performance and engagement goals
  • Hire, train, and manage junior product team personnel

Work with:

  • External development and technical vendors
  • Social Action & Marketing
  • Digital Content & Audience Development
  • Technology
  • User Experience & Design

Location: LA Office

(Temporary) Coordinator, Production

Responsibilities:

Originals Dev/Series

  • Schedule production and legal kick-off calls
  • Send updated Production and Wrap Guideline.
  • Work with Programming Coordinator to add any additional asks to include in guidelines per project.
    • Connect post ops with show staff to provide post and delivery guidelines for new productions
    • Distribute production and post calendars to programming, finance, BA
    • Provide any production forms/templates that prodco may need
    • Collect production templates during pre-production for BA and production approval
    • When new budget/calendars are received, distribute to team and alert team of changes
    • Set up meeting to discuss budget packets with Teams
    • Update Production slate
    • Update Production milestone grid
    • Create and maintain a tracking/archiving system for paper deliverables
      • Review final wrap deliverables to ensure everything is accounted for, distribute deliverables to BA, Finance for approval
      • After wrap deliverables are approval, file in Bo.
      • Scheduling travel/scouts
      • Assembling, updating production binders
      • Assembling/formatting meeting agendas as needed
      • Attending select meetings and taking notes

Live/Specials

  • Help with project memos, booking crews, preparing callsheets and other production activity
    • Research as needed for upcoming productions (i.e. Venues for the Peabodys, production companies, creating schedules/timelines etc.)
    • TPL visits to understand how live production works and follow up and help as needed with that, including follow-ups on internal booking/story requests
    • Create and maintain internal rights tracking document for TPL episodes
    • Filling out PRFs, as needed, and managing internal TPL clip requests, internal episode requests, etc.

Location: LA Office

 

Coordinator, Human Resources

Support the overall vision, mission and mandates for the company

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with Spring, Fall and Summer intern program:
    • Post internship descriptions and source resumes for all departments
  • Manage and update office extension list and photo directory
  • Maintain and update job descriptions and post open positions
  • Assist with recruitment process
    • Source candidates
    • Coordinate interviews with candidates and hiring manager
    • Conduct reference checks and background checks
  • Assist with the onboarding of new employees
  • Assist with performance management process
  • Ensure all assistants desks and reception have coverage when needed
  • Assist in writing new hire welcome bio’s
  • Maintain and update departmental organization charts as needed
  • Create and maintain employee files
  • Assist SVP, Human Resources
    • Maintain calendar
    • Do expense reports
    • Arrange travel
  • Assist in special projects

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years experience in Human Resources
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

Location: LA Office

Special Campaign Editor

TakePart.com is seeking an experienced digital editor to create dynamic coverage packages around branded campaigns. The right candidate will understand how to build diverse digital coverage packages with multimedia elements and offer differentiated visual and story content. A strong editorial background for assigning and editing bold storytelling a must. Coverage formats will include include articles, features, photo galleries, infographics, and videos.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with partners both internal (Pivot & Participant marketing/creative, ad sales, social action) and external (sponsors, studios) to create content-driven solutions to marketing and promotional needs
  • Ensure all sponsored and partner-related content meets TakePart’s editorial standards
  • Write copy and manage writers to support content series
  • Work with Editorial Director and VP of Programming to ensure editorial calendar is optimized for sponsorship opportunities
  • Liaise with product/design team and photo editor to execute microsites and other sponsor/campaign deliverables
  • Other duties/ special projects as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Strong writing and line-editing skills
  • Strong management and interpersonal skills
  • This position requires a highly collaborative and business-minded individual with experience in interfacing with clients and managing interdepartmental relationships

Location: LA Office

Sr. Director, Programming Research Analytics

The Senior Director, Programming Research Analytics will oversee audience analytics for all platforms and provide data and analysis across all departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee audience analytics for all platforms with focus on programming data
  • Manage Rentrak and Nielsen data intake and distribution and track delivery against goals
  • Stay on top of industry changes / developments in audience metrics across all platforms, ensuring Pivot is accessing most relevant metrics and has access to all data that will allow for most complete analysis and the ability to craft the best stories for sales
  • Manage qualitative projects to uncover, create and compile data resources (demos, psychos, comparisons, success metrics, etc) to create the best stories possible for all internal teams, with a focus on Programming
  • Collaborate with Sr. Director of Program Research Analytics to craft research and analysis for sales purposes
  • Collaborate with Sr. Director of Program Research Analytics, EVP Sales and VP Pricing & Planning to set estimates for each year and upfront period and work estimates into a sales model to reach business goals
  • Work with digital analyst to coordinate digital story for sales purposes
  • Continually assess and re-create competitive set for tracking and quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Manage relationships with all vendors, Nielsen, Rentrak and all third party providers of research services
  • Work with press team to craft stories, using primary and syndicated research sources
  • Other duties/special projects as assigned

Location: LA Office

Editor, Global Health & Development 

Have a passion for innovative journalism and an eye for global development?  TakePart.com is seeking an experienced digital journalist and editor to build and manage a new coverage area focused on global health and development issues in developing nations.  The right candidate has a strong understanding of the digital space and a track record for creating dynamic multimedia digital packages.  Coverage areas may include innovation medical treatment, disaster relief, nutrition, agriculture and sanitation and more.  Formats will include articles, features, photo galleries, infographics, and videos.

Responsibilities:

·      Conceiving and creating a diverse editorial strategy across a variety of content types, using a variety of formats including long-form, photo galleries, spot news

·      Scheduling, assigning, editing, and in some cases writing stories

·      Developing a strong social media presence around coverage packages

·      Coordinating with program management, product, and other teams

·      Closely coordinating coverage with TakePart Live (on-air)

·      Possible: 1 to 2 on-location reporting trips

Requirements:

·      5+ years experience as a journalist and/or editor

·      Experience, expertise and contacts relevant to global development

·      Digital journalism experience required

·      Some television experience is a plus

Location: LA Office

Associate Product Manager, TakePart 

TakePart, the digital division of Participant Media, is seeking a Product Manager for developing, implementing, and maintaining new and existing software initiatives, particularly around email and other marketing initiatives, social activism tools, and content personalization.

Participant Media is a global entertainment company founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll to focus on feature film, television, publishing and digital content that inspires social change. Participant’s more than 45 films include GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK, SYRIANA, AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, FOOD, INC., WAITING FOR ‘SUPERMAN’, THE HELP, CONTAGION and LINCOLN. Through its films, social action campaigns, digital network TakePart.com and Pivot, its new television network for Millennials, Participant seeks to entertain, encourage and empower every individual to take action.

This is an exciting role at a rapidly growing media company whose mission is to create entertainment that inspires and compels social change.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the Participant Digital product roadmap
  • Collaborate with Participant Media & TakePart stakeholders to translate business needs into product design
  • Lead requirements gathering and documentation for development purposes
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies and platforms that may help TakePart reach its performance and engagement goals
  • Leverage internal and external data sources (including user testing) to help evaluate the efficacy of existing products, and help identify new opportunities
  • Work with UI and UX designers to develop engaging front-end experiences that meet project goals
  • Participate in daily check-in meetings with internal and external engineering resources as products are being implemented to ensure on-time and in-scope delivery
  • Track new feature requests, enhancements and bug fixes
  • Train and support TakePart and Participant Media project stakeholders on newly developed features

Qualifications:

  • 1-2+ years in consumer-focused digital product management
  • Comfort with wireframing, user testing, and other UX development techniques
  • Exemplary communication and organizational skills
  • BA/BS or equivalent degree
  • Bonus points:
    • Experience with email marketing platforms
    • Experience with both agile and waterfall software development methodologies
    • Experience with Jira or other ticket tracking systems
    • Comfort with responsive design principles
    • Facility with UI prototyping tools such as Axure or Omnigraffle
    • Hands-on knowledge of web development technologies such as HTML, CSS, JSON, or XML
    • Understanding of the digital causes space

Location: LA Office

Manager, Benefits

Support the overall vision, mission and mandates for the company.

The Benefits Manager leads the delivery of health and welfare programs as well as collaborative development of strategic initiatives. This individual will be responsible for developing, recommending, and installing approved, new, or modified plans and employee benefit policies, and supervises administration of existing plans.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers employee benefits programs including health and welfare plans to include, but not limited to: health insurance, dental, vision, short term and long term disability insurance (STD, LTD), basic and voluntary life insurance, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program (EAP), wellness programs and Workers’ Compensation claims.
  • Evaluates and compares existing company benefits with those of other employers by analyzing other plans, surveys, and other sources of information. Plans, develops, and/or participates in area and industry surveys. Analyzes results of surveys and develops specific recommendations for review by management.
  • Develops specifications for new plans or modifies existing plans to maintain company’s competitive position in labor market, and obtain uniform benefit package for all company locations, where possible.
  • Develops census data and works with external consultants to solicit insurance companies for quotations. Evaluates quotations and makes recommendations to management. Develops company cost information for new plans and makes recommendations to management concerning sharing of cost between employer and employee.
  • Installs approved new plans and changes by preparing announcement material, booklets, and other media for communicating new plans to employees. Conducts employee meetings and arranges for enrollment of employees in optional plans. Conducts employee benefit seminars for local personnel. Revises and reissues all communications material on benefits from time to time. Advises and counsels management and employees on existing benefits.
  • Educates employees regarding benefits program, including leading portions of new hire orientations and handles benefit inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, courteous resolution.
  • Maintains contact with vendors, consultants, insurance companies, employees, and beneficiaries to facilitate proper and complete utilization of benefits for all employees.
  • Prepares and executes, with legal consultation, benefit documentation such as original and amended plan texts, benefit agreements and insurance policies. Coordinates with vendors, consultants, insurance carriers, trustees, and other administrative agencies outside the company to effect changes in benefit program.
  • Assures company compliance with provisions of Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Supervises preparation of reports and applications required by law to be filed with federal and state agencies, such as Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, insurance commissioners, and other regulatory agencies. Coordinates company benefits with government sponsored programs.
  • Assures that existing and new benefit programs are adaptable to standardized computer and reporting systems. Develops benefit information and statistical and census data for actuaries, insurance carriers, and management.
  • Supervises maintenance of human resources records. Supervises maintenance of enrollment, application, and claims records for all benefit plans.
  • Ensures compliance with legal employment requirements, such as OSHA, FMLA, ADA, HIPPA, etc.  Reviews and analyzes changes to state and federal laws pertaining to benefits, and reports necessary or suggested changes to management.

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree and five (5) years experience in Benefits Administration, OR
  • A master’s degree in Human Resource Management and four (4) years experience in Benefits Administration, OR
  • Any appropriate combination of education and experience.
  • Highly detailed oriented.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Location: LA Office

Customer Relations and Acquisitions Marketing Manager, TakePart (Los Angeles)

TakePart, the digital division of Participant Media, is looking for manger-level CRM talent to join our growing marketing team. This role will focus on growing the size of TakePart’s marketing database through creating/executing marketing promotions, establishing partnerships, and other acquisition campaigns.  This person will also be responsible for creating/deploying email and SMS direct marketing campaigns.

Responsibilities:

  • Help develop TakePart acquisition strategy
  • Grow the TakePart email and SMS lists in alignment with yearly goals
  • Establish relationships with suitable brands and execute partnered promotions
  • Research and work with 3rd party marketing agencies to execute marketing programs
  • Test quality of new leads against house file
  • Provide regular reporting on the success of acquisition campaigns
  • Collaborate with TakePart’s Social Media and Social Action teams to ensure acquisition is maximized across all channels
  • QA email and SMS direct marketing campaigns and ensure they are deployed on time with the highest quality and superior user experience
  • Build segmented email lists based on strategic campaign plans
  • Assist Email/Mobile marketing team to test all aspects of marketing including day/time sent, subject lines, call-to-action placement, etc.
  • Create marketing copy and HTML content for emails
  • Enforce best practice data collection and direct marketing policies including management of marketing permissions, rules for customer contact frequency and CAN-SPAM, COPPA, MMA compliance
  • Stay abreast of opportunities to grow and optimize Digital Marketing efforts

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years in Digital Marketing field working with large brands
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or related field
  • Experience executing large marketing promotions focusing on user acquisition
  • Worked with 3rd party vendors to create and execute marketing campaigns
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Highly creative with technical prowess
  • Working knowledge of HTML programming and HTML editors
  • High proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel and Powerpoint, or Mac equivalents
  • Exemplary communication and organizational skills
  • Experience working with front- and back-end web developers
  • General knowledge of topics covered on TakePart.com and in Participant Media films
  • Bonus points:
    • Experience in Email and/or Mobile Marketing Field
    • Graphic design experience

Location: LA Office

Sales Coordinator, TakePart.com (Los Angeles)

The Sales Coordinator manages a wide variety of tasks on behalf of internal colleagues and external clients, ensuring that projects are delivered on time and within budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the sales, integrated marketing, and account management teams in the concepting, execution, and reporting/analysis of advertising and sponsorship projects. Help ensure projects are successfully executed on time and on budget and lead to renewals.
  • Help sales, editorial, and integrated marketing develop effective strategies, plans and proposals, to ensure we are providing value to clients, our business and our community
  • Act as a day to day representative to existing clients
  • Learn and manage digital advertising campaigns through a third-party advertising serving platform
  • Track results of campaigns including analytics and research results, and deliver to clients
  • Work with internal groups on the development of client presentations
  • Ensure quality throughout each phase of the project
  • Perform administrative tasks including scheduling of meetings, booking travel, and completion of expense reports

Requirements:  

  • 1 or more years experience working with branded digital media projects in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Creative thinker
  • Innovative and solutions oriented
  • An orientation and enthusiasm for TakePart’s content, mission, and culture
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Location: LA Office