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Film Reporter

Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap is seeking a Film Reporter for its Los Angeles newsroom. The candidate will be competitive, organized, energetic and capable of multitasking in a high-pressure breaking news environment.

Required skills:

  • Strong contact list built on relationships within the movie industry
  • Ability to break movie scoops on projects in development, including casting news, and to generate story ideas about industry trends
  • A competitive streak with proven track record of driving movie section traffic and picking web hits on the beat
  • 24/7 obsessiveness by nature, understanding that the news cycle never sleeps
  • Ability to remain calm even under deadline pressure
  • Knowledge of box office and familiarity with box office reporting
  • Proficient and speedy on a CMS such as WordPress or Drupal
  • Social media savvy, as well as familiarity with emerging web technologies

Please submit clips and a resume to thom.geier@thewrap.com and tim@thewrap.com

 

Tech Reporter

Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap is seeking a tech reporter to focus on the increasing convergence between traditional Hollywood entertainment companies and digital-first outfits. You’d be covering major developments in the tech world, particularly as they impact Hollywood, media companies and consumers. The position could be based in our L.A. newsroom or in New York City or the Bay area. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, energetic and capable of multitasking in a high-pressure breaking news environment.

Required skills:

  • At least 2-3 years experience working in a fast-paced newsroom
  • Superior news judgment and knowledge of basic business reporting (company earnings, etc.)
  • Passion for tech news and its players
  • Proficient and speedy on a CMS such as WordPress or Drupal
  • Ability to crop photographs
  • Social media savvy

Please submit clips and a resume to editors@thewrap.com

 

Sales Lead, Industry Partnerships

TheWrap has an opening for a full-time Sales Lead focused on the entertainment industry and its related fields. The ideal candidate will have a passion for sales, strong relationships in entertainment and media, excellent communication skills, a client-focused mentality, a strong work ethic, and an ability to balance multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

Summary

The Industry Sales Lead will spearhead TheWrap’s sales strategy with industry-facing clients such as film schools, media schools, film commissions, foreign film distributors, film location companies and real estate firms. He or she will participate in all stages of the sales process: creating media plans, gathering materials, optimizing delivery and analyzing performance, liaising with billing and creating campaign recaps that increase client retention.

The Industry Sales Lead will also troubleshoot major campaign issues and work with agency and client contacts on all meaningful aspects of their campaigns.

Requirements

  • Minimum 2-years sales experience
  • Trade publishing experience (print and digital)
  • Strong knowledge of current industry practices
  • Data research and insight experience
  • Campaign execution and management experience
  • Media planning
  • Experience generating and submitting RFPs and RFIs
  • Knowledge of comScore, Google Analytics, DoubleClick products (DFA, DFP, Ad Exchange), Google Docs and @plan
  • Experience generating IOs in Salesforce
  • Strong communications skills
  • Event experience
  • Team oriented
  • Industry contacts

Send resume to jobs@thewrap.com

 

Sales Planner

TheWrap is seeking an ambitious, full time Sales Planner to join the advertising department.   TheWrap is located in West Los Angeles. The ideal candidate will have a passion for sales, excellent communication skills, a client-focused mentality, strong work ethic, and an ability to balance a large number of tasks in a fast paced environment. As TheWrap is a less than 50 employee company, this candidate must be flexible and willing to wear many hats and perform non-job specific tasks

SUMMARY

TheWrap is seeking a Sales Planner to join a dynamic team at Los Angeles office. This person must be very detail-oriented, a strong communicator and display a willingness to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment. In addition, this person must possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to build and manage relationships, both internally and externally.

If you are looking for a great opportunity in a results-driven, fun, sales environment this opportunity may be the next move for you!

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Support your assigned Sales team in executing and facilitating Pre-Sale & Post-Sale functions, including:
    • Manage the RFP process, from proposal generation to order entry
    • Work cross-divisionally to help fulfill client requests
    • Assist in the preparation and follow-up for client meetings
    • Review trades daily and gather industry and account-specific information to help drive revenue growth
    • Set up kick-off calls/e-mails in preparation for new campaigns
    • Execute budget revisions, including incremental spends and cancellations
    • Provide Ad Operations with guidance and confirmation for optimization requests
    • Work with the Finance team to assist with the billing process

WHAT TO BRING

  • 1- 2 years’ experience in media – must have RFP building experience
  • A strong desire to work in sales and a team environment
  • Strong experience working with Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Proactive and engaging, with a positive approach towards problem-solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail.

Send resume to jobs@thewrap.com

 

 

Film Editor

Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap is seeking a Film Editor editor for its Los Angeles newsroom. The candidate will be competitive, organized, energetic and capable of multitasking in a high-pressure breaking news environment. The ideal candidate should also possess stellar movie news judgment and story-assigning ability. The position reports directly to the deputy managing editors.

Required skills:

  • 5 or more years in a senior editorial position for a digital breaking entertainment news site, preferably with a business bent
  • Experience managing editorial teams, as well as mentoring and developing green journalists
  • Strong contact list built on relationships within the movie industry
  • Ability to break movie scoops or generate tips for movie reports to chase
  • Knowledge of box office and familiarity with box office reporting
  • A competitive streak with proven track record of driving movie section traffic and picking web hits on the beat
  • 24/7 obsessiveness by nature, understanding that the news cycle never sleeps
  • Ability to remain calm even under deadline pressure
  • Top-notch line-editing and copy-editing skills
  • Superior entertainment news judgment
  • Proficient and speedy on a CMS such as WordPress or Drupal
  • Social media savvy, as well as familiarity with emerging web technologies

Please submit clips and a resume to thom.geier@thewrap.com and tim@thewrap.com


News Editor

Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap is seeking a news editor for its Los Angeles newsroom. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, energetic and capable of multitasking in a high-pressure breaking news environment. Wire service experience most welcome.

Required skills:

  • At least 2-3 years experience working in a fast-paced newsroom
  • Top-notch line-editing and copy-editing skills
  • Superior entertainment news judgment
  • Passion for Hollywood industry news and its players
  • Proficient and speedy on a CMS such as WordPress or Drupal
  • Ability to crop photographs
  • Social media savvy

Please submit clips and a resume to editors@thewrap.com


 

Writer, DC/Metro Area

The Wrap is looking for a strong, fast writer to monitor news and pitch items immediately for rapid publication, as well as handle standing assignments anticipated in advance. Ideal candidates can pivot from plain-English explanations of FCC proceedings to snarky takes of celebrity testimony to a Congressional committee.

Primary responsibilities include covering:
–the FCC and other regulators relevant to the entertainment industry
–the White House Correspondents Dinner
–Noteworthy celebrity appearances in Washington, such as Medal of Honor recipients, fundraising or state dinner attendees, or stars going before Congress to testify
–Supreme Court cases that may impact Hollywood
–Meaningful movements by entertainment lobbying or trade organizations like the MPAA and NAB

Payment is $150 per story. Please send resumes and writing samples to jobs@thewrap.com

 

Sports Media Reporter

Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap has an opening for a reporter with an emphasis on sports media and the fusion of sports and pop culture. We are looking for an energetic, digitally savvy reporter who is passionate about the business of entertainment and on sports media in particular. The ideal candidate is familiar with the fast-paced, highly competitive world of online entertainment industry coverage and how sports help drive the national conversation, particularly on the Web.

Required skills:

  • At least 3 years writing and reporting for a digital breaking news site, preferably with more of a business or sports bent
  • Strong contact list built on relationships within the sports media world
  • 24/7 obsessiveness by nature, understanding that the news cycle never sleeps
  • Ability to remain calm even under deadline pressure
  • Proficient and speedy on a CMS such as WordPress or Drupal
  • Ability to crop photographs
  • Social media savvy

Please submit clips and a resume to editors@thewrap.com


Ad Operations, TheWrap

TheWrap are seeking a detail oriented, versatile and fun individual to serve within the AdOps/Sales department at TheWrap. The primary function of this role will be to manage all digital advertising campaigns.

Responsibilities:

  • Screen and test submitted rich media creative to ensure compliance with site and technical specifications.
  • Assess/verify targeting and technical integration needs prior to flight. Integrate campaign tracking components.
  • QA ad functionality for site redesigns, migrations, and new products on desktop and mobile platforms. Report and track issues and follow through to resolution. Work creatively with development team to find innovative solutions.
  • Prepare RFP’s and enter insertion orders
  • Manage digital inventory and provide avails
  • Upload, target and monitor online ad campaigns
  • Provide screenshots and support to clients for live campaigns
  • Provide delivery reporting for campaigns
  • Work closely with our accountant to generate invoices
  • Work closely with IT to develop new ad units/controls
  • Work closely with the Sales team to create and execute orders

Qualifications:

  • Deep understanding of web architecture and online advertising processes
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years ad ops experience
  • Experience with DFP
  • Experience with HTML, JavaScript, 3rd party ad tags, Flash and rich media is a plus
  • Ability to multi task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work after hours and on weekends when required
  • Strong communication skills and customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and analytic skills
  • Able to multitask in a deadline driven environment
  • Proficiency with basic office applications such as Excel & PowerPoint

Information Technology Manager

Oversees the management of the company’s outsourced IT systems provider

Human Resources:
Provides direction related to strategic and key tactical decisions related to this functional area. Key liaison in PEO relationship with outsourced human resource services provider

Facilities Management:
Take lead responsibility for managing the Wrap’s office facilities, including physical plant and telecommunications.

Experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or related field;
  • 5+ years of relevant experience with a diverse set of skills;
  • Progressive track record of increasing management responsibilities within prior organizations;
  • Strong accounting and finance experience;
  • Systems knowledge and experience including how to harness financial and operational data within an organization;
  • Past experience in a start-up environment or capital markets preferred;
  • Must have excellent organizational skills as well as effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Be knowledgeable in regards to QuickBooks Pro and Paychex payroll systems;
  • Excellent business acumen and analytical approaches to modeling and solving problems.

The Successful Candidate Possesses The Following Characteristics:

  • Energetic, professional, and positive leader who easily engages with, motivates and develops their team;
  • Self-motivated, possessing intellectual curiosity;
  • Flexible – capable of changing priorities to meet demands of business and product growth;
  • Process improvement and best practices expertise;
  • High integrity and ethical standards;
  • Thrives in a goal oriented environment, possessing the ability to prioritize and perform under pressure to meet deadlines.

Send resume to jobs@thewrap.com


 

 

 

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