Jobs

Film Biz Reporter, TheWrap
Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap has an opening for a film biz reporter. We are looking for an energetic, digitally savvy reporter who is passionate about the business of film. Ability to pick up the phone and build sources is essential. The ideal candidate is familiar with the fast-paced, highly competitive world of online entertainment industry coverage. Two to three years of reporting experience is preferred, some reporting and writing experience required. Position is based in Los Angeles. Submit clips and a resume to editors@thewrap.com

Managing Editor, TheWrap
Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap is seeking a managing editor for its Los Angeles news bureau. The candidate must be highly competitive, organized, energetic and possess the ability to multi-task in a high pressure breaking news environment. Possess top-notch news judgement and story assigning ability. The position reports directly to the executive editor and individual will work extremely close with both the EE and Editor in Chief of the site.

Ideal Candidate:

  • 5 or more years in a senior editorial position for a digital breaking entertainment news site, preferably with a business bent
  • Highly competitive with proven track record for driving traffic and picking news story web hits
  • 24/7 news obsessive by nature, understanding the news cycle never sleeps
  • Ability to remain extremely calm in high-pressure newsroom
  • Experience with mentoring and growing green journalists
  • Social media savvy, as well as somewhat versed on emerging web technologies including but not limited to publishing platforms, video tools and social media tools
  • Strong Rolodex of entertainment contacts in TV, film, media and beyond

Required skills:

  • At least 5 years experience working in a fast-paced newsroom
  • Past experience with managing mid-large scale editorial teams
  • Top notch line editing and copy editing skills
  • Superior entertainment news judgment
  • Passionate about Hollywood industry news and its players
  • Proficient and speedy on a CMS such as Drupal, WordPress
  • Ability to crop photographs
  • Social media savvy

News Editor, TheWrap
Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap is seeking a news editor for its Los Angeles news office. The candidate will be highly organized, energetic and possess the ability to multi-task in a high pressure breaking news environment.

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
  • Passionate about Hollywood industry news and its players
  • Proficient and speedy on a CMS such as Drupal, WordPress
  • Ability to crop photographs
  • Social media savvy

Email resumes to editors@thewrap.com.

Blogger/Reporter, TheWrap
TheWrap has an opening for a blogger/reporter. We are looking for an energetic, digitally savvy reporter who is passionate about the business of entertainment and wants to learn everything about it. Job entails both blogging and original reporting, with the opportunity to grow into a full-time beat reporter. The ideal candidate is familiar with the fast-paced, highly competitive world of online entertainment industry coverage. Two to three years of reporting experience is preferred, some reporting and writing experience required. Position is based in Los Angeles. Submit clips and a resume to editors@thewrap.com

Editorial Intern, TheWrap
Leading Hollywood industry news website is seeking interns for its Los Angeles news bureau. The candidate will assist editors, writers, reporters and video producers with a far-ranging list of duties that include but are not limited to research, photo gallery publishing, aggregating stories and adapting press releases for the web, production tasks, as well as field reporting at Hollywood red carpet premieres, events, junkets and parties. Please send resume and clips to editors@thewrap.com
*this position is part-time unpaid for experience, training and/or school credit

TheGrill Event Producer
TheWrap is looking for a seasoned Event Producer to be responsible for managing and implementing our industry summit event TheGrill, where Hollywood converges with Silicon Valley (http://thegrill.thewrap.com/) held in the fall of 2014.

Job description:

The Event Producer serves as the lead on their proposed project scope, schedule, budget, and execution of event logistics.  This person should be an experienced manager, with a keen eye for detail, quality management, production experience, time management and multiple team coordination.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • General coordination and production management of the Conference
  • Full P&L responsibility from establishing budget through to managing costs against revenue earned.
  • Select venue and negotiate venue contract
  • Select and negotiate contracts for all vendors and personnel hired for the production of the Conference. All vendors and personnel shall be approved, contracted, and paid directly by The Wrap
  • Sales and Marketing strategy to help increase ticket sales in conjunction with The Wrap
  • Speaker management, coordination and support (pre show and during conference)
  • Sponsor management and support (ensure that sponsors receive all benefits as per contracts)
  • Production management and on site event management, including oversight of a/v, food and beverage, décor, event production staff
  • Provide final cost reports

Requirements:

  • Experience of proven, hands-on event planning and logistics management,
  • Independent meeting planner with agency experience preferred, CMP or CMM designation a plus
  • Experience working on high-profile global events and/or clients

Please send resume to jobs@thewrap.com

Marketing/Events Intern

Leading Hollywood industry news website is seeking interns for its Los Angeles news bureau. The candidate will assist advertising and sales with a far-ranging list of duties that include but are not limited to research, database entry, product placement and events.  Please send resume to jobs@thewrap.com

*this position is part-time unpaid for experience, training and/or school credit