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Deputy Editor
TheWrap, the award-winning, digital-first Hollywood news site, is seeking a Deputy Editor for its Los Angeles-based newsroom. Are you as passionate about the business of entertainment and media as you are about what we actually see on our screens? Are you comfortable in the fast-breaking world of digital news? Are you eager to lead a first-class team of reporters and editors to new heights? Then this is the opportunity for you.
We are looking for an organized multitasker in a real-time news environment, responsible for managing schedules and calendars, mentoring junior staffers and helping to oversee the daily flow of coverage with the Executive Editor. You should be familiar with analytics tools to see what stories (and types of stories) get the most engagement.
Requirements:

  • At least 5-10 years experience working in a fast-paced newsroom, with at least 3-5 years as an editor or leader of an editorial team
  • Top-notch line-editing and copy-editing skills
  • Superior news judgment and writing skills, particularly in the entertainment and media space
  • Passion for news about both the business and cultural sides of Hollywood, and a knowledge of its players
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Social media savvy

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

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Senior Entertainment Business Reporter
TheWrap, the award-winning, digital-first Hollywood news site, is seeking a reporter for its Los Angeles-based newsroom to cover the fast-changing entertainment industry. The position is preferably east coast-based.
Are you as passionate about the business of entertainment and media as you are about what we actually see on screen? Are you fascinated by the economics that underpin the content we all enjoy? Are you comfortable with earnings and looking at a shareholder report? Are you eager to join a first-class team of reporters and editors? Then this is the opportunity for you.
We are looking for an organized self-starter eager to dive into the business side of entertainment in a real-time news environment, including getting to know the power players that drive change, and building deep sources among the financial analysts who understand those changes as they happen.
Requirements:

  • At least 2-3 years experience working in a digital-first newsroom
  • Superior news judgment and writing skills, particularly in the entertainment and media space
  • Passion for news about both the business of Hollywood, and a knowledge of its players
  • Social media savvy

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

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TV Industry Reporter

TheWrap, the award-winning, digital-first Hollywood news site, is seeking a reporter for its Los Angeles-based newsroom to cover the TV and streaming industry. Are you as passionate about the business of entertainment and media as you are about what we actually see on our screens? Are you curious about how the streaming wars will shake out, both for tech giants like Amazon and Apple as well as for traditional entertainment companies? Do you wonder why some series dump entire seasons at once while others unfold an episode at a time? Are you comfortable in the fast-breaking world of digital news? Are you eager to join a first-class team of reporters and editors? Then this is the opportunity for you.

We are looking for a for an organized multi-tasker eager to dive into the networks and streaming services as a beat reporter in a real-time news environment, while also providing features and interviews about the shows themselves.

Required skills:

  • At least 2-3 years experience working in a fast-paced newsroom
  • Superior news judgment and writing skills, particularly in the entertainment and media space
  • Passion for news about both the business and cultural sides of Hollywood, and a knowledge of its players
  • Social media savvy

Please send a résumé and cover letter, along with a handful of your best clips, to thom.geier@thewrap.com

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Weekend News Editor

Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap is seeking a part-time weekend news. The news editor would be a player-coach, both writing stories and editing copy from reporters that run the gamut from breaking news to industry stories to pieces about trending topics. The job can be done remotely from our L.A.-based newsroom. We are also open to considering a full-time position that would include weekday shifts.

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 3-5 years experience working in a fast-paced newsroom
• Top-notch writing, line-editing and copy-editing skills
• Superior news judgment
• Passion for Hollywood industry news and its players
• Proficient and speedy on a CMS such as WordPress
• Ability to crop photographs
• Social media savvy

Please submit clips and a resume to thom.geier@thewrap.com or anita.bennett@thewrap.com

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News Editor

Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap is seeking a news editor for its Los Angeles newsroom (we will consider candidates who work remotely). The news editor would join our edit desk and be expected to edit and assign copy as well as to write stories for the site, leaping on breaking stories in the media and entertainment news space — and looping in editors and staffers on major news events.

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 news judgment
  • Passion for Hollywood industry news and its players
  • Proficient and speedy on a CMS such as WordPress
  • Ability to crop photographs
  • Social media savvy

Please submit clips and a resume to thom.geier@thewrap.com or anita.bennett@thewrap.com.

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Media and Politics Reporter

Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap is seeking a versatile writer who is comfortable covering where media and politics intersect. The writer should be ready to tackle industry news, media, politics, film and TV. Are you passionate about how the media covers politics, and where those two worlds intersect?

The ideal candidate is not someone who just waits around for an assignment (though there will certainly be plenty). You know how to spot a good story before it becomes a top trending topic (particularly on broadcast and cable networks)  — and can write about it in a way that stands out from other outlets’ approach.

Your copy should be clean, clever and conversational. Knowledge of AP style and love of a good headline is strongly preferred.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years experience writing for professional outlets
  • Superior news judgment
  • Proficient and speedy on a CMS such as WordPress
  • Ability to crop photographs
  • Social media savvy

Please send a résumé and cover letter, along with a handful of your best clips, to thom.geier@thewrap.com and adam.chitwood@thewrap.com

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Media Reporter

Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap is seeking an experienced business reporter to cover the business of media. (The job can be done remotely.) Are you passionate about the biz side that shapes what we consume on our screens? Know your way around a balance sheet as well as the trends that are transforming the media industry? Are you dying to know why CNN+ failed to launch — or why Clubhouse may not be around in 12 months? Then this is the job for you.

The ideal candidate will be highly organized, energetic and capable of multitasking in a high-pressure breaking news environment.

Required skills:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience working in a digital-first newsroom covering business news
  • Superior news judgment and writing skills
  • Passion for media/tech news and the players involved
  • Love for deep storytelling and the reporting skills that go with it
  • Proficiency on a CMS such as WordPress
  • Social media savvy

Please send a résumé and cover letter, along with a handful of your best clips, to thom.geier@thewrap.com

 

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Art Director

Mid to Senior-level, temp-to-permanent full-time in-house (remote) position with opportunity to grow quickly within the organization.

Location:  West Los Angeles, California.

TheWrap, which recently won the best Entertainment Website award from the LA Press Club, is looking for an associate art director to push the visual story- telling envelope, improve our UX, and discover new ways to connect with our readers.

How to Apply: Include a brief cover letter, resume and a link to a PDF or portfolio site with at least seven examples of: editorial design and art direction, along with any marketing decks, front-end web design, and personal illustration or photography work.

Please send to jobs@thewrap.com

Job Requirements: Five years of editorial design experience is required. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to juggle several projects at once. The art director will work closely with TheWrap’s senior team to manage both digital and print projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Applicants must have a superior understanding of typography and expert-level skills in Front-end Design, Power Point, Google Suite, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat. Strong visual storytelling skills. You should have a love for entertainment and journalism. Knowledge of front-end design, pop-ups, WordPress, SEO, marketing and sales decks, magazine production, color correction, PDF and postscript technology, prepress, Power Point, Digital Ad Creation, Google Suite is required. Other talents such as illustration, photography or video production are desirable, but not required.

About You: You live and breathe great design and have a strong foundation in typography, photography, illustration, and usability. You love journalism and entertainment. You can see the big-picture, you enjoy brainstorming and hands-on design work. You are an even-tempered multitasker who enjoys the creative process and generating great work from a limited budget and staff. You are not a clock-watcher. Your design is smart but not too complicated; your work is useful learnable, memorable, effective, efficient, desirable and delightful.

 

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Senior Social Media Manager

Location: Remote/Los Angeles

Reporting to: Assistant Managing Editor, Audience

Working with an all-star team, the Senior Social Media Manager will shape TheWrap’s voice and presence across social channels. You will be responsible for developing strategies, leveraging data to inform decision-making, growing TheWrap’s social channels, and driving audience engagement. The ideal candidate is creative, analytical and has strong news judgement with experience leading social for a major publisher.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead strategy and execution for TheWrap’s presence across social channels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Manage Social Media team
  • Drive experimentation on emerging social channels
  • Identify opportunities to increase audience engagement and loyalty
  • Share weekly and monthly reporting and insights with key stakeholders
  • Identify growth and engagement opportunities based upon data, audience feedback, and industry trends
  • Develop and nurture partnerships with studios, brands, influencers and key members of TheWrap community
  • Create social plans in support of tentpole events and key strategic initiatives
  • Maintain social programming calendar across channels and execute day-to-day posting
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive growth and engagement
  • Regularly share data, reports and insights with key stakeholders

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant social media experience
  • Strong editorial judgement
  • Proven experience managing a team
  • Attention to detail, self-starter, creative problem solver
  • Experience with social tools
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to leverage data to drive key decision-making

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to adam.chitwood@thewrap.com

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Social Coordinator

Working with an all-star team, the Social Media Coordinator will support TheWrap’s voice and presence across social channels. You will create content that drives growth and engagement; in support of the daily news cycle, TheWrap events and industry events. You will also have an opportunity to create original social content as well as experiment with TheWrap’s presence on emerging social platforms. The ideal candidate is creative, analytical, has strong news judgment and a desire to learn.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Participate in the execution of TheWrap’s social media strategy across relevant channels (Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Create incredible social content that drives audience engagement and social growth
  • Experiment on emerging social channels
  • Develop social plans in support of tentpole events and key strategic initiatives
  • Collaborate with newsroom and marketing teams to write, develop and schedule organic content
  • Leverage data to make informed, strategic decisions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive growth and engagement
  • Learn about social algorithms, digital trends, tools and relevant platforms

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 2+ years of relevant social media experience
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • Attention to detail, self-starter, creative problem solver
  • Experience with social tools
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to leverage data to drive key decision-making

Please send your resume and cover letter to adam.chitwood@thewrap.com

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Advertising Operations Specialist: Pre & Post Sales

TheWrap.com is seeking a detail-oriented, versatile individual to join our Advertising Operations Team.

The primary function of this role will be to respond to RFP’s, create and manage digital advertising campaigns, including planning, campaign optimization and post-campaign reporting. The ideal candidate will have experience with Google Ad Manager, at least 2 years of digital ad operations experience and be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Position will also be expected to partner with sales and finance and interact with clients and ad agencies.

This is a full-time position located in West Los Angeles; though remote candidates will be considered.

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 the 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 Google Ad Manager
  • 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 off hours and on weekends when required
  • Strong communication skills and customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to nate.adams@thewrap.com

 

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Marketing & Events

TheWrap’s Marketing & Events Division is growing! We’re looking for talented marketing and event production professionals to execute TheWrap’s screening series and various festival, industry and Wrap events. Duties include planning, programming, marketing, coordinating and executing TheWrap’s film and television centric events including awards/foreign/documentary screening series, video interview/portrait studios at Sundance and Toronto Film Festivals, WrapPRO’s flagship Grill Conference, WrapWomen’s Power Women Summit among other events and initiatives as needed. The right candidate loves working hard with an all-star team, has an understanding of the entertainment industry landscape, and a passion for film and television with their finger on the pulse of the cultural zeitgeist.

Key Characteristics and Attributes:

  • Self-starter, forward thinking and highly organized with demonstrated proficiency in event programming, marketing, planning and execution
  • Team player possessing a can-do attitude; a proactive, solution-oriented problem solver
  • Skilled working with celebrities and high-level entertainment talent/clients
  • An exceptional writer, communicator and creative thinker
  • Able to work within a matrixed division, partnering with sales and creative/graphic design teams
  • Thrive in high pressure situations and competently juggle competing priorities
  • Familiarity with and comfortable using: Google Creative Suite, Canva, Splash That (event marketing platform), Campaign Monitor (email marketing platform), bonuses: Adobe Suite, Google Analytics, Balsamiq (wireframe software)

Specific Responsibilities by Role:

Events Coordinator

  • Support events team with various initiatives across screenings, film festivals and flagship events (TheGrill/Power Women Summit)
  • Coordinate in-person and virtual events logistics including venue/travel research, F&B, A/V and creative assets/signage needs
  • Maintain project/event trackers ensuring clear communication and operational efficiencies
  • Manage digital organization/folder structure and general events email inbox, trafficking as needed
  • Collaborate regularly with internal and external stakeholders across events/marketing division

Send resume and cover letter to nina.brown@thewrap.com

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Marketing Manager, Sales

TheWrap has an incredible opportunity in our fast-growing sales and marketing world:

Are you creative with an eye for detail? Do you love entertainment and want the chance to work on top tier content to build partnership, engagement and drive revenue? Do you dream of building a career in marketing? Do we have a job for you!

TheWrap is looking for a Marketing Manager, Sales, who is equally creative and organized, a true partner to the sales team, eager to deliver ROI for clients, understands the entertainment industry landscape, and has a passion for film and television. Working with an all-star team, they will create and execute comprehensive plans working closely with sales, marketing and the creative teams along with cross-functional partners in business development, programming, editorial, events, product and social.

Responsibilities Include (but not limited to)

  • Support the sales team and drive incremental revenue
  • Develop sales materials & oversee annual media kit
  • Brainstorm RFP’s with sales team and create related marketing materials
  • Become an expert on TheWrap: events, product suite, editorial efforts, the industry
  • Have a fundamental understanding of TheWrap’s audience using analytics to help identify new revenue streams
  • Leverage tools (Google Analytics, Comscore, Parsely) to access audience and site information, analyze data and provide relevant recommendations
  • Develop and manage campaigns for events, subscriptions and general brand awareness
  • Creating go to market strategies for TheWrap’s portfolio of products.

Qualifications & Skills

  • 3-5 years’ experience in advertising (all platforms), sales marketing, media, preferably in entertainment or publishing.
  • Team player possessing a can-do attitude, a proactive, solution-oriented problem solver, with high energy and a good work ethic.
  • Proven track record concepting, developing and delivering innovative marketing presentations (please provide examples of work)
  • An exceptional writer, communicator and creative thinker
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment with excellent time management skills.
  • Able to prioritize and multi-task, work under shifting department needs both independently and in a team environment
  • Willingness to take on initiative and follow through on projects
  • Thorough knowledge of Office Suite helpful (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, In Design)
  • Experience with data, analytics and media industry reporting tools (Comscore, Google Analytics, Parsely, Adobe, etc.)
  • Familiar and comfortable using: Google Creative Suite, Canva, Splash That (event marketing platform), Campaign Monitor (email marketing platform), Adobe Suite
  • Knowledge of social media, online display advertising, email marketing, print advertising, and website/landing page best practices.

Qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to nina.brown@thewrap.com

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YouTube Manager
Full time or Freelance
Location: West Los Angeles, California

TheWrap News, Inc. is the leading digital news organization covering the business of entertainment and media and recently won the best Entertainment website award from the LA Press Club. We are looking for a passionate, skilled and detail-oriented YouTube Manager to optimize The Wrap’s YouTube channel and help it grow into a formidable place to watch, share, and enjoy videos. TheWrap offers a competitive salary, based on experience, and good benefits.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Uploading videos to the channel.
  • Managing playlists, getting necessary thumbnails from creative team.
  • Setting the video metadata including tags, titles.
  • Managing subtitles.
  • Flagging any rights and clearances issues from music, video or photos.
  • Monitoring the site daily.
  • Tracking monetization.
  • Set data and strategy meetings to help inform TheWrap staff on best practices, channel analytics and data learnings.
  • Watch YouTube trends and report them to TheWrap team.
  • Tracking all new content in a shareable searchable document that is loaded, also including logging past content.
  • Meeting deadlines daily/weekly.

Some nights, weekend work is required.

Job Requirements:

  • Have 5+ years of experience working in video.
  • Have proficient knowledge of YouTube and other social platforms.
  • Passionate about video.
  • Interest in entertainment is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree – in media, film, relevant subjects preferred.
  • Extremely organized and communicative and able to juggle many projects at once.

Looking for a positive proactive attitude and a team player!

Send resume and cover letter to videoresumes@thewrap.com

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Video Editor
Full time or Freelance
Location: West Los Angeles, California

TheWrap News, Inc. is the leading digital news organization covering the business of entertainment and media and recently won the best Entertainment website award from the LA Press Club. We are looking for a passionate, skilled and detail-oriented YouTube Manager to optimize The Wrap’s YouTube channel and help it grow into a formidable place to watch, share, and enjoy videos. TheWrap offers a competitive salary, based on experience, and good benefits.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Editing videos for TheWrap’s website, social channels and internal team needs.
  • Working knowledge of color grading, sound design and mix and other post processes.
  • Managing playlists, getting necessary thumbnails from creative team.
  • Loading videos to website, social channels and maintaining workflow systems.
  • Setting the video metadata including tags, titles.
  • Managing all assets from raw footage, clips, photos, graphics and music.
  • Managing subtitles.
  • Upload all assets, deliverables, raw to server.
  • Knowledge of audio/video production.
  • Flagging any rights and clearances issues from music, video or photos.
  • Meeting deadlines daily/weekly.

Some nights, weekend and travel work is required.

Job Requirements:

  • Have 4+ years of experience working in video.
  • Have proficient knowledge of editing software including: Premiere Pro, After Effects, Final Cut Pro X and Photoshop.
  • Passionate about video.
  • Interest in entertainment is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree – in media, film, relevant subjects preferred.
  • Ability to take and follow direction, while also suggesting creative and technical solutions.
  • Extremely organized and communicative and able to juggle many projects at once.

Looking for a positive proactive attitude and a team player!

Send resume and cover letter to videoresumes@thewrap.com

 

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Fall Editorial Interns

Unchanged: Leading Hollywood industry news website TheWrap has openings for unpaid editorial interns in our Los Angeles newsroom for college students who are able to receive course credit for part-time work. We are looking for energetic, digitally savvy reporters who are passionate about the business of entertainment and as well as the content of films and TV and how they impacts viewers and society at large.

Unchanged: The job entails original reporting and clear thinking and requires candidates to be available at least one full workday (or two half-days) per week from September through December. The ideal candidate is familiar with the fast-paced, highly competitive world of online entertainment industry coverage.

Submit clips and a résumé by August 1 to editors@thewrap.com and brian.welk@thewrap.com.