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Film industry reporter

TheWrap, the award-winning, digital-first Hollywood news site, is seeking a reporter for its Los Angeles-based newsroom to cover the film industry. Are you as passionate about the business of entertainment and media as you are about what we actually see on screen? Are you curious about how studios are responding to seismic shifts in entertainment consumption — and whether cinemas will be dominated even more by blockbusters in the future? 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 studio system as a beat reporter in a real-time news environment, while also providing features and interviews about the films themselves.

Requirements:

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

TV Industry Reporter

TheWrap, the award-winning, digital-first Hollywood news site, is seeking a digital-first print reporter for its Los Angeles-based newsroom to cover the TV and streaming industry. (This is NOT an on-camera job.) 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

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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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

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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

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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 meet?

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. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, energetic and capable of multitasking in a real-time news environment.

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 reporter to cover the business of media. Are you passionate about the business story that shapes what we consume on our screens? Are you curious about 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? Do you want to know if Wordle – or The Athletic – are going to be the next big things for The New York Times? Then this is the job for you.

The ideal candidate will be highly organized, energetic and capable of multitasking in a real-time news environment.

Bonus: This job can be done remotely!

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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Director, Social Strategy & Programming

Location: Remote/Los Angeles

Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer

TheWrap is looking for a passionate and innovative media talent to join our audience development, social and analytics team. A perfect candidate will understand how to use social media to develop, engage, connect, and build loyal audiences across platforms, and be clued in on emerging platforms and how TheWrap can use them effectively. We love to find what makes our audience tick, dig into strategies and insights, uncover new consumer markets, and develop creative storytelling that connects deeply and resonates broadly. The director of social strategy and programming will oversee the company’s editorial calendar, and should be comfortable both in setting high-level strategies and digging into daily processes by writing and editing social content.

This candidate must have a proven history of growing social audiences, and is enthusiastic about leading an agile team. This person has an instinct for what’s on (and off) brand, has an eye for powerful visuals, understands how data can inform a smart editorial and social strategy, and is an expert at juggling multiple projects, managing deadlines, distilling social numbers into actionable insights, communicating to brand leadership on strategy and performance, and advocating for strong social content across the organization.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Take strategic ownership of TheWrap’s social platforms, guiding high-level strategy and day-to-day optimizations to increase traffic, engagement, community and revenue with ability to dig into daily processes by writing and editing social content.
  • Work closely with the editorial team to optimize and create efficient processes while also bringing opportunities for innovation and break-through social work.
  • Create and manage a social calendar in collaboration with editorial, video, sales, awards/magazine and WrapPRO teams.
  • Drive fresh and exciting storytelling on social media as it relates to brand sentiment, cultural mindfulness, and integrating brand initiatives with purpose.
  • Collaborate with editors, reporters, video, PR and designers to develop content packages and rollout strategies that are optimized for social media.
  • Define a distinctive, balanced visual aesthetic for TheWrap’s social presence with original content and reach-driven visuals.
  • Work in partnership with audience development to continually improve how social media drives loyalty and subscriptions.
  • Report on social performance and present insights and best practices to cross functional teams.s
  • Adjust social strategy according to KPI pacing and report on any wins and losses
  • Brainstorm new ideas and plan rollout strategies for testing with the audience development team, editorial, video and more.
  • Work with TheWrap’s sales and marketing team on sponsorship opportunities in addition to the commerce team on new activations and testing
  • Oversee planning and execution of TheWrap social video and images with a hands-on approach to visual direction and editing.
  • Pitch and develop social-first franchises with opportunity for audience growth, brand loyalty, and revenue.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in managing social media for a large brand or media publisher, ideally having experience with editorial and audience development
  • Professional experience creating and optimizing content for platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, TikTok, and LinkedIn
  • Professional experience with publishing and analytics tools including SocialFlow, CrowdTangle, Dash Hudson, Facebook Insights, Parse.ly, and Google Analytics
  • Experience creating visual assets with Premiere, Photoshop, Canva, InDesign, and/or Illustrator
  • Experience driving and/or contributing to commerce strategy on social platforms with a strong POV on packaging, CTA, measurement, and optimization
  • Excellent editorial judgment, writing skills, and ability to capture TheWrap’s voice to reach new and established audiences.

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to dan.strauss@thewrap.com

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Tech/Media Business Reporter
 

TheWrap is seeking an experienced reporter to cover the business of media and technology — particularly how new technologies are revolutionizing the traditional entertainment/media space. Are you passionate about the business side that shapes what we consume on our screens? Is Tik Tok on your radar? Can you identify new business models – or dying ones –  as well as the trends that are transforming the media industry? Do you need to know whether Elon is finally going to buy Twitter — 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 real-time 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 Jethro.nededog@thewrap.com and sharon@thewrap.com

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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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)

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Marketing Manager

Full time
Location: West Los Angeles, California

Come work with us!

TheWrap is looking for a marketing champion and creative thinker who has a passion for film, television, and pop culture. The Marketing Manager will support TheWrap’s marketing and sales team efforts.  The specialist will create sales decks, research consumer behaviors and craft compelling pitches to showcase our product portfolio for our advertising clients to ultimately generate revenue.

Essential Functions: 

  • Develop marketing materials including category and strategic decks, client proposals/RFPs, sell sheets, and in-house consumer marketing campaigns to promote new products
  • Work with sales teams and clients to brainstorm ideas, concepts, slides and packages
  • Create & maintain all communications such as presentations, email, collateral, posts, etc. and ensure they are kept current and active.
  • Coordinate with other marketing and product team members and be the direct link to sales and anticipate department needs and goals
  • Research consumer demographics, metrics, preferences, needs and buying habits and present findings in an easy-to-understand way to meet our clients’ objectives
  • Be an expert & understand the entertainment business and serve as the primary contact to ensure we are bringing to our clients the best solutions and programs to increase revenue.
  • Assist with other ad hoc marketing initiatives as needed

Accountability/Supervision:  Reports directly to Marketing Director

Working Conditions:  40 hours/week – full time. This is a hybrid position. 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Experience within a Marketing/Communications role
  • Solid understanding of fundamental marketing principles including online/digital, product development
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential
  • Strong research and analysis skills, with the ability to generate insights based on data
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to interface with internal staff, vendors and clients
  • Strong project management with the ability to work well under pressure in a deadline-driven environment
  • Proficiency in presentations
  • Tech savvy: Being able to figure out solutions on the fly

Total Rewards

  • 401K Plan with a generous company match and immediate vesting
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Additional benefits details are available upon request

Qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to oganes.akopyan@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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Spring 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 January through April. The ideal candidate is familiar with the fast-paced, highly competitive world of online entertainment industry coverage.

Submit clips and a résumé by November 1 to editors@thewrap.com and adam.chitwood@thewrap.com.