The New Yorker is seeking an Associate Content Manager to work in their dynamic Page and Digital Makeup department on their weekly digital editions.
- Initiate and monitor the conversion of layouts to structured text (XML) files; review, edit and supplement both current and republished article content and metadata to ensure completeness and correct style and technical format; forward content to web, tablet and other digital production workflows.
- Coordinate closely with editorial closers; act as catalyst for content signoff and delivery; maintain digital checklist of progress of the weekly editions; act as conduit of information, syncing evolving article details with dependent staff efforts.
- Execute any of a wide range of additional production tasks: prep, format and edit InDesign layouts, XML; HTML or database entries; organize, export, package or transfer files for publication using cutting-edge software and workflows. Tasks may vary depending on candidate’s skills and inclination, and the evolving priorities of the department.
- Scripting and software development opportunities are available.
The position is long-term freelance; full or near full-time (off Mondays and/or Tuesdays, longer Fridays). Total hours and exact times may be negotiable. Located in their New York offices.
Ideal candidate should have experience in media content production, be comfortable working with a close-knit team on deadline-driven workflows, and should be extremely diligent and detail-oriented.
Interested candidates should contact tnyMakeupQuery@gmail.com with the subject line “Associate Content Manager Applicant”.