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Do you have experience working online, in social media, or on a network programming team?

Are you super smart, experienced, passionate and personable?

Are you ready to handle the pressure of working at one of the largest African-American media companies in the world?

Then we may have the job for you!

Interactive One and BlackPlanet.com are HIRING!

Two (2) senior positions are immediately open in the PROGRAMMING department.

Both are senior full-time positions, reporting to the Chief Content Officer, based at the Black Planet corporate headquarters in New York City.

Job #1

Social Media Executive Director

Industry: Internet/Online/New Media

Salary     Negotiable

Benefits:     401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health

Job Duration:    Full Time

Job Location:     New York, NY USA

Description:

A senior level programming position that oversees programming, planning, management, and administrative duties across the user-driven social networks of Interactive One including BlackPlanet.com, our content verticals and radio station websites.

Responsibilities:

The job sets network and social media strategy, and develops network standards for our highly-trafficked user-driven social network.

The job demands an aptitude for online community building and all forms of social media  with a focus on social marketing outreach, audience insight and development, recirculation, and local content solutions.

The job demands high level of engagement with other department leads in the marketing, product development, product management and user experience areas.

The job manages a team programmers to ensure high performance, effective training and meeting of individual, team and company goals.

The job works alongside an editorial Managing Editor and an Online Producer to enable optimized, leveraged and efficient workflow, process and execution.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must be an expert in the social networking space.  Knowledge must go beyond simple user experience with MySpace, Facebook and Twitter, but go into programming insight for all successful socially fueled content experiences on the web.  Knowledge of local web communities is a must.

The ideal candidate must be committed to increasing member acquisition and retention percentages and driving unique visitors and page views. He/she must successfully implement cross-platform strategic programming models that achieve business objectives, deliver strong ROI, and surpass aggressive personal and team traffic goals.

The ideal candidate must also have:

– In-depth experience with, knowledge of, and/or affinity for, African-American online audiences

– Knowledge of various publishing strategies, platforms and techniques

– Experience sourcing and negotiating content programming from third parties / local publishers.

– Experience developing compelling editorial/programming packages that activate social-engagement

Required experience and skills:

3-4 years online social network programming experience

2-3 years online programming management experience

1-2 years online local content programming experience

Expert knowledge of:  a) online performance tracking tools including Omniture, Google Analytics, Comscore, and OBI;  b) content management systems including WordPress and Drupal

For more information about the company, see www.interactiveone.com

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to dbennett@interactiveone.com.

Job #2

Senior Online Producer

Salary     Negotiable

Benefits:     401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health

Job Duration:    Full Time

Job Location:     New York, NY USA

Description:

A senior level programming position that oversees project-based, cross-platform programming initiatives with a focus on macro-level blogger network development, content distribution partnerships, sales coordination and internal marketing efforts.

Responsibilities:

The job produces content franchises that live on various sites and platforms (social network, blogs, video, local, mobile), and ensures a unified vision across various multimedia platforms both on- and offline.

The job demands a focus on social marketing outreach, syndication strategy development, traffic and audience analysis, and custom and/or repeatable sales solutions that drive significant revenue.

The job demands a high level of engagement with other department leads in the marketing, product development, product management and user experience areas.

The job works alongside an editorial Managing Editor and a Social Media Director to enable optimized, leveraged and efficient workflow, process and execution.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must be committed to driving unique visitors and page views, and increasing member acquisition and retention. He/she must successfully implement cross-platform strategic programming models that achieve business objectives, deliver strong ROI, and surpass aggressive personal and team traffic goals.

The ideal candidate must also have:

– In-depth experience with, knowledge of, and/or affinity for, African-American online audiences

– Knowledge of various publishing strategies, platforms and techniques

– Experience sourcing and negotiating content programming from third parties / syndicators.

– Experience developing compelling editorial/programming packages that enhance advertising/sales efforts

Required experience and skills:

4-5 years online programming management experience

2-3 years online social network programming experience

Expert knowledge of:  a) online performance tracking tools including Omniture, Google Analytics, Comscore, and OBI;  b) content management systems including WordPress and Drupal

For more information about the company, see www.interactiveone.com

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to dbennett@interactiveone.com.

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