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Social Media Director


PureWow is a rapidly-growing digital media company that delivers women’s lifestyle content to elevate the everyday.

The company is laser focused on audience growth and is seeking a data-driven yet creative individual to lead the social media channels of their audience development strategy in a fast paced startup environment.

The ideal candidate has proven experience in executing data-driven social media strategy with a creative eye for content & killer headlines that work in each of the different social platforms. Particularly Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter. An ability to marry brand voice and vision with metrics and goals is essential.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Marketing, this role will work closely with all business functions including editorial, marketing, product, sales and design. Communication, passion and drive are key characteristics that will help the individual thrive in this environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Execute strategic, daily posting of original PureWow & 3rd party syndicated content on all major social platforms. This is including (but not limited to) Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Create and adapt content for social networks. This includes positioning content in under 140 characters, creating images to accompany posts, creating variations of posts for each piece of content (since the lifespan of a social media post is so short), and even creating content from scratch specifically for growing a following on social media.
  • Manage a monthly budget to optimize paid social promotions for maximum content reach & fan acquisition.
  • Provide clear, insightful reporting on the key performance metrics on a regular basis as well as on-the-fly stats and reports as needed. Dig in, analyze and draw actionable insights from the data from consistent testing of new campaigns and strategies to iterate and improve performance.
  • Establish a clear channel of communication with the editorial team providing timely insight into the content mix performing on each platform; and work quickly to optimize that.
  • Work with the marketing and product team to increase visibility of social assets to relevant followers and sites.
  • Listen and engage in relevant social discussion about PureWow, our industry & audience with brands, individuals and influencers across all social platforms.
  • Devise strategies around contests and UGC lays to increase community engagement on all social platforms.
  • Stay on top of trending topics and communicate opportunities for new content curation.
  • Conduct analysis on client & competitor social strategies.

Measurement:

This role will be measured on the key performance metrics for social media which directly drive our top business goals.

  • Growth of social referral traffic to PureWow.com
  • Growth of social fanbase across all platforms
  • Growth of on page social shares from PureWow.com
  • Growth of key engagement metrics across all platforms

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have 2+ years experience in managing data-driven content strategies across social platforms for a B2C media brand. Fluency in social & google analytics platforms as well as experience managing a paid social budget is a must.

Location: New York

Compensation: Competitive salary; benefits

If you are interested in successfully growing with a fun, dynamic, and creative team in an environment with a lot of upside potential please apply here.

 

Chicago Business Development Manager

PureWow.com, the premiere women's lifestyle email publication, is seeking a full-time ad sales account executive. We're looking for someone who can work in the Chicago area and has a minimum of 3 years digital media sales experience with a top performance record and an extensive contact list. This candidate should be a self-starter, an entrepreneur-in-residence who understands the online advertising industry. The role requires a strong attention to detail and a passion for popular styles and trends.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the sales cycle from start to finish (prospecting, identifying contacts, creating proposals, generating Insertion Orders, securing advertiser collateral, inputting collateral in the admin, and results reporting).
  • Creating outbound sales campaigns to increase awareness of PureWow among the advertising community (agencies & client-direct) to generate and grow new business.
  • Prospecting and penetrating medium to large size organizations ("Top 2000" advertisers, major sub-brands and Advertising Agencies) to help secure RFP's and advertising dollars.
  • Creating persuasive sales presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel detailing market trends, case studies and marketing solutions.
  • Analyzing campaign performance statistics and recommend optimized media solutions from the results.
  • Working to develop effective sales strategies and advertising sales proposals for continued site revenue growth.

Qualifications and Expectations: 

  • Minimum of 3 years digital media sales experience
  • A high energy level is required
  • Great with computers (Mac experience preferred), including word processing (Google Docs and/or Word), spreadsheets (Google Docs and/or Excel), and general internet savvy
  • Fast learner

Location: Chicago (work from home)

Benefits: Competitive salary plus commission, benefits (medical and dental), 401k, paid vacation

If you are interested in successfully growing with a fun, dynamic, and creative team in an environment with a lot of upside potential, please click here to complete our application.

Graphic Design Intern

PureWow.com, the premiere women's digital lifestyle publication, is seeking a part-time digital graphic design intern.

This is a tremendous opportunity for a smart and enthusiastic self-starter to gain professional experience in digital media. Candidates must be available for a minimum of two days per week.

PureWow internships are unpaid (school credit optional) and structured to give the interns maximum exposure to the digital space, with our goal being to provide them with solid real life experience that will quickly help them find paid work.

Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assist the design team with cross-departmental deliverables.
  • Assist the staff designer and sales team (and clients) in conceptualizing, designing, and securing approval of sales proposals, custom advertising campaigns, media kits, event invitations, collateral materials, and client reports
  • Assist the editorial team with finding and cutting images/assets for PureWow daily editorial content (email, website, social)

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work well and fast across a broad range of responsibilities in a team-based environment
  • Proficiency needed in all industry-standard design applications, particularly Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Passion for design, strong typographical skills, and attention to detail are a must
  • Candidates must be available for a minimum of two days a week in our New York City offices.

Please email your resume and a short (and fun!) cover note to Dayna Trocki (Dayna@purewow.com). Please include links to your various social media presences.

 

NYC Business Development Manager

PureWow.com, the premiere women's lifestyle email publication, is seeking a full-time ad sales account executive. We're looking for someone who can work in the New York City office and has a minimum of 3 years digital media sales experience with a top performance record and an extensive contact list. This candidate should be a self-starter, an entrepreneur-in-residence who understands the online advertising industry. The role requires a strong attention to detail and a passion for popular styles and trends.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the sales cycle from start to finish (prospecting, identifying contacts, creating proposals, generating Insertion Orders, securing advertiser collateral, inputting collateral in the admin, and results reporting).
  • Creating outbound sales campaigns to increase awareness of PureWow among the advertising community (agencies & client-direct) to generate and grow new business.
  • Prospecting and penetrating medium to large size organizations ("Top 2000" advertisers, major sub-brands and Advertising Agencies) to help secure RFP's and advertising dollars.
  • Creating persuasive sales presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel detailing market trends, case studies and marketing solutions.
  • Analyzing campaign performance statistics and recommend optimized media solutions from the results.
  • Working to develop effective sales strategies and advertising sales proposals for continued site revenue growth.

Qualifications and Expectations: 

  • Minimum of 3 years digital media sales experience
  • A high energy level is required
  • Great with computers (Mac experience preferred), including word processing (Google Docs and/or Word), spreadsheets (Google Docs and/or Excel), and general internet savvy
  • Fast learner

Location: New York

Benefits: Competitive salary plus commission, benefits (medical and dental), 401k, paid vacation

If you are interested in successfully growing with a fun, dynamic, and creative team in an environment with a lot of upside potential, please click here to complete our application.

Editorial Intern

Need a leg up on the job hunt? Spend a few months with PureWow's awesome New York-based editorial staff. College students and recent graduates both welcome.

You should be:

  • Internet savvy
  • Eager for a challenge
  • Quick to learn
  • Knowledgable in pop culture, lifestyle trends and current events
  • Pursuing a career in media
  • Available at least two days a week

You will assist with:

  • Story research
  • Fact checking
  • Caption writing
  • Video production assistance

The position is unpaid but offers real-world experience in digital publishing (a job interview's best friend). To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and any relevant clips to editor@purewow.com with "NY Editorial Intern" in the subject line.

Marketing + Subscriber Acquisition Intern

Love marketing? We are currently seeking an intern to grow the online reach and influence of PureWow, the premiere publication for stylish women of substance.

This is a tremendous opportunity for a smart, enthusiastic, and media-savvy person to gain professional experience in digital media. Candidates must be available for a minimum of three days per week.

PureWow internships are unpaid but structured to give the interns maximum exposure to the online world of marketing and publishing, with our goal being to provide them with solid experience that will quickly help them find paid work.

Responsibilities may include the following:

• Work directly with the marketing manager to analyze subscriber acquisition programs
• Research and identify non-paid (barter) partnerships with like-minded digital properties
• Develop paid campaigns with Facebook Advertising, Google AdWords and more
• Build landing pages of marketing initiatives
• Assist with market research, including crafting reader surveys and analyzing data
• Support other subscriber acquisition efforts to help grow email lists and reach
• Be a digital evangelist for the PureWow brand and lifestyle

Qualifications:

• Strong organizational and communications skills
• Familiarity with Google AdWords, Google Analytics and social media platforms
• Knowledge for conducting online research
• Strong communication skills, including excellent grammar and punctuation when writing copy
• Familiarity with Google products and Excel a plus; Mac experience preferred

Prior marketing and online experience is a plus -- but an ambitious and enthusiastic attitude and a passion for media is much more critical.

Candidates must be available for a minimum of two days a week in our New York City offices.

Please email your resume and a short (and fun!) cover note to Alexis Anderson (alexis@purewow.com). Please include links to your various social media presences.

 

Operations Intern

 

PureWow.com, the premiere women's lifestyle email publication, is seeking an Operations Intern. PureWow internships are unpaid but structured to give the interns maximum exposure to an online publishing operation, our goal being to provide them with solid experience that will quickly help them find paid work. We're looking for someone who can to come into the New York office at least three days per week. If you have a strong interest in learning about many aspects of our digital publishing operation and are motivated to succeed in a start-up environment, we want to hear from you.

The Operations internship is a hybrid role that includes assignments and learning opportunities across our sales, communications, marketing, ads ops and creative departments. (Please note that this is not an editorial internship, and the role does not include writing or working with our editorial team. Editorial internships are promoted separately)

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • General office assistance
  • Advertising campaign support
  • Customer service outreach
  • Business project
  • Special projects, as needed
  • Other tasks required to maintain the general health of our start-up

Qualifications and Expectations:

  • Minimum commitment of 15 hours per week at our office 
  • A high energy level is required
  • Great with computers (Mac experience preferred), including word processing (Google Docs and/or Word), spreadsheets (Google Docs and/or Excel), and general internet savvy
  • Fast learner
  • Curious / interested in the world of online publishing

 

If you are interested in this opportunity to join the PureWow team, please send your résumé with an email to jobs@purewow.com, with "NY Operations Intern" in the subject line.

 

Ad Sales Intern

 

PureWow.com, the premiere women's lifestyle email publication, is seeking an Ad Sales Intern to support our growing start-up while gaining hands-on experience with digital advertising sales methods. PureWow internships are unpaid but structured to provide the intern relevant exposure to online sales strategy and execution, in addition to valuable networking opportunities with well-conscious influencers and business people in the fashion, culture, tech, and beauty sectors. PureWow attempts to provide each intern with immediate, real-life experience that can be used later to find paid work. The Ad Sales Intern should be able to commit at least 10-15 hours per week (two-three days per week) working with PureWow for a period of at least three months.

The exact breadth of responsibilities and learning opportunities for the Ad Sales Intern may be customized, based on the applicant's professional requirements.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Working with our Digital Sales Team to build and write custom advertising proposals for our national and local advertising clients.
  • Preparing pipeline reports for management to identify and make sense of pipeline trends.
  • Seeking out advertising opportunities online and recommending potential initiatives to the Digital Ad Sales Team.
  • General office assistance for the ad and marketing team.
  • Special projects as needed, such as planning and executed special events.

Qualifications and Expectations:

  • High school degree required. PureWow welcomes applications from interns who are either college interns (for credit or not) or currently unemployed professionals between jobs who are looking to make a career transition into this area.
  • Minimum commitment of 10-15 hours per week (two-three days per week)
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Must have excellent computer skills. Proficiency with presentation, word processing and spreadsheet software required.
  • Great interpersonal skills.
  • Strong work ethic and independent work style.
  • Expert Googling capabilities and insatiable hunger for finding data online, digesting it, and making sense of it.

 

If you are interested in this opportunity to join the PureWow team, please send your résumé with an email to jobs@purewow.com, with "NY Ad Sales Intern" in the subject line.