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The New York Times

Senior Editor, T Brand - TEMP (REQ-012894_New_York)

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

All

Yearly

Full Time

No

New York, New York, United States

The [Register to View] target="_blank">mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a newsroom that’s 1,700 strong and sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for.

Note for US based roles: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.

Job Description

T Brand is the in-house creative studio of The New York Times. Our skilled writers, editors, creative directors, designers, videographers and developers create branded content, custom audio and display advertisements that appear in The New York Times and its related media offerings. T Brand’s work takes many forms, and our clients include the world’s most influential and innovative corporations.

The T Brand editor will work in concert with our creative and production teams, leading editorial creation for multiple branded-content projects at once. This editor will also be a key part of a collaborative team in the proposal development process, coming up with ideas for brands looking to make an impact through The New York Times’s advertising platforms.


RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Conceive and create high-quality branded content

  • Report, write and edit branded-content stories, narratives, explainers, video/audio scripts, Mini Story slideshows, podcast ads, display ads, data visualizations and more

  • Confidently present editorial work and concepts to colleagues, brands and their agencies; escort clients through the creative process, from pre-sale pitch to project wrap

  • Understand different clients’ aims and provide editorial solutions that meet client/agency expectations, demonstrating flexibility as preferences shift

  • Assign and edit freelance writers; cultivate and manage an expanding network of expert freelance writers, editors and sources

  • Write/edit audience development copy for various distribution platforms, including New York Times ad units, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

  • Collaborate well with other editors, writers, video/audio producers, strategists, producers, developers, salespeople and other team members

  • Work in a fast-paced environment across New York Times departments

  • Stay on top of new branded-content trends and strategies

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • 7+ years writing and/or editing experience in a journalistic or agency role

  • A plus: experience covering health care, pharma, energy, technology or luxury brands

  • Degree in communications, journalism, English or advertising

  • Experience in digital media workflows and technology

  • Ability to work effectively with corporate clients and their advertising agencies

  • Ability to research and assess data to create interactive experiences

  • Ability to work constructively in a collaborative environment

  • Other skills: office applications (G Suite, Word, Excel, Slack); content management systems, workflow systems

  • Avid consumer of all types of media

  • Comfort with ambiguity and a spirit of constant transformation

  • Passion for The New York Times

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The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.