Uproxx Media Group Inc.

Junior Creative Strategist

Studio - Culver City, CA - Full Time

UPROXX AT A GLANCE:

Uproxx is a Content Studio and Digital Media brand focused on becoming the defacto source of news & culture for the digital generation. We do this through:

  • An award winning studio producing some of the most compelling and shared digital content out there.
  • Our flagship Website, Uproxx.com, has some of the top voices and journalists in the U.S. around news, entertainment and culture, who come with an informed POV around any cultural moment. Our approach is one of actionable optimism, shining a light on the amazing things that people are doing to change the world around them. We come with a solutions-oriented approach to today‚Äôs challenges.
  • And finally, a unique audience that we reach through a large, cross-platform digital footprint comprised of over 30M uniques on our websites and over 100M across our social, YouTube and syndication channels.
  • Uproxx is looking for someone who is available on a freelance basis, with an open-minded, forward thinking mentality, and who enjoys being part of a team. Come join us and be the voice of the digital generation.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Uproxx Studios is looking for a Jr. Creative and Content Strategist to join our Studio team. The ideal candidate is an expert in communication, sourcing stories, copywriting and content ideation. Working both collaboratively and independently in a fast paced environment is essential. Time management, sticking to deadlines, and a positive attitude are also very important to the team. The right person will be eager to learn from a team of seasoned Creatives and excited to hone their skills as a creative thinker and writer. This person should be passionate about creating content and being part of the current conversations in digital media. The verticals we specialize in are sports, technology, pop culture, entertainment, music, videogames and more, and we are looking to hire someone who would be considered an expert amongst their friends in at least one of those categories.

You will report to the Creative Director and Studio Content Strategist, and work directly with the sales teams to develop video concepts and 360 programs for an array of clients, while consistently staying up to date with the latest trends in digital and social media. You will help concept, develop, and write pitches for pre-sale content pitches as well as research talent, cultural insights, and anything else the Creative team might need. In addition to write ups for pre-sale you may also be asked to develop copy for decks or assist in pre-production treatment/script writing.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1-2 years experience working as part of a creative team
  • Four year Bachelor Degree or relevant credentials
  • Background in media & digital advertising
  • Passion for Content Marketing, Writing and Video Content Creation
  • Willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Interest in digital content and entertainment a must
  • Journalism background a plus

SKILLS:

  • Writing and Original Concept Development
  • Interest and passion for social media, general knowledge of features across platforms
  • Natural multi-tasker
  • Communicate clearly, efficiently, and amicably.
  • Works well with a team
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