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Digital Content Writer

Remote from CA, PA, NJ, NY, DC, CT, VA, GA, OH, OR

Industry

Political News, Online Media

Duration

Regular, Full-time

About TYT

TYT is America's largest online progressive news network and the #1 most engaged news and politics network. The award-winning network is one of the top multi-platform online content creators, generating over 500 million views a month.

Most recently TYT received the Audience Honor in the Shorty Awards for News and Media. The Damage Report with John Iadarola was recognized with the People’s Voice Webby Award in News and Politics. Additionally, Indisputable with Dr. Rashad Richey was recognized as the fastest growing TV news show by the Hicks Evaluation group. In 2021, TYT received the Audience Honor in the Shorty Awards for Best in Live Event Coverage for their coverage of the 2020 Election. The Damage Report with John Iadarola was a 2021 Webby Honoree for Social Media Presence. Dr. Richey was recently awarded with the Global Icon Award by the Black Media Honors and was recognized with an award by the White House for his work with gang-affected and gang-affiliated youth and social advocacy.

Cenk Uygur was recognized by Mediaite on their list of Most Influential in News Media 2021. Host Ana Kasparian was named to the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 Media List and The Daily Dot’s 20 Women of YouTube list. The Young Turks was recognized with a Webby Honoree for News and Politics: Series and Channel, won the Audience Honor for Overall YouTube Presence in the 2018 Shorty Awards and the Webby People’s Voice Award for News and Politics - Series. Over the years, TYT has been recognized by the Streamys, Webbys, and Shorty Awards. The Young Turks was awarded the Imagen Vision Award and the Vote It Loud Fifth Estate: Champion in Media Award for Best in New Media in 2016. In 2015, The Young Turks was named to Variety’s FameChangers List (No. 7) and The Hollywood Reporter’s Next Gen List (No. 1 in the News category).

TYT includes owned and operated and partner shows such as The Young Turks, The Damage Report, Indisputable, and more.

TYT’s 24/7 programming is available on YouTube TV, The Roku Channel, Pluto TV, Xumo, Twitch, Comcast Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex, Samsung TV Plus, TCL, Local Now, FuboTV, and more.

TYT is also available as a podcast on Apple podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, Amazon Music, and more.

Job Description

The digital content writer is a creative storyteller who will utilize their familiarity with news and politics, the progressive landscape, and the TYT brand to develop, write, edit, publish content and copy for a variety of digital platforms to support marketing and PR initiatives and campaigns and growing TYT’s brand awareness. This person has a proven record of excellent writing, is up to date with current events in news and politics, understands TYT’s story and brand, has strong interpersonal skills, possesses good time management skills, has the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and is enthusiastic in making an impact!

TYT seeks a motivated, creative, interpersonal, problem-solving digital content writer who has a strong understanding of the political landscape, and has knowledge of TYT’s history, impact, shows, hosts, community, platforms. An ideal candidate is a self-starter, collaborative, and can write engaging and informative content, optimized for the publishing platform. This person is accustomed to taking initiative, inter-departmental collaboration, problem solving, and is forward thinking.

Primary Responsibilities

The digital content writer is responsible for owning the communications calendar and executing our digital messages across platforms and to support several business lines through supporter acquisition and retention. This is a highly collaborative role that interfaces across cross-functional teams, you’ll work closely with product, marketing, audience development, and programming teams.

Writing, developing, editing, publishing content and copy for various digital platforms. Creative storyteller: Write and edit promotional content supporting marketing campaigns: TYT branding, membership, audience support, live viewership, sponsorship, e-commerce, podcasting, programming, and more. Monitor performance of written copy and work closely with the Marketing Analyst and Audience Development team to improve and optimize audience conversions. Organize and manage a writing schedule using Trello to complete drafts of copy and ensure timely delivery of requests. Plan messaging campaigns and maintain messaging calendar; socialize across a cross-functional team; build processes for reactive / rapid-response messaging Daily research of what’s trending including hashtags and keywords that can inform written content. Syndicate and cross promote with the wider team. To further increase reach, this person is willing to learn SEO and create written content that is optimized for the platform to maximize visibility.

Requirements

3+ years of experience in media, politics, community engagement, marketing, or policy Strong writing skills - engaging, concise, and quick Detail-oriented with excellent communication skills, organization, teamwork, follow-up sills Proficient in Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite Familiarity with news media, politics, and progressive issues Experience with Klaviyo and Trello preferred but not required Bachelor’s degree

Additional

TYT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applying

To apply, please submit your resume to [email protected] and put Digital Content Writer in the subject.

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