Overview

This is a project / limited term position.

NBC News Digital is looking for a production coordinator to help expand its commerce content and shopping recommendations.

We’re looking for a detail-oriented editorial producer who wants to help NBC News readers make smarter and more responsible shopping decisions. You’ll have a hand in developing and expanding the NBC News Shopping commerce content footprint.

Our top priority is informing readers with fact-based and well-sourced shopping recommendations. The ideal candidate will be interested in and eager to learn how to best serve readers through shopping articles that are data-driven, easy to understand and compelling, from content to format.

You will be expected to regularly communicate with the editorial team on layout and copyflow best practices, as well as with the partnerships and distribution teams on placement, social and other promotional best practices. Your main priority will be mastering our processes and workflows, and helping inform their evolution based on performance and timeliness. You will also help schedule, create, update and publish content in line with editorial plans, and help ensure all moving parts stay moving.

Job Description

Build shopping articles in the CMS
Produce shopping content primarily for NBC News Shopping, as well as for NBC News verticals like BLK, Latino, Out and Asian America.
Identify and update appropriate evergreen content on a timely basis to meet the editorial demands of the news cycle
Participate in regular editorial meetings
Work with the social and engagement teams to help create and promote shoppable content
Optimize new and existing posts based on affiliate partnerships and commerce opportunities
Qualifications/Requirements

Experience:

Understanding of CMS and editorial workflows a huge plus
Some media or editorial experience
Commerce editorial experience a big plus
Work experience for a news brand is a plus

Skills:

Knowledge of affiliate marketing platforms including Skimlinks, Amazon, Linkshare and Rakuten a plus
Proficiency in crunching data to uncover actionable results
Proficiency with general CMS practices
Experience with editorial project management
Attention to detail and ability to make quick decisions
Ability to manage many different tasks at once and under strict deadlines
Excellent communication skills and ability to work across multiple teams

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