Refinery29 is hiring a

Production Assistant, Digital Innovation

New York, United States

Refinery29 is looking for an entry-level Production Assistant to join our Digital Innovation team in the Manhattan office. Reporting to the Digital Innovation Editor on the Growth team, this position will assist in overseeing the production schedule of exciting and innovative articles during the months of November and December.

 Responsibilities:

  • Work with Refinery29’s four person Digital Innovation team to brainstorm new story concepts, positionings and topics that have not yet been covered by R29

  • Assist in ideation, execution and building of articles

  • Assist in article research and photo research

  • Pitch and potentially write articles to appear on Refinery29

  • Ideate social media positioning, headline tests and distribution strategy

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English or related fields, or 1-2 years of experience in journalism

  • Proficiency in Excel, Photoshop and InDesign. Video and photography skills a plus.

  • Detail-oriented with strong organization skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Keen eye for grammar and spelling.

  • Ability to multi-task and strong time management skills in a fast-paced startup environment.

  • Must be eager and ready to learn many different skills.

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