Branded Editor, Unbothered

VICE Media


0 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
About The Team:
We create content for Refinery29 Unbothered, the sub-brand dedicated to celebrating and serving Black millennial women. Our team operates across several departments including editorial, social and video. We create anything from long-form articles and programs to social assets and videos. We help shape and guide how Refinery29 supports and serves the Black femme audience, delivering on those promises with fresh content, tools, and discussion every day.

Branded Editor
As the lead writer on our creative branded team you’ll work on the most exciting brand programs that exist today.You’ll be at the forefront of Unbothered’s continued expansion into new types of branded storytelling. You’ll conceive, assign, write and edit branded articles, stories, infographics, and more. You’ll pitch interesting angles, generate copy, craft compelling headlines; collaborate on branded campaign materials; and work with our design, sales, creative, editorial and other teams to produce content that achieves a brand’s goals and speaks to the Unbothered audience.

Responsibilities
Conceptualize original, ambitious branded editorial campaigns that translate our clients’ objectives into great content to include articles or developing something entirely new 
Work with both the branded and editorial teams on campaign development
Work with the Creative Group and the editors to assign and source writers, directors, producers, designers and any other necessary talent
Assist the social team in ideating and creating social assets to support campaigns
Conceptualize and write articles in our CMS for our site that support our branded campaigns
Collaborate with social media leads to develop concepts for new materials
Ability to work quickly and efficiently and pitch new, exciting ideas on a consistent basis 

- Immerse yourself in each VICE vertical to understand its voice, audience and the content that works best in that environment
- Develop & execute VICE’s multimedia branded content offering alongside the creative, design and product teams
- Conceive, pitch and produce writing-led content programs for our brand partners
- Commission writers and edit their pieces, and occasionally write pieces yourself
- Be the go-to writer & editor for creative needs across all of our brand programs

The ideal candidate will have
- 5+ years experience working in digital media; a combination of journalism and agency experience is ideal but not mandatory
- A deep understanding of the editorial side of publishing and the ability to apply that knowledge to achieve a client’s goals
- Familiar with the Unbothered brand and audience 
- A history of executing branded content campaigns at an agency, publisher or brand
- A desire to work in a creative, entrepreneurial environment
- Attention to detail, a love of grammar and a passion for copyediting

Working at VICE
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