Full Time - Mid-Level (Senior Producer, Reporter, Editor)
Content Management, Editorial, Web Production
4 Year Degree
Oovvuu is a Media-as-a-Service startup. Our mission is to put a contextually relevant video into every article in the world. We provide an API and CMS integrations for news publishers to access our extensive video catalog, together with brand-safe advertising.
We’re looking for a Digital Content Editor to help us tie contextually relevant video to publisher articles throughout North America. As part of our team, you will be working with our partners on a daily basis and utilizing strong editorial judgment to bring accurate video content to hundreds of online publications.
At a granular level, this means pairing the right videos with the right stories in our CMS while also ensuring our video content is the best possible product (i.e. great titles, great descriptions, accurate metadata, and genre tagging)
In addition, the Digital Content Editor will also be responsible for programming email newsletters and working with the Global Head of Content on Oovvuu blog posts and social media to ensure that we’re telling the right stories to the right audiences at the right time.
Ideal candidates will possess a degree in journalism, have 4-6 years of experience working in an online newsroom using a news Content Management System (CMS) and experience exercising sound editorial judgment and interacting with teams remotely.
We’re based in Sydney, but you can be anywhere in the United States working 100% remotely. We’ll also provide you with whatever tools you need to do your job, and support you in your professional development.
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Accountabilities and Key Metrics
Identify the perfect video for all available stories
Ensure all incoming video is tagged for discoverability.
Provide front line customer success to deliver traffic goals in the immediate term.
Deliver the stream goals the company has set by ensuring the availability of sufficient quality video.
Ensure that all video feeds have appropriate tagging and compelling imagery to match with articles and drive streams to meet the traffic goals.
Support the Global Head of Content and broader team with editorial expertise to ensure they are empowered to make decisions.
Embed a “customer service” ethic into everything we do.
Ensure collaboration and teamwork is at the heart of what we do.
Ensure a harmonious working environment.
Engage in regular contact with the Global Head of Content and regular meetings and collaboration with the global team.
Write and develop newsletters.
Share Oovvuu success on social media and professional networks.
Develop Oovvuu’s brand and reputation in the market.
Ensuring Oovvuu delivers the video traffic required to achieve the revenue goals in the business plan.
Assist in the preparation and sharing of case studies of successful customers to assist in future sales.
Acute sense of urgency.
Being organised and delivering to tight deadlines.
Put customers at the center of everything we do.
Behave as one company.
Be data-driven, focused on defined outcomes.
Have a bias for action, pursue performance excellence.
Integrity and honesty – do what we say when we say we will.
Manages change within the business/function.
Encourages open communication within the business.
Knowledge and Experience
Journalist with 4-6 years experience in a trusted news environment.
Self-starter with the confidence to make quick editorial decisions.
Demonstrable experience of reading data and using it to drive success.
Evidence of working in a collaborative environment with multiple stakeholders.
Ability to embrace and thrive in a fast moving start-up environment.
Communication, networking, and influencing skills.
Exceptional editorial news judgement
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Telecommuting is allowed.
Oovvuu is the world’s leading technology to help publishers embed contextual video in articles.
We are also the official video technology partner of WordPress VIP.
Our tools enable millions of people to access trusted news, while generating millions in ad revenue to fund journalism.
Oovvuu is used by more than 200 renowned media organizations including The BBC, Reuters, The Associated Press and The Guardian.
Our award-winning platform is recognized by Amazon, IBM, Intel and has been named the world's most disruptive advance.