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Starting Salary range: $75,000 to $85,000 Reports to the General Manager Location: NYC-prefered, but remote is possible
The Audience Manager will lead the Forward’s growth and engagement efforts, developing strategies that maximize our reach across platforms while growing our newsletters’ list size and engagement. The role will occupy a unique position within the organization, working with the newsroom to leverage our journalism and collaborating with business team members on offers tied to membership. The Audience Manager will develop a measurement and reporting strategy to educate stakeholders across editorial, product and business teams about our current and prospective users. This position will also work closely with News Revenue Hub, a nonprofit that supports news organizations, on goals, analytics, reports and more.
Goal-setting and metrics
Establish and own KPIs for growth and engagement for newsletters, social, SEO, and other channels
Develop strategies to build reader habits
Overseeing our analytics, including gathering and reporting of insights from across platforms to inform daily and strategic decisions
Track, target, and grow loyal reader segments
Collaborate with business and marketing team members on converting readers to members
Measure the impact of tactics/experiments
Owns and executes newsletter list growth strategy using tools such as search, social, site and other creative means
Own newsletter engagement KPIs and reports regularly on progress
We know there are great candidates who might not check all these boxes, or who possess important skills we haven’t thought of. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We also encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities.
About the Forward The Forward is a legendary name in American journalism and a revered institution in American Jewish life. Our outstanding reporting on cultural, social and political issues inspires readers of all ages and animates conversation across generations and different segments of our community. Our English and Yiddish platforms build on a century-old legacy maintained in our archives and lead to a deeper understanding of what it means to be Jewish in the 21st century. While we are deeply engaged in the business of creating a financially stable and successful media outlet, amidst the challenges in journalism today, the Forward has always been a not-for-profit association and is supported by the contributions of its readers.
The Forward delivers incisive coverage of the issues, ideas and institutions that matter to American Jews. Its rigorous reporting and balanced commentary on politics, arts and culture have won numerous awards year after year, including repeated recognition by the Society of Professional Journalists.
Founded in 1897 as a Yiddish-language daily, the Forward soon became a national paper, the most widely read Jewish newspaper anywhere. By the 1920s its circulation outstripped the New York Times. It chronicled the events that affected a population of immigrants eager to earn their place in American life, and published regional editions around the country before any other newspaper.
The English Forward was launched as a weekly in 1990. Its perspective on world and national news, and its unparalleled coverage of Jewish arts culture and opinion have made it the most influential nationwide Jewish media outlet today. More than a million unique visitors turn to forward.com each month for award-winning news, thoughtful commentary, and captivating videos. More than 50,000 subscribers receive e-newsletters that highlight the latest stories and areas of special interest like Arts & Entertai...nment and Food & Drink.
The Association is a media organization that works to create a better-informed, more deeply engaged American Jewish community. To that end, it acquires and publishes informative, enlightening content that expresses its enduring commitments to social justice, Yiddish and Jewish culture, and the welfare of the Jewish people worldwide.
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