Content and Media Specialist

LA Opera

Los Angeles, CA

We are seeking a Content and Media Specialist to join our Marketing & Communications department. This position functions as a content creator and in-house journalist, covering company activities and performances for the LA Opera blog, website, newsletter, and social media.Our Content and Media Specialist plays a vital role in generating interest in opera among those who are less familiar with the art form.

This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position based at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in downtown Los Angeles, with some remote working flexibility via a hybrid work policy. Evening and weekend work is sometimes required, in addition to regular office hours.

Key responsibilities include the following:

Researching, planning, writing and posting blog articles, including photography 
Social media content planning, preparing and posting, including copy, photos and videos 
Establishing interview questions and scheduling participants for video content 
Preparing a bimonthly e-newsletter 
Writing articles and preparing content for other external and internal audiences  
Produce multimedia content  
Who we’re looking for:
We are seeking a communications professional with excellent writing and storytelling skills and the ability to produce copy of varying tone and messaging based on target audience and medium.

Successful candidates will have:

Demonstrated competency in and knowledge of various social media channels, their differences, and how to best communicate with audiences 
The ability to work independently and without supervision 
An aptitude for acquiring new information and skills quickly and the ability to excel in a fast-paced, varied, diverse and multicultural environment  
Understanding of popular culture and interest in music, opera, theater or the arts 
Competency in basic production skills such as image and video editing for social media 
Advanced proficiency with Word and Outlook or similar programs.  
Excellent computer skills and understanding of the online environment with the ability to quickly learn new technical tools such as social media management applications and content management systems (CMS)
Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred but not required.

We are committed to a workplace in which everyone has equitable opportunities and experiences a sense of belonging, and we are seeking a Content and Media Specialist who champions and demonstrates this commitment. 

Apply here by 8/19/2022.

Base annual salary starts at $50,000. Medical, dental, vision, employer contribution to 403(b) retirement savings plan, Flexible Spending Accounts, life and long-term disability insurance, Headspace subscription, cell phone allowance, commuter and parking subsidies

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