Digital Content Manager

Film Independent is seeking a Digital Content Manager to join its marketing team. The Digital Content Manager is a strategic leader who manages the overall web editorial schedule, contributes regular blogs and manages a pool of contributing bloggers and filmmakers, ensuring Film Independent’s written and video content have a consistent voice and are engaging, informative and on brand. The position is also responsible for aspects of content marketing including SEO,content syndication, digital partnerships and creatively increasing web traffic and online engagement overall.

• Create and manage web editorial calendar and lead regular meetings with contributing bloggers and key staff from the organization
• Cover major Film Independent events on a ongoing basis and writeregular blogs
• Manage a pool of contributing bloggers; edit pieces ensuring consistency of voice and adherence to style guide
• Source and resize photos; post all web editorial content and using WordPress
• Lead video content strategy and oversee video production of original videos showcasing the talent of Film Independent Fellows
• Activate and manage a pool of contributing filmmakers
• Post video content on Film Independent’s youtube page and ensure each piece is properly tagged and promoted for maximum views
• Forge strategic partnerships to drive more traffic to Film Independent web properties and video content
• Manage and improve organic search engine performance and stay up-todate on the latest trends, changes and best practices in online marketing
• Write and edit promotional website copy as needed
• Other duties as assigned

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Experience blogging to achieve organization goals
• Proven track record as an effective project manager and leader
• Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Experience with video production from concept to creation with a high sensitivity to resources and budgets
• Proven ability to work effectively with cross-departmental teams
• A high degree of leadership and strategic thinking skills
• Knowledge of SEO and experience forging marketing partnerships
• Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Word Press
• 4-5 years experience managing content for high traffic website(s)
• Knowledge of film and the independent film community
• Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism or Film

To Apply:
Email your cover letter, resume, salary requirements and three writing samples to[email protected]. No phone calls or direct emails please.