Career Opportunities

The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

 


OPEN POSITIONS

 

 

Title: Manager, Social Media & Content Strategy

Department: Marketing & Communications

Reports to: Director, Marketing

Location: New York, NY

 

About The Paley Center for Media

The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of media for the professional community and media-interested public.

Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Archive – including special African-American, Hispanic, LGBTQ+, Women’s and Music collections – and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media.

Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape.

Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.

 

Scope

Reporting to the Director, Marketing, the Manager, Social Media & Content Strategy, will be responsible for strategically building Paley’s social media presence and channels to achieve business goals. Develops and executes strategies to increase awareness, build community, and target new audiences to promote brand engagement, grow digital viewership and market value, drive ticket sales, and new memberships.

The Manager is entrepreneurial, results-driven, a highly organized professional with strong writing and communications skills with the ability to work well independently. This social media strategist has expert knowledge in google analytics and can create engaging content on all social platforms.

At this time, this is a remote opportunity which can change once we are back in the office building.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute Paley’s strategy to grow our social following and increase engagement on all social media platforms.
  • Partner with marketing team to design and execute creative social campaigns to support programming, fundraising, product launches, special initiatives, etc. 
  • Key responsibility for developing content and social content strategy including videos and images.
  • Daily management of all Paley’s social accounts, which also includes live social coverage at programming events covering red carpet activities and monitoring traffic (weeknights and weekends, as needed).
  • Monitor and review analytics of social campaigns to continually improve efforts.
  • Be the Paley social media guru, developing and implementing best practices for social media strategy and most effective/relevant channels, identifying trends and cross-platform opportunities to produce engaging user experience.
  • Partner with studio and network social media teams to ensure mutual image and brand alignment to produce content utilizing broadcast talent and Paley’s growing fanbase to increase ticket revenue and brand awareness.
  • Collaborate with internal partners and build external partnerships to promote coverage and achieve goals.
  • Research and implement current social media trends to ensure audience reach is maximized (Added from Producer, Web & Social Media).
  • Handles additional marketing/promotional projects as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Proven track record of increasing brand awareness through social media
  • An expert in social media trends and platforms
  • 5 + years of experience with creating social media campaigns for live events
  • Must have strong creative, copyediting/writing skills with ability to operate on short turnaround
  • Ability to analyze social media traffic metric systems and produce reports
  • Has a passion for journalism with the ability to write engaging headlines and social media posts
  • Ability to establish external partnerships with similar organizations
  • Must have a strong sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • Must be able to multitask and work collaboratively
  • Ability to work nights and weekends to cover live events
  • Knowledge of television industry and marketing for live events
  • Sense of humor
  • Binge watchers and TV addicts preferred

 

Technical Requirements:

  • Mac proficient
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Sketch
  • HTML
  • Google Analytics, etc.
  • Tweetdeck/Hootsuite
  • Meltwater

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

Application

Interested candidates may apply HERE.

 

 

 


 

Title: TEMP – Membership Associate

Department: Programming – Industry Programs

Reports to: SVP Industry Programming

Location: New York, NY

 

About The Paley Center for Media

The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of media for the professional community and media-interested public.

Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Archive – including special African-American, Hispanic, LGBTQ+, Women’s and Music collections – and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media.

Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape.

Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.

 

Scope

This is a three month assignment with a start date of November 19. At this time, this is a remote opportunity which can change once we are back in the office building. 

The TEMP – Membership Associate will recruit and sell new Media Council & International Council memberships and renew and maintain relationships with existing members. This includes ongoing prospecting for qualified new members in order to meet the membership budget. The Paley Media Council and International Council are exclusive, invitation-only membership communities for industry executives (entertainment, media, and technology, etc.) and provides an independent forum for top industry leaders to explore the evolving way in which we create, consume, and connect through media and technology. Featuring candid conversations with the best minds in the industry, the Paley Media Council offers events covering the full spectrum of media businesses for an exclusive membership audience.

The ideal candidate is a high-energy, entrepreneurial, results-driven, well-written, extremely organized individual who thrives in a fast-paced sales environment. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit new Media Council and International Council members and renew current
  • Execute monthly recruitment, sales, and renewal strategy to support annual Media Council & International Council membership goals in New York, Los Angeles, and globally
  • Create targeted executive and company prospect lists for outreach via phone and email
  • Track, monitor, and exceed monthly and annual budget specifications for memberships
  • Audience development for Industry Programming
  • Create invitation letters, evites, newsletters, thank you notes, tax acknowledgements, and other similar communications for prospects and membership community
  • Develop and manage relationships with prospects and existing members
  • Attend networking and industry events to increase awareness of The Paley Center for Media, Media Council, and International Council, as appropriate
  • Support Industry team with execution of Industry programs
  • Participates in other projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience membership sales with a network of contacts in the media industry (broadcast, cable, music, digital, tech, gaming, media agencies, brands, investors).
  • Proven track record to increase memberships and meet goals of $250K+
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and immediately respond to internal and external key stakeholders in a professional manner that maintains and develops relationships
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Highly organized, resourceful, creative, and attentive to detail
  • Strong leadership, presence, positive demeanor, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Strong work ethic and self-starter
  • Extremely comfortable in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

Application

Interested candidates may apply HERE.