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Program Specialist, Courses - Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura is seeking a Program Specialist to join our growing Experiences team. In September of 2020 we launched our first online courses—live, interactive classes taught by experts on topics rarely offered elsewhere. The response has been astounding. As a result, courses have become a core part of our business and we’re actively expanding our offerings, as well as the team of course instructors we work with. Working closely with our Experiences team, the person in this new role will drive the design and development of a segment of our course portfolio and will be instrumental in shaping the future of Atlas Obscura Courses.

Note, Atlas Obscura is a remote-first company, so you can work from anywhere within the continental United States.

Responsibilities

  • Research, design, develop, and execute a portfolio of unique online courses
  • Expand our offerings by sourcing new course concepts and instructors
  • Serve as the primary contact for course instructors
  • In collaboration with our guest experience team, manage the flow of information between Atlas Obscura, our course participants, and instructors
  • Work with a small, growing, ambitious team to help shape the future of Atlas Obscura’s online courses business
  • Contribute to the evolution and refining of existing operations, exploring new course formats and partnerships

Desired Qualifications

  • At least three years of relevant professional experience, ideally managing educational programs (not necessarily in a traditional school or classroom environment) and/or interactive online programming
  • A creative and collaborative approach to course design and development
  • A thoughtful and attentive approach to account management
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Clear and consistent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet established deadlines and communicate in a timely manner
  • Intuitive interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Curiosity, openness to learning, and excitement to generate new ideas and take calculated risks
  • Commitment to developing, implementing, and optimizing effective and consistent processes
  • A healthy sense of humor
  • A passion for Atlas Obscura’s core values (Be curious. Seek wonder, share wonder. Exploration is for everyone.) and a dedication to bringing these values to life through our course programming

Nice to Have

  • Background in building creative education experiences in or outside traditional classrooms (especially online education)
  • Strong relationships and experience working with expert educators
  • Experience managing partnerships with established brands 

Compensation is competitive and includes equity. Benefits for full-time employees include contributions toward health, dental, and vision for both employee and family. We value diversity and are committed to an inclusive work environment and a fair and consistent interview process.

To apply for this role, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest at the following link: https://atlasobscura.applytojob.com/apply/WOiVGBqtEt/Program-Specialist-Courses?source=emmabowen 

About Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura is an award-winning travel company founded in 2009. Widely celebrated for building the definitive, community-driven guide to the world's hidden wonders, the company also offers unique online and in-person experiences, produces once-in-a-lifetime trips, and has published two New York Times bestselling books with more than a million copies in print. Atlas Obscura has been nominated for three National Magazine Awards, a James Beard Award, three Webby Awards, and in 2020 was named one of Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies. Having raised a $20M, Series B led by Airbnb last summer, Atlas Obscura is well-positioned for growth.

Strategy & Operations Associate (Contractor)

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard, and we work fast — while keeping up the creativity and entrepreneurialism we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from QuickTake to New Economy.
Bloomberg New Economy was established in 2018 to forge a better future for the world by convening leaders from East and West on a neutral platform at the heart of the New Economy, recognizing this is where many of the technologies, ideas and markets that will drive global prosperity are emerging.

We are looking for a 12-month contractor to support the Managing Director of Bloomberg New Economy across every aspect of the business, making sure the Managing Director’s priorities are being executed swiftly, thoroughly, and with quality. You'll be exposed to all areas of our business, including commercial strategy, operations, marketing, and planning. This will require resourcefulness, flexibility, efficiency, and a can-do attitude. You will need to move fast, while always being thoughtful and professional.

We’ll trust you to:

-Work closely with the Managing Director, leadership team and key partners to craft and implement brand vision and business strategy
-Work directly with Managing Director to develop and execute 2021 business planning and track progress
-Structure thoughtful and efficient agendas for team meetings
-Oversee implementation of team initiatives; operationalize management discussions into action items, including articulating project timelines, delegating accountability and follow up
-Investigate/resolve ad hoc issues that impact the team and process gaps/roadblocks
-Draft messaging, communications, talking points and presentations for key meetings
-Prepare the Managing Director for critical meetings and occasionally attend meetings on their behalf
-Build key presentations and briefings demonstrating framework of organizational strategy, policy and decisions
-Work with Managing Director to provide regular and transparent updates to team and organization; communicating clear goals and deliverables for the global team; ensuring excellence and best course
-Develop communications for internal Bloomberg stakeholders
-Excellence in all areas of strategy development, including project management, business analysis, problem solving, recommendation, and consensus building

You'll need to have:

-Bachelor's degree
-Preferred 2+ years at a premier management consulting firm, in corporate strategy at a leading company, or other analytical/strategic roles in media or related industries
-Experience and knowledge of corporate events
-A background in media or at a media organization
-Highly analytical problem solver who finds structure, logic, and insight in complex business problems with limited supervision
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills and maturity around senior leaders
-Top-notch quantitative, modeling, and presentation skills
-Entrepreneurial mentality, bold in thinking and action
-Highly productive with the ability to make significant progress with only limited oversight and direction day-to-day
-High-energy and hard-working, with a positive attitude

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/88353

If you think we’re a good match. We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Social and Audience Development Editor, Bloomberg Media

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. "Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces." We bring out the best in each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.

We are seeking a Social and Audience Development Editor to manage content distribution and strategy across social media platforms. You will work with reporters and editors to frame and optimize text and video content for social platforms, and package content for distribution on Bloomberg social accounts. We're looking for a strong writer with an eye for great visuals. This person should also have great news judgement, with an ability to identify and enthusiastically jump on breaking news.

We'll trust you to:

-Distribute Bloomberg content (video, stories, etc) on social platforms with an eye toward expanding reach, increasing engagement and driving up referral traffic
-Cover breaking news on a daily basis
-Own story packaging for specific content verticals across platforms
-Bring creativity and a fresh eye to our work on platforms like Instagram
-Monitor, analyze and distribute social metrics to wider teams as needed

You'll need to have:

-4+ years of experience as an editor or social media editor, preferably in a digital editorial environment
-Strong editorial judgment
-Proficiency in social analytics and publishing tools
-A demonstrated track record of driving audience growth and social referral traffic
-An ability to cover fast-moving breaking news on social platforms and work with social video

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/88247

If you think we’re a good match. We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Master Control Room/Transmissions Operator, Bloomberg Media

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard, and we work fast — while keeping up the creativity and entrepreneurialism we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from QuickTake to New Economy.

Bloomberg is looking for a Master Control Room/Transmissions Operator, who is focused, flexible, and proficient in several aspects of broadcast operations within a 24-hour live news environment.

We'll trust you to:

- Coordinate inbound and outbound transmissions, as well as manage transmissions vendors
- Manage Video/Audio compression codecs, web streaming and transmission technologies
- Check-in remote guests, color correct feeds, and operate audio/video routing systems
- Steer in satellite feeds and optimize signals
- Work in conjunction with our Assignment Desk to tackle news of the day
- Oversee implementation of commercial breaks and logs
- Maintain strong relationships with live show producers

You’ll need to have:

- A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
- Knowledge of color correcting feeds and QC'ing remote guests
- Knowledge of RTS PAP IFB assignment panel
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Experience with Satellite, Fiber and IP technologies. Live U knowledge is a plus
- Ability to work early AM and overnight hours, as well as the weekend

Does this sounds like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/88229

If you think we’re a good match. We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Account Executive

We are looking for a Senior Account Executive to be responsible for representing Bloomberg's complete multi-platform media offerings. This position will require a creative and seasoned sales professional to work well both externally and internally; keeping the client's and Bloomberg's priorities in mind. Profitable and renewing revenue growth is the core objective. There is incredible growth opportunity in this role.

You'll need to have:

-Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
-Minimum of 6-8 years of recent/relevant advertising sales experience
-Experience with the following: programmatic sales; cross platform selling; strong digital video sales experience; analytics; media campaigns
-Significant and strong client relationships at all levels
-Track record of total revenue and platform revenue growth
-Coverage of the entire client and agency relationship including all levels
-Very strong presentation skills
-Internal and external communication at a highly productive and seamless level
-Ability to prospect and develop new business
-Strong understanding of media advertising landscape
-Self-motivated; dedicated; strong team player
-Capable of multitasking and working in a dynamic environment
-A real passion for media, advertising and business
-Willingness for business travel as needed

We'd love to see:

-Experience in the luxury, auto, beauty, and lifestyle space

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/88218

If you think we’re a good match. We’ll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Director, Corporate Communications, Talent Relations & Events- Crown Media

POSITION SUMMARY


Under the supervision of the Vice President, Network Program Publicity and the Director, Corporate Communication the Director, Communications, Talent Relations and Events has responsibility for managing talent relations and development, implementation of events for Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Movies Now. The Director, Communications, Talent Relations and Events ensures both traditional and virtual events drive ROI across the company’s portfolio, and in accordance with protecting one of the world’s true heritage brands. This position reports to the Vice President, Network Program Publicity and Director, Corporate Communications.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Cultivate and maintain relationships with talent, personal publicists, managers, agents and casting directors in the entertainment industry
• Act as the primary company representative for any and all talent requests; Coordinate and execute talent “asks” across all divisions of the company, including marketing, social media, adverting sales, and distribution; oversee approach to talent, manage expectations, and ensure successful execution of talent-related events and initiatives
• Identify and recommend opportunities for talent that will support the interests of internal divisions
• Act as the primary liaison between talent and Crown Media execs and stakeholders
• Work with department coordinators to book talent travel, hair & makeup, create itineraries, and ensure talent needs are met
• Accompany and manage talent at such Crown Media related and industry activities and events TCA, Upfront, screenings, affiliate marketing events, and more.
• Oversee all purchases and distribution of talent gifts
• Create and maintain calendar tracking important personal events in talent’s lives
• Ideate and execute innovative traditional events and virtual events that can be synchronized across all departments to amplify ROI for Crown Media Family Networks
• Oversee all on-site logistics
• Manage external vendors, including caterers, event planners, furniture rental companies, etc.
• Scout and secure locations for company events; act as key liaison with location manager/owner
• Collaborate with departmental heads from ad sales, marketing, distribution, and publicity on the execution of key industry events, including TCA, Upfront, Screenings, and industry summits & conventions
• Ensure timely follow-up to each event, including briefings, thank you letters, invoicing, and postmortem evaluations


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS


• BA in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Marketing and Promotion, Events, Talent Relations or other related field
• Prior experience directing events traditional/ virtual for the entertainment industry, specifically for cable
or broadcast television networks
• Minimum 10 years’ experience in progressive network program publicity department or PR agencies that
have television PR departments as clients
• Prior Talent Relations experience required
• Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel

OTHER REQUIREMENTS


• Must be a proactive, strategic communications executive with strong event skills, talent relations and
contacts within the industry
• Have a well-organized work style and leadership skills
• Extensive track record of successful events within the entertainment industry
• Must be able communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel (in person, written,
telephone)
• Requires close attention to detail
• Requires strict confidentiality when dealing with talent relations, senior executives within Crown Media
Family Networks
• Must be able to deal with fast-paced environment and rigid deadlines
• Must be able to manage the department’s talent relations and talent gifts
• Must be able to work flexible hours, and be able to attend various activities before, during and after
business hours; must be available for periodic travel to sets in Canada
Desired Characteristics
• Self-starter, creative thinker
• Team player who has the ability to work alongside other cross-functional internal members of the
company
• Ability to interact confidently with senior management and leaders of the business
• Self-motivated, proactive, work with minimal supervision
• Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously
• Proven leadership qualities, excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
• A background of increasingly responsible positions in the entertainment industry
• Ability to build and maintain trust with talent, producers and senior management
• Be an interdepartmental influencer

Weekend Assignment Editor/Desk Assistant

Weekend Assignment Editor/Desk Assistant

ABC7 Chicago is looking for a resourceful, aggressive journalist to become part of the weekend assignment desk team.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be an aggressive, self-sufficient journalist who recognizes a good news story and understands what it takes to bring it to audiences on all platforms. Duties include:
• Coordinating news coverage and dispatching colleagues to news stories
• Collaborating with news managers and producers to plan and execute news coverage
• Gathering information and verifying facts of news stories
• Monitoring scanners, social media, email and other information sources for news stories
• Maintaining contact and developing relationships with newsmakers, agencies, police and fire departments and other news sources
• Communicating new information to colleagues in a timely manner
• Ability to post information on digital platforms, including social media

Basic Qualifications:

Must understand and meet all journalistic and ethical standards when developing stories for all ABC7 platforms. Must be an excellent communicator and team player who demonstrates ability to assess newsworthiness of information. Must understand how to leverage social media as a news gathering tool.

Required Education:

College degree required

Preferred Qualifications:

3-5 years newsroom experience strongly preferred.

Additional Information:

This is a NABET represented position

Candidates should apply on line at www.disneycareers.com Requisition ID#: 771687BR

Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

Weekend Newscast Producer

Weekend Newscast Producer

Job Description:

ABC 7 Chicago's #1 news is seeking an energetic, creative producer for our weekend morning newscasts.

Basic Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must have rock solid news judgment and be aggressive when it comes to covering breaking news. The successful candidate will have strong writing, communication and organizational skills. Must demonstrate consistent use of social media in all parts of newscast creation from story selection to on-air presentation. Must be able to work unpredictable hours and work under deadline pressure.

Preferred Qualifications:

3-5 years of medium to large market experience is preferred.

Responsibilities:

In addition to crafting a fast paced, visually compelling show, the producer is responsible for booking guests and creating relevant feature segments that will be of interest to weekend morning news viewers. The producer will communicate with reporters about the focus and format of their stories. The producer will also be responsible for creating some graphics and editing video at their desktop.

Required Education:

College degree required.

Additional Information:

This is a NABET represented position.

Candidates should apply on line at www.disneycareers.com Requisition ID#: 771646BR

No phone calls, please.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Reporting Location - Chicago, IL

Planning & Campaign Manager, Bloomberg Media

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We challenge each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in our communities as around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen!

The vision of the Bloomberg Planning and Campaign Management team is to be collaborative partners within the media group, with a positive and proactive approach towards building cross platform media solutions and maximizing revenue. The Planning and Campaign Management team will create strategic and cohesive cross platform media plans and successfully run sold campaigns from start to finish. We are looking for an individual that thrives in a fast-paced working environment and can manage frequent changes in priorities with ease. This role will require you to develop an in-depth understanding of Bloomberg's media platforms including; Digital, Social, OTT, Television, Radio, Print and Events along with the skills to deliver a high level of customer service to our clients.

We’ll trust you to:

-Collaborate with multiple teams to build strategic and creative single or cross platform media plans
-Manage pre through post sale process for ad campaigns including but not limited to: brainstorming and ideating based on client objectives, analyzing reporting and data to ensure we are meeting our clients KPI's, optimizations for optimal performance, and facilitating wrap up reports for renewals
-Work with sales to understand client’s objectives in order to identify and recommend ideal media placements for proposals
-Plan strategically through an understanding of internal business goals
-Attain a thorough understanding of each media platform, ad products and capabilities
-Utilize our proprietary and industry research tools to inform our media planning recommendations
-Work closely with sales and traffic to ensure that we are meeting and exceeding the client's expectations on the execution of the ad campaign, to increase client retention
-Continuously provide excellent customer service for both internal and external clients
-Develop strong communication and time management skills to ensure we are effectively managing requests and deadlines both internal and external
-Acclimate well to an evolving work environment

You’ll need to have:

-Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
-2+ years of media planning experience
-Prior media planning experience (Agency or Publisher), Digital or TV experience required
-A personality to be self-motivated, hardworking and detail-oriented
-The ability to effectively multi-task with strong time management and organization skills
-Experience working in a fast-paced environment with frequent changes in priorities
-Ability to maintain strong professional relationships with clients
-Refined problem solving skills and solutions oriented
-Strong numerical analysis skills, including basic data visualization abilities
-Experience with campaign management tools such as DFP/Operative, DMC, Moat & Salesforce
-Ability to interpret data from delivery reports and research tools to deliver insights on campaign performance
-Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills
-Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Does this sound like you?

Apply here, if you think we’re a good match: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/87990

We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Digital Advertising Trafficking Team Lead, Bloomberg Media

Smarter, Faster, and as always - First. That's our philosophy. Bloomberg Media empowers global business leaders with breaking news, expert opinion and proprietary data distributed on every platform, across every time zone. Like our products and solutions- our teams are agile, dynamic, and innovative. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy for which we're known. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

The Digital Advertising Trafficking Team Lead is responsible for setting the strategy, vision and execution within one of media’s core functionalities. As part of the larger Global Advertising Operations team, you will run Bloomberg’s Digital Trafficking team by providing leadership and oversight of our US line of business, focusing on client performance and optimization. Success will be defined by collaborating across the organization, by partnering with sales, planning, pricing, ad product, editorial and the broader ad operations team to help drive engagement and revenue.

A qualified candidate will have the opportunity to use their outstanding blend of technical aptitude, analytical approach, organizational skills and creative problem solving to bring solutions to life that ensure client success. In their day to day role, they will serve as a player/coach, working across mobile/desktop web, mobile applications, video & connected devices to traffic online creative, troubleshoot problems, lead campaign delivery and report results for client advertising on Bloomberg’s digital properties. This person will also engage across pricing & inventory, ad technology, marketing, product and engineering teams to launch new ad experiences, build creative for clients and project manage high impact units.

We will trust you to:

-Set a vision for our digital trafficking team, drawing heavily on a strong pulse on the industry and command of our metrics and goals
-Coach and mentor a robust team of digital traffickers through campaign delivery and account management, with an eye towards performance and optimization
-Define and consistently measure quantifiable success for the team
-Provide outstanding customer service for internal partners and external clients/agencies, working consultatively to foster understanding and adoption of industry best practices
-Drive workflow and communication with cross-functional partners in sales, marketing and planning to ensure timelines are met and campaigns have successful outcomes
-Create strong connections with our data, content and audience teams, along with editorial and engineering to develop powerful innovations that surprise and delight our users and advertisers
-Proactively ensure the sales and operations teams are educated on new and innovative strategies; continually encourage teams to raise the bar strategically, creatively and operationally
-Be seen as a leader with vision in the ad community for digital trafficking
-Traffic and maintain display and video ad campaigns on Bloomberg's digital platforms, ensuring deal terms are met including delivery rates, start and end date, reporting requirements, viewability expectations, etc.
-Optimize performance and drive yield across campaigns to ensure full delivery and improve creative engagement
-Collaborate with ad product, ad technology and planning teams to understand client KPIs and how we can use Bloomberg assets to drive success
-Build custom ad experiences with internal and external partners, from client kick off calls through QA and launch
-QA campaign creative for spec compliance and accurate functionality

You'll need to have:

-Bachelor of Arts Degree
-5+ years’ experience in Digital Ad Operations/Revenue Operations
-You are the type of person who likes to take ownership of a project and see their hard work come to life
-Strong time management and written communication skills to ensure we are effectively managing and responding to requests both internally and externally
-Eloquent and comfortable speaking with diverse audiences, including sales and clients; demonstrating the ability to translate technical subject matter into relatable business terminology and respond to unexpected questions on the spot
-Understanding of Excel, including how to create and use pivot tables
-Ability to work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining an attention to detail and multitasking in a fast-paced environment
-Impeccable technical acumen and experience with advertising systems with a detailed understanding of advertising performance metrics
-Experience working in Google Ad Manager as well as with third party ad servers (DCM, Sizmek, Flashtalking, Celtra, etc) and ad-verification vendors (Integral Ad Science, DoubleVerify, MOAT, etc)
-Experience managing third party rich media builds and/or working within rich media self-service platforms
-Ability to problem solve with outstanding time management and an eye for detail

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/87987

If we believe you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.