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Tasting Table is a website and newsletter for culinary enthusiasts.

Business Development Account Manager

Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York

Tasting Table is looking for a superstar account manager to join our growing advertising sales team. Our new teammate should be a self-motivated, outgoing, proven go-getter with a strong understanding of digital advertising. Must have a proven track record of client and agency outreach/meetings resulting in the sale of integrated marketing programs.

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience selling integrated programs (more than just banners) with proven success
  • Experience working with New York automotive, fashion/beauty, and finance clients a plus
  • Motivated & smart with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent communicator – great writer & presenter
  • Creative & strategic self-starter with the ability to connect with difficult-to-reach clients and build unique partnership ideas for them
  • Bachelor's degree

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prospect, negotiate and secure media partnerships with agencies and clients
  • Achieve monthly sales goals and maximize all revenue and growth opportunities for Tasting Table
  • Foster client relationships and be respected, visible and relevant to designated account list
  • Work with the marketing team to create advertisers solutions/advertising proposals, partnership programs, for clients and agencies
  • Participate in regular sales meetings and provide on-going reporting and feedback to sales management.
  • Participate in industry associations and trade groups

 

Compensation: Salary + commission + benefits

To apply, send cover letter, resume & salary requirements to accountmanager@tastingtable.com. Applicants without salary requirements will not be considered. Please, no recruiters. 


Content Studio Editor

Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York

Tasting Table has an immediate opening for an experienced editor/writer to work out of our New York City office. The Content Studio Editor will be responsible for creating engaging, premium, editorially driven emails, features, content packages and videos that align with clients' marketing objectives. The role works in tandem with our Senior Content Producer and involves collaboration with our editorial, video, marketing, operations and sales departments. The editor should have a clear understanding of the Tasting Table editorial voice and have extensive food and lifestyle writing and editing experience at a major publication.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce and manage the creative process for all partner content campaigns, including brainstorming, researching, writing and/or assigning advertorial/dedicated emails, top editing, managing client revisions and analyzing performance metrics for optimization.
  • Pitch, vet and write original, high-engagement, on-brand partner content (including video concepts, scripts, hubs, social copy, articles, infographics and slideshows) that is consistent with the Tasting Table style and sensibility.
  • Repackage Tasting Table archived content into dynamic, clickable features with native brand placements.
  • Ensure we're meeting client expectations and execution deadlines.
  • Follow industry trends in both editorial and branded content.
  • Participate in content studio and editorial team meetings, brainstorms, etc. as required.
  • Manage and recruit a network of contacts, freelancers, publicists, tipsters and industry friends who help to create intriguing content and keep you abreast of the coolest, newest happenings in the food-and-drink space.

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in digital media at a food and/or lifestyle publication.
  • Proven experience producing a high volume of food and/or lifestyle related content.
  • Intelligent, agile writer who can write witty headlines and copy.
  • Creative content packaging skills.
  • Familiarity/experience with integrated/branded content is preferred, but not required.
  • High taste level and ability to know a great idea when you see it.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Graceful under pressure and able to juggle numerous projects at once.
  • Excited about digital content trends and the latest content marketing techniques.
  • Mac savvy, a basic knowledge of Google Analytics, SEO best practices and traffic-driving know-how.
  • Deadline driven and committed to delivering on time and beyond expectation.

 

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to contentstudioeditor@tastingtable.com. If we think that you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview. Please no recruiters. 


Integrated Marketing Manager

Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York

Tasting Table is currently on the lookout for an Integrated Marketing Manager to join our growing marketing department. This manager will work closely with the advertising sales team to develop compelling, customized marketing programs strategic to advertisers' brand goals and objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Field day-to-day integrated marketing and RFP requests from advertising sales team
  • Work with advertising sales to develop custom solutions for existing and prospective partners
  • Write and design customized proposals and presentations
  • Independently manage workload to insure deadlines are met
  • Coordinate with other departments (operations, production, editorial) to provide detailed hand-off for sold marketing programs
  • Complete client-facing program recaps
  • Develop new integrated marketing packages and programs
  • Create and write category-specific presentations, sell sheets and other sales collateral
  • Assist sales team in developing compelling sales stories for advertisers based on editorial and audience statistics

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3-5+ Years of experience in media, including development of integrated marketing programs (digital, tablet, mobile, events and traditional media)
  • Excellent copywriting and copy editing skills
  • Extremely organized multi-tasker
  • Tech skills: Mac applications, Keynote and Powerpoint. InDesign and Photoshop experience a plus
  • Passion for food & dining

 

Compensation: Salary + benefits commensurate with experience.

To apply, send cover letter, resume & salary requirements to integratedmarketingmanager@tastingtable.com. Applicants without salary requirements will not be considered. Tasting Table is an equal opportunity workplace.

Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on level of experience. Please, no recruiters. 


Senior Writer

Senior Writer
Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York

TastingTable.com has an immediate opening for an experienced writer to work out of our New York City office. The Senior Writer will be responsible for producing national epicurean content (writing both features and shorter stories, sourcing artwork/photography as needed, etc.) for our web site, social media channels and daily email newsletters. Working alongside our Editorial Director and Deputy Editor, the writer will be responsible for shaping and facilitating engaging content across all of our verticals (dining, wine, cocktails, cooking, entertaining, culinary travel and more). Please note that this role requires extensive food writing experience at a major publication.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitching and writing multiple Tasting Table stories per day across all of our verticals
  • Repackaging existing Tasting Table content into dynamic, clickable features
  • Producing social media-minded content with the goal to drive engagement and page views
  • Monitoring performance to determine which types of content work best, and producing stories accordingly
  • Participating in editorial team meetings, brainstorms, tastings, etc. as required
  • Managing a network of contacts, publicists, tipsters and industry friends who help to keep you abreast of the coolest, newest happenings in the food and drink space
  • Produce special/branded content packages as required

 

Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years experience in food media
  • Proven experience writing a high volume of food-related content
  • Intelligent, agile writer who can write sharp headlines and copy that will drive engagement
  • Wide breadth of knowledge about food and drink across cuisines
  • High taste level and ability to know a great idea when you see it
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Graceful under pressure while multi-tasking
  • Mac savvy / generally "digitally minded"
  • Fun, funny, easygoing but deadline-driven and committed to delivering on time and beyond expectation

 

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to seniorwriter@tastingtable.com. If we feel that you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview. Please, no recruiters.


Brand Experiences Intern

TastingTable.com, the website and newsletter for culinary enthusiasts nationwide, is looking for an energetic intern to work in our Brand Experiences department at our New York City headquarters. This paid internship will offer exposure to the fast-paced world of a digital start-up. Each intern will have a hand in the projects and tasks of the department including event production, public relations and social media.


Potential interns should be willing to commit to at least 20 hours per week in our Soho office. This position requires obsessive attention to detail, excellent research and writing skills and a positive, go-getter attitude. Familiarity with Google products and Excel is a plus. Motivation, resourcefulness and enthusiasm are musts: Much of the projects are time-sensitive, so organization and time-management skills are essential to maintain efficiency.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in planning and execution of events in our Test Kitchen & Dining Room including vendor outreach, research, gift bag assembly and on-site event management
  • Assist in the maintenance and management of our Test Kitchen including inventory and interfacing with our full time culinary staff
  • Assist in the execution of our large scale events including inventory management and communication with vendors.
  • Create event collateral in collaboration with TT graphic designers such as invitations, menus and signage.
  • Administrative tasks such as scheduling, mailings and expense reporting
  • Assist in execution of PR strategy including media list development and database management, drafting press materials and media monitoring

 

Qualifications:

  • STRONG attention to detail
  • A willingness to get your hands dirty and a can-do attitude
  • Energetic, personable and good-humored
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer knowledge (Mac experience preferred), including google docs, photoshop, pages, keynote, and general Internet savvy.
  • Ability to work as a team player and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • A self-starter mentality with a solid sense of judgement

 

To apply, please fill out this form. If we think you might be a good fit we will contact you for an interview. Please, no recruiters.


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