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Director of Audience Development

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

Desired Start Date: Immediately

TastingTable.com, the website and newsletter for culinary enthusiasts nationwide, is looking for a Director of Audience Development.

In this position you will work closely with Tasting Table's senior management and audience teams to develop and execute impactful multi-platform marketing solutions to grow Tasting Table's audience.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about growing a brand—hungry to push the envelope on creating innovative digital marketing campaigns—and eager to expand their career in marketing and media.

Are you excited about being a part of a growing, innovative, dynamic digital media organization? Apply already!

Day-to-Day:

  • Manage audience development team to reach audience growth goals and KPIs across email, web and social
  • Lead weekly and monthly audience development team meetings and strategic planning sessions
  • Conceive of and manage execution of monthly, quarterly and yearly cross-channel audience growth campaigns
  • Identify, cultivate and manage new audience growth partners and opportunities
  • Oversee execution and performance of third party traffic driving programs (Zergnet, PubExchange, content syndication partnerships)
  • Manage paid marketing initiatives as prioritized by the business
  • Partner with Sales, Integrated Marketing, Editorial and Production to include audience insights in sponsor packages and enhance editorial programming and TT products
  • Competitive landscape monitoring; Maintain awareness of new digital marketing marketing techniques being used by others, as well as look for opportunities to innovate and develop completely new techniques to drive TT's audience growth goals

 

Must Haves:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in audience development / marketing
  • Experience managing teams ideal
  • Mastery of Google Analytics
  • Marketing budget management experience
  • Beyond beginner Excel skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Accurate and thorough
  • Incredibly organized
  • An ace at prioritization
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills–written and verbal
  • Enjoy problem solving
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous workstreams
  • Fast learner
  • Curious, interesting and interested in the world of online publishing and digital innovation
  • A pro with computers (Mac experience preferred), including word processing (Google Docs and/or Word), spreadsheets (Google Docs and/or Excel) and general Internet savvy

 

Tasting Table is not able to offer relocation packages at this time. To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to auddev@tastingtable.com. If we think you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview. 

 


Digital Ad Sales Assistant

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

Tasting Table has an immediate opening for a Digital Sales Assistant to participate in our 12-month training program in New York City.

This program combines on-the-job training with full-time work in our SoHo office assisting our Digital Ad Sales team with running day-to-day operations for our fast-growing food and drink media company. This is a perfect introduction to digital ad sales for an ambitious recent grad or career-changer who wants to launch a rocket ship sales career and is willing to work and learn hard to gain the fundamental skills, tools and knowledge to succeed.

As a Digital Sales Assistant, you will work closely with our business development managers on all aspects of the sales lifecycle, from lead generation to media plan and proposal development to tracking sold business with Tasting Table and beyond. You'll gain the skills necessary to understand a client's needs and requirements, craft a cunning proposal that fulfills those needs and convey Tasting Table's unique ability to deliver on that proposal.

Along the way you'll also become versed in the vocabulary and technical skills necessary to work in digital ad sales, and you'll begin to develop a network of colleagues and contacts.

Requirements:
- Bachelors degree required
- High energy level, high-intensity and general desire to "crush it"
- Work-hard / Play-hard mentality when "crushing it"
- Thoroughness / drive
- Ability to learn quickly on-the-job without dropping the ball
- Sponge-like ability to absorb new material
- Excellent quantitative skills; Excel skills desired but not required
- Attention to detail, especially when reviewing Excel spreadsheets you prepared
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Good professional image / not a slob
- Sense of humor / fun attitude about life
- High tolerance for mental exhaustion
- Low quantity of inappropriate Facebook posts publicly available via Google Search

***This position includes a competitive entry-level salary, two weeks paid vacation, health and dental insurance, 401(k) program, stocked Stella Artois (TM) office fridge, etc.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to adsalesassistant@tastingtable.com. If we think that you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview. 

 

Thanks for your interest!

NO RECRUITERS


Communications Intern

Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York
Desired Start Date: Immediately

TastingTable.com, the website and newsletter for culinary enthusiasts nationwide, is looking for an energetic intern to work in our Communications & Events 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Assist in the execution of social media strategy across multiple platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram).

 

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.
  • 21 +

 

To apply, please fill out this survey. If we think you may be a fit, we will contact you.