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Tasting Table is a website and newsletter for culinary enthusiasts.

Photo Intern

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

Tasting Table is hiring a photo intern to join our growing in-house operation. This internship will offer opportunities to work alongside the photo team in our New York office, Test Kitchen and occasionally on location. Daily tasks include performing image research, brainstorming creative ideas for new stories, some shooting and post-processing, and various other production assistant responsibilities.

Potential interns should be willing to commit to three to five days a week in Soho for a minimum of three months.

Candidates should be eligible to receive college credit for this internship. Previous experience in photography or photojournalism is preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform photo research and acquisition for articles, including features
  • Assist with in-house photo shoots
  • Process, retouch and color-correct images using Adobe Photoshop
  • Help manage CMS and organize photo file archives
  • Occasionally photograph for web recipe content
  • Provide general assistance and support to the photo, editorial and content studio departments

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Bridge and Capture One Pro
  • Proficient with Canon DSLR equipment and standard strobe lighting
  • Able to quickly research and source stock imagery from various platforms
  • Familiarity with image copyright rules
  • Detail oriented, web savvy and highly organized
  • Excited and knowledgeable about the world of food and drink

Please send a cover letter and résumé to photointern@tastingtable.com. If we feel that you may be a fit for this position, we will contact you for an interview. Please, no recruiters. 




Partnerships Intern

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

TastingTable.com is seeking a Partnerships intern in New York City. This paid internship will focus on the business side of our operations. The intern will be part of Tasting Table's Audience Development team, helping to grow our audience across website, social and our email newsletter.

Potential interns should be willing to commit to coming to the Tasting Table office in Soho at least 15 hours Monday through Friday for a duration of four months: July 2017 - October 2017.

This intern’s day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Support the team’s efforts to develop and maintain third party partnerships with the purpose of acquiring subscribers.
  • Work with Director of Influence to conceptualize, pitch and execute influencer-marketing programs.
  • Establish new and manage existing content syndication relationships.
  • Monitor competitive landscape

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the workflow of marketing campaigns, both for Tasting Table and brand partners, to ensure they are executed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Assisting in copywriting for marketing programs including proofreading to ensure final materials are within brand guidelines and messaging
  • Tracking, monitoring and reporting results to evaluate and improve the efficiencies of the marketing campaigns and channels used
  • Identifying partners with like-minded digital properties
  • Researching competitive initiatives and key trends
  • Ad hoc projects to streamline business operation functions within the Partnerships Team

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the digital food and drink space and a passion for media
  • A love for talking to and meeting new people
  • A strong sense of the social and influencer landscape
  • Advanced computer knowledge (Mac experience preferred), including Google Docs, Photoshop, and general Internet savvy
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency with Excel
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment; setting priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, including perfect grammar/punctuation/diction when writing copy
  • Self-starter who can work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to think both creatively and strategically

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


Editorial Intern

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

Tasting Table is seeking an editorial intern in New York City. This internship will offer opportunities to experience the entire editorial process. The intern will work closely with his or her editor to pitch ideas and contribute to brainstorms, write articles including news and recipes, contribute to social accounts, provide fact-checking support, as well as assistance with research, editorial administrative duties, and possibly assist with photo production.

Potential interns should be willing to commit to coming to the Tasting Table office in Soho at least 15 hours per week (Monday through Friday) for a duration of at least three months. This position requires obsessive attention to detail as well as strong research and writing skills.

The intern should have good knowledge of the web and viral content, the New York City and national food scenes, and a curiosity and passion for all things off-the-beaten path.

Maturity and motivation are musts: Most of the work will be done independently, thus organization and time management skills are essential.

Interested candidates need to be eligible to receive school credit in order to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to edit brainstorms
  • Research for various types of editorial content
  • Building stories in our CMS
  • Assisting the recipe-testing process by procuring materials
  • Pitch and write articles
  • General administrative editorial responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • A passion for food, drink and dining, and good working knowledge of the New York City and national food scenes
  • Detail-oriented, with strong research and writing skills

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


Product Manager

Location: Tasting Table Headquarters, SoHo, Manhattan, New York City


Tasting Table is looking for an energetic new team member to work in our Product Department at our New York City headquarters. The company is laser focused on audience growth and is seeking a data-driven individual to manage and enhance our current products and optimize our online product & content strategy. A strong knowledge of Google Analytics and Excel is mandatory. This role is tasked with helping the company make smart, fast decisions to optimize potential for growth. Understanding of business goals for interpretation & communication of recommendations is key.

The position will work very closely with the following departments: audience development, editorial, marketing, product (including the DINE iOS app) and operations. Data, communication, passion and drive are key characteristics that will help the individual thrive in this environment.

This position requires obsessive attention to detail, excellent research ability and a positive, go-getter attitude. Motivation, resourcefulness and enthusiasm are musts: All of the projects are time-sensitive, so organization and time-management skills are essential to maintain efficiency. You will be working with engineers, therefore logic always prevails.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Director of Product, directors, and various departments to help build, develop, iterate, and enhance new and existing products to achieve business goals
  • Work with Director of Product to lead product definition and successfully maintain and execute on the product roadmap by collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • Oversee content syndication partnerships from a product standpoint
  • Constantly innovate and improve internal workflow functions by leveraging technical solutions or new platforms
  • Successfully own and execute on all facets of the product lifecycle from ideation to production; to include post release strategy (e.g. A/B testing, user testing, iterate based on data, etc.)
  • Manage expectations and product development pipeline across departments while prioritizing based on overall company objectives.
  • Train and act as a resource to other departments when onboarding a new product, tool, or tech solution/best practice.
  • Apply SEO expertise to keyword and competitor research, reporting, linking, conversion goals, on-page and off page optimization, rich media, image and digital asset (ex. blog, social media) optimization, and mobile; responsible for performance outcomes
  • Analyze data for content, product, or general site performance for various departments.
  • Keep up to date with latest products and/or best practices relative to the media or Tasting Table workplace.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (CS/Engineering preferred but not required)
  • 2-4 years of product experience (preferably in Digital Media)
  • Adept at solving complex problems
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to understand when you are wrong
  • Patient
  • Good sense of humor
  • Familiarity with DMPs and/or the world of online (especially mobile advertising)
  • Strong communication and reasoning skills across departments including those with non-technical backgrounds
  • Ability to quickly and accurately forecast potential product solutions/implementations to solve overall business goals.
  • Proficient with web/mobile product design and UI/UX best practices
  • Experience in managing content syndication (eg. Facebook Instant, AMP, Apple News, Flipboard)
  • Experience in iOS UI/UX design and development
  • Experience in mobile app cohort analysis, funnel optimizations, setting conversion goals, and retention strategy
  • Experience in push notification testing and strategy
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Extremely experienced in Google Apps (Including but not limited to Docs, Sheets, Scripts, Data Studio, Google Analytics, Google Search Console)
  • Knowledgeable of SEO best practices and SaaS tools (Eg. Moz, Google Trends, SemRush)
  • Familiar with process management tools (eg. Trello, Asana)
  • Experience using wireframe tools
  • Experience in A/B testing, user testing
  • Experience in cloud-based database management, data manipulation, and record upkeep
  • Familiar with messenger bots and/or artificial intelligence/machine learning SaaS platforms is a plus
  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS, JS, Python, Node.js a plus

This position includes a competitive salary, two weeks vacation, health and dental insurance, 401(k) program, stocked Stella Artois (TM) office fridge

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to productmanager@tastingtable.com. If we feel that you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview. Please, no recruiters. At this time, Tasting Table is not able to offer relocation packages. 

 


Brand Partnerships Manager - Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL

Tasting Table is looking to grow its sales team in Chicago. An ideal candidate is an ambitious self-starter, a strategic and independent thinker, outgoing, and a proven go-getter with a strong understanding of content-based advertising.

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years sales-related experience
  • Motivated and confident with the ability to work independently (set/achieve personal activity and financial goals, define/accomplish projects) and work remotely
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to present content/advertising solutions to decision makers
  • Tenacious approach in navigating potential clients to break business
  • Ability to create and maintain relationships among client and agency teams, amidst an ever changing media planning and buying landscape
  • Generate RFP opportunities through meetings and constant correspondence with target accounts
  • Strategic closer
  • Ability to learn and think quickly, entrepreneurial spirit
  • Bachelor's degree

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with internal teams on all aspects of the sales lifecycle, from lead generation to media plan and proposal development
  • Support Brand Partnerships Director in Chicago with large, key accounts
  • Achieve sales goals and maximize all revenue and growth opportunities for Tasting Table
  • Participate in regular sales meetings and provide on-going reporting and feedback to sales management in Chicago
  • Participate in industry associations and trade groups

Compensation: salary + commission + benefits

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




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