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Associate Editor, Latin - Billboard/Billboard.com

Job Title: Associate Editor, Latin-Billboard/Billboard.com

Job Duration: Full Time. Based in New York or Los Angeles

Company or Publication Name: Billboard

About Your Company

Prometheus Global Media is a diversified company with leading assets in the media and entertainment arenas, including: Music (Billboard and its related conference events) and Film (The Hollywood Reporter and it's related conference events).
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Job Requirements or Qualifications

If you are passionate about Latin music, its artists and its players and you relish the constant flow of music and news that they generate, this is for you. We are looking for a dynamic, music-loving, self-starting, motivated associate editor for whom no task is too big or too small and who relishes working in perpetual motion.  You will cover the day to day of Latin music for Billboard’s online properties,billboard.com and billboard.biz and manage and update all Billboard Latin social media. Our associate editor will work under our executive director of Latin content in covering all aspects of the Latin music industry and generating continuous, daily original, dynamic content that includes videos, articles and social media posts.  Experience working in a fast-paced newsroom is absolutely essential as is knowledge of social media and what makes people tick.

Daily postings include: News stories, album and track reviews, artist interviews, original content and analysis plus the creation of photo galleries and polls. Duties also include generating daily social content and daily postings on twitter and Facebook and the occasional story for the magazine. 

Our staff member needs to be a skilled writer and team player for which no job is too big or too small and who is available for night and weekend coverage as needed.  This job requires knowledge of site dynamics and what generates the most traction online. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

-Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a must. Has to write primarily in English. 
-Minimum 2 years relevant experience covering music and entertainment. Experience in a newsroom is absolutely required. 
-Active in social media and aware of the direct effect it has on content consumption.

-Proven experience handling social media accounts and posting on a daily basis. 


-Knowledgeable and passionate about the Latin music market.
-Familiarized with the processes of digital content creation, experienced in the use of content management systems.
-Excellent editorial judgment.
-College degree required. 


The above are minimum requirements. We welcome resumes from more experienced candidates. Compensation and responsibilities will depend on experience/qualifications.

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Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, no agencies please. Billboards offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Billboard is an equal opportunity employer.

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