The FanSided network features more than 300 websites covering a variety of sports, entertainment and lifestyle topics. Launched in 2009 and acquired by Time Inc. in May 2015, FanSided is one of the industry’s fastest growing digital content networks and includes sites dedicated to every major professional sports team, all of the nation’s top college athletic programs, popular TV shows, movies and other celebrated sports, culture, tech and entertainment categories. Boasting a roster of more than 1,500 writers, FanSided’s unique fan-focused editorial content reaches millions of dedicated readers every month online and via its stable of highly customizable apps and newsletters
FanSided is part of Time Inc., a leading multi-platform consumer media company that engages over 230 million consumers globally every month. The Company's influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE, SOUTHERN LIVING and TRAVEL + LEISURE, as well as approximately 60 diverse international brands.
Vertical Director for the expanding Entertainment and Lifestyle division for FanSided Inc, providing support for members of the Operations and Editorial teams as needed. This is a key role for the detail-oriented, quick thinker interested in adjusting processes to a maximum efficiency across a publicly traded company. Must have someone with the solid understanding of the Entertainment and Lifestyles topics and websites.
This is a US-based position that will allow you to work remotely.
Identify strengths and weakness of the division and help plan content strategies
Demonstrate a broad knowledge and passion for Entertainment and Lifestyle topics
Check in on each site routinely and offer suggestions, tips, and ideas to help them improve their content, SEO, Best Practices, etc
Maintain organizational documents relating to the division
Work with Recruiting team to bring in fresh voices, experts and contributors, to the division
Develop a collaborative sense of community throughout the division
Be creative in communicating with your division, on an individual basis and in the group setting
Encourage and help sites improve their social media skills and presence
Ability and comfort level to work a non-traditional schedule
Passionate: You give it your all. Your track record of driving revenue through long-term client relationships says it all. Dedication to high performance and interest in beauty make you the perfect fit for this role.
Driven: Your self-motivation keeps you two steps ahead of the game, making you a key player of any team. An unstructured environment doesn’t faze you; whether working independently or in a group, you thrive.
Organized: You live by prioritization and organization. You’re a born multitasker who loves to take on a good challenge; especially on a tight deadline. You see the big picture, but your attention to detail and creative flair make you an invaluable asset to any team.
Verbal:You’ve never got a problem voicing your opinion and know when to speak up, making sure your ideas are heard. Highly communicative, you know how to facilitate a conversation and always contribute to whatever meeting you’re in.
Even-keeled: Productive, efficient and reliable. In the roughest, most chaotic times, you guide your team safely to shore, effectively communicating issues and steps that need to be taken to successfully complete a project. You’re a valued team-player and an indispensable leader.
A Multi-tasker:When it comes to juggling multiple projects at once, you’re a pro; anticipating every project need before it’s needed. You have great analytical, scheduling and booking skills. Paired with your knack for communication, no one can stop you.