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POSITION AVAILABLE: Multimedia Copywriter

POSITION AVAILABLE: Multimedia Copywriter

Posted 7/17/15

The Multimedia Copywriter is a conceptual self-starter who is responsible for channeling his/her talent to develop, write, and edit compelling copy for use in key on- and offline integrated marketing initiatives. Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Communications, the Multimedia Copywriter will serve as a steward of MNN’s voice as it translates to all marketing channels. The position is writing intensive and requires writing across all media.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develops ideas for and creates original content for key integrated marketing materials and campaigns spanning multiple applications including writing on-screen text and copy for associated Web, digital, and social media outlets, as well as copy for promotional materials, advertisements, emails, and other outlets.
  • Edits copy originated by MNN departments, partner organizations, and other sources, maintaining clarity of thought and consistency of voice while adhering to institutional messaging and style.
  • Manages multiple tasks simultaneously and meets deadlines consistently. Effectively communicates any schedule changes to the Director, and makes improvement suggestions as appropriate.
  • Assists in managing and maintaining organization’s distribution lists, including mailing and email lists.
  • Assists in managing organization’s social media profiles and works to boost engagement across all social media platforms.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as required, including but not limited to, assisting in analytics reporting, assisting with special projects, assisting with events, and other responsibilities as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

  • B.A./B.S. degree in Communications, English, Marketing Communications or equivalent
  • At least two years experience in copywriting and/or multimedia content creations
  • Experience managing and creating social media presence on multiple platforms
  • Ability to assist in developing and executing strategy for content distribution across multiple platforms
  • Motivated self-starter with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of producing impactful content
  • Understanding of analytics across all platforms

Other Job Requirements

  • Strong interest in community media.
  • Good organizational skills with demonstrated ability to work independently, collectively and collaboratively.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative in solving problems and capacity to troubleshoot and make recommendations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse public.
  • Position may require evening and weekend work hours.


Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

To Apply

Application deadline is July 31, 2015. Send resume and cover letter to marketing@mnn.org. In your cover letter, please address the following question: How do you think your skills can benefit a community media organization? We will only consider complete applications.

Due to the volume of applications, MNN may not be able to respond individually to each applicant. No phone calls please. MNN will contact selected candidates for interviews on a rolling basis.

About MNN

Founded in 1992, Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) is Manhattan’s free, public access cable network. We operate two media production and education facilities in Manhattan and run four cablecast channels (Community, Lifestyle, Spirit, and Culture), reaching some 620,000 cable subscribers in the borough.

MNN offers free training in video production, editing, and broadcasting to Manhattan residents who wish to become Certified Producers with MNN.

We actively strive to empower Manhattan residents to exercise their First Amendment rights in an open, uncensored, and equitable forum.

Manhattan Neighborhood Network is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.