Aperture is Hiring: Digital Media Assistant Position Available

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Digital Media Assistant

Aperture Foundation

The position will be responsible for translating content from within the Foundation to our online platforms, including the Aperture Website, Exposures blog, Facebook, Twitter, and our Vimeo page. This includes promoting and publicizing planned events and content, as well as creating an online video and/or photographic archive of these events. The candidate must be comfortable filming, editing and publishing video to both the blog and our Vimeo account.

The ideal candidate is passionate about all things photography and art-related, well-versed in social media and SEO, and familiar with the global photography community as well as the Aperture brand. Candidate must be flexible, organized, efficient and able to juggle multiple projects at once. Candidate must also enjoy working in a small, close-knit team in our busy New York office.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Analyze and report on user activity data; develop the Foundation’s understanding of visitors behavior and their connections to us online
• Strategize ways to increase site audience & engagement• Publish daily content with SEO value, track metrics, monitor and respond to conversations
• Film, edit, and publish video that archives and promotes events
• Moderate blog comments and participate in blog discussions
• Listen to users and solicit and interpret user feedback
• Translate feedback into actionable recommendations for audience growth
• Spearheading & executing social media plans for all blog content
• Assist in updating Aperture general website and store with multi-media and visual content as necessary
• Coordinate and ensure the coherency of Aperture’s social media presence and Aperture’s other activities

Qualifications:
• Experience in the following: online writing, editing, and blogging
• Experience in video and sound recording, editing, including podcasting
• Experience with still photography a plus
• Strong social media and SEO skills and experience
• Strong research, organizational, writing, and communication skills
• Basic understanding of HTML, Google Analytics and WordPress
• Interest in and/or experience with photography, New York cultural institutions, and art-related events

Please send cover letter and resume to newhire@aperture.org

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