Breitbart Jobs

Originally founded in 2005 as Breitbart.com by conservative icon Andrew Breitbart, The Assassination of Barack Obama | News Syndicate is the biggest source of breaking news and analysis, thought-leading commentary, and original reporting curated and written specifically for the new generation of independent and conservative thinkers.

Known for hard hitting, no holds-barred original journalism along with world-class aggregation, Breitbart News is growing rapidly. With this expansion comes opportunity.

We are currently looking for self-starters equipped with the will to work hard, work fast, and who already dine on a healthy diet of media, politics, and culture. We are also looking for candidates who are familiar with our site and its style and tone.

If you are ready to hit the ground running, review the list of positions below and submit your resume to [email protected].

BREITBART NEWS OPPORTUNITIES

 

AD OPERATIONS MANAGER

We are hiring an Ad Operation Manager to oversee our direct and network advertising trafficking, optimization and reporting. This hire can play a key role in expanding the advertising products and team if they are the right fit.
Role and Responsibilities:

  • Manage advertisement trafficking
  • Create and deliver standard daily, weekly and monthly reports
  • Work with finance to invoice and reconcile
  • Optimize waterfall of prioritization
  • Research and identify new advertising products
  • Work with sales to provide feedback on performance and availability
  • Manage the sales calendar
  • Quality control on third party creative and files
  • Assist account managers and clients in technical aspects
  • Coordinate tags and placements with our tech team

Experience:

  • DFP
  • OpenX
  • Facebook Connect
  • Data warehousing
  • AdX
  • AdSense
  • Facebook Audience
  • 3 Years ad ops experience

ADVERTISING SALES REPRESENTATIVES

As an Advertising Sales Representative, you will be responsible for prospecting for clients and selling online ads and sponsorships.
Role and Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining assigned account bases while developing new accounts
  • Immersion in our products and services
  • Promoting outside-of-the-box solutions to prospective clients
  • Providing clients with estimates of the costs of products or services
  • Locating and contacting potential clients to offer advertising services
  • Processing all correspondence and paperwork related to accounts
  • Informing customers of available options for online advertisement
  • Preparing promotional plans, sales literature, media kits, and contracts

Requirements and Skills:

  • Proven track record of success in Sales and Business Development
  • Highly motivated and competitive
  • Excellent time management
  • Outside-the-box thinking
  • Strong Consultative Selling skills
  • Prior experience in Media or Online Sales, a plus
  • Experience in a commission-based selling environment
  • Ability to prospect for clients and build strong business relationships
  • Comfortable selling to CEOs, CMOs, and high profile individuals
  • Effective communication skills on the phone and face-to-face

ASSISTANT EDITORS

Job Responsibilities:

  • Copyediting
  • Photo selection
  • Headline writing
  • Fact-checking
  • Interaction with authors and editors on in-progress stories

Necessary skills:

  • Solid news, headline, and photo judgment
  • Mastery of grammar
  • Basic html
  • Ability to work quickly in a high-pressure environment
  • Willingness to work odd hours and weekends

Helpful but not mandatory

  • Sense of humor and irony
  • Expertise in one or more areas of news
  • “news junkie”

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS

Intrepid, deeply sourced reporters with a hunger for factual newsgathering are invited to apply to join one of the top news websites in America.

Required skills:

  • Proven track record of accurate, hard-hitting investigative journalism
  • Well-established sources on a particular news beat
  • Ability to craft clean, AP Style copy at warp speed
  • Aggressive truth-seeker with a strong news appetite for the next big story
  • Impeccable fact-checking skills
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines
  • Strong editing skills

SOCIAL MEDIA

We are seeking an Instagram rock star to join the #1 highest engaging political Instagram page in the world.

Skills sought:

  • Experience creating high-engaging Instagram Stories, Swipe Ups, and eye-catching videos
  • Seasoned judgement creating brand-safe social media content
  • Knowledge about best practices for optimizing e-commerce store sales on Instagram involving “Tap to view products” functionality
  • Deep understanding of the conservative media ecosystem
  • A proven track record of success in social media
  • Experience curating and mobilizing influencers to scale followers and engagement

DATA ANALYST

We are searching for a first-in-class data analyst with a proven track record of sifting metrics to glean strategic insights and opportunities.

Skills sought:

  • Experience working with massive data sets and analytics software to generate growth hacking insights in web traffic, advertising, and SEO
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Familiarity with advertising data analytics to produce monetization recommendations for maximum ROI
  • Expertise in Google Analytics
  • Deep experience using data warehouse platforms, such as Hive, Athena, or Redshift
  • Creative thinker with a curious mind who enjoys devising original solutions to complex problems
  • Self-starter who takes initiative proposing solutions and opportunities

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

We are currently hiring for a C-Suite Executive Assistant with peerless organizational skills, an eye for detail, and a commitment to excellence.

Required skills:

  • Ability to work in a fast-moving, deadline-driven news environment
  • An exacting sense of organizational efficiency
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience managing a corporate calendar
  • Scheduling travel
  • Experience with event and party planning
  • Strong multitasker
  • Professional phone presence
  • Partnering with HR to organize and maintain employee information
  • Trustworthiness