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Content Manager

at in New York, NY   —   Jul 23, 2014   |  
Overview is the leading provider of hyperlocal news and information. We show consumers neighborhood news and information from local bloggers and mainstream media on hundreds of trusted news sites across the Network as well as on our destination site,

Content is an essential component of our hyperlocal experience. We’re looking for an analytical and creative Content Manager to lead the organization, refinement, and expansion of our database of more than 50,000 content sources. By doing so, you will be playing a critical role in’s success.
Ensuring that our content source database covers all U.S. markets comprehensively
Monitoring various channels for new sources of hyperlocal content and adding them to our database as they become available
Maintaining titles, categorizations, and other data points of content sources to ensure high-quality results across the Network
Continuously refining the taxonomy by which we organize our content sources to accommodate new types of content
Managing a team of remote freelancers and reviewing their work for inclusion in our content database
Using mechanical turk to efficiently outsource large-scale tasks
Supporting content needs of key partners based on needs shared by the business development and partner relations teams
Monitoring trending news topics and ensuring that our content tagging is optimized for search queries for those stories
Assisting the product team in researching roadmap for inclusion of new content sources and the QA team in testing the release of new content-related features
Monitoring key metrics for diversity and quality of content database and focusing work to optimize those metrics
Regularly monitor and be a passionate advocate for the quality of our content
Highly analytical, detail-oriented, and driven worker comfortable working in a demanding, fast-paced environment
Experience using Excel to organize and manipulate large sets of data
Ability to orchestrate systems to manage many simultaneous, ongoing tasks with a knack for finding an easier way
1-2 years of experience in an analytical position or an online editorial position
Passion for news and local content
Experience with or interest in learning to use Mechanical Turk
Familiarity with SQL
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