Director of Content, The Streamable (remote)

New York City /
The Streamable – The Streamable /
Full-Time
/ Remote
WHO WE ARE

The Streamable (thestreamable.com) offers the best in news, reviews, and deals on streaming services and devices. Our site helps readers find new services, cut the cord on cable, streamline their digital subscriptions, and save hundreds of dollars a year. We monetize when our happy customers subscribe to new services.  Acquired by VerticalScope Inc. in November 2021, The Streamable aims to expand their 1200 communities to cover online streaming.

Want to help millions of cord-cutters learn about the best in streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Sling TV, or YouTube TV? Want to help them pick the right streaming device - like Roku, Apple TV, or Fire TV? Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset and sharp editorial instincts to build and manage a best-in-class affiliate marketing site? Join us!

THE ROLE

At The Streamable, we are simplifying digital streaming and are looking for a Director of Content to develop the best content on the web for cord-cutting. You have a sharp editorial eye; the skills of an SEO manager; and the ability to lead a high-performing team. As an expert in the streaming space, you will oversee the editorial strategy, SEO, and content produced by your team of freelance writers to ensure that your breaking news content flows seamlessly to get the most traffic and drive the most revenue. Our team consists of experienced marketers who spent the last 10+ years in the affiliate space -- most recently on the executive team at Ebates, plus a crew of freelance writers. You will work closely with our leadership team and the greater VerticalScope team to ensure growth of readership and optimize revenue. This is an exciting opportunity to join the leading destination site to turn newbie cord-cutters into happy streamers.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • Build and execute the overall content strategy to create and maintain top quality evergreen content
    • Work with our News Editor to build out workflows for daily content posts
    • Design and implement the SEO strategies to improve our organic reach, using our content to build awareness of The Streamable brand and drive overall traffic growth
    • Coordinate site content optimization and keyword expansion for maximum site exposure
    • Oversee the paid search and social media campaigns
    • Build and manage a high-quality team of freelance writers to ensure ample coverage and to execute on the strategy and goals that you set forward - discovering content, drafting pitches, and collaborating with you to continuously hone in on their craft
    • Assign, proofread, and edit all content created by your team

ABOUT YOU

    • 5+ years experience in online content, either as a writer or an editor
    • An enthusiastic expert in the world of streaming services and devices
    • Proven ability to shape the “voice” of the site
    • Experience in online content optimization and SEO
    • Experience hiring and managing freelance writers or equivalent creative professionals
    • Familiarity with relevant SEO, marketing, and web analytics tools; including but not limited to Conductor, SEMRush, Screaming Frog, MOZ, Google Analytics, WebTrends
    • Proven track record of time-management and deadline accountability, experience juggling multiple short- and long-term deadlines
    • Proven ability to take initiative and work efficiently with little direction
    • Analytical mindset with numerical aptitude and strong critical thinking skills
    • Adaptable and eager to work in a fast-moving startup environment and collaborate with others on innovative new processes

YOU'RE A GREAT FIT IF YOU ALSO HAVE

    • Proven passion for the tech and media landscape
    • Experience with “cutting the cord,” using online streaming services and devices
    • Expertise in generating “breaking news,” e.g. building a schedule of upcoming company press releases, earning reports, industry updates; reviewing  them the moment they release; rapidly generating compelling content
    • Basic image editing skills
    • Experience producing and editing video content
LIFE AT THE STREAMABLE

We believe that competitive benefits are an important investment in our people and culture. In addition to joining a passionate and collaborative team culture, your benefits and perks include:


Benefits:
- Full suite of health benefits (medical, dental, vision), including fertility options
- Retirement savings program and HSA/FSA programs
- Flexible working hours and unlimited vacation
- Parental leave top up pay
- Life insurance, long-term disability, AD&D
- Employee Stock Option Program (ESOP)
- Career development stipend

Perks:
- Employee referral bonus
- Employee discounts
- High-tech office space and remote work options
- Virtual social events
- Inclusive culture

EEO
Our company values diversity of thought and believes diverse teams make innovation possible. We work on complex, difficult problems with no linear or clear solutions. We believe that a diverse team can bring different perspectives and approaches, and whose experiences reflect the full set of clients we seek to serve. As such, The Streamable is committed to a diverse representation among our employees.

If you require disability-related accommodation during the application, recruitment, and interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to make all possible adjustments to suit your needs.