WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

6AM is redefining how communities engage, communicate, connect and experience their cities. We’re rapidly growing our team and digital products, and expanding our team across current and future markets. 6AM is for highly energetic performers who thrive off a fast-paced work environment and seeing the direct impact of their work. Join us as we build upon our growing network of cities, continuing our vision of establishing the most relevant modern local media brand.


WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

The Branded Content Creator will directly support the strategy, creation, and placement of Branded Content; and more. From creating dynamic content (from written articles to video to social) within the 6AM tone + style to closely following the process of how we fulfill advertiser contracts, this role is perfect for someone who is organized and efficient with a self-starting attitude and follow-through, while also passionate about content creation and thinking creatively. 

Reporting directly to the Director of Branded Content, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow in this role; working collaboratively with 6AM’s Sales, Account Management, and Editorial teams to fulfill and exceed client expectations. You will need to have excellent communication skills, the ability to manage multiple content requests and fulfillment effectively and efficiently, and the curiosity to learn about a wide range of advertising partners and industries to create interesting, dynamic branded content for the 6AM products.


  • Creating interesting, innovative branded content within the 6AM tone and style. Being a wordsmith is a must. We want you to bring new ideas on how to create branded content.

  • Project management, including outlining content and delivering content plans to the 6AM Branded Content Studio and Account Management, hitting multiple deadlines for different projects, and managing an always-growing to-do list for branded content deliverables. We use digital project management tools to keep us on track.

  • Interpreting data from branded content performance to make knowledgeable recommendations to clients on branded content topics and approaches. Become the expert that clients trust. 

  • Sourcing relevant advertiser content by following partners’ social media and website presence. Are you someone who can spot trending content first on your newsfeed? 

  • Assisting Account Management in Partnership Planning Meetings for new and/or recurring clients.

  • Assisting with guiding timelines and deliverables for branded content elements in a client’s contract. 

  • Assisting in communicating with Account Management to answer any questions regarding branded content ad specifications to ensure smooth and timely branded content creation and placement. 

  • Assisting in liaising some branded content communication between client, Account Management, and Editorial on a per-case basis.

  • Understanding brand guidelines and aesthetics to ensure a balance between both our brand’s tone/style and clients’ requests. 

  • Understanding and advising internal departments’ workflows, ensuring on-time delivery on all aspects of branded content. 

  • Coordinating with Editorial team members to organize content inclusion across multiple markets.

  • Communicating with Editorial teams to effectively manage and track “earned” advertiser mentions.

  • Publishing branded content directly to WordPress and our newsletter platform, Sailthru. 

  • Scheduling/publishing branded content social media posts using Sprout Social, Later, and native Instagram. 

  • Supporting Director of Branded Content as needed with updates to workflows and improved processes. 

  • Supporting management team as needed with general business operations, as all staff are called upon from time to time to support miscellaneous needs as part of ourp culture.


WE’D BE FIRED UP IF YOU HAVE SOME OF THESE TRAITS

We are looking for team members with a strong + diverse knowledge of content relevant to growing communities, established community + editorial relationships, and a track record of success in digital media.

  • Interest: In escaping traditional media models, with a desire to explore new story formats and create incredible short-form content with a talented team of content creators, managers and leadership alongside you. 

  • Personal Brand: Driven, confident, self-starter, passion, humility, sense of humor and grit. Ownership of your brand, your opinion and your voice.

  • Know How to Hustle: Seek out new ways to think, filter + innovate; lead the charge, report results, and do it all over again. 

  • Be in the Know. Know who your audience is, what they want to hear, where they’ll be seeking the information, why they’ll want to engage and when to tell them the story.

  • Tech Acumen. A solid understanding of social media, email campaigns, data + analytics, CMS experience and social media management would be a plus. Show us what we’re missing!

  • Team Player. Outgoing individual who portrays enthusiasm while learning and working with others.


AND MAYBE A FEW OF THESE TOO

  • 2-5 years in content creation or similar role at a creative agency, in-house marketing department, media brand and/or online publishing company

  • Talented written communicator with a proven track record of creating strong digital copy

  • Detail-oriented and extremely organized with the ability to multi-task and juggle multiple things at once

  • Ability to take direction, receive feedback and adapt to change

  • Ability to learn quickly, implement learnings into daily responsibilities, and grasp the big picture

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize as needed

  • Experience working with Mac and MS Office

  • Experience working in Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Drive, Google Calendar

  • Experience with Asana, WordPress

  • Experience with social media scheduling platforms like Sprout Social, Later, and/or native Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 


WE’RE PUTTING OURSELVES ON THE LINE

  • Competitive salary

  • Health insurance

  • 401K

  • Cell phone benefit

  • WiFi stipend

  • $250 monthly remote work stipend

  • Vacation policy, plus paid company holidays

  • Virtual company-sponsored social events

  • Paid time off to volunteer in our communities

  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture

  • Leading in tech. We’re creating the future of local media, and provide the newest technology to our staff.

  • Set you up for success. We’d love to pick up the tab for opportunities that support career development.

  

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical/mental disability, severe/morbid obesity, medical condition, military/veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, alienage or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all qualified persons. Those applicants requiring accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should contact a management representative.