#girlgaze is Hiring: Digital Editorial Director (LA)

#girlgaze ph: Olivia Malone // DNAMAG

#girlgaze is for a woman breaking into the photography industry, the obstacles are unquestionably hard. The mission is to support girls behind the camera. A digital media company, based in Los Angeles, #girlgaze promotes and highlights the work of female Gen Z photographers and directors. Our mission is to close the gender gap by creating visibility and tangible jobs for girls behind the lens. With over one million Instagram submissions and counting, #Girlgaze is expanding into original video content, IRL events and eCommerce in 2017. Founded in 2016 by Amanda de Cadenet, the creator of the Conversation, #Girlgaze understands Gen Z and collaborates with brand partners such as Gap, TeenVogue, Warby Parker and more.

Currently hiring for a Digital Editorial Director. 

 Willow photographed by Daria Kobayashi Ritch 

Willow photographed by Daria Kobayashi Ritch 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • A commitment of 25 hours per week, with opportunity to become full-time.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to always follow through on projects and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, confident and reliable.
  • Passionate about Girlgaze, female empowerment and giving a voice to girls. 
  • Must show initiative, creativity, and ability to work independently as well as collectively within a team.
  • Ability to multitask, strong sense of urgency, and commitment to excellence.
  • Ability to relate positively to people from diverse backgrounds and professional levels.
  • Demonstrates ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to privileged matters.

RESPONSBILE FOR: 

  • Coordinates and organizes editorial contributors, freelancers and interns (photographers, writers, creatives...).
  • Creates and/or produces original and adaptive material for various social media channels and participates in all details related to content and copy creation.
  • Edits and organizes all content in the office.
  • Collaborates with Girlgaze team members and contributors to ensure brand and strategy is represented.
  • Ensures deadlines are met and communicates with a broad range of contributors to properly complete and deliver content produced.
  • Create content plans, edit material and update project management tools as stages of projects proceed.
  • Develops new skills, levels of technical agility and learns new software to expand possibilities of social media engagement and content creation.
  • Keeps current with trends and topics in the community.
  • Lead content/strategy meetings with the Girlgaze Team.
  • Maintaining an organized system for approvals before posting or sharing content.

For consideration you must be a Los Angeles resident. Submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@girlgaze.tv with the title of the position included in the subject line. Please also include your social media handles in your email. 

*opening image photo credit: Olivia Malone


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