HitFix Career Opportunities

At HitFix, we're passionate about entertainment and providing some of the best and most useful entertainment-related content and news on the web. Our team is smart, dedicated and driven by a strong entrepreneurial spirit to work hard and have fun too. If you're looking for a creative and flexible environment for your career, we'd love to hear from you.

Job Openings

Digital Account Executive (New York City)

HitFix is a dynamic, fast-paced, high-growth digital media firm that rewards top performers. We work hard but also have fun... especially given our industry - Movies, Music and Television!

Job Description

The Digital Account Executive is an integral part of the HitFix.com team. The position is ideal for someone with a burning desire to succeed, a can-do attitude, prior experience in digital ad sales and an interest in new challenges. If you’re a hunter with strong interpersonal skills and desire to make an impact in a fast-paced, high-growth digital environment, please forward your information for immediate consideration. This is an opportunity for strong personal, professional and financial growth while getting in on the ground floor of an early-stage VC-backed company.

Responsibilities

  • Develop strong relationships with consumer advertising clients within Automotive, Video Gaming, Consumer Electronics, Telecom / Mobile and other Fortune 1000 companies and their agencies to position HitFix.com as a premier entertainment and 18-34 year old brand
  • Meet or exceed monthly/quarterly/annual quotas for sales of online service
  • Maintain a high level of energy in responding to warm leads, cold calling, face-to-face sales calls
  • Generate NEW business with clients nationwide
  • Develop account strategies to drive long term revenue growth, develop RFP responses and programs, and drive upfront media buying
  • Build strategic relationships with clients and agencies and generate high level campaign ideation to meet client goals and objectives
  • Manage the sales pipeline and drive revenue through consultative media/solution sale
  • Meet or exceed sales targets

Requirements

  • Minimum of 7 years of work experience, and 3+ years proven track record of exceeding quota in consumer-focused digital ad sales
  • Existing relationships at major NYC digital ad agencies required (e.g. OMD, Mediastorm, W+K, etc)
  • Experience selling video and mobile platforms is a plus
  • BA or BS degree from a top-tier college or university
  • Proven track record of success achieving sales targets
  • Demonstrated ability to sell to VP level and above
  • Strong oral & written communication skills
  • Ability to identify and cultivate new business
  • Ability to work independently and with a remote team
  • Ability to work in a start-up, fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Experience with sales pipeline and forecasting
  • Strong understanding of the web and online advertising opportunities, both traditional (e.g. CPM, Rich Media, etc) and out of the box social, viral and custom tactics
  • Commitment to winning

This position is based in New York City. Compensation will be commensurate with experience (we are open to various levels), but will consist of a base salary, commissions and stock options.

Check out our website at www.hitfix.com to get a better understanding of our company and send inquiries/resumes to info@hitfix.com

You must be a US resident and authorized to work in the US. HitFix is an equal opportunity employer. No recruiters please.

Director of Video Content – HitFix (Los Angeles)

Premier entertainment news site and video content company is looking for a candidate to oversee department of three editors and shooters.

HitFix's video group produces original comedy content, edits/shoots red carpet interviews and creates original entertainment content for partner delivery. Candidate will bring creative and production experience to an already energetic team. Candidate will have no problem with also editing and/or shooting on a daily basis.

Ideal candidate is quick, detail-oriented, organized and personable, with camera talent. Experience with photography and lighting is a must. Experience in comedy or short form content and live production is a must. Basic gaffing and sound engineering knowledge is a plus. Press/ENG experience is a plus. DP experience for commercial, television, film or internet is a plus. Access to or experience with Canon DSLR camera is also a plus. Experience with YouTube and social media a plus.

This is a full-time position in West Hollywood/Los Angeles area.

Duties

Managing staff of three video editing of regular, daily short-form (1-10 minute) videos for Interview and Entertainment Press junkets, Premieres and Red Carpets. Shooting sit-down (1-3 subjects) and press-line interviews, run-and-gun event coverage, ENG coverage for set visits, lighting and directing shoots for original scripted comedy and narrative videos, and gaffing and/or camera operating for small studio original web series and live broadcasts.

Required

  • 5 + Years experience as shooter
  • 5 + Years experience as video editor
  • 2-3 Years supervising video team or editors
  • Expert knowledge of Final Cut (or Premiere) and Photoshop
  • Quick, Detail Oriented, Highly Organized and Personable
  • Love of Film, Television and/or Music

Recommended

  • Press/ENG/Red Carpet Camera experience
  • On Location Sound Engineering experience
  • Gaffing experience
  • Motion Graphics skill in Adobe After Effects
  • Experience Directing Photography
  • Canon DSLR familiarity

This position is based in Los Angeles and is expected to work out of our company office located at 8322 Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles, CA. Compensation will be commensurate with experience, but will consist of a base salary, commissions and stock options.

Check out our website at www.hitfix.com to get a better understanding of our company and send inquiries/resumes to info@hitfix.com

You must be a US resident and authorized to work in the US. HitFix is an equal opportunity employer. No recruiters please.