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YouTube Coordinator, Video


New York, NY 8 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Your impact:

This position will help support our diverse portfolio of YouTube channels. This position will be based in the New York or LA office. The channel coordinator will play a crucial role in ensuring our videos live their best possible lives during the entire distribution life-cycle.
Ongoing responsibilities include:
• Video Uploads
• Making sure videos are in the right specs
• Ensuring all settings are correct
• Enabling Content ID
• Watching down every second of content to ensure no errors happened during export or upload
• Optimizing content with relevant tags and keywords
• Ensuring all links are in the description and work
• Place end screens & cards
• Make sure thumbnails are showing up correctly and no essential bits of information are blocked by on screen elements
• Read down and correct captions for errors
• Community Management
• Answer comments in real time for the first hour after channel uploads to encourage superfan engagement
• On a daily basis, ensure 75% of comments across all three channels are replied to or receive a heart
• Work with channel producers to develop a show ''voice'' to represent the channel in comment replies
• Community Tab/Stories
• Ideate, create, and post 2 community tab posts per channel per week
• Ideate, create and post 1 story (multiple posts in one) per channel per week
• Analyze performance of posts and pull occasional insights to better optimize content
• Screenshot story performance before post expires
• Channel Maintenance
• Update channel pages: ensure new content is being promoted, update trailers, playlists, header art, etc. when necessary
• Update end screens on old videos to drive to newer content
• Update playlists, ensure newly uploaded videos are added to their designated playlists
• Create 2-3 new playlists each month
• Data Pulls & Analysis
• Pull channel-level & video-level data monthly for the Sr. Strategists to review
• Compile monthly reports and performance insights for your channels
• Update channel performance tracking docs
• Other Duties
• Assist the Sr. Strategists with data pulling for deep dives across the network. Work with the Sr. Strategists to set up A/B Testing, gather assets from producers, and monitor testing campaigns
• Content ID
• Make sure all videos are properly monetized
• Review flagged content weekly & release unnecessary claims
• Put in manual claims as needed
• Help maintain data-storage systems
• Assist with other process/organizational projects to ensure the smooth operations of the YouTube Strategy department


A college degree or equivalent experience

Strong analytical skills

Good writing skills

Strong grasp of Excel/Google Sheets

A love of YouTube

Attention to detail

A love of checklists/process

Strong organizational skills

Ability to prioritize projects

Knowledge of conditional formatting, if statements, vlookups, pivot tables, and graph creation. Previous experience with YouTube Analytics and content creation (IG Stories & YouTube Community posts)

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Magazines requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Hearst Magazines will consider requests for reasonable accommodations on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxq3xq-34-231-147-28-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Magazines isone of the largest publishers in the world, with more than25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and O the Oprah Magazine. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.