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Careers at Crooked

Crooked Media is growing! In a late-bloomer kind of way. Help us speed through the awkward phase and get this company / hub of the resistance where it needs to be. We need your help!

If you think you or someone you know could be a fit, please send in resumes to jobs@crooked.com. Here’s what we’re currently looking for:

Political Director

 

We are looking to hire an LA-based political director to serve as point person on all of Crooked’s political initiatives. What exactly does that mean? It’s a work in progress. But, basically, we need someone to help us manage all of the initiatives we’ll be working on in the run up to the 2018 midterm elections and to come up with creative ways to engage our audience and help people to get involved.

That will mean helping plan travel and tour dates so that we visit important congressional districts. It will mean managing our relationships with Congressional offices, campaign committees, campaigns, activist groups, non-profit organizations, and helping us figure out the best way to contribute to important political debates. Most of this will be digital organizing, so the ideal candidate will have experience running those initiatives as well as pre-existing relationships with people in this space. This person will have to be creative, comfortable managing big projects from beginning to end, and excited about working your ass off for important causes.

Day-to-day duties include:

  • Use Crooked Media’s convening power to craft campaigns aimed at engaging audiences
  • Research organizations to partner with and build relevant strategic partnerships for issue-based campaigns
  • Serve as point person with all relevant political and non-profit organizations
  • Execute short term and long term digital-centric campaigns that optimize engagement and conversions
  • Work closely with the content team to build political content throughout Crooked’s slate of content in informative and entertaining ways

Candidates must have:

  • 3-5 years of experience on a political campaign or activism organization or in public service
  • 3-5 years of experience executing digital campaigns across all social platforms as well as email
  • A passion and day-to- day interest in politics and the news
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once
  • A self-motivated, proactive, scrappy, creative, accountable, and nice attitude

 

 

Associate Digital Producer

 

We’re hiring an LA-based Digital Content Coordinator who will be responsible for assisting our digital manager in producing social and web content and developing strategic digital partnerships to promote Crooked content.

 Day-to-day duties include:

  • Promotion of Crooked podcasts and other Crooked Media content on all Crooked-owned social platforms
  • Managing and helping publish content on Crooked.com
  • Video production assistance for podcasts and original video content, including livestream Q&As, etc
  • Creating and managing Crooked’s online community to foster engagement and encourage action on discrete issue campaigns
  • Assisting Digital Manager in promotion and content partnership strategy for Crooked hosts and podcasts
  • Aiding in the creative development of new digital content and securing strategic partnerships with other content creators and platforms
  • Helping develop a digital marketing strategy for existing podcasts, content, and merchandise
  • Tracking social growth and engagement, creating reports to distribute to rest of team

Candidates must have:

  • 2+ years on a social content or marketing team
  • Familiarity with Adobe CC (focus on Premiere, Photoshop; some After Effects experience preferable)
  • Working knowledge of data analytics
  • Familiarity with all social platforms and respective audiences
  • A passion and day-to-day interest in politics and the news
  • A self-motivated, proactive, creative, accountable, and kind attitude

 

 

Executive Assistant 

 

Crooked Media is looking for a rockstar assistant / friend of the pod for Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor.

Day-to-day duties include:

  • Manage all scheduling and maintain the calendar for the three Crooked media founders
  • Provide daily administrative support including setting appointments and logistics for travel, events and meetings; manage all executive expense reports and maintain master calendar for Crooked’s team meetings
  • Prioritize all scheduling requests, provide necessary briefs and info in advance of meetings
  • Help aggregate and collect data on internal goals and prepare reports as necessary
  • Assist with snack orders and other office management tasks as they come up, from hiring a handyman to helping fix the internet to keeping the office clean and items in stock
  • Keep french fries away from Lovett
  • Support on special projects including podcast bookings, political research and presentations
  • Find and help manage our awesome group of interns

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Have 2-3 years of prior assistant experience on a high-volume desk, and ideally having worked for multiple bosses
  • Exceptional organization and communication skills
  • Be organized, funny, kind, scrappy and most importantly, a team player
  • Be passionate and knowledgeable about politics

 

 

If interested, please send your resume to jobs@crooked.com

Important note: Crooked Media provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


Internship Opportunities

 

All internships are based in Los Angeles. To be considered for an internship with Crooked, you must submit your resume in the below format:

  • Email Subject: (Type of) Intern: (Timeframe you’re applying for)

o   Example: Biz Ops Intern: Spring 2018

o   Fall (Sept-Dec), Spring (Jan-May), Summer (May-Aug)

  • Attach 1 page resume to said email

 

Business Operations Intern

 

We’re looking for a self-motivated intern who can help us do the following:

  • Inform critical business decisions by driving research and applying analysis to achieve insights on strategic business initiatives.
  • Develop frameworks for tackling complex strategic challenges, and develop ROI models to measure financial impact of key initiatives.
  • Prepare and process expense reports and ensure accurate GL coding of invoices and assist with the company’s internal databases to ensure they are accurate and up to date.
  • Provide general support with data-related projects, record-keeping of product titles, and other necessary functional requirements.

 

Social Media Intern

 

We’re looking for a self-motivated intern who can help us do the following:

  • Maintain and grow social media channels including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and YouTube.
  • Manage the planning and editing of social content, interacting with users, answering any questions and engaging in discussion when appropriate.
  • Introduce new ideas, marketing practices, platforms, and applications that will help keep our efforts ahead of the curve.
  • Provide day-to-day assistance with the execution of social media campaigns, live events, product releases, promotions, and additional content related activities.

Important note: Crooked Media provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.