Careers

PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BELOW BEFORE APPLYING. ALL CURRENT JOBS ARE LOCATED IN NEW YORK CITY.

Please keep in mind, we receive a lot of applications and unfortunately we don't have the time to reply to every submission. If you don't hear from us after your second application, it is safe to assume that you do not fit the requirements of the position in question. Also, it's a good idea to proofread and spell check; we are an editorial company after all, so your best bet is to have the most polished application possible.

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Video Editorial Specialist

We are searching for individuals with a knack for storytelling through video, fit for today's social media trends.

DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Produce engaging video content tailored to unique social media channels
  • Responsible for creating long-form, short-form, trailers, sizzle reels
  • Knowledge of video trends on YouTube, TikTok, IG Reels, etc.
  • Work closely with editorial team to create content that has viral potential
  • Sneaker photography experience a plus

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient in video editing software
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  • Aware of social media video trends
  • Aware of story-telling trends on social media
  • Keen scope of the footwear industry/events/releases
  • Able to discern what type of content has "viral" potential
  • Able to work in the Urlfreeze office in Manhattan, NY

APPLYING

Candidates must follow these basic instructions when submitting applications. Carefully read and edit your application as it is your first and only impression you can make. In one email, include the following:

 
  • Subject Line of email: "Video Editorial Specialist - SN Jobs"
  • Responsible for creating long-form, short-form, trailers, sizzle reels.
  • Meet monthly, quarterly and yearly revenue goals.
  • Highly detailed-oriented data entry.
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ADMIN (Junior/Associate) - Full Time

[This position is New York City based, candidate must be available to work in our lower Manhattan office.] Urlfreeze News is looking for an entry level admin to join our team. This position is a little bit of everything related to sneakers and will play a role in shaping and growing the Urlfreeze News audience. The position will also be responsible for highly detailed data-entry into our internal database. A passion for sneakers, streetwear, art, and sports is highly valued.

DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Assist in filling missing sneaker details in our database. SKUs, Colors, Photos, etc.
  • Keep an eye on releases minute by minute, hour by hour
  • Help draft old, new and unannounced sneaker release tweets
  • Extensive work for mockups and pitchesfrom web to products and experiences
  • Assist with some of the social media accounts we run
  • What you like/dislike about Urlfreeze News on social media

QUALIFICATIONS

  • College degree
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Attach a recent resume in pdf
  • Applications without links to portfolios WILL NOT be considered
  • Ability to work in the Urlfreeze News office (Manhattan)
  • Highest level of social distancing is utilized at our office.

APPLYING

Candidates must follow these basic instructions when submitting applications. Carefully read and edit your application as it is your first and only impression you can make. In one email, include the following:

 
  • Subject Line of email: "Admin Position - SN Jobs"
  • Responsible for creating long-form, short-form, trailers, sizzle reels.
  • A paragraph about your sneaker history. How you got started, where is it now, what you like/don't like, etc.
  • Expert level typography knowledge and usage
  • Highly detailed-oriented data entry.
  • If you have an active blog or social media page, please share
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EDITOR (Junior/Associate) - Full Time

Urlfreeze News is looking for editors to join our online editorial and social team. As a Junior Editor, you will play a role in shaping and growing the Urlfreeze News media platform by contributing to daily news posts, social media copy, and other special projects that include paid media. The associate will also be responsible for highly detailed data-entry into our internal database. A passion for sneakers, streetwear, art, and sports is highly valued. HUGE plus if you maintain your own blog or active social media page. We are looking for individuals who live and breathe writing and creative expression more than anything else. This position is located in our Manhattan office.

DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Edit blog-posts on the latest and upcoming happenings in a deadline-oriented fashion
  • Extensive work for mockups and pitchesfrom web to products and experiences
  • Highly detailed-oriented data entry
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  • Keep up to date on latest releases and key footwear retailers
  • Fact/info checking

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Natural ability to wordsmith
  • Beginner/Intermediate proficiency with Photoshop (photo cropping/editing)
  • Experience with Wordpress a plus
  • Professional/personal blogging experience a plus
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Attach a recent resume in pdf
  • Applications without links to portfolios WILL NOT be considered
  • In the future: Ability to work in the Urlfreeze office (Manhattan)

APPLYING

Candidates must follow these basic instructions when submitting applications. Carefully read and edit your application as it is your first and only impression you can make. In one email, include the following:

 
  • Subject Line of email: "Editor Position - SN Jobs"
  • Responsible for creating long-form, short-form, trailers, sizzle reels.
  • Answer this: How has the sneaker industry transformed during the pandemic?
  • Aware of social media video trends?
  • What are the top 5 sneaker brands in 2021, and why?
  • What older sneaker trend has the chance to make a comeback?
  • Highly detailed-oriented data entry.
  • If you have an active blog or social media page, please share
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SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

Urlfreeze News is seeking a Social Media Specialist to effectively manage social strategies across all key platforms. This position will be responsible for managing and increasing the following of social properties including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Youtube. Working with editorial, creative and video teams, candidate will be utilizing all platforms to create awareness and engagement while driving traffic to Urlfreeze News editorial and video content. In addition to defining best practices & maintaining a weekly calendar, this person should also be looking at editorial franchises, partnerships, & content plans to drive buzz & readership.

Roles

  • Plan and maintain social publishing calendar, balancing brand, editorial, & campaign content across all channels including YouTube and sneakernews.com
  • Drive growth against weekly and monthly targets to keep building our audience
  • Express the Urlfreeze News brand without compromising our voice
  • Generate real conversation
  • Ideate partnerships and content plans to build out new avenues for audience growth for the master brand and social channels
  • Report on performance for social content

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a Bachelors degree in Communications related field
  • 2-5 years experience managing social accounts for a publisher or agency (ideally media/editorial)
  • Must be fluent in all social platforms, incl. engagement best practices, formats, specs & paid promotion opportunities
  • Comfortable with talent- & client-facing reports & coordination - account management experience a plus
  • Ideate partnerships & content plans to build out new avenues for audience growth for the master brand and social channels
  • Experience working with creative teams, especially video editors & designers
  • Experience in photo-editing software
  • A keen scope of the footwear industry as a whole
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  • Understanding pop-culture language (i.e. memes, etc)

APPLYING

Candidates must follow these basic instructions when submitting applications. Carefully read and edit your application as it is your first and only impression you can make. In one email, include the following:

 
  • Subject Line of email: “Social Media Manager"
  • Responsible for creating long-form, short-form, trailers, sizzle reels.
  • What you like/dislike about Urlfreeze News on social media
  • Include a case study on a recent social media campaign you worked on.
  • Highly detailed-oriented data entry.
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FULL TIME COMMUNICATION/MEDIA DESIGNER

Urlfreeze News is seeking a well rounded creative with an expert handle of typography usage and knowledge. The Designer’s primary role will be in the day-to-day handling of design projects varying from designing for sneakernews.com, to pitches and marketing plans, and designing for our network of media properties. 

This is a downtown Manhattan based position.

Roles

  • Organizing daily requests and projects
  • Problem solving and taking design feedback from clients and coworkers
  • Support branded content programs with design treatments for editorial and social
  • Extensive work for mockups and pitches—from web to products and experiences
  • Presentation layout and production (Indesign, PPT and Keynote)
  • Editorial design and layout
  • Web, mobile and digital media design and layout



Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts or related field.
  • 2-4 years of experience
  • Resourcefulness, diligence, attention to detail, and creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and assignments simultaneously under strict deadlines.
  • Expert level typography knowledge and usage
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of the sneaker head market
  • Strong proficiency and experience in the Adobe Creative Suite--Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Proficiency and experience in Keynote and Powerpoint
  • Proficiency and experience of optimizing designs for online
  • Proficiency and experience in print production
  • Working knowledge of motion graphics (Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro)
  • Responsible for creating long-form, short-form, trailers, sizzle reels
  • Familiarity with MAC computers preferred.
  • Applications without links to portfolios WILL NOT be considered

APPLYING

It's very important you follow these instructions, if you don't, your application will automatically be rejected.
  • A portfolio is a must! Include link to PDF, Behance portfolio link or similar portfolio. No attachments please.
  • Please do not attach photos to the email application.
  • Include a paragraph about yourself, interests, hobbies, etc.
  • Include a recent resume. Can be an attachment.
  • SUBJECT LINE: Communication Designer
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Account Director (Digital Ad Sales)

Urlfreeze News and it’s in-house sales agency, Post, is seeking an Account Director to acquire and develop new accounts for our digital and social properties with a reach of 20M + million young people in the digital and social space. Sales duties are focused on premium digital ad sales but can also include sponsorships, custom content, branded content and 360 integration across display, editorial and social. As an Account Director you will be expected to understand the media landscape in the teen and young adult market. The ideal candidate is creative, ambitious, organized and is great at identifying and closing business across specific categories – MUST HAVE experience with digital selling.

Roles

  • In the future: Ability to work in the office Manhattan
  • Aware of social media video trends
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  • Act as liaison between Urlfreeze News and advertiser on all programs, including but not limited to advertising campaigns, branded content, social and mobile promotions.
  • Meet monthly, quarterly and yearly revenue goals.
  • Prepare weekly sales reports



Qualifications

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  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledgeable about the downtown youth markets and industry
  • Creative problem-solving skills and commitment to execution of task
  • Great attitude with a hunger to meet and exceed goals.
  • Computer literate in Mac environment and strong Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) skillset
  • Knowledge of Indesign and Adobe software are pluses.

APPLYING

It's very important you follow these instructions, if you don't, your application will automatically be rejected.
  • Include a paragraph about yourself, interests, hobbies, etc.
  • Include a recent resume. Can be an attachment.
  • SUBJECT LINE: Account Director (Digital Ad Sales)
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