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27 Companies
Chive Media Group
Digital Media • eCommerce
Chive Media is always on the lookout for top talent for our growing organization. Headquartered in Austin, TX, with offices in Chicago, LA, New York and San Francisco, we offer opportunities across a variety of divisions ranging from digital media and e-commerce to live events and charity.

Dental Benefits
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+15
89
Local Employees
Austin
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Weeve
News + Entertainment • Social Media
Weeve solves many of the social and logistical barriers millennials face when coordinating in-person events, making it easier to maintain deeper face-to-face relationships. Using preference data and availability, Weeve finds the perfect event for you and your friends, wherever you are.
Austin
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StoryFit
Artificial Intelligence • News + Entertainment
StoryFit delivers artificial intelligence insights and machine learning solutions for the book publishing, movie, and television production industries.
Austin
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PetParent
Digital Media • News + Entertainment
PetParent provides quality content, community and tips to help you give the best care to your furry friends.
Powerhouse Animation Studios, Inc.
Digital Media • Gaming
Powerhouse Animation is a full service creative agency that produces work for a variety of industries including TV, film, video games, advertising, and corporate explainer videos.

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75
Local Employees
Austin
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Total Frat Move
News + Entertainment

TotalFratMove.com is the #1 comedy destination on the internet among college undergrads, according to the 2011 Youth Trends Lifestyle Report. It embodies the hilarious "frat" comedy that we at GRANDEX came to love back in college. TFM offers a satiric and often unabashedly blunt genre of comedy from the perspective of America's privileged youth.

Austin
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Simply Better TV™
Consumer Web • News + Entertainment
Simply Better TV™ helps consumers save money by providing a low-cost alternative to cable and satellite TV.

As a full-service "cord-cutting" installation service, Simply Better TV™ can install an easy to use system that delivers over-the-air, streaming, and on-demand movies and TV shows for a fraction of the cost of other services providers. Simply...
1
Local Employees
Cedar Park
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Disco Learning Media
Software • News + Entertainment
DISCO is a full service creative agency and educational consulting firm with a mission to enhance learning experiences using integrated design and data. Our vision is to create a fundamental shift in teaching and learning through high quality educational content. DISCO's course apps (or "MOOCs") can be used for employee training, professional...
ShowUp
News + Entertainment • Digital Media
ShowUp is a curated platform for independent film. It serves to increase visibility for filmmakers and foster investment in their work with audience UpVoting. The simplified video feed allows users to customize the types of content they watch, and enhances discoverability.
1
Local Employees
Austin
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Native Commerce
eCommerce • News + Entertainment
Develops verticals with content, driving a dedicated audience, whom we serve with unabashed dedication through digital programming and an ever-evolving inventory of cool stuff. Native Commerce is news, survival and preparedness, homesteading, DIY crafts, and even makeup. And that’s only naming a few.
Austin
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Grandex
eCommerce • News + Entertainment

Creators and curators of entertainment content and awesome products.

Austin
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Tastemade
Food • News + Entertainment

Tastemade is a video platform built for the mobile generation where Tastemakers come together to discover and share their passion for great food and travel. We bring this to life on every screen from smartphones to connected TV’s for a global comm

Austin
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Cheggin
News + Entertainment • Social Media

Cheggin is a social app that brings friends together to share the excitement of watching sports in real time. 

Live sporting events are the most watched television programs in the world and over 50% of sports fans who use social media to follow sports now do so during the game. Yet there's no social network dedicated to connecting friends while...

Austin
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Knowingly
News + Entertainment
Knowingly is an Austin-based Internet publishing startup.
Austin
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MissionBox
News + Entertainment
MissionBox is dedicated to providing accessible, high quality, user-friendly, expert-authored nonprofit must-have information
Austin
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Wide Open Spaces
News + Entertainment
WOS, Inc. provides content, commerce, and community for all things hunting, fishing, shooting, and outdoors. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Austin, Texas.
Austin
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Time To Break
News + Entertainment
TimеTоBrеаk iѕ оnе оf world's lеаding sources fоr dаilу celebrity content. Wе сrеаtе content thаt users wаnt tо read аnd ѕhаrе with thеir friеndѕ. Cоntеntѕ you will gеt frоm uѕ iѕ nоt only about celebrity nеwѕ уоu will get nеwѕ аbоut travel, ѕсiеnсе, nature еtс, there аrе numerous орtiоnѕ fоr уоu tо choose frоm, you will bе spoilt with choices.
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Local Employees
Plot Guru
Gaming • News + Entertainment
Plot Guru is a mobile application that makes watching television more interactive. It allows viewers to compete with each other through real-time games and trivia while watching their favorite shows. Plot Guru is played alongside streaming TV – it syncs with the show being viewed, sending users game content relevant to what's happening on-screen.
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Local Employees
Austin
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Music Meets Video
News + Entertainment • Music

Music Meets Video (MMV) is a promotional platform for emerging and established artists to connect to a larger fanbase. We promote user activity and community engagement through cover and original song competitions. 

3
Local Employees
Austin
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Audio Press
News + Entertainment • Mobile

Audio Press is a better way to consume the news and content that matter most to you. While we normally spend hours sifting through headlines to find a few gems, Audio Press does the work for you by summarizing the important stories for you. Audio Press then sends you an audio file with all of your news read aloud by a professional voice actor.

Austin
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News + Entertainment Jobs in Austin

Marketing Specialist

Chive Media Group
Austin
3 days ago
+16
Chive Media Group is looking for a kick ass Marketing Specialist to help take our digital media marketing team to the next level. As our Marketing Specialist, you will manage all of theCHIVE's marketing channels and continue to optimize and grow those channels with the main goal of growing theCHIVE's fanbase. Chive Media Group's business is split between Media and eCommerce and this role focuses 80% of their time on media while working in concert with the eCommerce Head of Marketing to sell Chivery products via the media website.

Junior Video Editor, Atmosphere

Chive Media Group
Austin
3 days ago
+16
Chive Media Group is looking for a Junior Video Editor to curate video content for a rare, life-style of the rich and famous channel on Atmosphere TV called Rare TV. Atmosphere TV is a new DOOH platform that's beginning to change the media space as we see it today. Candidates must have strong video instincts and be extremely competent with Adobe Premiere and the Adobe Creative Suite. Must be organized, efficient at managing your time across multiple projects, and focused on deadlines.

Senior Recruiter

Chive Media Group
Austin
6 days ago
+16
Job Description: Aggressively sort through massive amounts of resumes for multiple open recs spanning multiple professional fields and discipline Own the full-cycle recruiting process for Atmosphere.tv (job posting, resume review, candidate screening, interview coordination and closing offers) Work cross-functionally with other hiring managers to firmly, yet tactfully keep them on track and on target for their aggressive hiring needs Build and maintain a pipeline and network of candidates and potential candidates as positions are posted Continue to be the touchpoint for candidates once they have accepted, through onboarding

Ecommerce Marketing Specialist

Chive Media Group
Austin
1 week ago
+16
Work with the Director of Marketing to drive the planning, operation, and execution of our email and organic social strategies. Manage multiple email campaigns per week with an absolutely massive audience eager to hear what’s new from The Chivery. Develop and monitor new strategies to accelerate growth, engagement, and retention of email subscribers and social media followers. Work with the Director of Marketing to revamp content strategies across organic social channels to establish a well oiled loyalty and conversion machine. Coordinate with our stellar in-house design team to brainstorm and develop compelling creative assets across multiple digital channels to drive high-level performance. Manage and update a comprehensive marketing campaign calendar and marketing asset deliverables. Always on the lookout for new and unique promotional opportunities. Minimize unsubscribes and unfollows at all costs. Develop and execute comprehensive A/B testing strategy across email to ensure The Chivery communicates the right message, to the right customer, at the right moment. Track and report on email and social media marketing KPI’s on a weekly basis.

Data Engineer

StoryFit
Austin
1 week ago
StoryFit applies NLP & AI to narrative content (books & screenplays) to provide insights to the entertainment industry. Are you a strong Python developer that would like to learn more about machine learning and gain great experience managing enormous data resources? StoryFit is the world's leading platform for machine reading of books, movie and TV scripts. We're looking for an exceptional developer to design, implement and maintain our data
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