Social Media Specialist

Altice USA, New York, NY

One of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States

Duration: Full-Time


We are Altice USA; a family of businesses that includes Optimum, Suddenlink, Optimum Mobile, Optimum Business, A4 advertising, Cheddar, and News12. Our common goal is connecting our customers to friends and family, shows they love, advertising that resonates and news that matters. We're building a workforce that thrives on collaboration, inclusion, and innovation. We hope connecting you to a potential role is just the beginning.


Cheddar News is looking for a hard working & creative social media specialist to help us create and implement our social strategy. The ideal candidate is a team player who has an in-depth knowledge of what works on social media as well as a strong analytical background to be able to optimize towards what is performing.


  • Plan and execute Cheddar's social media strategy and content calendar on multiple social media platforms
  • Manage all aspects of social distribution, including the creation, scheduling and optimizing posts for engagement and reach
  • Follow the data: analyze and monitor performance, optimizing the content and strategy to grow our channels
  • Develop and maintain social best practices to cross-functional teams 
  • Collaborate with creators and cross-functional teams to align with the overarching content strategy.
  • Closely follow news and social media trends to create content that builds on the Cheddar voice
  • Produce graphics & clip videos from our live programming for distribution on social platforms
  • Test & Learn: test new ways to grow our audience and engage our current audience



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least three (3) years of strong and demonstrated experience in social media at a news outlet
  • Understanding of social platforms including: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and TikTok
  • Analytics background (first party social data, Google Analytics, proficient in Excel)
  • Paid social / search experience is a plus
  • A sense of humor and ability to use it judiciously through social media
  • Ability to collaborate with a team while also being an individual contributor and self-starter
  • Passion for journalism and the news

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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About Altice USA

Altice USA is a communications and media company that enables its customers through the power of connectivity. With a relentless focus on challenging today’s norm while developing the telecommunication of the future, our products and services bring people closer together and connect them to the things that matter most to them, faster and more easily than ever before.

From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news, telephony, and wireless offerings, we are making connections possible around the country -- to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between. 

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