Social Media Fellowship

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jul 23, 2013
Closes
Aug 22, 2013
Contact
Emilie Gidley
Duration
Full Time
The Huffington Post is seeking someone who lives, breathes, and loves social media for a special division of the website. Do you love the internet? Are you a master at drafting tweets and Facebook statuses? Are you interested in subject areas ranging from politics to entertainment and beyond? Then you might be a perfect fit for the Huffington Post.

Applicants should be hungry self-starters eager to learn and contribute in a fast-paced, fun environment. We are looking for someone who is obsessed with social media that can begin to make a difference on day one. This is a great opportunity to learn all the ins and outs of new media and get first-hand exposure to how The Huffington Post works.

Primary responsibilities:

- Help manage two of HuffPost's most prominent social media accounts
- Devise and execute strategies to reach more people
- Craft content for social media accounts
- Work with social team to identify and target influencers on key channels
- Have fun with voice on social accounts
- Analyze analytics to inform growth strategy of social accounts

Requirements for success:

- Insatiable appetite for news and the desire to make things go crazy on the web
- Incredibly passionate about social media -- Facebook, Twitter, Vine, Instagram and other channels
- Meticulous dedication to detail and the ability to multitask
- Creativity and willingness to think outside the box
- Ability to receive constructive criticism and learn from feedback
- A sense of humor
- A passion for the Huffington Post and its editorial mission

Please submit a resume and a cover letter