Us Weekly Social Media Editor

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 08, 2017
Closes
Apr 07, 2017
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

The Us Weekly online team seeks a Social Media Editor to work closely with the digital staff. The ideal candidate will have 4-6 years experience working in social media, a news outlet, online media, or a combination. 
 
 REQUIREMENTS

-Rock-solid writing ability and grammar skills

-Demonstrable mastery of social media

-Intense interest in pop culture, current events, celebrities, social media and breaking news

-Passion for and proficiency with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and other emerging social media platforms, trends and practices
-Impeccable news judgment, with proven ability to take creative, imaginative approaches to Us’ online content

-Foster audience growth and meaningful engagement on all platforms

-Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, sometimes hectic environment
-Bachelor’s degree
-Experience with a CMS

 
RESPONSIBILITIES

-Management of junior social media staffer
-Daily management, strategy, updating and assistance of Us Weekly’s social accounts

-Newsletter deployment

-Assistance with social and traffic partnerships

-Writing and creating stories and photo galleries
-Social media coverage and strategy during awards shows and other large news events 

EOE M/F