Essence Social Contributor

Employer
Time INC
Location
New Orleans
Salary
$25-40/hr based on experience
Posted
May 01, 2017
Closes
May 31, 2017
Specialty
Social Media
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Freelance

ESSENCE is hiring freelance social media contributors to work during ESSENCE Festival® Presented By Coca-Cola® in New Orleans, Louisiana, June 29–July 2. This is a chance to work with an amazing team on one of the largest live events in the country.

Responsibilities:

  • Expert Content Creator: You know the difference between an Instagram Story and Snapchat opportunity and have the creative skills to execute both flawlessly. You can personally create social images, Vine-type videos and other short-form pieces that get people talking.
  • Social Media Posts: You can maintain a high posting volume, 70+ posts/day, and each post will have LIT copy.
  • Live Tweeting: You not only nail quotes, but also add personality to every tweet. You capture what everyone’s thinking.
  • Facebook/Instagram Live: You always have the right equipment and spot to “go live.”
  • Community Management: You know how to get the social party started with questions, RTs, and trending topics.
  • Trend spotting: You know what’s poppin’ on social media 24/7. Seriously.

Qualifications:

  • Experienced: 2+ years experience in social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram/IG Story, YouTube, Snapchat.
  • Skilled: Master of visual communication with excellent writing skills and editorial judgment.
  • Creative: Wiz at creating GIFs, short-form videos, pictures, etc.
  • Passionate: Personal enthusiasm for social media and the ESSENCE brand.
  • Fast & Good: Able to produce excellent work in a fast-paced environment