Social Media & Content Manager - News Website & Magazine

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
$40-50K + Bonus & Benefits
Posted
Oct 02, 2017
Closes
Nov 01, 2017
Function
Production
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Contract, Full Time

National Review is a leading conservative political news website & magazine. We are looking for a multi-talented Social Media & Content Manager to work with editors, product managers, designers, and engineers to further improve the distribution, display, and curation of content on our website. This is an opportunity to join an iconic media brand as it continues to experience exponential growth on the web and expand its digital products.

Summary

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in social media, web content management, writing and editing for the web, and site management.

We'll trust you to:

  • Manage & grow our main social media accounts
  • Help create and manage production of content in a variety of formats including articles, photo galleries, videos, podcasts, and email
  • Serve as a resource for content expertise - answer internal and external questions on content production, publishing processes and procedures as well as editorial matters
  • Raise, discuss, and resolve content production issues
  • Curate content on main landing pages to optimize user experience

You'll need to have:

  • Successful track record in growing social communities & driving social traffic for an editorial website
  • Experience (2+ years) in an online publishing/social media/content management role — News and/or Politics background preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, political science, or another digital media field preferred
  • Is comfortable producing content for a range of platforms: web, mobile, and social
  • An analytical mind who is simultaneously scientific and creative in their approach to using data to make content decisions
  • Basic knowledge of HTML (preferred)
  • Flexibility with work hours that will involve time outside the 9-to-5 weekday hours; off-shift work required in urgent news situations
  • Intellectual vigor & zeal for politics

Bonus points for:

  • Web Video editing & production, building photo galleries, podcasting
  • Experience writing or editing for a news or politics website or magazine
  • SEO/ Search Engine Optimization chops
  • Photo Editing Software & Web Analytics

Candidates must reside in the Greater NYC area as the position is based in Midtown Manhattan.

To Be Considered:

Please email cover letter & resume to: recruiting [AT] nationalreview.com

Place 'MB: NR Social Manager 2017' in the Subject Line

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