Social Media Editor

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Competitive with comprehensive benefits and flexible work environment.
Mar 06, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

Join MIT Sloan to create and promote editorial and news content for an audience of global business leaders. Working with an in-house team of editors, writers, and designers, you will work to bring the content on our Ideas Made to Matter site alive on social, as well as develop social exclusive content based on the ideas, insights, and work of MIT faculty, alumni, students, and guests. We work in Cambridge’s Kendall Square, one of the most innovative neighborhoods in the country. Responsibilities include daily management of MIT Sloan social media networks, development of a data-driven editorial social media strategy, managing paid social, contributing to a weekly email newsletter, web production for the Ideas Made to Matter website, and creation of content for MIT Sloan social media and Ideas Made to Matter. Specific tasks include writing and scheduling social media posts; creating social media content; developing a social media calendar of timely, creative content; collaborating with other editorial staff to develop content; and contributing to the weekly Thinking Forward email.

REQUIRED: Experience as the primary social media manager for a business, organization, or brand; Experience managing editorial-driven social media; Experience managing paid social; Comprehensive understanding of social media platforms, trends, tools, practices, and measurement; Experience producing an email newsletter; Familiarity with content management systems, Adobe Photoshop, and email management software; Strong writing, editing, and copyediting skills, with a careful attention to detail and knowledge of Associated Press style; Solid editorial judgment, with a commitment to accuracy and engaging, meaningful content; Understanding of design and photography best practices and tools; Understanding of analytics and tools for measuring impact and reach of content (e.g. Google Analytics).