Dirt: Editorial Assistant / Social Media Manager

Penske Media Corporation, Los Angeles, CA USA

Content is the cornerstone to all we do, and our audience is why we do it.

Salary: Hourly + Benefits + 401-k

Level: Entry Level

Duration: Full-Time

Dirt: Editorial Assistant / Social Media Manager

COVID-19 HIRING UPDATE: We have transitioned to a remote work model and are continuing to hire during this time. This position is based in Los Angeles and will start as a remote position and transition in-house at a later date.

Dirt, the leading website for juicy dish on the real estate doings of the world’s rich and famous, seeks a talented, motivated and real estate obsessed Editorial Assistant/Social Media Manager to join a growing team. Reporting to the LA based Editor, you will field phone calls and emails, assist in research and production, pitch and create content, and supercharge our social media.


  • Manage’s suite of social media accounts, grow social referrals and monitor monthly goals on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other platforms
  • Manage staff scheduling
  • Handle all email requests, routing to the appropriate person
  • Review, direct and respond to incoming PR queries accordingly
  • Research industry information, as needed
  • Spearhead production of photo galleries
  • Pitch, write and produce material, as needed
  • Assist the editors in various administrative duties as requested


  • Excellent knowledge of social media analytics metrics and tools
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop and WordPress necessary
  • Team player but also comfortable working independently
  • Excellent organization, communication and writing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and jump in on projects, as needed
  • Passion for and knowledge of real estate/architecture and/or the luxury marketplace is a plus
It’s all About You

At PMC, your wellness is top of mind. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to nurture you and your loved ones, including pets! Our package includes Healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) HSA with an employer contribution, FSA (Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter), EAP, Life Insurance, 401K with an employer match, Paid Parental Leave, Long-term Disability, generous Paid Time off (PTO), Pet Insurance, and Home & Auto insurance. Our Wellness initiatives rotate yoga, meditation, wellness weeks on a variety of topics, and financial wellness. We continuously elevate our offerings with more, for you.


DIRT is a voyeuristic, tongue-in-cheek peek into the oft-clandestine real estate transactions of high-profile and/or high-net worth people across a broad spectrum of industries and professions. Our exhaustive real estate coverage spans a wide range of locations and architectural styles — from midcentury moderns to monstrous mega mansions, there is something for every real estate lover around the globe.

About PMC:

PMC is a leading independent global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of more than 310 million. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Rolling Stone, Billboard, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Deadline, Sportico, Vibe, BGR, ARTnews, Fairchild Media, and, among many others. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth and courage. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. To learn more about PMC, our 2% Foundation and its iconic brands, please visit

About Penske Media Corporation

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 260 million a month and reaches users in more than 175 countries as well as a collective 390 million social media followers. The company houses a constellation of globally prominent and legendary brands, including Variety, Rolling Stone,, WWD, Robb Report, SHE Media, BGR, IndieWire, Beauty Inc, Sourcing Journal, TVLine, FN, BlogHer, HollywoodLife, Gold Derby, and SPY. PMC delivers exceptional content to consumers, business leaders and organizations around the world across multiple platforms: digital, mobile, social, print, video, broadcast, and dynamic live events. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global leaders and influencers are informed, connected, and inspired.

Penske Media Corporation

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