IndieWire Social Media Manager

Penske Media Corporation, New York, NY USA

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

Salary: Base + Benefits + 401-k

Level: Manager (Supervisor)

Duration: Full-Time

IndieWire Social Media Manager

IndieWire is hiring a New York-based Social Media Manager to oversee the brand’s suite of social media accounts. This role requires proven success with building a major brand on social media. Vision is a must, along with sharp writing skills, knowledge of the Film and TV industries and related trends, and a keen visual eye.

Reporting into the Deputy Managing Editor, you will steer IndieWire on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and other channels, spending your day creating and scheduling posts, as well as thinking of bigger picture brand presence. You’ll also manage a temp/casual social media assistant. Basic graphic design skills are a major plus.

The ideal candidate is both a collaborator and a self-starter who can work on their own without major oversight.


  • Oversee social strategy, create posts, monitor quality, and evaluate results/ROI of social media content execution.
  • Work closely with the News Team to ensure robust daily news coverage in real time on social.
  • Work with sales to develop and support IndieWire’s social feeds as revenue streams, manage deliverables, and create social-specific video + graphic content to accentuate franchises like Toolkit, Craft Considerations, IndieWire Influencers, and more.
  • Aggressively cover live events and awards shows in-person and on social media across all platforms
  • Create graphics on the Adobe suite for header photos as needed on the site and social channels.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications, or Marketing
  • 3-4 years of experience in social media required
  • Familiarity and experience with Canva and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign and Photoshop)
  • Willing to work some nights and weekends to cover awards shows and live events.

Strongly Desired:

  • A track record in managing personnel and/or leading a team.
  • Proven ability to grow a loyal following on social media.
  • Strong graphic design skills.

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.

About IndieWire:

For over 25 years, IndieWire has been covering the business and art of entertainment. With the respect of film and TV creators, executives, and passionate fans alike, IndieWire is known for being ahead of the curve with a unique editorial voice that combines in-depth industry reporting and analysis, breaking news, and its best-in-class Oscars, Emmys, and crafts coverage. IndieWire began in July 1996 as an online chat room and evolved to become one of the earliest online entertainment news outlets. As IndieWire grew, its coverage expanded beyond film festivals and the independent film industry to include all aspects of Hollywood and the expanding universes of TV and streaming and has continued to do so since being acquired by Penske Media Corp. in 2016.

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 Deadline, Variety, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, VIBE, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Sportico, TVLine, BGR, ARTnews, Art in America, 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 our portfolio of 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.

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