Aug 8, 2017
Freelance Work
NYmag.com is Hiring a Freelance Social Media Editor for Evening Work

Company: NYmag.com – Posted by: Brian – Preferred job location: Anywhere

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NYmag.com is Hiring a Freelance Social Media Editor for Evening Work

Job Description:

Job Purpose

To attract readers to New York Media’s stories across all verticals during evening hours.

Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute a high volume of posts across multiple social media platforms during evening hours, starting at 8pm ET, ending at 2am.
  • Monitor social media for breaking news stories, working closely with writers as needed.
  • Live-tweet and/or cover cultural and news events as assigned.
  • Provide guidance and support to the writers to facilitate contributions in social media.
  • Help identify and develop best practices that apply to a weekend social audience.
  • Stay up-to-date on changes made to social media platforms, and how that might affect the company’s strategy moving forward. Use website and social analytics to make data-informed decisions.
  • Monitor trends via real-time reporting and identify ways for the company to leverage current topics of interest to increase reach and engagement.
  • Stay abreast of relevant industry benchmarks and assess the company’s relative performance on an ongoing basis. Identify gaps and areas of opportunity for improvement.

Role Requirements

  • Expert knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and Reddit required.
  • 1-2 years of experience developing and executing social media strategies
  • Experience generating content for social media is critical.
  • Background in publishing, ideally in editorial or public relations roles at news media companies.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills. Editorial sensibilities that align with New York’s voice, tone, and editorial POV.
  • Knowledge of industry and competitors in the space.
  • Substantial experience with social media and CMS enterprise such as SocialFlow, Bit.ly, Twitter
  • Analytics, and Facebook Insights.

  • Employer: NYmag.com | Salary: | Job Type: | Category: | Job source: | Job expires in 21 days or sooner.


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