Social Media Editor

New York

About the Role

Gizmodo Media Group is seeking a Social Media Editor to join a new social media and audience development team that will serve our eight sites. Besides having in-depth knowledge of current and emerging social platforms, ideal applicants should also have a familiarity with our sites, our platform and journalism in general. We’re looking for people who are self-sufficient, resourceful and have 1-3 years of social media experience in a news environment.

Requirements

  • Passion for social media and news
  • Understanding of the GMG voices/brands
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills
  • Excellent work ethic
  • BA or equivalent experience in journalism, publishing, media studies, English or related field

Duties Include

  • Curating and framing stories for Facebook publication
  • Publishing links and social video to Facebook and Twitter
  • Teaching our edit staff best practices for social + working with our sites to ensure our journalism is distributed
  • Original social content creation (i.e. social/breaking news coverage, live-tweeting news events, raw video production, quote cards, gif creation, Instagram posts/assignments, etc)
  • Monitoring and participating in social conversations, recirculating relevant content on news pegs
  • Working with video teams to pitch/produce/facilitate live streams


If you’re interested in this position, please apply below. Be sure to include which GMG sites you read the most in your very informal cover letter!

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