Social Media Editor

Newsweek, New York, New York

Date PostedMarch 14, 2018
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified


Social Media Editor

Newsweek seeks a sharp, motivated, creative, analytical Social Media Editor to manage and grow our social footprint across the web. The position goes far beyond simply posting to social platforms. You will work closely with editorial, social, and video teams to consistently identify the right content for social, shape our voice online, and help develop and execute big picture social strategies. This job is remote and reports to the Director of Content Strategy in Newsweek's main office in New York City. Salary range dependent on experience.


Roles And Responsibilities

  • Grow audience, traffic, and engagement across all social channels
  • Manage daily production and distribution of content across social channels
  • Write smart, sharp, conversational social copy that defines and reflects our unique voice on social
  • Work directly with editorial and video teams to consistently identify strong social content to be covered
  • Analyze social data and develop reports to inform editorial and video teams of successful content, trends and tactics to repeat
  • Periodically assist in weekend and live event social coverage
  • Stay on top of social marketing news and trends and pivot tactics and strategy as necessary


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Exceptional communication, writing, and social copy skills
  • Experience working in social media and utilizing/managing major social channels
  • Experience with social and web analytics (Facebook Insights, Twitter analytics, Google Analytics, Chartbeat)
  • News junkie who cares about topics spanning world events, politics, tech, science, health, business, and more
  • Understanding of socially-popular news content and how to research and identify said content
  • Knowledge of how to create and source social assets (social videos, GIFs, images)
  • Knowledge of visual content creation, photo and video editing skills a huge plus
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to balance a creative and analytical approach to the position

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