Social Media Producer (Part-Time)

The TRiiBE, Chicago, Illinois

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Date Posted January 06, 2021
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Local News
Required Education High School Diploma
Job Status Part-time
Salary Not Specified


Are you constantly checking Twitter during big news moments? Do you get excited about the latest trends on Instagram and Tik Tok? If you are social media savvy, have a good eye for visual aesthetics, love spilling the tea and producing live content, The TRiiBE is the perfect place for you.

We are looking for a Social Media Producer to cultivate and engage with our fast-growing audience across social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more. This is a key role in delivering content to our audience, and better understanding our audience through analytics. Experience in social media is a MUST.

The TRiiBE is passionate about repairing relationships between marginalized Chicago communities and journalists, so this team member must be based in Chicago. Please expect to work 25 hours per week.  


+ RATE: $20-25/hour




– Strategize with our editorial and revenue teams to produce content for our social media channels

– Evaluate social media analytics and track social conversation

– Produce live social media segments

– Spot trends, potential sources and story ideas in your social listening, and share with the larger editorial team

– Develop and maintain a social media calendar 




– Minimum 2 years of professional work experience in social media or related field

– Must be an excellent creative writer with strong grammar and proof-reading skills

– Savvy with social media platforms

– A deep understanding and empathy for the economic, social and historical disenfranchisement of the African Diaspora

– Journalism or editorial experience is a PLUS, but not required 

– Photo and video editing experience is a PLUS!


Interested applicants should send resume and portfolio to The TRiiBE’s Editor-in-Chief Tiffany Walden at Please include 3 professional references and contact information for them. 


The TRiiBE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

+ APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2021

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