ABOUT THE TEAM AND ROLE

theSkimm is hiring a full-time Social Media Producer to expand our brand presence and engage our audience across social media platforms. Reporting to our Director of Social Media, this role is responsible for bringing our content verticals (news, money, health, career, and lifestyle) to life on social, as well as helping to foster and grow our social community. 

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • End-to-end production of social media content - including ideation, writing, fact-checking, asset creation, and posting 
  • Posting across multiple social media channels, includes scheduling or actively posting on nights and weekends
  • Keeping track of breaking news and leading the creation of all news posts and social news strategy
  • Partnering with the editorial owners of money, health, career, and lifestyle to build out content and overall social strategy for each vertical 
  • Engaging with our community and owning our community growth plan 
  • Leading content strategy and creation for holidays and pre-planned news moments 
  • Analyzing performance metrics of social content and making recommendations for how to iterate based on the data 

WHAT WOULD SET YOU UP FOR SUCCESS

  • 4-6 years of social media experience 
  • You have a strong understanding of theSkimm’s brand and voice and can communicate its message with consistency
  • You have worked in social media for a news & information, consumer, and/or emerging brand
  • You have experience working with breaking news deadlines
  • You have experience following a content calendar and using social content publishing tools
  • You have experience such as graphic design, illustration, videography, and/or photography

WHAT WOULD SET YOU APART

  • You are a news and pop culture junkie 
  • You are data-driven
  • You are always thinking of creative ways of storytelling
  • You are on top of all trends and new media ventures
  • Experience with Dash Hudson, Figma, Falcon, CrowdTangle, Instagram Insights, and Asana

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits and 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • Flexible vacation policy and generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • A vibrant office environment full of books, couches and a roof deck 
  • Complimentary access to theSkimm’s growing suite of membership products 
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking and diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter

ABOUT THESKIMM

theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than 12 million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, and take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, and we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, and on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, and more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections.

As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information they need to make informed and empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, and more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to over 100 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives and we're building a brand trusted by millions of female millennials across the country. Join us!

This is a full-time role based in New York, NY.

 

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