About Refinery29:

Refinery29 is the leading digital media & entertainment company dedicated to inspiring women to live an informed & well-rounded life. Our mission is to be a catalyst for women to feel, see, and claim their power by delivering optimistic and diverse creativity, storytelling, and points of view. Focused around core values of individuality, inclusivity, and impact, we create content that speaks to 360 degrees of a woman’s life, including editorial articles, original video programming, shareable social content across a variety of platforms, and live experiences. Our content sits at the intersection of style and substance, helping our audience live a more informed and inspired life.

About the team:

We create and distribute all written content for the website, from long-form articles and programs to service and slideshows. We help shape and guide how Refinery29 and its impact can grow into those spaces, delivering on those promises with fresh content, tools, and discussion every day.The R29 social referral team is a creative, enthusiastic, and collaborative crew that programs across all social platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. This multifaceted team touches all formats and content categories, working hand in hand with all other departments to produce, promote, and package R29 initiatives.

What Makes a R29er?

  • You have commitment and passion about the mission of R29 to be a catalyst for women to feel, see, and claim their power and realize their infinite potential

What you'll do:

  • Manage a team of 3 social referral editors help grow a meaningful, engaged community of young women, while helping team hit referral and engagement metrics
  • Create content and distribution strategies for our main social referral channels — Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Create a community management strategy and help define the social voice across platforms 
  • Work with the edit team and other members of the social referral team on packaging, positioning content for optimal performance across our channel, and pitching the editorial team stories and content ideas
  • Maintain our relationships with our social channels and keep up with industry news, algorithm changes, and trends across media
  • Create and execute tests to move content strategy forward and attract new audiences, pulling and analyzing data to optimize efforts, communicating across teams how channels and content are performing
  • Pivot strategy as company priorities and platform landscape change
  • Occasionally will need to be scheduled to be on-call during after hours live event coverage and weekends 

What you have:

  • Expertise programming across all social platforms
  • Natural curiosity about audiences and the different ways we can engage with them
  • Proven ability to handle a high-volume workload
  • An understanding of video production; video editing is a plus!

To be successful here you are:

  • Comfortable working as part of a fast-paced, high volume team
  • Someone who enjoys problem-solving in an ever-changing environment
  • Inspired to push boundaries and be a leader
  • Understanding that sometimes you will need to work weekends and off-hours depending on breaking news, the news cycle for your beat, and industry events.
  • A lover of internet culture, memes, trending stories, and the hyper speed in which news breaks and disseminates online
  • Understanding that sometimes you will need to work weekends and off-hours depending on breaking news, the news cycle for your beat, and industry events.

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