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Social Media Manager


We're looking for a Social Media Manager to join the Publishing & Insights team at NowThis within Group Nine Media! As a member of the Publishing & Insights team, you'll drive audience growth and engagement across multiple social platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, & Instagram) by scheduling content, writing copy, and monitoring content and channel preformance. You will report to the Director of Social Media.

The Social Media Manager will lead by example in demonstrating Group Nine's values: Care Deeply, Be Brave, Go First, Do Good, Stay Close, and Win Together.

A TYPICAL WEEK LOOKS LIKE:
  • Manage all aspects of social distribution, including scheduling content, community management, and optimizing posts for engagement and search
  • Maintain NowThis editorial voice in headlines and copywriting across multiple verticals and platforms
  • Monitor performance analytics and social media trends
  • Work with with Director of Social Media to schedule and promote editorial-sponsored content across all platforms
SUCCESS WILL LOOK LIKE:
  • Effectively building trust and strong relationships with Editorial, including producers and team leads
  • Working closely with Director of Social Media to ensure copywriting meets NowThis editorial standard
  • Being available to help in the case of breaking news and tentpole event coverage
THE NEXT GREAT SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER WILL HAVE:
  • 2+ years experience running a social media account for a newsroom, agency, or brand
  • Strong grammar and communication skills
  • Strong familiarity with social publishing tools, especially Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize projects, and communicate progress
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced newsroom
  • Flexibility – we're a newsroom, and breaking news doesn't always happen during traditional business hours
THE NEXT GREAT SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER WOULD IDEALLY HAVE:
  • Foreign language skills (please indicate fluency or proficiency)
The perks!

We have amazing people. We can promise you'll work alongside some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. Our people work hard but we always have fun doing it. From pride to wellness to diversity, employees lead clubs that matter. Bottom line: we care about each other and we take our values seriously.

We value development. We are a high-performance organization that challenges itself to continuously grow. We invest in employee development. You'll need to be great to get hired here and we promise you'll get even better once you're here.

We care about you. We offer company-paid parental leave for everyone #inclusion. We also offer health, dental and vision insurance, along with a selection of voluntary benefits. Knowing that time out of the office is as important as time spent in the office, our vacation, sick, and federal holiday allowances ensure you have time to take care of yourself.

We value diversity and inclusivity. Group Nine Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Group Nine Media is also a participant in e-verify.

About Group Nine Media:

Group Nine's mission is to tell great stories that spark action and make a real difference. As the #1 video publisher on mobile in the U.S. [Nielsen DCR, July 2019], Group Nine's brands are built for the platforms where young people spend the majority of their time. We reach over 70% of Americans in their 20s every month [Nielsen, July 2019]. Audiences spend nearly 50 million hours a month engaging with our category-defining brands - NowThis, the no. 1 most-watched mobile news brand in the world; The Dodo, the no. 1 animal brand on digital; POPSUGAR, the leading digital lifestyle brand for women; Thrillist, the most-trusted digital brand in food, drink, travel & entertainment; and Seeker, the no. 1 science brand in the U.S. Group Nine has been recognized with hundreds of prestigious awards including Edward R. Murrow, James Beard, Cannes Lion, Critic's Choice, among others.

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