Senior Social Editor, Broadly

OVERVIEW

The Broadly Senior Social Editor will oversee the voice and creative direction of Broadly’s social platforms. They are a crucial part of the Broadly team and will own social strategy from the Broadly accounts among the different territories and distribution platforms, including the VICE app and newsletters.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use news judgment and data to oversee curation of Broadly and VICE network stories on all social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, newsletter and VICE apps
  • Inform editorial team on headlines and packaging optimized for socials to maximize click through and engagement on all stories
  • Identify and assess new opportunities and partnerships for content distribution and social growth
  • Oversee social strategy and roll-out for Broadly packages and initiatives
  • Build and execute on social-first franchises and content plans
  • Oversee new initiatives for audience development, including expanding Broadly’s presence on current social platforms and developing new ones
  • Pitch stories to editorial staff based on social performance
  • Act as eyes and ears on social platforms, alerting the newsroom to breaking news
  • Creative direction across platform-specific content with our production teams, including text, photo, video, and interactive
  • Liaise between international territories to optimize posting schedule and inform on best practices

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field; newsroom experience a huge plus
  • 3-5 years experience in journalism, social media or newsroom experience at a major media company
  • Familiarity with Chartbeat, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights and reporting data from these platforms required
  • Familiarity with the VICE Network and brand voice
  • Creative background, especially in regards to video, multimedia, visual and interactive media, and how these translate to engagement
  • Experience with animation, illustration, or Adobe Premiere and Photoshop a plus

 

If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know.  We will work together to best meet your needs.

 

Disclaimers:

 

Equal Employment Opportunities: VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity.  At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity is a major benefit to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture.  We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

 

VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S.  Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whether such sponsorship will be provided.

 

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the New York City Fair Chance Act or other applicable laws.

 

 *Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation.   The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job.  VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.

 

To all recruitment agencies: Unless otherwise indicated, VICE does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes.


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