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Sr Social Media Editor

NBC Sports Group

Location: New York, NY
Job Status: Full-Time
Posted/Updated: 8/12/2020

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Job Description:


Position Overview:
The Senior Social Media Editor reports to the Digital Editor-In-Chief and will manage SNY's social media presence to maintain consistent voice and own audience interaction across social media platforms. The Senior Social Media Editor will also execute, along with the Manager, Business Intelligence, SNY's audience engagement and social media optimization strategy.

Job Responsibilities:
  • At the direction of the Editor-In-Chief, will pitch, write, create and curate content for social media platforms and ensure that the posts reflect the tone and voice of SNY's content strategy
  • Assist Editor-In-Chief with social media editorial calendar by working with Insiders, video and social team and to develop content ideas
  • Supervise and manage the scheduling of full-time and freelance social media editors
  • Proactively propose original, timely and innovative New York sports content
  • Along with the Multi-Platform Marketing Manager, execute and measure marketing initiatives, including targeting and boosting
  • Produce and edit video, images and GIFs for use across SNY.tv and social media platforms.
  • Optimize linear content to be published on SNY.tv and SNY social platforms
  • Build audience engagement with an understanding of data and analytics, identifying and monitoring trends
  • Brainstorm, draft and implement strategies to guide our social media efforts.
  • Cover events live across social platforms
  • Plan social-first content strategies, as well as platform-specific content for Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Edit and cut videos for our social media platforms
  • Run breaking news events across social media, including live tweeting and Facebook Live
  • Innovate new content strategies to broaden the brand's reach
  • Train reporters, editors, and talent across the newsroom in social media best practices
  • Stay up to date on the latest social media trends and emerging technologies


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum three (3) years' experience in social media or audience engagement
  • Minimum three (3) years' experience managing personnel
  • Strong writing and editing skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple stories and projects at once in an organized manner
  • Proven track record building an audience and deepening engagement with targeted demos as part of a team
  • Familiarity with, iOS / Android, Mac / PC operating systems, Tweetdeck, Adobe Suite / Photoshop

Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing and able to travel, work non-traditional hours, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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