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Social Media Editor

The following is a job opening for MediaShift. To apply for the position, please email Mark Glaser at mark [at] mediashift [dot] org. Please read the job description carefully and fulfill all the requirements clearly in your email to us.

Social Media Editor

MediaShift is looking for a social media editor who will help promote MediaShift content, trainings and events on our social media feeds — mostly on Twitter and Facebook. The primary responsibility will be running the various Twitter feeds, such as @MediaShiftorg and @MediaShiftPod, running our Facebook page, writing up social promos each weekday and scheduling them on Buffer. You will also give us monthly reports on how our social media promotion has worked out, with strategic ideas on how to improve those.

This is a contract job that you can do from your own home or office. We prefer that you are a full-time freelancer, and don’t have a current full time job.

Hours: About 40 hours per month.

Job Requirements

> 3 years of editorial experience with a publication with 75,000 unique visitors/month or more.
> Excellent social media experience (3+ years) with Twitter and Facebook.
> Knowledge of the media business, especially new forms of journalism and digital media.
> Online marketing and/or promotional experience.
> BONUS: Experience using Buffer or similar social scheduling services.

Please send us a message with the following information in three paragraphs or less:

> Recent online publications where you have worked.
> Your experience working in online media.
> Why you are uniquely qualified for this job.
> Links to social media accounts you have managed in the past year.
> Links to your own social media feeds.

Include a link to your resume or CV, and three references.

Compensation

$875 per month.

Deadline to apply: January 20, 2017.

Target start date: February 1, 2017.