Vacancy : Manager, Social Media
Company Name : VICE MEDIA GROUP
Company Location : Los Angeles, CA
About VICE Media Group:
VICE Media Group is the world’s largest independent youth media company. Launched in 1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE TV, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 25 offices around the world. VICE Media Group’s portfolio includes Refinery29, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women; PULSE Films, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin; and i-D, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture.
About the team:
The VMG social team is a creative, enthusiastic, and collaborative crew that programs across all social platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and Snapchat This multifaceted team touches all formats and content categories, working hand in hand with all other departments to produce, promote, and package Vice, R29 and i-D initiatives.
What you’ll do:
Write, edit, and optimize social posts across platforms for Vice, R29, and i-D branded content; serve as a player-coach for the branded social team
Ideation in pre and post sale around social first branded campaign ideas and content
Coordinate with revenue and social teams to ensure post-sale execution is consistent and accounted for in scheduling
Co-manage multiple social calendars for branded content
Actively contribute in pre-sale & post-sale brainstorms
Work with paid distribution team to ensure client KPI’s are met
Liaise with stakeholders, among them account managers, producers and client partners, on communicating feedback and troubleshooting as needed
Regularly update our revenue team on social best practices
Assist with evening and occasional weekend editorial programming across platforms
Produce social-first branded campaigns on all social platforms
Execute packaging, scheduling, and testing of branded video publishing across IG, FB, YT, and others.
Production/execution and delivery of social-first branded campaigns across Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Youtube, Snapchat, etc.
Execute in-person talent opportunities, both editorial and branded, along the west coast (may include some travel)
Management of the tone of voice of the social media editors when handling community management and response of branded posts, lives
Pivot strategy as company priorities and platform landscape change
Constant evaluation of our social channels and the social media landscape; identifying new trends and opportunities and bringing them to our clients
Manages a team of 1-2 social media editors plus freelancers as needed
What you have:
5-6 years experience working as a social media editor for a publisher or a brand and at least 1 year experience managing social media editors
Expertise programming across all social platforms (including, but not limited to, Youtube, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and Snapchat)
Experience working with brand partners, influencers, and other revenue-driven relationships
A network of content creators you can call on to help create social-first video content
An understanding of why one piece of content cannot look the same on every platform, and how to optimize accordingly
Flawless command of spelling and grammar
Proven ability to handle a high-volume workload and meet deadlines without fail
To be successful here you are:
Extremely proactive, a true self-starter that can take an idea or project and run with it
Exceptionally organized and detail-oriented, able to juggle a lot at once
Able to work independently with little oversight; dependable and reliable
Outstanding collaborator, positive and patient, no task is too big or too small
A fan of the internet on all its facets and an active participant on all social platforms
Forward thinking, able to anticipate changes based on industry trends and suggest pivots
Working at VICE:
We want to find people who believe in our mission and goals and feel inspired to grow while they’re here, rather than someone who checks the boxes but isn’t invested. We encourage you to apply and show us what you’ve got.
VICE Media Group prioritizes the voices, ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don’t just “tolerate” differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business. To learn more read the VICE Guide to VICE .
In alignment with our Core Behaviors and to ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities we serve, we require all incoming employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know by contacting Accommodations@vice.com. We will work together to best meet your needs.
Agencies: VICE Media Group is not partnering with agencies nor accepts unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes and/or applicants.
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