Vacancy : Social Media Manager, Eater
Company Name : Vox Media, LLC
Company Location : New York State
As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations and influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, and print, we tell stories that affect our audience’s daily lives and entertain as much as they inform.
Our portfolio features influential and respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street, and Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, and Vox Media Studios produces and distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform and Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators and marketers.
Vox Media has been named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies in Media,” an Inc. “Company of the Year,” Digiday’s “Best Company for Parents,” and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.
Eater covers local restaurant news, reports on national food trends, and provides service through travel guides, cooking content, documentary-style video, and social-first stories, as well as live events.
We’re seeking a Social Media Manager who can help execute a strategy to promote and amplify our most ambitious journalism in the tone and editorial sensibility of Eater.
The Social Media Manager will be responsible for creating and publishing daily social content, growing and engaging with the Eater community, and working closely with Eater’s Associate Director of Audience, Platforms.
Grow audience, reach, and traffic on social platforms
Write social copy for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and more
Optimize headlines for social and search
Package and translate Eater’s most ambitious journalism for social platforms
Work with Eater’s audience development director, city editors, and Eater.com editorial team to occasionally develop social content and promote editorial packages off-platform
Analyze and interpret traffic data, developing best practices and finding trends as they emerge
Collaborate with Eater editors to identify opportunities for social content related to our journalism
Stay up-to-date with best practices, current technologies and trends in social media and communicate them back to the Eater editorial team
What you’ll bring:
Prior experience growing an audience on social media
Strong writing and editing skills, impeccable attention to detail, and an intolerance for errors
Strong visual eye and an understanding of Eater’s tone and voice
Proficiency in Adobe Suite (Premiere, Photoshop)
Ability to concisely explain a complicated news story on social platforms
1-3 years of social media experience
Experience in food or news media
Interest in the food/restaurant beat and a curiosity to learn more about it
This role is a part of the Vox Media Union, represented by the Writers Guild of America, East.
About working at Vox Media:
This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You’ll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that’s challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does 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.
Vox Media is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees. All employees in our offices are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have an approved religious or medical exemption. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, including submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and wearing a face covering in our offices.
Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from @voxmedia.com email addresses, and we will never contact you via text message.
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