Social Media Manager

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Location: New York, NY

The Players’ Tribune seeks a social media manager to work on our growing social media team. The ideal candidate will have experience managing social media profiles in a fast-paced publishing environment or for high-profile personalities or brands. This person should be comfortable shaping and executing strategy but should also be eager to execute day-to- day social media responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day management of The Players’ Tribune social media platforms
  • Develop compelling, cross-platform social programming that maximizes growth, reach, and
    engagement on a local and global scale
  • Contribute to the strategic direction, production and measurement of social programs
  • Design and implement analytical solutions to understand social media content, providing
    actionable recommendations
  • Collaborate with editorial, marketing and public relations teams
  • Track evolving social/digital trends and use insights to make strategic recommendations
  • Identify social media opportunities on owned and external platforms

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • 3-5 years experience working in social media, preferably for a publisher, agency or brand
  • Deep knowledge and passion for sports and digital media
  • Be comfortable engaging with and working closely with athletes for social content creation and
    activation
  • Ability to work across departments and provide a perspective
  • Creative thinker with strong writing skills
  • Thorough knowledge of social media best practices
  • Keen understanding of social media metrics and ability to monitor campaigns
  • Ability to “wear many hats” in a small, start-up environment
  • Exceptionally well organized and good attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and excellent communication skills
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premier Pro proficiency a huge plus

Most importantly we are looking for candidates with great attitudes and creative skills who are eager to be part of an innovative publishing platform.

If interested, please send a resume, brief cover letter (maximum 150 words) and three potential Players’ Tribune social media concepts to careers@playerstribune.com.