Full Time Job

Social Media Editor


New York, NY 03-12-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Do you have a track record of processing and reporting a variety of political, foreign and domestic news topics with speed and accuracy? Are you passionate about journalism, news analysis and working in fast-moving digital spaces? If your answers are yes, we want to meet you.

We're looking for an experienced Social Media Editor to join The Choice on Peacock social team. You'll work with the executive producers of The Choice and the Head of News and MSNBC social in NYC to manage The Choice's presence on social media platforms during Prime Time. You will activate on social strategies that elevate in-depth analysis, commentary and informed perspectives from Zerlina Maxwell, Mehdi Hasan and more. You will be able to swiftly break news, while identifying and promoting coverage initiatives. We are looking for someone who can help keep The Choice in the forefront of social media news.

• Drive social media coverage for The Choice during the key Prime Time hours
• Help define and share the voices of The Choice to our highly engaged social audiences
• Maintain focus and accuracy during breaking news and high-pressure news situations; keeping as many platforms as active as possible when the stakes are high, and accuracy with speed matter most
• Comfortable being an independent self-starter, but also part of a multi-location, multi-time zone team
• Writing headlines, editing video and distributing content on social media platforms
• Coordinating with editors on show teams and site programming

• Bachelor's Degree preferred
• 2+ years editing in a newsroom environment preferred,
including experience with breaking news, video editing
and dedicated social publishing experience; must be a
skilled text AND video editor with outstanding
communication skills and the ability to prioritize while
• Demonstrate experience with managing breaking news,
video editing and packaging/publishing on social media
accounts for a news outlet(s)
• Desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive but
highly rewarding news environment

Desired Characteristics
• Experience analyzing social and site analytics, and
generating reports
• Experience as a site cover editor or similar digital media
• Active awareness of personalities and brands on The Choice