• Recount Media
  • $81,760.00 -143,160.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Entertainment
  • Full-Time
  • 172 W 104th St

About the Role Recount Media is looking for a Social Media Manager to help run our social media accounts, email newsletters and community platforms. This position will focus on building our social media presence and increasing brand awareness. This role requires a strong understanding of user behavior, analytical skills, and the ability to work closely with Recount s editorial, engineering, and business teams. The successful candidate will be highly self-motivated, have an innate drive to solve customer problems, an instinct for creating copy that engages and excites users, ability to manage competing priorities, and willingness to collaborate with a team.
This position would require you to be available during weekday evenings (M-F, approximately 6-8pm) in order to handle social and email publishing when our video production for the evening finishes up.
Responsibilities Create high-quality, original written and visual content for all platforms including social media posts, blog pieces, emails, and newsletters Create and manage day-to-day social media calendar Track and analyze data to help inform social platform strategy Help with live event coverage (such as debates, town halls, etc.) on social Drive growth and strategy for email marketing campaigns and push notifications program Find and create opportunities to increase conversion and retention Communicate social media priorities, status, and issues to key stakeholders Monitor the competitive landscape and identify needs and opportunities Respond to comments on social media as warranted Ability to develop the right voice for each social media platform
Qualifications BS/BA in Business, Marketing, or related field Minimum 4-6 years of experience running social media accounts for major media outlets or brands Extensive knowledge of mainstream social channels: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc. Highly detail-oriented with strong analytical skills Experience with direct email marketing/CRM A/B testing and conversion optimization Excellent writing skills and ability to write creative, engaging copy Self-motivated, organized, and collaborative approach to all projects
A Big Plus Experience with customer segmentation and personalization SEO experience A background in journalism and a passion for political news
About Us? Recount Media (?therecount.com?), is a start-up focused on political video journalism, based in NYC's Flatiron. Our intention is to deeply rethink the way the public views political news. We are already creating new ways of seeing and interpreting the political news of the day. We're backed by very well-known VCs in NY and Silicon Valley, and our founders have a combined 75 years of experience founding companies and launching television, online, and print brands, many of which are household names.
We offer a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision benefits, plus fitness, commuter perks, and a 401(k).
Associated topics: book, columnist, content writer, edit, fiction, press, publishing, scriptwriter, social media, syfy

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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