Director of Social Media at theSkimm

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ABOUT THESKIMM

theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than seven million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, and take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, and we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, and on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, and more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections.

As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information they need to make informed and empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, and more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to over 75 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives and we're building a brand trusted by millions of female millennials across the country. Join us!

ABOUT THE TEAM

theSkimm’s social media team is made up of scrappy, creative thinkers who are dedicated to expanding our brand presence and engaging with our member base across social media platforms. As the Director of Social Media you will be responsible for bringing theSkimm’s voice and brand to life across multiple touchpoints in our members’ daily lives, creating narratives for multiple verticals. Reporting to our VP of Content, this role is creative meets data. You will be responsible for developing social media content that fosters a deep sense of community and grows both brand engagement and revenue. You will manage a small team of associate social media producers and will collaborate closely with theSkimm’s Video, Editorial, Design, Sales, and Marketing teams.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
  • Lead and optimize overall social media strategy for official brand accounts
  • Direct the creative and editorial operations of all organic and sponsored social media content
  • Analyze performance data and innovate and iterate to achieve optimal performance
  • Review and approve all social media posts, ensuring alignment with voice, brand, and content tentpoles
  • Direct both ‘always on’ and targeted social media marketing campaigns for timely editorial moments and theSkimm’s product offerings
  • Administer all third-party and internal social media tools and content management systems
  • Manage two Associate Social Media Producers
WHAT WOULD SET YOU UP FOR SUCCESS
  • 6-8 years of social media experience
  • A strong understanding of theSkimm’s brand and voice and ability to communicate its message with consistency
  • Experience leading strategy and execution for a news & information, consumer, and/or emerging brand
  • Proven track record of using social media content to increase audience engagement, build brand equity, and drive revenue
  • Superior journalistic judgement, research, and fact-checking expertise
  • Experience executing on branded content
  • You are a strong manager who can uphold an environment of learning, growth, and mentorship within a growing team
  • You subscribe to a player/coach mentality and can think big picture while still getting your hands dirty
WHAT WOULD SET YOU APART
  • Art direction experience in graphic design, illustration, videography, and/or photography
  • Pre-sale experience in branded content
  • Strong knowledge of SEO best practice
  • Passion for news and current events
  • You are a Skimm’bassador, or have a long history with theSkimm as a consumer
WHAT WE OFFER
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurances, starting on your first day!
  • Competitive salary & equity packages alongside annual performance reviews aimed at rewarding and recognizing our diverse talents
  • Flexible vacation policy and generous holiday observances
  • MassMutual 401(k) program
  • One Medical Membership
  • Subsidized family planning and fertility benefits through Carrot Fertility
  • Up to $400 in annual gym-membership reimbursement
  • Collaborative office space with a mix of snacks, seltzer, caffeine and a pretty sweet roof deck
  • Catered meals and drinks during our weekly "Sip’n Skimm" all-hands meeting and monthly "Skimm'e A Drink!" happy hour
  • The opportunity to be part of a friendly, hardworking and diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter.

This is a full-time role based in New York, NY

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Technology we use

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Location

50 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

What are theSkimm Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
theSkimm provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Summer hours, Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
theSkimm offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses.
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
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