VIVISXN MEDIA is hiring 1. a Social Editor and 2. a Staff Writer/Copy Editor!

 

Summary

 

The Social Editor is the primary developer of audiences across VIVISXN’s social media properties.  We’re not looking for someone to just be an Instagram, Twitter and Facebook drone. The perfect candidate should be extremely proactive and capable at augmenting our global audience. He or she would also take an ownership role in media strategy, advertising and relationship-building.  

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Populate social accounts on a hyper-frequent basis (24/7 schedule)

  • Edit headlines to maximize clickthrough and engagement on all stories

  • Pitch stories to editorial staff

  • Coordinate responsive advertising edits on Facebook posts; evaluate and identify best practices across social media assets

  • Analyze content performance across social media to identify trends and opportunities

  • Work with the the VIVISXN team to identify cross-platform opportunities

  • Act as eyes and ears on social platforms, alerting the editors to breaking news, important topics and viral content 

  • Coordinate the creation of relevant content with production teams, including text, photo, video, and all multimedia 

  • Translate content so that it appeals to the different user experiences and audience behaviors across different social networks

  • Identify the most compelling visuals to accompany content, and package those for effective sharing

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Expert knowledge of global news cycle

  • Quick and creative thinker

  • Exceptionally strong at writing headlines and taglines

  • Expert user and propagator of Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest and most major social media platforms

  • Experience in journalism, social media, marketing and writing

  • Visual media experience a plus 

  • Great Photoshop skills

  • Hands-on experience using and acting on data collected from key analytics tools such as Google Analytics, Twitter Analytics, Facebook Insights and others

  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS and Word Press 

  • Can make GIFs and cool optics

  • Generates amazing memes

Submit resume + cover letter here

VIXISXN - The Comprehensive Alternative News Source for all things Now...WOW
The Staff Writer and Copy Editor at VIVISXN MEDIA is responsible for elevating written content to the highest standards. You will play an integral role at our news desk and act as a resource for the section editors.
 
This position will let you cut your teeth in a fast-paced news environment with daily and breaking news, and you’ll get the opportunity to elevate the style and voice of short and longer-term features, special projects and interviews. We need a kickass writer who can handle a fast news cycle with a samurai’s eye toward editing. Experience with writing and editing snazzy headlines and bylines for a variety of social platforms is a plus.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Copy editing and publishing daily web stories and vids;
  • Copy editing and assisting with research on feature stories, longer-lead projects, investigations and op-eds;
  • Developing and maintaining a style guide that reflects VIVISXN‘s voice and values;
  • Acting as an agent for style and standards on the desk;
  • Monitoring copy for frequent style errors and working with section editors and writers to improve posts and workflow.

Submit resume + cover letter here