Associate Social Media Editor

  • Editorial
  • Brooklyn, United States

Associate Social Media Editor

Job description

Futurism is a digital media publication that covers the breakthrough technologies and scientific discoveries that will shape humanity’s future. Our mission is to empower our readers and drive the development of these transformative technologies towards maximizing human potential. Futurism reaches over three million unique readers and garners over 50MM views on Facebook per month, making it one of the largest digital science and technology publishers focused on the future.


Futurism is looking for an enthusiastic and creative self-starter to fill the Associate Social Media Editor role in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. The right candidate will have a passion for optimizing social media content for specific platforms, enhancing audience engagement, and working collaboratively across teams.



  • Assist with the optimization of site content for social platforms and execute daily posting across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram

  • Schedule posts, partner video shares, and crossposts in advance for weekends, holidays, and off-peak hours

  • Assemble the daily newsletter and schedule A/B testing

  • Assist with identifying trending topics

  • Contribute to development and engagement strategies across all social channels

  • Assemble daily metric reports for the Social Media Manager

  • Monitor audience reception and attitude across platforms and provide feedback as necessary

  • Moderate comments and engagement across platforms and respond to direct inquiries

  • Maintain proficiency and knowledge in latest social media best practices

The ideal candidate has:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a social media newsroom

  • A strong news sense

  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills

  • Experience with a variety of social media platforms and working with social media accounts for large audiences

  • Proficiency in wordpress, Google Analytics, and Facebook Creator Studio. Photoshop experience a plus.

  • A working understanding of SEO best practices and Facebook content guidelines

  • Ability to be both a self-starter and team player

  • Ability to multitask, stay organized, and balance priorities in a fast-paced environment

Disclaimer: Futurism is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.