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.