Social Media Editor

Job Location(s) US-MA-Needham | US-NY-New York | US-Remote - East Coast
Job ID
2022-2268
Company
IDG Communications
Category
Marketing
Unit
Insights & Performance Marketing
Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Career Level
Entry-Level

Overview

IDG is seeking a Social Media Editor for IDG’s Global Services business to be to be based in either our Needham, MA HQ, NY, NY office or Remote in the US (preferably east coast). IDG has five B2B editorial brands each with their own, unique social media presence and voice. This position would work with a variety of departments to help support our fast-growing B2B social media presence.  

 

Qualified candidates must have a passion for writing and previous experience with social media management. The individual must also be strategic, with prior copywriting or editing experience. We are looking for someone who understands social media strategy and is familiar with building and maintaining a brand voice on social media.  

 

This Social Media Editor is part of a global services team and will be an integral part of the IDG social media team. The ideal candidate is an excellent writer who has great ideas, a can-do attitude, and an entrepreneurial spirit. This person will work closely with teams across IDG to support social campaigns. Experience using social media scheduling apps, social media platforms, proves writing and editing skills, and ability to use creative templates for social media posts required. 

 

IDG is the world’s leading technology media, event, data, and marketing services company operating at the intersection of media and marketing technology.  We influence the most powerful tech buyers in the world — from business technologists to enthusiasts and everyone in between.

 

IDG Communications’ vision is to make the world a better place by enabling the right use of technology. As the leading global media and data company powered by 1st party relationships, our collaborative, innovative and customer focused culture fosters success for our customers and our employees.

 

Upon joining IDG, you can expect a stable, consultative, and hard charging work environment along with an office culture that rewards, recognizes, and respects achievement.

 

We offer competitive salaries, an outstanding benefits package and an atmosphere dedicated to advancing our passion in providing cutting-edge advertising & marketing solutions for our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Manages all the B2B social handles and the IDG TECH talk social handles
  • Manages our social media management software. Is the primary POC for troubleshooting on social media
  • Manages all social media calendars, creates all social copy, and developed engaging social media creative
  • Assists in promoting relevant events and services programs on the B2B social pages
  • Supports video team on social promotions and any promotes any relevant events on the B2B social handles
  • Maintain newsletters and push notifications for the B2B sites

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years' experience with copywriting or editing for branded social media
  • Passion for social media and proficiency with major social media platforms
  • Proficiency with editing photo templates for social media use
  • Top notch copywriting skills with the ability to write and edit compelling ‘clickable’ language that boosts social engagement.
  • Inventive and curious with a passion for writing and storytelling
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to multitask
  • Detail-oriented approach to work with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated empathy and commitment to our business

 

Desired Capabilities:

  • Top-notch oral and verbal communication skills with an outgoing and positive demeanor
  • Experience managing an influencer platform highly preferred
  • Experience with using Canva to build compelling social creative preferred
  • Portfolio of existing editorial work featured in digital publications preferred
  • Incredibly independent with the ability to work quickly and develop new ideas for increased engagement
  • A natural multitasker
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to travel once or twice a year, if needed, post Covid-19

 

Other:   Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  Requests for reasonable accommodation based on disability or religion will be considered on an individual basis.

 

Please upload a formatted version of your resume and cover letter during the application process.

 

IDG is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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