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Company: Conde Nast
Address: San Francisco, CA
WIRED is looking for a creative and innovative media talent to join our audience development, social and analytics team. A perfect candidate will understand how to use social media to develop, engage, and inform audiences across platforms, and be clued in on emerging networks and how WIRED can use them effectively. The associate director will oversee the team’s social media managers, and should be comfortable both setting high-level strategies and digging into the daily process by writing and editing social content. This person will work closely with WIRED’s director of audience development, analysts, editors, reporters, and designers to optimize content for social platforms, using analytics-based strategies to increase audience engagement, social referrals, subscriptions, and revenue opportunities. They will also be part of the larger Audience Development team at Condé Nast. This job will ultimately be based in San Francisco, but remote candidates are welcome to apply as we navigate pandemic life.
Take strategic ownership of WIRED’s social platforms, guiding high-level strategy and day-to-day optimizations to increase traffic, revenue, and subscriptions
Manage team of social media managers and multimedia producers, helping them develop their skills and grow their careers
Collaborate with editors, reporters and designers to develop content packages that are optimized for social media, and optimize story headlines for social
Work in partnership with audience development to continually improve how social media drives loyalty and subscriptions
Find smart, effective ways to insert WIRED’s content into online conversations
Work with WIRED’s sales and marketing team on sponsorship opportunities
Develop relationships with social managers at Condé Nast, gathering and disseminating best practices
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
Extensive experience in news publishing, ideally having worked on both editorial and audience development
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Professional experience creating and optimizing content for platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, TikTok, Twitch, and LinkedIn
Professional experience with publishing and analytics tools including SocialFlow, CrowdTangle, Facebook Insights, Parse.ly, and Google Analytics
Experience managing teams
A sense of humor and keenness to adapt to a changing media landscape and find audiences in new ways
Cover letter and resume
Second-round candidates will be asked to provide a strategy memo and take an edit test
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below, and we will review your application as soon as possible. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.
C ondé Nas t is an equal opportunity workplace.
Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience.
Salary is also commensurate with experience.