Weekend Social Media & Home Page Editor (US only)

Brooklyn, New York /
Editorial – Audience Development /
Part-time
Application deadline is November 5, 2021

Slate is looking for a part-time audience development editor to manage our social media feeds and home page on weekends. This person must be organized, have sharp news judgment, and be able to work efficiently and independently. Ideal candidates have experience working in audience development and an understanding of Slate’s journalism. 

Candidates will be expected to work Friday evenings and Saturday and Sunday for a maximum of 19 hours per week. Slate has offices in D.C. and Brooklyn, but we will consider remote applicants.

Key Responsibilities: 
 
• Manage Slate’s Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts
—Execute Slate’s overall social media strategy
—Optimize social headlines
—Make adjustments based on newsworthiness and traffic data

• Make updates to Slate’s home page
—Make promotion decisions based on newsworthiness and traffic potential
—Write headlines in Slate’s voice
—Prepare home page for the following morning


Requirements

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to complete tasks independently
    • Digital media experience preferred
    • Good humor, kindness, and a strong affinity for teamwork
Slate is committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds and traditions. We encourage everyone to apply. If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know. We will do what we can to meet your needs.

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