The Social Media Manager will support and work with the Social Media Director and MTV News team in a variety of tasks and daily operations, including writing and overseeing distribution of social media content (i.e. promotion of MTV News stories and digital/social content, on-the-ground executions, and paid social campaigns) from start to finish (strategy, planning, execution, reporting).
The Social Media Manager should be well-versed in social trends and strategies within the news/editorial space, have strong writing skills, and be a strong creative comfortable with creating real-time social content, innovating as needed to reflect a fast-paced news environment.
Candidates must have experience creating and managing content across all social platforms (preferably for editorial/news brands, but not required) with an eye towards the convergence of these platforms
along with a background in writing/editorial, community management, engagement and growth.
Experience creating social-optimized video is a significant plus. They will work closely interdepartmentally and throughout the company both inside and outside the MTV News Digital sphere. Developing and managing relationships with MTV’s On-Air Producers, Development Team, Product Development, Editorial, Design, Technology, Marketing, and Ad Sales is a primary responsibility.