We are looking for a smart, creative individual to help shape the voice of Texas Monthly online. This person will report to the General Manager, and manage daily activity across all social media channels, working closely with all departments on brainstorming and executing campaigns. An interest in Texas culture, history and politics is a must! Must be able to act as part editor, part strategist, and part producer while staying organized. You know who you are and we look forward to meeting you.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Translating web and print stories: Write, edit, produce material for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media channels
Manage the daily publishing schedule for social channels
Engage with social audiences and form a sense of community
Work closely with editorial, marketing and audience development team members on content promotion strategies to grow audience and elevate Texas Monthly’s social media presence
Work with the audience development team members to identify audiences for targeting and promotion of posts
Participate in brainstorming sessions on how to tell stories on different platforms
Identify and report out on new social trends, tools and capabilities
Successful candidates will possess the following skills/abilities:
Strong writing skills and experience creating social content
A creative, strategic thinker who works collaboratively and independently
Familiarity with the Texas Monthly brand
Minimum of 2 years’ experience as an editor, writer, producer in a media organization
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field
Knowledge of SEO best practices
Experience using social media reporting platforms (Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics) to build audiences
If you are a qualified candidate and interested in this position, we encourage you to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job title in the subject line.
NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS ACCEPTED.?TEXAS MONTHLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
About Texas Monthly
Texas Monthly has chronicled life in contemporary Texas since 1973, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education. The magazine is known for astute political commentary and compelling longform narrative nonfiction. As a leisure guide, it continues to be the indispensable authority on the Texas scene, covering music, the arts, travel, restaurants, museums, and cultural events with its insightful recommendations. Texas Monthly has a reputation for providing its readers with a magazine of the highest editorial and design quality and has won fourteen National Magazine Awards. Founded by Michael R. Levy, the magazine currently has a paid circulation of 270,000 and is read by more than 2.5 MM people each month.
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