Social Media Editor

Playa del Rey California
Required Experience: 2 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 4 hours ago
Job Description
The Inertia is seeking a Social Media Editor to develop The Inertia’s voice as an authority and innovator across all social media channels, including Instagram, Facebook, Flipboard, Twitter, and beyond.

The Social Media Editor should be able to deploy original content across all networks seven days a week and optimize the voicing to fit each platform while also planning larger initiatives to innovate and expand The Inertia’s reach across all channels.

The role requires excellent organizational, written, and communication skills. Success in this role hinges on driving meaningful growth, engagement, and innovative, authority-commanding initiatives across all channels. The Social Media editor will also have the opportunity to contribute original content to the website regularly and handle the growth of our email and newsletter marketing distribution.
Job Requirements
Ideal candidates will possess the following characteristics:

- Should be highly active and familiar with best practices on Instagram, Facebook, Flipboard, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, Pinterest, Google Plus, and other emerging social platforms. Ideal candidates have managed and executed meaningful growth initiatives for a premium brand’s social platforms.
- Excellent written and communication skills. No typos. Strong voice and command of language.
- Data and analytics-minded; Able to analyze social activities and make optimizations based on performance.
- Graphic design skills and strong sensibility to curate a thoughtful, intentional aesthetic.
- Photography and video skills a plus.
- Proficient in Photoshop, MailChimp, WordPress, Premiere, and/or iMovie.
- Ability to be flexible, self-motivated, and work both independently and with a team.
- A strong knowledge and/or interest in surf and mountain culture and new technology.
- Enthusiasm. We love what we’re doing, and that’s how we plan to keep it.
- Graduate of a four-year college or University in English, Journalism, Communications, Media, or a related field.
- Ideally located in Los Angeles.

If you meet the requirements above and are interested in applying, please send a resume and cover letter (no more than one page each) to with the title: SOCIAL EDITOR. Also, please include thoughts on the following prompt in your outreach:

Describe your first growth-driving initiative for The Inertia? How would that fit into your overall approach to this position? Please be as specific as possible and feel free to use our content or new ideas in examples.
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