Social Media Editor, Vice World News

VICE Media

Multiple Locations


0 year(s)
Full-Time
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Job Description
<p><strong>Social Media Editor, VICE World News&nbsp;</strong></p>
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<p><strong>ABOUT VICE MEDIA GROUP</strong></p>
<p><a href="https://company.vice.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the world’s largest independent youth media company.&nbsp; Launched in 1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 21 offices around the world.&nbsp; VICE's content has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts &amp; Sciences, Peabodys, Golden Globes, Sundance Film Festival, George Polk, Scripps Howard, PEN Center, Cannes Lions, Knight Foundation, American Society of Magazine Editors, LA Press Club, James Beard and Webbys, among others.&nbsp;</span></p>
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<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group’s portfolio includes</span><a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Refinery29</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women;</span><a href="https://www.pulsefilms.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp; </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">PULSE Films</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin; </span><a href="https://i-d.vice.com/en_us"><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">i-D</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture; and</span><a href="https://garage.vice.com/en_us"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Garage</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a digital platform and biannual publication converging the worlds of art and design.</span></p>
<p><strong>VICE x Team</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The VICE World News editorial team works across the globe to deliver incisive coverage of the stories and events our audience cares about. The team of deeply invested journalists is collaborative, enthusiastic, and thoughtful. VICE News editors and writers are fearless and always challenging the status quo and reader expectations.</span></p>
<p><strong>Role x You</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE World News is looking for a social media editor to join our ambitious, growing global digital news offering. The position requires an experienced social media editor who has experience in a news setting, a familiarity with all major social media platforms, a deep understanding of the VICE News brand, and a passion for building and engaging with global audiences. This editor will work closely with the director of audience development as well as editorial teams in North America, EMEA and APAC on social packaging and search engine optimization, will flag and pitch trending and breaking news, and will create original, social first content.&nbsp;</span><br><br></p>
<p><strong>You have these:</strong></p>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Minimum 3 years of social media experience in a news setting</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong SEO and social optimization skills</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A data-driven mindset and familiarity with analytics and reporting</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Internet-brain” with your finger on the pulse of global and regional social and cultural trends.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Basic knowledge of graphic design and video content creation for social media.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The highest journalistic and legal standards&nbsp;</span></li>
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<p><strong>We’d love if you also had these:</strong></p>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A collaborative spirit, and the ability to work across departments and global offices.</span></li>
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<p><strong>Working at VICE</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE prioritizes the ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don’t just “tolerate” differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business. To learn more read the</span><a href="https://viceguideto.vice.com/"> <strong>VICE Guide to VICE</strong></a></p>
<p><strong>Agencies: </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group is not partnering with agencies nor accepts unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes and/or applicants.</span></p>