Are you a fan of Scrabble, Words with Friends, crosswords, and all kinds of logophilia? Do you have editorial and social media experience? (Can you tell us why “phonetic” isn’t spelled the way it sounds?) Then for all intents and purposes, this is figuratively the only gig in the world for you.
This highly-respected, 150-year-old company is making a sea change — riding a wave of social audience growth through the tumultuous waters of global economic upheaval to the pacific fluvial bay of… You get it, right? They’re seeking a thoughtful and talented strategist to manage their already noteworthy editorial and social media channels.
Collaborating with a small team of incredibly smart, bookish people, you’ll supervise the digital editorial calendar, make daily writing assignments, edit copy, post articles online and manage social media. Your job will be to win the SEO, social and traffic game using all the tools of the trade — monitoring the different platforms and looking for new and more effective ways to attract and entertain the audience.
Hired Gun Profile
You’re a passionate editorial evangelist who loves words and takes pains to make sure that people have a chance to read what you publish — You understand how to drive the social conversation and you’re on top of social media trends. You are also curious about your audience, eagerly studying the analytics for insights that can help you more deeply engage your readers.
Your editorial skills have been honed through experience at a digital media property (or similar endeavor) and you can confidently show the audience growth you’ve been able to achieve.
This is the white-hot center of bookishness, which has been making waves all over the social sphere in the last year. They’ll spot a poseur or amateur a mile away, so no mumpsimuses, rampallians or fustilarians need apply.
This is a great gig for someone with editorial experience, a familiarity with current social tools, a interest in audience development and, most of all, a love of language.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.