These Are The Best Social Media Jobs To Apply For Right Now
The social media job market continues to grow (and grow and grow). Here are some of the best gigs out there, from some of the buzziest companies around.
As our eyeballs continue to be occupied much (too much?) of the day by screens and social media platforms are becoming increasingly viable sources of revenue and exposure for brands, the job market for specialists in this field is growing exponentially.
Whether you're looking to join up with a governmental agency promoting equality for women around the world, or would love nothing better than to work for a highly curated beauty and skincare boutique, the range of options when it comes to unleashing those content-creation skills are virtually boundless.
Here are some of the most enticing gigs on the LinkedIn right now from some of the buzziest companies out there.
The company that's revolutionizing the way we think about frozen foods is looking for a social media savvy individual to oversee all channels. If you have three-plus years of experience, a bachelor's degree in journalism, marketing or communications, and an abiding enthusiasm for beautifully styled, healthy foods, this NYC-based position may be the gig for you.
ATTN: Digital whizzes with a skincare obsession. Dreamy beauty shop Violet Grey is looking for a social content curator to rep their voice on the interwebs and drive traffic to their growing online store. Three-plus years of digital media experience preferred for this West Hollywood-based position
One of the OG digital media innovators is looking for a video content expert to join the ranks of the video production team in their Los Angeles office. Two to four years of experience in the field is required, as well as an ability to create 50 snappy, BuzzFeed-y videos a week.
If you're bilingual in Russian and English, this telecommuting job may be a dream gig: You'll be translating content from English to Russian for this government agency aimed at creating equal opportunities for women around the world. Seven years of journalism, public relations or communications experience required, as well as knowledge of gender-related issues.
Addicted to the news feed and the seemingly endless drama of our current political climate? Why not get paid for your habit with this Aringlton, VA-based gig for this respected, non-partisan political media outet. An abiding passion for politic, knowledge of data and analytics, strong storytelling skills and two to three years of social media experience are required.
Step into this vast world of video that is the POPSUGAR machine, which cranks out content garnering 390 million monthly views. Their New York office is presently looking for a "hyper-creative lifestyle and pop culture junkie with a healthy habit of checking social media every 30 seconds" with at least five years of social media or editorial experience.
The fashion and lifestyle media company that's expanded its reach to 16 million users a month is looking to bring on a social media aficionado with—you guessed it—a passion for fashion. One to two years of experience and strong writing skills are preferred for this job in their Los Angeles offices.
This buzzy mental-health startup is looking to add a social media whiz to its Los Angeles office in Santa Monica as it expands its presence into the digital media space. There's no minimum experience requirement, though demonstrable proof of your ability to engage and grow an audience is required.
Obsessed with Eames? Hankering for a Herman Miller? This quickly growing design marketplace, as well as its sister company DECASO, is on the lookout for a strong writers with a strong understanding of the interior design world. Applicants should have five years of copywriting experience in addition to three years of experience in social media for this job based in San Francisco.
The media beast recently launched a personal finance vertical and is looking to fill its social media role with someone who can effectively represent the VICE voice, participate in digital reporting and sourcing with breaking news and help develop audiences across all platforms. Newsroom experience is a huge plus, in addition to two to three years of experience at a major media company.
The healthy snack company is looking for a season social media specialist with five to seven years of experience and a bachelor's degree in journalism, English or marketing. Graphic design and video editing skills will give applicants an edge in this NYC-based position. And know that the job comes with some pretty sweet perks, such as flexible PTO, chair massages and tuition reimbursement if you're taking courses to further your job-related skillset.
Words: Deena Drewis