Assistant Social Media Producer

Remote (United States)

Forbes believes in the power of entrepreneurial capitalism and uses it on various platforms to ignite the conversations that drive systemic change in business, culture and society. We celebrate success and are committed to using our megaphone to drive diversity, equity and inclusion.


Forbes is seeking an Assistant Social Media Producer to join crucial department whose mission is spread Forbes’ high-quality journalism and content. You will help cover the realms of breaking news, business, as well as Forbes’ high-profile events, verticals, and signature lists. We are looking for an eager, smart social media-savvy producer who lives and breathes news, has an interest in markets and entrepreneurism, has an ever-expanding digital and social media understanding and toolset, and someone who enjoys being part of a fast-paced environment where creativity and teamwork are highly valued.


This is a 3-month temporary assignment and will report to the Deputy Social Media Director.


Responsibilities:

  • Post content from Forbes.com across multiple platforms, keeping track of breaking news and ongoing editorial initiatives
  • Create original text, photo, and video content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and LinkedIn using Forbes.com reporting and assets
  • A/B test headlines/images in article posts in an engagement-first strategy, monitor breaking trends and ensure that content is published in a timely manner


Requirements:

  • Team player with a good sense of humor who is willing to offer ideas and receive them, interested in taking real ownership of the platforms especially on weekends
  • Strong editorial judgment with a keen understanding of news, politics, business, pop culture
  • Strategic thinker, someone who can balance multiple news events at once and understand what to prioritize and how to disseminate a story
  • Basic-to-intermediate familiarity and experience using creative apps like Adobe Photoshop and Premiere, Canva, and others
  • At least two years’ experience working on a social media news team and/or at a news assignment


Forbes aims to offer employees the flexibility they need in order to be successful. We offer a hybrid work schedule for our employees. Some roles may be remote (within the U.S.) if it aligns to the needs of the position. Any employee entering the Forbes office for business or social reasons will need to present proof of full vaccination, unless eligible for a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation required under applicable law.


Forbes is an equal opportunity employer.


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