Social Media Editor

Remote (United States)

WHO WE ARE

The Cut, a New York Magazine site, is home to the conversations that matter most to women today — from politics and intersectional feminism to work, money, relationships, mental health and sex — and forward-thinking coverage of fashion and style.


The Cut is part of Vox Media, the leading modern media company. We guide our audience from discovery to obsession. We inspire essential conversations about what’s now, what’s next, and what’s possible.


As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, and our platforms, products, and partnerships.


WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Work with the Platforms Director and Senior Editor of Audience for The Cut to create a social strategy with the goal of establishing a unique voice and making our accounts a lively and engaging place for audiences to encounter our work, with a particular focus on Instagram
  • Build a content strategy that emphasizes originality and storytelling
  • Package and translate our journalism to feel native to the platforms on which they are published, without sacrificing editorial voice and integrity
  • Take initiative on planning social rollouts to amplify our most original and ambitious journalism 
  • Capture social-first multimedia with talent and at cover shoots  
  • Communicate platform best practices back to the editorial teams and identify opportunities to develop social talent for our platforms
  • Work closely with the engagement and analytics teams to track and analyze data to help inform platform strategy
  • Explore new social media trends and platforms, ideate on new audience potential and traffic streams
  • Be flexible to the demands of a newsroom schedule


WHO YOU ARE

  • 3+ years of experience
  • Prior experience with growing an audience on social media
  • A strong voice, keen visual eye, sharp sense of humor, and deep understanding of the Cut’s editorial sensibility
  • Strong writing and editing skills, impeccable attention to detail, and an intolerance for errors 
  • Sound editorial and news judgment 
  • Creativity and a passion for new storytelling formats
  • Deep understanding of social media trends across platforms and familiarity with analytics
  • Fluency in internet and pop culture


If you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job posting, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the Vox Media team or get in touch! We’ve hired chefs who became editors, DJs who became UX designers, and sommeliers who became writers.


WHERE YOU’LL WORK

This job is hybrid (downtown, NYC) . We’re dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees, and when we reopen, will require everyone who works from one of our offices to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, such as submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and/or wearing a face covering in our offices.


WHAT WE OFFER

This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.


OUR DEI+ COMMITMENT

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can show up as their authentic selves and create their best work. We recognize that great stories, platforms, products and services come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that our commitments require ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices. We keep our diversity data public for the sake of accountability, transparency and communication. Learn more about our values here, and our approach to corporate citizenship here


Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Vox Media will also consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable Fair Chance laws. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations as part of the application process to candidates with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact our People & Culture team (recruitment@voxmedia.com).


WHAT COMES NEXT

Our recruiting team will go through applications in a timely manner. Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from @voxmedia.com email addresses, never via text message. Read more about how our recruiting team operates, and how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud, here.

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