Social Media Editor, Punch

 Vox Media - Company site
 November 19, 2021
 Remote (US Only, NYC Preferred)

As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations and influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, and print, we tell stories that affect our audience's daily lives and entertain as much as they inform.

Our portfolio features influential and respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street, and Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, and Vox Media Studios produces and distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform and Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators and marketers.

Vox Media has been named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies in Media,” an Inc. “Company of the Year,” Digiday’s “Best Company for Parents,” and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.

Punch is seeking a dedicated, proactive Social Media Editor to join its growing team. The ideal candidate has a deep appreciation and interest in the culture of drinks and nightlife, experience creating social-first content, excellent copywriting skills and an eye for social media trends.

Punch’s Social Media Editor will be responsible for creating and publishing daily social content, growing and engaging with the Punch community and working closely with Punch’s Director of Audience Development, Programming and Art Director.

Responsibilities

  • Grow audience, reach and traffic on social platforms, work closely with director of audience development to define goals and benchmarks
  • Write social copy for Instagram, Facebook and more 
  • Pitch and write weekly Instagram stories  
  • Work with Punch’s audience development director and editorial team to develop new social rubrics and social-only content series
  • Oversee freelance social content creation, managing the process from assignment to publish 
  • Support Punch’s audience development director in editorial production and calendar management
  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor engagement
  • Stay up-to-date with best practices, current technologies and trends in social media 

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 to 3 years’ experience managing a brand’s social media presence, including content creation, analytics and reporting  
  • Knowledge of, or curiosity about, drinks and nightlife—and the motivation to learn more
  • Strong writing skills with attention to detail and an eye toward clean copy
  • An excitement for how social media can help stories reach new audiences 
  • Passion for the topics we cover at Punch 
  • Excellent focus and the ability to work independently
  • Photo / video editing and graphic design skills are a plus, but not required

About Punch:

Punch is the most trusted authority on drinking trends and culture, bridging the gap between industry thought leaders and enthusiasts. Punch’s award-winning coverage of wine, spirits, cocktails and nightlife across digital, social, and print media has made it an indispensable resource for drinking well.

*This role is a part of the Vox Media Union, represented by the Writers Guild of America, East

About working at Vox Media:

This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of 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 is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees. All employees in our offices are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have an approved religious or medical exemption. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, including submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and wearing a face covering in our offices. 

Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from @voxmedia.com email addresses, and we will never contact you via text message.