Social Community Editor - Freelance (1-2 Months)

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Department: Dazed Digital

Reporting to: Head of Content/Managing Editor

Role Summary 

This role reports into the Head of Content, the ideal candidate is well-versed in social trends and delivers engaging social media content across our social platforms: primarily Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and Twitter

Duties, responsibilities & deliverables

  • Work with the Head of Content to implement the community strategy across the key ‘conversation’ platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Pinterest and YouTube (and additional social platforms)
  • Work with Head of Content and Content Editor on campaigns across
    Dazed’s social media platforms 
  • Responsibility for uploading all video content to and maintaining the overall health of Dazed's YouTube channel and the video section of Dazed's Facebook page.
  • Distribute editorial content in formats relevant for the different channels, implementing a social-native strategy where appropriate
  • Suggest and maintain consistency of social-first ideas/formats for any of the focus platforms and for upcoming campaigns
  • Encourage discussion and engagement across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Reddit on a daily/weekly basis
  • Manage all crossposting with partners
  • Act as point of contact for all social campaign roll out across the focus platforms, and be responsible for execution which at times will involve on-location work
  • Schedule on Facebook and Twitter to ensure the agreed frequency of publishing across both platforms
  • Manage the print cover launches on Facebook and Twitter
  • Support the commercial team with ideation, proposals and activation
  • Liaise with commercial team based on upcoming content, to ensure the team meets all the project’s deliverables
  • Work on achieving daily, weekly, monthly set targets 
  • Monitoring insights from our Media Ops team to feed into ongoing strategy 
  • Identify trending topics to feed back to editorial team with suggestions for how to react
  • Work with Media Ops team to promote international stories on Facebook
  • Premiere and roll out videos across YouTube and Facebook Grow Dazed’s presence and audience on Reddit, mainly by arranging AMAs and sharing articles in suitable subreddits
  • Increase the audience and conversation on YouTube Community page
  • Continue to use Twitter in an innovative and entertaining way, maximising potential on the platform
  • Develop the Dazed tone of voice to fit what is agreed with the Head of Content and Editor
  • Respond to audience in certain circumstances when appropriate
  • Pitch and write for Dazed Digital when time allows

Skills & Experience 

  • Will have proven experience working in a digital environment
  • Intermediate experience in Photoshop and/or other content creation tools
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Understands the social media landscape and internet communities
  • Fast, but accurate worker with excellent social media skills and an in-depth knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and other social media platforms 
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail 
These duties and responsibilities are indicative and not exhaustive but serve to give a realistic overview of the role and requirements. The company reserves the right to change this role description in response to the changing needs of the business.

At Dazed Media we promote a working environment in which diversity is recognised, valued and encouraged. We acknowledge the multicultural and diverse nature of the UK workforce and society in general. We are committed to principles of fairness and mutual respect. We particularly welcome applicants from those who are significantly underrepresented in our sector.

We are also open to working with individuals virtually from anywhere across the world.

Please apply to jobs@dazedmedia.com