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Senior Social Media Manager

Job ID: 61433
Job Views: 339
Location: , United States
Postal Code:
Job Category: Online | New Media
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 04.19.2021

Job Description

Quick Take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring an Audience Development Senior Associate!

Why it Matters: You will be directly responsible for shaping Axios’ editorial voice on social media platforms to millions of readers. Your work will cover a broad scope — from writing editorial copy and shaping how we present “Axios on HBO” on our platforms, to delivering insights to the newsroom and digging into our social media and website analytics.

Go Deeper: In this role, you will make an impact on Axios through the following responsibilities:

  • Manage Axios social media accounts using sharp, accurate copy and finding creative ways to help our work break through the noise
  • Use data and analytics to arrive at best practices and communicate feedback to the newsroom
  • Have a finger on the pulse of the news cycle and pounce on opportunities to serve readers as they arise
  • Take initiative to consider new ways to analyze the performance of our stories to make recommendations to the newsroom
  • Understand major news platforms and develop strategies to broaden Axios’ reach to new readers
  • Deliver editorial insights to help guide product decisions

 The Big Picture: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail
  • Curiosity to advance our understanding of readers and platform trends
  • Rigorous about interpreting data to arrive at conclusions
  • Competitive with other publications and motivated by metrics
  • Passionate about news and the media industry
  • Ability to think like a reader to package our stories

Don’t forget: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Classpass discount
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events

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