Forbes is seeking an Associate Social Media Producer to join crucial department whose mission is to spread Forbes’ high-quality journalism and content. You will help cover breaking news, business, as well as Forbes’ high-profile events 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 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 Social Media Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Post content from Forbes.com across multiple social platforms, keeping track of ongoing editorial initiatives
  • Create original text, photo, and video content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and LinkedIn using Forbes.com reporting and assets
  • Monitor breaking news trends and ensure that content is published in a timely manner

The ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or a related field
  • At least two years’ experience working on a social media news team and/or at a news assignment desk
  • Organized 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
  • 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 Premiere and Canva

The hourly rate for this role is $24.00 – $28.85.

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