Curation Lead, North America

11 - 15 years experience  •  Information Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
New York, NY
11 - 15 years experience
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

We’re looking for a skilled editorial manager to lead a diverse team of curators located in New York, San Francisco and Toronto who are responsible for identifying the best Tweets, photos, and videos around the biggest real-world events and high-profile opportunities for English-speaking markets. The ideal candidate has solid experience managing in a digital newsroom, is passionate about people development and is familiar with using Twitter content to craft stories.

Candidates will need to be available to work weeknights and weekends if the news cycle dictates.

Success in this role is measured by:

  • Driving a Curation strategy for content experiences that highlight the best content on Twitter and measurably resonate with Twitter’s users

  • Innovating new creative content opportunities that reflect strong North American communities represented on Twitter

  • Helping to develop and improve upon Curation workflows

  • Improving cross-language and cross-team collaboration

  • Engaging and retaining a high-performing team that has the ability to do their best work every day, is provided meaningful feedback and development opportunities and can collaborate and manage through conflict effectively



  • Develop and drive quarterly goals and a long-term vision for the Moments teams across North America

  • Build, motivate, and develop a team of experienced Curators with various language capabilities

  • Provide inspiration to the team to inject creativity in daily work and projects

  • Track metrics of success and hold self and team to a the highest quality standard

  • Focus on continuous tool and process improvement to increase curation efficiency

  • Collate and provide product feedback to the Moments development team

  • Collaborate with the Moments leads across all regions and languages to ensure consistency, alignment, and support as a global function

  • Collaborate and partner with the local Content Partnerships teams to create a holistic strategy to drive revenue growth and user engagement



  • BA/BSc degree or equivalent education

  • Written and verbal fluency in English; otherlanguages a plus

  • 10+ years of experience working in journalism

  • 5+ years of experience leading teams; experience with managing managers and remote team members a plus

  • Expertise and passion for coaching and developing individuals and managers

  • Experience managing editorial in one or more content areas (News, Sports, Entertainment, Music, etc)

  • Experience leading editorial composed of social media content strongly preferred

  • Extensive experience in using Twitter— preferably as a tool in reporting

  • Experience with newsgathering tools like Tweetdeck, Curator, Dataminr for News, etc preferred

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