Social Media Manager

Penske Media   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Media


Less than 5 years

Posted 29 days ago

This role is an integral part of the large WWD team of editors in NY, Paris, London, Hong Kong, Milan, and LA— and a highly collaborative one that thrives on teamwork. Excellent writing skills are a must. We’re looking for someone who is very organized, has innovative ideas, a strong work ethic and someone game to work in a competitive environment where a breaking news story can change your entire day. Responsibilities:

  • Leading WWD’s main presence on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram: providing coverage of breaking news and live events, conceiving and executing innovative social plans
  • Responsive to breaking news
  • Develop social-oriented franchises in concert with overall editorial initiatives
  • Manage social calendar
  • Create monthly analytics reports
  • Work with WWD reporters and editors to attend interviews, shoots, etc. to create social content of their stories
  • Liaise with Ad Sales team to schedule and post sponsored social content
  • Deadline and detail oriented
  • Team player


  • 3-5 years of experience in social media or digitaljournalism
  • Deep understanding of all mainstream and some emerging social channels
  • Consistent record running Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for major media outlets
  • Demonstrated interest in visual storytelling
  • A passion for fashion, beauty and retail news and a dedication to WWD and its longstanding journalistic mission
  • Skill at bridging specialties, including reporting, editing, product, analytics, design and user research
  • Strong writing and editing skills