Social Media Content Producer, Evenings & Weekends - The Shade Room
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Social Media Content Producer, Evenings & Weekends

Remote - CA, NY, NJ, TX, GA, NC or MD

Founded in 2014, The Shade Room (TSR) has grown into a leading media powerhouse for breaking news and a trailblazer for reporting all things pop culture. TSR combines investigative entertainment journalism from our writers with crowdsourced journalism from our Roommates to operate a 24/7 news outlet. Our strong community of followers allows us to break away from traditional news delivery by reaching readers directly through their social networks.

As we continue to grow, we are always looking for the best and brightest talent with big ideas. From Social Media content to Video Production, we thrive on creativity! If this sounds like you, we hope you’ll join us.

*PLEASE INCLUDE A LINK TO YOUR PREVIOUS WORK ON YOUR RESUME*

SCHEDULE: Wednesdays – Fridays from 1:30 PM PT – 10:00 PM PT

and Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 AM PT – 3:00 PM PT

SUMMARY:

The Social Media Content Producer is responsible for creating multiple quick-turnaround content items a day, while also working on longer-lead projects, and helping the team meet daily content frequency goals. This position will produce content with a focus on Black culture, entertainment, politics and current trends, that appeal to our audiences and boost brand awareness across all social media platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write, develop, edit, and publish content and copy for a variety of social media platforms including but not limited to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tik Tok and SnapChat.
  • React quickly to breaking news and develop stories based on factual information received.
  • Stay abreast on current trending topics that connect with The Shade Room audience and create content based on trends.
  • Fact-check and research viral stories to ensure accuracy.
  • Generate exclusive content for all social media platforms.
  • Continuously grow a positive and inclusive social media presence by monitoring commentary on Instagram posts under The Shade Room Instagram profile.
  • Contribute creative and engaging ideas to brainstorm sessions with the editorial team.
  • Ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone) on all public platforms.
  • Stay up-to-date on latest industry trends, software and digital media compliance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
  • Great news judgement from someone who loves and gets Black culture across the diaspora.
  • Understanding of social media best practices.
  • The ability to self-edit work.
  • A creative writer with the ability to write in a witty, fun and trendy tone to appeal to The Shade Room demographic of 18 – 41 years old.
  • Impeccable attention to detail, solid organizational skills, highly motivated, and results-driven.
  • The ability to work in a quick-turnaround environment without sacrificing quality, accuracy or personality.
  • Experience with popular social media platforms and trends.
  • Relationship management; networking skills with the ability to cultivate strong professional relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Proficiency in SEO and WordPress.
  • Flexibility in managing multiple responsibilities and assignments simultaneously; ability to meet deadlines; experience managing both urgent, short-term projects and complex, longer term projects.
  • Legal right to work in the US.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

BA in English, Communications, Journalism or related field, preferred but not required. Minimum of 2+ years of professional journalism, communications or social media experience creating content, preferably for a high-output and trusted media brand.

BENEFITS

The Shade Room is a fully remote work environment with a wonderful team of hardworking, innovative and creative people. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k match, sick time and paid time off!

COMPENSATION

This is a full-time (40 hours), nonexempt position. Pay range is $26.44 – $31.25/hour. Compensation will be based off of experience and local cost of living.

*PLEASE INCLUDE A LINK TO YOUR PREVIOUS WORK ON YOUR RESUME*

The Shade Room provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by the federal, state or local laws. The Shade Room is an at-will employer.

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