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Editorial Associate

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Contract opportunity with Fortune 500 Social Media company in San Francisco!

The Global Media team works directly with media companies and high-profile users on the platform across many different areas including sports, politics, entertainment, music, and news. We help to get these people and organizations on our platform, using the platform effectively, and integrating it into their existing activities.

This role sits on the Global Media Strategy and Operations Team, which works on high-impact solutions with a global reach to drive operational efficiencies and facilitate alignment on strategic direction across our global teams. This team oversees a multitude of complex projects ranging from managing business intelligence tools to enhancing intellectual capital and developing scalable media programs.

We’re looking for a skilled curator of content to identify the best Tweets, photos, and videos in real-time. The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of one or more mainstream content verticals such as News, Sports, Entertainment, etc. and has experience collecting Tweets around a theme in those areas. She/he will use those skills to present unique content experiences in real-time to users. This position is full-time, on contract for at least three months. Candidates will need to be available to work nights and weekends.

Success in this role is measured by:
Identifying the best Twitter content around events or global conversations
Selecting the most engaging events and conversations on Twitter
Working efficiently under time pressure

Curate live streams of Twitter content across various topics
Weave stories from sequences of Tweets
Identify events and emerging trends on Twitter that will drive unique content experiences

Work experience: 2+ years of experience working in journalism
Deep knowledge of one or more content areas (News, Sports, Entertainment, Music, etc)
Experience curating Tweets in real-time or for publishing
Extensive experience in using Twitter— preferably as a tool in reporting
Experience with newsgathering tools like Tweetdeck, Dataminr for News, etc is preferred

Education: BA/BS degree required

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