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Staff Editor/Digital Platforms (SnapChat Discovery)

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This client is seeking a creative, digital-savvy editor to work on cross-brand Snapchat Discover content. This person will have an obsession with social media and pop culture, a strong understanding of the type of content users want to consume on the platform, and a desire to make people swipe, share and laugh out loud. He or she should be enthused about all aspects of the process, from creative conception and design to execution and promotion of the content on other platforms.

You will: 

·         Work closely with editors and writers across all platforms and brands, video producers, designers, sales and marketing and business development 

·         Own the Snapchat space, helping manage and coordinate a growing team of writers

·         Find new and innovative ways to engage and tell stories to our Snapchat audience 

·         Create and edit original content unique to the platform  

·         Move quickly and efficiently on breaking news stories, reactive pieces, awards shows and other special events where speed is key

·         Come up with creative solutions to tailor content to advertisers

·         Think short-term for daily editions and long-term for stunts and specials

·         Develop Snapchat-specific tentpoles and franchises; we value out-of-box thinkers who can balance taking risks with maintaining our core brand integrity

You have: 

·         Fast, not loose: You move a million miles a minute — not because you’re told you to, but because you don’t know how to work any other way. You’re prepared to juggle multiple responsibilities, deadlines and personalities in a fast-paced environment focused on quality, adapting swiftly to a changing landscape.

·         Proven: You have 3+ years of professional experience working in a fast-paced, creative environment with strong editing and fact-checking skills, and a keen eye for detail. You have proven success in building and growing audiences for media sites and digital brands.

·         Impassioned: The work you do gets you up in the morning. Your understanding of the Snapchat audience and its appetite for content gets you excited to come to work every day and you care deeply about your contributions to your team. It’s easy to get you fired up about a project, but you don’t burn out, you keep pushing until you’ve brought out the best in yourself.

·         A natural: You have a unique voice that fits and evolves our brands, coupled with a passion for creating, dissecting and consuming all kinds of content. Your understanding of the Snapchat audience and its appetite for content makes you the perfect fit for this role.

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