The Washington Free Beacon – an online conservative news journal that produces in-depth and investigative reporting on a wide range of issues, including public policy, government affairs, international security, and media criticism – is seeking a social media editor. Salary is commensurate with experience.
The social media editor will be responsible for promoting the Free Beacon’s work, creating and maintaining a voice for the organization across a variety of media, and growing our presence in these spaces.
Additionally, the ideal candidate will be a voracious consumer of news with a keen sense for the kind of stories our readers will be interested in. Qualified applicants will possess: two to three years of experience with a professional news outlet; familiarity with a wide range of social media, with an emphasis on Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit; a demonstrated fluency with promoting content and engaging others on twitter; experience engaging in blogger outreach; familiarity with web analytics; creativity and a competitive drive.
Benefits include vacation time and full health/dental. Please send cover letter and your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.