Social Media Editor

Posted On: March 21, 2016

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Company Description

Entrepreneur Magazine is a national business publication based in Irvine, California. For nearly 30 years, Entrepreneur has been the definitive guide to all the diverse challenges of business ownership. Published 12 times a year, the magazine is available by subscription and on newsstands in the United States and Canada, both in print and now a mobile app. The magazine's website is

Job Description

Social Media Editor
Entrepreneur’s Social Media Editor is responsible for implementing our social media strategy by coordinating with the editorial and marketing teams to increase engagement and site traffic with our large and active social audience.

Each day, you’ll be at the helm of our social media dashboard monitoring discussions and promoting our editorial content across all channels. You will identify trending topics and coordinate social and web content to keep Entrepreneur abreast of online conversations.

You’ll help grow our network of entrepreneurial enthusiasts, advocates for the brand and reader base by engaging in one-to-one dialog and helping answer questions and comments.

1+ years working as a journalist or a social media copy editor. Experience with an online publisher or media company is a plus.
Demonstrated experience in building and growing a social presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest. Other platforms such as Google+, Tumblr, Snapchat among others are a plus.
Strong writer with good editorial judgment. Ability to develop a distinct and personal voice on behalf of Entrepreneur.
Adept at identifying and crafting engaging content by ‘listening’ to social media comments and be able to effectively interact and engage on behalf of the brand.
Experience with online monitoring and measurement platforms including but not limited to Facebook Insights, HootSuite, etc.

Salary commensurate with experience.
Desired Skills and Experience
Leadership, relationship building skills
A go-getter who is flexible, demonstrates good judgment skills, works well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Strong self-directed project management and organizational skills
Affinity for learning new technologies.
Have a strong understanding on how traffic is created from a site to a conversion (i.e. tracking, link structure, tagging and analytical reports).

Day-to-day account management including coordinating our social media schedule with editorial and promotional calendars.
Direct the editorial team with topics based on trending data from social media.
Seek out, respond to and engage all relevant inquiries on social sites to build loyalty and engagement via social media activities (customer service, promotions, events).
Identify opportunities, trends and new features in the social media space.
Work closely with SEO and analytics team in reviewing site analytics, trends and issues.

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or a related field from an accredited college or university; 1+ years social media, journalism, or comparable professional, related experience.

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume by email only to, subject line: Social Media Editor