Refinery29 is hiring an

Associate Social Innovation Editor, Freelance

New York, United States

R29 is on the hunt for an Associate Social Innovation Editor to join our team and help us develop our emerging platforms strategy. This is an excellent opportunity for someone creative, a true self-starter who can't get enough of social media and is curious about engaging an audience beyond Facebook and Twitter. In this role, you'll be involved in content creation and strategy for a host of platforms. Additional duties and requirements below.


  • Develop, manage and execute content strategy and distribution on emerging social platforms

  • Experiment strategically and know how to translate results into actionable, impactful takeaways

  • Create a monthly content content calendar that complements the editorial calendar

  • Keep abreast of trends within the social sphere and make recommendations accordingly

  • Community management as needed


  • Strong writing ability a must

  • Basic Photoshop and design skills a plus

  • An entrepreneurial self-starter with the ability to work independently

  • Flexible, able to quickly pivot strategy and execution as needed

  • Experience in covering live events on social media

  • Immersed in emerging platforms, always knows about the latest app everyone is talking about

  • Must be highly creative with the ability to think "outside the box"

  • Basic understanding of analytics and data storytelling

  • Video editing a plus