Vox Media is hiring a

Deputy Engagement Editor

Washington, United States

SB Nation is a sports appreciation machine and we're looking for a deputy engagement editor who will help lead and grow our social team and digital newsroom. You should have a fan-centric passion for sports and genuine interest in internet culture.

SB Nation is the fastest-growing online sports media brand and the largest network of more than 300 individual fan-centric sports communities, including SBNation.com, our national flagship property. Our network is powered by the most respected web-native sports journalists.

We're looking for someone with:

  • 2+ years of professional experience managing a social media brand, journalism experience is a plus
  • Experience using real-time tools and native analytics for social networks to inform strategy
  • Experience with video and visual storytelling
  • Excellent writing and communication skills and ability to multitask in a collaborative newsroom
  • Incredible attention to detail and intolerance for errors
  • Familiarity with SBNation.com and the SB Nation network of brands
  • Flexible schedule — this position may include nights and weekends. Sports never stop!

What you'd be doing:

  • Oversee the social team’s daily coverage of real-time breaking news, trending social stories and coverage of live events across social media platforms
  • Shape the voice, look and feel of SB Nation, across social media platforms
  • Collaborate with our newsroom on story ideas and packaging, surfacing hooks for headlines, and adapting our content and voice to social platforms.
  • Manage the creation of original social content for platforms like Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook and Vine in reaction to real-time news.
  • Looking ahead on the sports calendar to strategize coverage of big moments in sports

Position may be located in DC or New York offices or remote. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, write us a 140-character cover letter, answer the questions below, and share three examples of stories or projects that demonstrate your ability to make good Internet.

About working at Vox Media: You'll be joining a family of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about creating for the web, building tools to foster online community, and doing work that's challenging and fun. Vox Media is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQ people, people of color, and people with disabilities.