The Telegraph is hiring a

Social Media Editor, Puzzles

London, United Kingdom

The Telegraph needs a Social Media Editor for our new Puzzles subscriptions product with excellent social media and creative skills. This role will be responsible for proactively growing, engaging and managing our Puzzles community, creating and distributing content across a variety of social platforms, and driving Puzzles subscriptions.

Key responsibilities

  • Creating and editing video, graphic and written content to be distributed on social media channels
  • Growing and building strong communities on The Telegraph Puzzles platform and various social media platforms
  • Maintaining The Telegraph’s social media feeds to a high standard
  • Developing ideas, content plans and working with creators to generate engagement and Puzzles subscriptions
  • Monitoring and researching social media and puzzles trends, as well as emerging platforms, tools and channels
  • Using analytics tools to help inform social strategy
  • Working with Telegraph Editorial and Marketing teams to create content and campaigns
  • Championing Telegraph Puzzles subscribers both inside and outside of the business

Key skills

  • Worked in a social media role with a good understanding of content production
  • Strong knowledge of social media and has creative storytelling ideas to enhance our Puzzles product
  • Proven track record of building and nurturing engaged communities
  • Experienced in TikTok video production and community management
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • The ability to work comfortably both independently and as part of a team
  • Good at fostering and building relationships in person and online, individually and at scale
  • Proven ability to think outside of the box and go the extra mile in order to produce the very best results
  • A firm grasp of The Telegraph’s brands and journalistic values, both in digital and in print
  • Experience working with and/or an understanding of subscription-based business models
  • A genuine love of digital games and puzzles

Our benefits

The nature of our industry means life at the Telegraph Media Group is fast-paced, demanding, and interesting. We also want it to be rewarding for everyone who works here by creating a suite of benefits that contribute to lifestyle choices and leisure activities. From dynamic working opportunities, medical cover, and parental leave (six months fully paid maternity leave and enhanced paternity/partner leave), to life assurance and season ticket loans, you can choose from a range of flexible benefits, designed to support your lifestyle and help you achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Training and development

With support from your manager and colleagues, you’ll also have access to a variety of training and development opportunities through The Academy. Covering a range of personal and professional skills, our courses enable you to develop an enjoyable and rewarding career.

Our commitment to inclusion

At Telegraph Media Group, we foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds. We believe in equality of opportunity and welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.

We are proud to be a Level 3 Disability Confident Leader as part of the government’s Disability Confident Scheme. If you are disabled or have a long-term health condition and would like support in applying for any of our roles or if you require any reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

To find out more about Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Telegraph Media Group, and for more information on our purpose, beliefs, and people values, please visit our website.

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