Social Editor

Job

  • London, Manchester / Hybrid Remote  
    London, United Kingdom
    perm, remote  
  • Company
    LADbible Group  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
    Wage
    Undisclosed
  • Closing date
    20 March 2023  
    Posted on
    18 January 2023  

About LADbible Group:

Founded in 2012, LADbible Group has redefined entertainment and news for a social generation. With a global presence and offices in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and the US, LADbible Group has grown to become one of the biggest social publishers in the world.

LADbible Group operates across all major social publishers including Facebook, TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube and our mission is to give the youth generation a voice by building communities that laugh, think and act.

The Role:

As a Social Editor for LADbible Group you will be responsible for delivering the trending and breaking news to our vast audience 24/7. You will know what they want to hear, how they want to hear it, and when they want to hear it. Building a daily schedule based on what news is happening that day, what original stories we are using and what stories our community have to tell.
You will be responsible for packaging, posting and measuring success of articles and using that knowledge to continually improve and target wider audiences. Sitting as a key member of the Editorial team this role is vital in the performance of our site and offers some excellent learning and progression opportunities.

What the opportunity looks like:

  • Proactively research and find the latest news, viral trends and reports ahead of competitors
  • Have the ability to spot a story that the audience will love to watch or hear about
  • Understand the audience and be aware of social topics and trends
  • Collaborate on ideas, working as a team to develop concepts
  • Scheduling and posting content via Facebook
  • Working across a 7-day rota and covering live-events as they happen
  • Packaging articles – creating captions, titles and thumbnails that generate traffic
  • Regularly monitor insights using social media analysis tools, and review and report on effectiveness to maximise results
  • Being a brand ambassador for LADbible Group and ensuring we strive for engagement while never compromising on tone of voice, authenticity and audience trust
  • Build a positive, strong rapport with the wider teams to support their objectives through content delivery
  • Use initiative and creativity to bring new ideas to the team, sharing knowledge and contributing to ongoing improvements

Skills and experience we’d like you to have:

  • Knowledge and passion for trending news
  • A passion for social media and storytelling with an understanding of Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Reddit and other social media channels
  • Experience working in a target driven, fast moving social media company or publisher
  • Experience of working in a target driven environment with a excitement to smash targets
  • Organised, calm under pressure and good at planning ahead
  • Able to move quickly and easily, embracing and responding to change
  • Able to research a subject/topic and present findings in a constructive manner
  • Good use of Adobe, including Photoshop
  • An attention to detail in dealing with all matters and a flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Ability to use own initiative and make effective decisions
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

Must haves:

  • Previous experience working in a target driven environment with experience of growing new and exciting social platforms 

At LADbible Group we've rolled out blended working which means the majority of departments across the business (including London, Manchester and International offices) work from home and the offices on a weekly basis.

LADbible Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company and we welcome all members of the community to apply for openings with us. As the leading social youth publisher, we have a powerful global platform to better represent our audience and enable those that do not have equal opportunities, to have their voices heard. As a business, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce, in an environment where everyone feels comfortable to be themselves.