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Social Media Manager

The Bulwark  — the home of Charlie Sykes, Tim Miller, Bill Kristol, and more —  is looking for an experienced social media manager to help share our articles, newsletters, podcasts, and live events with the world. The ideal candidate is a creative professional with a strong interest in politics and the politics of culture. You will be the voice of the Bulwark on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Reddit and other important platforms.

The Bulwark is a news network launched in 2018 dedicated to providing political analysis and reporting free from the constraints of partisan nonsense. It publishes smart politics and culture commentary from a variety of viewpoints.

Job description:

  • Develop effective and creative social media campaigns.
  • Maintain a brand voice to ensure consistency across all social media platforms.
  • Develop KPIs for each platform, with a clear path to achieve and track against key benchmarks.
  • Coordinate with the team to consistently promote the Bulwark’s messages and products.
  • Monitor engagement and seize opportunities for optimization and growth.
  • Keep up to date on trends, platform rules, and competitor activity across all platforms.
  • Respond to comments, when appropriate, to create positive communities.
  • Keep organized with a content calendar.
  • At least two years experience in managing social media accounts and communities (preferably related to politics or media) across several platforms.
  • A keen interest in following politics/current issues.
  • Strong research skills to identify quality social content.
  • Familiarity with audiences, technical limitations, and content types for Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and other social media platforms.
  • Experience creating original content for social media.
  • Ability to react quickly in response to the news cycle.
  • Ability to manage projects independently.
  • Exceptional ability to communicate complex topics.
We offer a competitive salary (depending on experience); standard benefits including healthcare; ownership over projects; a collaborative environment; and the opportunity to make an impact on the political conversation in America.
To apply email cover letter and resume to [email protected]