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Associate Editor, Social Media


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  • Date posted
    March 10, 2024
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    May 9, 2024
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Job Description

Job Description

Select, NBC News and CNBC’s fast-growing product recommendation and shopping site, is seeking a creative, self-starting Associate Social Media Editor to focus on creating, maintaining, and analyzing social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and Instagram, for the @cnbcselect arm of our growing NYC-based social media team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for high-quality service journalism and the drive to help grow a new brand in a crowded market, as well as the ability to creatively package, edit and source video content that will resonate and help build an engaged social following. This role will focus on the @cnbcselect accounts across networks, so demonstrated interest or experience with personal finance is a must.

What you’ll do:

  • Copywrite and schedule Facebook posts and tweets for CNBC Select content
  • Identify content that can be translated to Instagram via graphic treatment, stories, or otherwise
  • Identify content that can translate to video, via Instagram Reels or TikTok
  • Keep up with the evolving social media landscape, new features and best practices on each platform
  • Pitch new social media ideas based on editorial content or pitches
  • Help curate and follow an organic content calendar with the social media team, facilitating reposts and fresh treatments of timely or high-performing content.
  • Use social media engagement, reach and traffic analytics to make informed content decisions

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $65,000-$75,000


  • At least 2 years of experience in Social Media for a media or publishing brand
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in personal finance content
  • Experience for a major news brand a plus
  • Sound editorial and journalistic judgement
  • Demonstrated knowledge of online content management systems and multimedia storytelling
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills under deadline pressure


  • Advanced knowledge of social media best practices, capabilities and trends
  • Experience with social media scheduling and analytics platforms
  • Experience with video editing preferred
  • Attention to detail and ability to make quick decisions
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative, energetic environment and be a team player
  • Ability to approach roadblocks analytically and thoughtfully

Additional Details:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted employment authorization to work in the United States
  • Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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