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Marketing, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, November 06, 2019
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theSkimms social media team is made up of scrappy, creative thinkers who are dedicated to expanding our brand presence & engaging with our member base across social media platforms. As the Director of Social Media you will be responsible for bringing theSkimms voice & brand to life across multiple touchpoints in our members daily lives, creating narratives for multiple verticals. This role is creative meets data. You will be responsible for developing social media content that fosters a deep sense of community & grows both brand engagement & revenue. You will manage a small team of associate social media producers & will collaborate closely with theSkimms Video, Editorial, Design, Sales, & Marketing teams.


  • Lead & optimize overall social media strategy for official brand accounts
  • Direct the creative & editorial operations of all organic & sponsored social media content
  • Analyze performance data & innovate & iterate to achieve optimal performance
  • Review & approve all social media posts, ensuring alignment with voice, brand, & content tentpoles
  • Direct both always on & targeted social media marketing campaigns for timely editorial moments & theSkimms product offerings
  • Administer all third-party & internal social media tools & content management systems
  • Manage two Associate Social Media Producers


  • 6-8 years of social media experience
  • A strong understanding of theSkimms brand & voice & ability to communicate its message with consistency
  • Experience leading strategy & execution for a news & information, consumer, and/or emerging brand
  • Proven track record of using social media content to increase audience engagement, build brand equity, & drive revenue
  • Superior journalistic judgement, research, & fact-checking expertise
  • Experience executing on branded content
  • You are a strong manager who can uphold an environment of learning, growth, & mentorship within a growing team
  • You subscribe to a player/coach mentality


  • Art direction experience in graphic design, illustration, videography, and/or photography
  • Pre-sale experience in branded content
  • Strong knowledge of SEO best practice
  • Passion for news & current events
  • You are a Skimmbassador, or have a long history with theSkimm as a consumer


  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits & 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • Flexible vacation policy & generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Catered Friday lunches & monthly gatherings
  • A vibrant office environment full of books, couches & a roof deck
  • Complimentary access to theSkimms growing suite of membership products
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking & diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter


theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than seven million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, & take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, & we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, & on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, & more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections.

As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information they need to make informed & empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, & more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to over 100 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives & we're building a brand trusted by millions of female millennials across the country. Join us!

This is a full-time role based in New York, NY.

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