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The Temporary Manager, Social Media reports into the VP, Marketing & will develop & execute the organic social media content strategy for Topic Streaming service. The ideal team member will have an insatiable curiosity for audience behaviors, & expert knowledge of engagement marketing strategies & tactics across social media channels, partnerships, video platforms & the overall media landscape.

This position is a one month assignment with the possibility of extending month to month. 


  • Develop & execute the engagement strategy for Topic streaming service, ensuring it aligns with our business goals, voice, & individual brand sensibilities to maximize engagement & grow audience visibility
  • Work closely with the different Topic departments to understand priorities & challenges
  • Oversee & run Topics monthly content strategy session, & implement agreed upon ideas
  • Collaborate & partner with the Media Community Manager, Growth Manager & Engagement Manager on marketing strategies, content planning & output
  • Attend all required team meetings
  • Advise Topic Studios social media managers to provide audience development & engagement expertise & support, as needed.
  • Solid knowledge of UGC landscape, building out campaigns, CTA, & monitoring deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Activate promotional partnerships with external partners, talent & events, when needed.
  • Other appropriately related projects/duties as assigned.

Social Media Specifics

  • Manage the content calendar, story selection, frequency & creative expression with an eye toward growing audience, engagement & advocacy.
  • Ensure that all social campaigns are structured based on goals & KPIs
  • Participate in paid media budget allocation & boosting strategy
  • Lead the testing strategy with the goal of constant iteration & optimization
  • Work closely with the Topic Analytics team to understand & optimize performance
  • Maintain an understanding of who our audiences are on social, the differences by platform & brand, & develop strategies to grow & deepen our relationship with those audiences
  • Monitor the latest media, social trends, & tools & incorporate these into Topics social strategy; regularly provide internal teams with updated best practices & recommendations
  • In collaboration with Media Community Manager, monitor user comments across platforms & develop macros & strategies for implementation
  • Write creative briefs for internal creative team as well as external creators; provide turnkey storyboards for reference
  • Develop & present frequent performance reporting

Background & Qualifications:

  • 4- 6 years of specific and/or combined experience in social media strategy/marketing, influencer media, content execution, & overall audience engagement.
  • Experience building audience engagement, ideally with a media organization and/or driving direct-to-consumer subscription-based brands.
  • Deep knowledge of social platforms best practices & an endless passion for innovation & experimentation in the social space.
  • Knowledge of tools such as Social Flow, Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics, Buffer, GA4, Canva, TikTok Spark, Gorgias, #paid
  • Ability to combine data & creative intuition to create social strategies & content recommendations that will attract & engage fans, build communities & drive growth.
  • Expert knowledge of organic & paid social strategies & tactics on FB, IG, TW, YT, TT, Reddit, etc.
  • Adept at interpreting data & shaping it into actionable strategies & recommendations
  • Comfortable managing & collaborating with freelancers, external agencies & influencers
  • Strong writing / copy creation skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Collaborative work-style
  • Customer-first mindset, with the ability to identify & understand audiences, how to reach them for maximum engagement.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to collaborate, build consensus & work across teams.
  • Ability to self-manage & prioritize work appropriately
  • Experience in a start-up environment a plus

Compensation (NYC Only): The salary range for this role is prorated monthly based on $77,000 - $82,000 annually. The salary offered will be determined based on relative experience, skillset, & other job-related factors.


First Look Media is a new-model media company devoted to supporting independent voices, from fearless investigative journalism & documentary filmmaking to smart, provocative entertainment. Launched in 2013 by eBay founder & philanthropist Pierre Omidyar, FLM was founded on the fundamental belief that freedom of expression & of the press, & the power of storytelling, are vital to both a vibrant culture & a thriving democracy. 

First Look Medias flagship brands include the award-winning entertainment studio, Topic Studios & the criminally-good streaming service, Topic. FLM continues to expand its mission of supporting independent voices via a variety of new brands, formats & platforms, as well as through foundational technology, helping creators & audiences develop, distribute, discover & connect with meaningful stories.


Topic is the boundary-pushing streaming service from First Look Entertainment for thrillers, mysteries, dramas & documentaries from around the world, serving viewers who crave entertainment beyond the mainstream. Whether its a Nordic-noir crime thriller (The Killing), an Italian supernatural political drama (The Miracle), or a haunting true crime docu-series from the UK (The Missing Children), Topic expands your view of the world.

Featuring North American premieres, exclusive TV series & film, & programming from more than 40 countries, Topic showcases an unparalleled collection of creators, perspectives & experiences. Complemented by our Topic Originals, we prioritize bold storytelling & champion underrepresented voices. Topic Originals & exclusives include Oscar nominee The Letter Room (starring Oscar Isaac), Lambs of God (starring Ann Dowd), BAFTA nominee The Virtues (starring Stephen Graham), Emmy nominee The Accidental Wolf (starring Kelli OHara), Dark Woods, Gotham Award winning Philly D.A., & Soul City (directed by Coodie & Chike).

Topic is available to US & Canadian audiences on, AppleTV & iOS, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android & Android TV, Samsung, Apple TV Channels, Roku Premium Channels, Bell Fibe, Amazon Prime Video Channels, & Comcast (Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex & XClass TV). Topic is part of First Look Entertainment which also includes Topic Studios, the award-winning entertainment studio which develops, finances, & produces content for all platforms.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - People of color, people with disabilities, women, & LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; we are committed to a diverse workplace, & to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities.

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