Community Editor, TikTok

Expiring today

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Sep 17, 2021
Ref
JR-90272586
Hours
Full Time
Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history. All of your application materials, which may include PDF files of work samples and/or links to audio, video, photography or graphics, must be uploaded to the field labeled Resume/Cover Letter/Work Samples to be considered for the position.

Job Description

The community editor is responsible for growing the reach and engagement of The Washington Post's TikTok channel. The community editor also maintains a consistent voice on TikTok and other Washington Post platforms while moderating comments and responding to questions.

Candidates should have experience working on social content produced in a newsroom, exceptional news judgment and experience developing and implementing tone and voice for a media organization or brand. The ideal candidate also has experience producing and editing news-driven content. The community editor will ensure full optimization of subscription campaigns. They will work across the newsroom on long-term projects and help plan and maintain an editorial calendar. In addition, they will work with Post teams to develop and deliver Washington Post branded prizes and merchandise to the TikTok community.

The community editor will expand the reach of The Washington Post TikTok channel by conceiving, planning, scheduling, shooting and securing participants for TikToks and TikTok live shows. They will work with the TikTok and analytics teams on regular tracking and reporting. They will also monitor TikTok product changes, trends and platform developments and work with the team to implement strategies based on these.

This position is based in our Washington newsroom. Once we resume normal operations, it will not be eligible for remote work.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

Candidates should upload a cover letter outlining a vision for the role, along with a resume to our jobs portal by Sept. 16. All application materials can be uploaded to the same field. The cover letter should be addressed to Director of Video Micah Gelman, Senior Producer of Live Moments Lauren Saks and Managing Editors Tracy Grant and Krissah Thompson.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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