Senior Social Producer, Commerce (Contract)
We’re hiring a Senior Social Producer, Commerce to join our team. This is a contract position.
About our team and what we’ll build together
theSkimm is hiring a contract Senior Social Producer to join our Commerce team and launch Skimm Shopping social media channels. Reporting to the Director, Commerce Content, you’ll launch and produce content for our new Skimm Shopping social channels, focusing on Instagram, TikTok and/or Pinterest.
How you’ll contribute to our mission
- Come up with strategy for Skimm Shopping on Instagram, TikTok and/or Pinterest
- Produce and post daily content (of all formats) to feeds & stories
- Work cross-functionally to grow a new audience
- Work cross-functionally with our commerce team to translate our content into social formats
- Maintain theSkimm’s brand and editorial standards
You’re ready for this! Here’s a bit more about what we’re looking for
- 5-7 years of experience working in social media
- 3-5 years in commerce/affiliate content
- Ability to self produce and edit social videos
- Track record of growing audiences on social media
- Passionate about theSkimm and its mission
- A self-starter and a team player
The expected rate for this role is between $7,000-$8,000 per month. We’ll consider a variety of factors when determining compensation including an evaluation of a candidate’s skills, abilities, experience, location, market demands, and internal parity.
Our story, Skimm’d
We are a digital media company, dedicated to succinctly giving women the information they need to make confident decisions. We make it easier to live smarter.
At our core, we are writers, editors, producers, designers, marketers, engineers, analysts, sellers, creatives, and strategists all working together to achieve this goal.
Everyday we’re breaking down the news, trends, policies, and politics that impact women so that they can navigate their daily lives and futures – from managing their paychecks to casting their ballots – with confidence. We provide our dedicated audience of millions with reliable, non-partisan, information, informing and empowering them while fitting into their daily routines.
Since disrupting the media landscape and defining a new category a decade ago, we have become a trusted source for our audience of millions by seamlessly integrating into their existing routines, fundamentally changing the way they consume news and make decisions. Today our ecosystem includes the Daily Skimm, the Daily Skimm: Weekend, Skimm Money and Skimm Your Life newsletters, three top-rated podcasts: “Skimm This,” “9 to 5ish with theSkimm” and “Pop Cultured with theSkimm,” theSkimm mobile app, virtual course series SkimmU, and Skimm Studios which creates innovative in-house video and audio content. Our first book, How to Skimm Your Life debuted at #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list. Through Skimm Impact, our purpose-driven platform, we are proud to support get-out-the-vote efforts with Skimm Your Ballot, which has spurred one million voting-related actions across the last three election cycles, and it's #ShowUsYourLeave movement, creating transparency and change for Paid Family Leave in the U.S.
Learn more about us and our other opportunities here.
What about the office?
This is a contract role based in New York, NY with flexibility for remote work.
Our office is available to use three days a week - Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. We have a hybrid environment and ask that full-time employees within the New York Metro area come together in person a minimum of three days per month. All other days are up to the discretion of the employees during the three days a week that the office will be open. We are continuing to closely monitor the state of COVID-19 in New York and will adjust this plan accordingly.
We will require COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone coming to our office. We are following CDC recommendations and will also require additional boosters, and will always follow CDC and NY state guidance on wearing masks in the office.
*Any correspondence from our team will come from a @theskimm.com email account!