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Insider Inc. seeks social media fellow to assist in digital storytelling

September 23, 2019

Posted by Yvonne Zacharias

Insider Inc. is hiring a paid social media fellow to distribute Business Insider and INSIDER content across various social networks and platforms starting in September. The intern will work in New York.

The Insider Fellowship Program is for early career journalists who want to spend six months learning from a newsroom full of passionate, dedicated journalists. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to Insider Inc.’s audience of millions, and by the end of six months are prepared for the next phase of their journalism careers. For more information on the Insider Fellowship Program, see here.

Social media fellows manage posting schedules across social channels and help the distribution team reach its goals on platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Reddit, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. They also help to organize and maintain archives, analyze and track statistics, write around SEO and work with the team to develop our social strategies. They work with content from all verticals on both websites and the video team. Social media accounts are the face of Insider Inc.’s brands, and social media fellows play an integral role by helping to run this growing network.

All fellows should have:

  • Familiarity with the Business Insider and INSIDER brands and their content
  • Experience with and a passion for digital and social media
  • Experience packaging stories for publication: writing headlines, picking images, etc.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to multitask
  • Proofreading and copyediting skills
  • Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team
  • Ability to problem solve independently
Additionally, for the distribution team, Insider Inc. is looking for someone with the following:

  • Work experience with one or more social media platforms
  • Experience working with news content
  • Experience working with editorial content
  • Knowledge of social video
  • Experience with content management systems
  • Experience with Photoshop
  • Interest in data collection and analysis
This is an hourly paid fellowship based out of New York. Fellows are encouraged to work 40 hours a week, and fellowships run for six months.

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