Business Insider is hiring a social media specialist

Business Insider is hiring a Social Media Specialist to join our fast-growing Marketing and Analytics team. Business Insider is the fastest growing news publication on the planet because we are built for the digital age. You’ll be joining a close team that works hard and has fun.

The Social Media Specialist is a highly collaborative position, working closely with our newsroom and analytic teams to strategize and optimise our non-editorial social media presence.

Responsibilities include the following tasks:

  • Manage non-editorial social media presence of Business Insider brands and sites

  • Collaborate with the newsroom on social media presence, test, and strategy

  • Experiment with emerging platforms and formats

  • Track and report on social media mentions of Business Insider brands, events, employees, etc.

  • Monitor social media presence and strategies of industry peers and competitors

  • Collaborate with analytics teams on social media reporting that informs strategy and execution


  • At least 2-3 years hands on experience representing a brand or organisation on social media

  • Excellent communications skills both on social media channels and traditional marketing settings

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Communications preferred

  • Familiar with social analytics solutions

  • Experience with social media monitoring tools

  • Experience with web analytics solutions (Google Analytics, etc.)

To succeed in this position, you will need

  • A passion for the digital media space and social media

  • Exceptional values that support “doing the right thing” without close supervision in a fast-paced digital and social media environment

  • Ability to stay up-to-date on industry developments, competitors, shifting consumer habits

  • To thrive in a collaborative environment, working together with different groups (editors/writers, marketing, analytics, tech)

  • Extremely strong organizational skills and detail orientation

If this sounds like the position for you, please apply online and include a note about why you are the right person for the role. Thanks in advance.

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