Community Manager

Boston, MA, USA ● Cambridge, MA, USA ● Massachusetts, USA Req #21545
Sunday, February 20, 2022
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Community Manager


Reviewed/reviewed.com, a part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking a Community Manager to help build and foster a group of engaged and passionate consumers who care about the stuff they buy and own. Creative individuals with ideas, enthusiasm, and hustle are strongly encouraged to apply. You’ll be part of a growing team, and your work will be seen by millions on the USA TODAY Network.


We live by our mission: To help people buy the best stuff and get the most out of the stuff they own. Our recommendations and advice are trusted by millions because we put in the hard work, with rigorous testing and helpful, shareable stories that speak to a mass audience.


You are a Community Manager who thrives in a team environment and enjoys forming relationships with people. You have a deep understanding of social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Reddit and have proven success building engaged audiences through them. You have your finger on the pulse of what people are talking about and buying. Most of all, you can embrace our mission and jumpstart a wave of brand recognition for Reviewed.


The Community Manager works in our editorial office in Cambridge, MA, and reports to the Head of Social.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with the other members of the social media team on creating posts and brainstorming ideas.
  • Interact with followers on all our platforms to build relationships.
  • Monitor social platforms for discussions taking place around the products and categories we cover, and join the discussion in a thoughtful way that highlights our areas of expertise.
  • Help identify formats and trends coming from the community that can inform our own content creation.
  • Serve as the intermediary between our social and newsletter audiences and subject matter experts on staff, coordinating communications with our audiences via text and email.
  • Support newsletter and distribution teams as needed. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Knowledge of what makes content shareable.
  • Interest in helping people purchase the best products and make the most of the stuff they own.
  • A willingness to change and evolve with the ever-changing digital landscape.
  • Experience managing social media accounts for a publisher or brand a plus.
  • Photo editing skills a plus.
  • Filming and video editing skills a plus.
  • Experience working in an editorial or ecommerce environment a plus.
  • Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment, post-offer background check. 

How to Apply: 

 

We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don’t limit your upload to a resume; show us what you’ve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:

 

1.     Your resume – one to two pages.

2.     A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.

 

It is important that these items be assembled into a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.

 

#Content

 

Our Work Environment:

 

The majority of work takes place in an open floor plan office, with several smaller meeting rooms and test labs throughout the building. You’re expected to be accessible to the team throughout the day via face-to-face communication, email, phone, and Slack.


About Reviewed:

 

Buying stuff is easy. Buying the right thing is hard. That’s where we can help. Reviewed brings consumers the most trustworthy reviews available, written by our team of experts. We believe that tough, objective reviews are the best way to analyze products. We provide readers with insightful, practical, and entertaining stories that help them make informed decisions.

 

Reviewed is part of the USA TODAY Network, one of the largest news networks in the country, reaching over 173 million monthly unique visitors.

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  • Job Function Technology
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Equivalent Experience
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