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The New Yorker is seeking a social-media coördinator to help maintain and expand the magazine’s presence across social-media platforms. As part of the social-media team, the coördinator will work closely with the editorial and communications teams to translate The New Yorker’s short-form, long-form, and multimedia reporting to social networks, mindful that these venues mark many visitors’ principal encounter with the brand. As such, the social-media coördinator must possess excellent writing and editing skills, a passion for social media, and a deep interest in the stories and issues regularly covered by The New Yorker. This is a freelance position.

Interested applicants should e-mail Saira Khan, The New Yorker’s director of social media, at [email protected], and include two to three writing samples, in addition to a résumé.

Candidates must have:

  • Two to three years of experience in a social-media or journalism role.
  • Passion for and experience with social-media platforms, both established and emerging.
  • A knowledge of and interest in the history, style, and voice of The New Yorker.
  • A demonstrated ability to write engaging social-media copy across a range of topics, and for a variety of audiences.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Familiarity with analytics and listening tools such as Adobe Omniture, CrowdTangle, Social Flow, Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics, Google Analytics, and
  • Meticulous attention to detail.