Social Editor (Finance) at Motion Recruitment

Our client, an online media and digital advertising company, is actively looking for a Social Editor o join their team! This is a remote position.

***This is an initial 1 year contract, that may extend or convert at any time***


  • Manage, ideate and program major social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok along with other emerging platforms
  • Knowledge of content framing, packaging and demonstrated success in driving traffic and new audiences via social platforms to O&O sites as well as growing audience on social media platforms
  • Quickly optimize and post breaking news on multiple social platforms
  • Stays up to date on current industry trends, evolving strategies and works constantly with editorial and video teams on ensuring all types of social content are following current best practices
  • Help conceptualize and execute original video and live streaming ideas for social platforms
  • Ideate unique call-to-action campaigns or other creative strategies to promote content and engage with users on social platforms
  • Identify stories to pitch to editorial and social teams
  • Create graphics for social platforms
  • Monitor performance analytics
  • Work with video producers as needed

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 2+ years running a social media account for a newsroom or content organization/brand
  • Understand and execute social best practices in all aspects across all major platforms (scheduling posts, programming video, content promotion, etc.)
  • Strong writing skills and voice
  • Strong grammar and communication skills
  • Edit video for social clips and publishing live streams on social platforms
  • Optimize stories and editorial content for a social audience
  • Ability to produce/edit video and create graphics for social platforms using Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • A huge fan of all things social media and latest trends (finance industry experience preferred!)
  • Someone who enjoys engaging with the social audience and loves to build the conversation around our content
  • Someone who can work a flexible schedule in accordance with breaking news and events.
  • Demonstrate success in news judgement. Identify content that resonates on specific social platforms and grow audiences both in terms of volume and demographic diversity

The Offer

•Competitive Pay: Up to $32/hour, DOE

•Contract Duration: 12 Months

You will receive the following benefits:

•Medical & Dental Insurance

•Health Savings Account (HSA)


•Paid Sick Time Leave

•Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

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