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Social Media Manager, A&E

Social Media Manager, A&E

• Intermediate Level


The A&E Social Media Manager, reporting into the Social Media Director, is a lover of all things Television and Entertainment. A fan of A&E, this person is responsible for ensuring a cohesive social strategy across all brand campaigns with brand consistency, innovation, and community engagement at the forefront of all we do.

Category Social Media 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 31, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

It is imperative that the A&E Social Media Manager understands social media platforms and comes with a general understanding of Photoshop and light video editing. This individual should also understand social metrics while staying current on changes to the social media landscape, industry platform updates and new techniques in consumer-facing social media strategies. Up to date on current events and editorial trends is a plus. The A&E Social Media Manager should also be comfortable working with on-screen talent and covering network events.


Community Management & Social Strategy
  • Ideate, conceptualize, execute, and evaluate social media strategies across all shows and brand campaigns inclusive of organic social, influencer activations, community engagement and/or sweepstakes
  • Collaborate with press counterparts to promote all upcoming premieres and sustaining programs through social shares of priority media hits
  • Collaborate with the paid media and YouTube teams to launch and sustain amplification plans
  • Develop social production requests for show talent
  • Oversee social media content calendars across all platforms ensuring brand consistency and accuracy
  • Live posting content strategy during premiere episodes, including nightly and/or weekend coverage of A&E’s Programming when necessary
  • Work with moderation team to update and maintain response guide/FAQ documents for community management
  • Conceptualize & pitch strategic creative tactics for brand/show campaigns
  • Light creative work in Photoshop to edit social templates used on social platforms, and video editing for social livestreams or show footage
  • Analyze competitive landscape for social media and make suggestions for new vendors and platforms
  • Measure success of creative assets and posts to ensure maximum visibility and engagement
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Digital Media, or a related field
  • 4-7 years of Social Media experience in television or entertainment
  • Proficient with social media scheduling and analytics platforms including SproutSocial, ListenFirst and TalkWalker
  • Stellar copy writing and editing abilities 
  • Proficient in Photoshop, video editing software
  • Extremely organized, with an eye for detail

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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