Associate Director of Social Media, Wired

Associate Director of Social Media, Wired at Conde Nast

$ Confidential

Condé Nast is a global media company producing the highest quality content with a footprint of more than 1 billion consumers in 32 territories through print, digital, video and social platforms. The company’s portfolio includes many of the world’s most respected and influential media properties including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler/Traveller, Allure, AD, Bon Appétit and Wired, among others. Condé Nast Entertainment was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming.

Job Description


WIRED is looking for a creative and innovative media talent to join our audience development, social and analytics team. A perfect candidate will understand how to use social media to develop, engage, and inform audiences across platforms, and be clued in on emerging networks and how WIRED can use them effectively. The associate director will oversee the team’s social media managers, and should be comfortable both setting high-level strategies and digging into the daily process by writing and editing social content. This person will work closely with WIRED’s director of audience development, analysts, editors, reporters, and designers to optimize content for social platforms, using analytics-based strategies to increase audience engagement, social referrals, subscriptions, and revenue opportunities. They will also be part of the larger Audience Development team at Condé Nast. This job will ultimately be based in San Francisco, but remote candidates are welcome to apply as we navigate pandemic life.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Take strategic ownership of WIRED’s social platforms, guiding high-level strategy and day-to-day optimizations to increase traffic, revenue, and subscriptions

  • Manage team of social media managers and multimedia producers, helping them develop their skills and grow their careers

  • Collaborate with editors, reporters and designers to develop content packages that are optimized for social media, and optimize story headlines for social

  • Work in partnership with audience development to continually improve how social media drives loyalty and subscriptions

  • Find smart, effective ways to insert WIRED’s content into online conversations

  • Work with WIRED’s sales and marketing team on sponsorship opportunities

  • Develop relationships with social managers at Condé Nast, gathering and disseminating best practices

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in news publishing, ideally having worked on both editorial and audience development

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Professional experience creating and optimizing content for platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, TikTok, Twitch, and LinkedIn

  • Professional experience with publishing and analytics tools including SocialFlow, CrowdTangle, Facebook Insights,, and Google Analytics

  • Experience managing teams

  • A sense of humor and keenness to adapt to a changing media landscape and find audiences in new ways

Application requirements:

  • Cover letter and resume

  • Second-round candidates will be asked to provide a strategy memo and take an edit test

Condé Nast is an equal opportunity workplace.

Duties, responsibilities, and title may be adjusted based on years of experience.

Salary is also commensurate with experience.

Condé Nast is renowned for provocative, influential, award winning content-across brands, across platforms, and across continents. In the United States, Condé Nast publishes 18 consumer magazines, four business-to-business publications, 27 websites, and more than 50 apps for mobile and tablet devices, all of which define excellence in their categories. The company also owns Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM), whose portfolio of brands serves as the leading source of news and analysis for the global fashion community. Condé Nast has won more National Magazine Awards over the past ten years than all of its competitors combined.

We’re committed to attracting new talent to keep us at the top of our business. If you are looking to be part of a culture of excellence marked by journalistic integrity and superior design, we invite you to explore this career opportunity and see how your talent and aspirations might fit within Condé Nast. Visit Condé and follow us on Twitter @CondeNastCorp and @CondeNastCareer.

What happens next?

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below, and we will review your application as soon as possible. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.

Condé Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status and other legally protected characteristics.

Published 2021-09-14

Conde Nast looks for a Associate Director of Social Media, Wired in San Francisco, CA 94107 location.

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