Social Media/Digital Publishing Freelancer (New York)

GZERO Media, a subsidiary of Eurasia Group, is seeking an editorially- and digitally-savvy freelancer to assist the Growth team in maintaining an up-to-date, easy-to-understand website, drafting and publishing website posts, drafting and publishing social media posts, performing quality assurance, and generally maintaining a trustworthy, compelling presence in digital media.

GZERO Media is a company dedicated to providing the public with intelligent and engaging coverage of global affairs. It was created in 2017 as a subsidiary of Eurasia Group, the world’s leading political risk analysis firm. Our coverage takes many forms in digital media and broadcast television. Find us at gzeromedia.com.

More specifically, in this role, you will:

  • Work within multiple publishing platforms to prepare content for publishing, and perform quality checks
  • Draft headlines as well as concise social copy to promote written, video, and audio content, as well as promotional initiatives
  • Aid in data tracking and reporting or internal and external clients
  • Support a range of team initiatives as needed

The freelancer will accomplish the following goals:

  • Ensure that content is publishable with factually appropriate copy, editorially-sensible metadata, etc. (according to team needs)
  • Work with designated Growth team members to ensure that priority content is published to social media within a timely manner
  • Support GZERO Media’s social feed to powerfully represent GZERO’s brand and be news-relevant, trend-responsive, and a must-follow for users interested in global politics and news
  • Work with designated Growth team members to ensure that marketing and promotion needs are executed with audience reception top of mind
  • Assist with tracking success by updating data and reports
  • Contribute to accomplishing additional/new team initiatives as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, including coursework in political science, international relations
  • 1 – 3 years of experience in digital publishing and/or social media
  • Strong writer who can convey nuanced analytical arguments in provocative, concise, and well-constructed copy without typos or grammatical errors
  • Digitally savvy, social media savvy, and able to quickly understand new technology and platforms
  • Highly attuned to GZERO’s coverage areas in global news and politics
  • Creative thinker who can assist in social storytelling to reach new audiences
  • Familiarity with newsletter and podcast platforms, and awareness of emerging social platforms
  • Superior computer skills

Additional Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong editorial judgment as well as technologically sound decision-making
  • Highly dependable, to complete work relied upon by stakeholders with specific and regular deadlines
  • Collaboration and communication: team player with ability to become trusted partner to external teams
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats
  • Understanding of the sales process and sponsorship expectations
  • Understanding of content creation and the editorial process; experience with CMSs and content metadata, including taxonomy
  • Up-to-date on latest media industry trends and tools
  • Understanding of the greater US digital media landscape and GZERO’s position in the US and global markets
  • Superior organizational skills, acute attention to detail and a forward planner
  • Comfortable multi-tasking and juggling complex logistics and timelines under pressure
  • A passion for geopolitics and current events is a must

Eurasia Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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