The Center for Public Integrity, a Pulitzer Prize-winning nonprofit news organization focused on inequality, seeks a Social Media Producer to build our engagement efforts through social media initiatives, newsletter efforts and website management.
The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with a strong ability to learn and multitask, who is passionate about our mission of investigative reporting on inequality. Curiosity, an “early adopter” mindset, a metrics-informed intuition about content that engages readers are a plus.
They will manage social media accounts on multiple platforms with a focus on audience development, work with journalists on social media quality assurances and training, engage with readers while seizing opportunities to create content, build audience through engagement initiatives, and create promotional plans for our content.
In addition to social media work, this person will experiment with new platforms and tools to engage our audience and build loyalty among readers, and will be cross-trained on website management of content and newsletter building.
The ideal candidate will have experience in social media and email newsletter management and an understanding of the broadcast, print and online media landscape.
We welcome and encourage applicants with non-traditional career paths. If you don’t exactly meet the qualifications outlined here, please apply and tell us how your own experiences would equip you for the job.
Public Integrity is based in Washington, D.C., and is committed to a remote-friendly and hybrid work environment. We are open to applicants from around the country. We offer a comprehensive benefit package, including generous paid vacation, holidays and personal days, paid parental leave, 100% of employee health insurance premiums, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match.
Management of Public Integrity’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, reddit and other social media platforms.
Assist in coordination of live in-person and online events.
Creation of social media and email outreach plans for projects.
Assistance in and experiment with new products, including engagement and multimedia projects.
Assist with outreach to other media outlets and targeted stakeholder lists to promote Public Integrity’s work.
Assist in management of requests for, and proactive outreach related to, broadcast interviews and partnerships highlighting Public Integrity’s journalists and journalism.
Other duties as assigned.
Strong news judgment and a deep interest in the news.
Ability to manage short- and long-term projects in an environment with shifting deadlines.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Exceptional organizational skills and a proven ability to work collegially with others.
Deep knowledge of social media, website and email analytics using tools such as Parse.ly, Google Analytics and email newsletter platforms.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and training.
This job is within the bargaining unit represented by the Washington-Baltimore News Guild, CWA Local 32035, and would be subject to a collective bargaining agreement covering the bargaining unit.
The Center for Public Integrity is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an inclusive work environment. Public Integrity is committed to employment, advancement, and leadership opportunities that ensure diversity of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin or ancestry, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, and/or military or veteran status.
Public Integrity seeks to counter the corrosive effects of inequality by holding powerful interests accountable and equipping the public with knowledge to drive change. We are an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit news organization dedicated to investigating systems and circumstances that contribute to inequality in our country.