Wide Open Media Group Senior Social Media Manager in Austin, Texas

Wide Open Media Group, the parent company of websites Wide Open Spaces, Wide Open Country, Wide Open Pets and Wide Open Eats, is recruiting a Senior Social Media Manager to spearhead our daily social media operations including publishing of content to our channels including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Snapchat, publishing of content to partner pages, leading corporate social media strategy, and staying attuned to trends in the publishing and social media industry which require testing and iteration to optimize our overall reach of content.

The position is full-time and fully-benefitted, and is an immediate need.

Applicants must currently reside in Austin, Texas or the surrounding area to be considered due to this immediate need.

The Senior Social Media Manager will be expected to:

• Manage existing social media channels for all Wide Open Media Group verticals, as well as associated partner brands and properties • Develop and effectively execute a Wide Open Media Group social media calendar aligned with our existing editorial calendar, including writing, curating, and scheduling all social media posts from our social accounts and accounts of our content partners • Drive the corporate social media strategy, including identification of new opportunities for growth and reach of our social mediums • Monitor the social media landscape for relevant new channels, or successes within the industry, and look for ways to adapt our strategy accordingly • Indirectly manage our Social Media Manager and interns (on occasion) to ensure their daily work requirements are being met

The Senior Social Media Manager must have:

• A college degree • A minimum of 3-4 years experience in similar social media management roles • A track record of successfully executing social media initiatives that drive sharing and engagement of published content • Extensive experience managing content across social channels, and with third-party tools like Buffer, Hootsuite etc. • Inside-out knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Snapchat and ability to apply each to extend the presence of Wide Open Media Group properties across these platforms and any other emerging platforms • Ability to create and position content in a unique, funny, and engaging way to drive high user engagement and affinity for the brands • Strong writing and communication skills • A thick skin with willingness to absorb and act on input from all levels to improve output and get better results • Some personality. We’re a small team, and the cultural fit is very important


• Experience with CoSchedule • Experience with Buffer • Experience with Newswhip Spike • Experience with Photoshop • Previous management experience • Personal experience with / interest in hunting, fishing, outdoors, country music, country lifestyle and/or cooking

Perks of working with Wide Open Media Group:

• Competitive Salary • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance • Stock Options • Work in a Downtown Austin office on Congress Ave. • Fast-paced and dynamic, but casual startup environment • Unlimited snacks and beverages in the kitchen • Quarterly company outings

Apply with a resume, cover letter, and links to your social media profiles/work.

Please apply at http://www.wideopenmediagroup.com/job/senior-social-media-manager for quick consideration.

We look forward to your application!