Social Media Producer

Burbank, California | Freelance | Job ID #49832 |
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Our client, a leading entertainment company, is seeing a Social Media Producer for a 6-month role that could extend.

The Social Media Producer will be responsible for assisting the social media strategy and execution for international territories, starting with Canada and Australia. They will help market the growing slate of original series abroad. The ideal candidate for this position has extensive experience creating social content, writing for social audiences, and establishing a voice for shows on social media. This position reports to the Social Manager.


  • Support the social expansion into International territories.
  • Research the culture of each foreign market to establish best practices for promoting the brand that will resonate with consumers in each country
  • Develop the tone and voice for the brand in international markets.
  • Be the primary liaison with any international partners on the ground in each territory.
  • Execute the social strategy to promote the diverse slate of programming available Internationally including Original Series, Broadcast Programming, and Classic Library Content.
  • Responsible for writing and positioning daily social posts across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other channels.
  • Ideate, coordinate, and oversee production of social content plans for new territory launches.
  • Collaborate with other social producers and creative team to adapt existing editorial, graphic design and video assets for use in international markets.
  • Keep a well-documented publishing schedule and calendar.
  • Track performance and results of campaigns and initiatives to ensure social performance and business objectives are being met.
  • Assist with community management across social channels - actively engage and respond to followers and brainstorm ways to encourage social conversation.
  • Stay current with industry trends and the competition. Experiment with emerging platforms, technologies and dynamic activity that impact the social landscape.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience producing custom social content and managing brand social accounts, preferably in entertainment.
  • Willingness to work nights and/or weekends if necessary.
  • Must have an adaptable writing and content style for a range of genres.
  • Experience developing and creating visuals and video optimized for sharing.
  • Deep understanding of publishing on various social platforms and nuances of the end-user experience on each.
  • Keen eye for visual storytelling through photo and video with ability to use photo and video editing tools to self-serve on content for distribution.
  • Must be detail-oriented and a stickler for grammar and consistency in voice.
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about television and pop culture.
  • Great communication skills and ability to articulate concepts.
  • Ability to work against tight deadlines and flexibility to pivot on strategy and execution when necessary.
  • Ability to mine and leverage social and site data to develop content quickly against social trends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience marketing entertainment IP to international audiences.
  • Prior experience working for a television network or major studio.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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