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Assistant Audience Editor


3 weeks ago

Job type: Full-time

Remote (USA Only)

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: Writing

Medium’s mission is to help people deepen their understanding of the world and discover ideas that matter. We are building a place where today’s smartest writers, thinkers, experts, and storytellers can share big, interesting ideas. Medium has launched a series of subscription-based publications that exist to serve readers, not advertisers — and we are seeking a thoughtful, collaborative, and creative assistant editor to join our growing audience team. You’ll work across multiple publications and will play a pivotal role in growing their brands both on and off-platform, working with the Senior Audience Editor to create innovative opportunities to engage our audience and drive reader loyalty. You’ll work hand-in-hand with the edit, design, and marketing teams to craft both compelling copy and creative social campaigns that elevate the incredible stories being told in our publications. 
You are a strong writer who is detail-obsessed, eager to experiment, and excited by the changing media landscape. You have a proficiency in the latest social media technologies, and you're excited to push boundaries and find new, creative ways to use these platforms.

What will you do?
  • Draft daily social posts for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedInExperiment with creative ways to distribute and optimize content across multiple platforms, in collaboration with the editorial and art teams
  • Learn how the Medium platform is evolving and contribute innovative ideas to build audiences within our ecosystem
  • Conduct SEO research and send daily content pitches to aggregators
  • Analyze data, trends, and audience feedback to help editorial teams better understand content performance and audience engagement 
  • Work flexibly to understand the audience and voice of multiple publications
  • Support the Senior Audience Editor 

Who are you?
  • You are detail-oriented, curious, and collaborative; you are passionate about world-class content and making sure it reaches the right people
  • You are a self-starter; you can take an assignment and run with it
  • You communicate ideas clearly and effectively
  • You love to experiment and think creatively
  • You are comfortable working in a fast-paced, start-up environment
This is an entry level position.  
At Medium, we foster an inclusive, encouraging, fun yet challenging team environment. We value having a team that is made up of a diverse set of backgrounds and respect the healthy expression of diverse opinions. We embrace experimentation and the examination of all kinds of ideas through reasoning and testing. Come join us as we continue to change the world of digital media.
Medium is an equal opportunity employer. I
nterested? We'd love to hear from you. 
Medium is based in New York and San Francisco. Remote applicants are welcome.

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