Social Media Manager

Job Location US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/8/2018 2:32 PM)
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As a Social Media Manager on the The Onion/A.V. Club/ClickHole Marketing Team you will work with our Editorial teams and Marketing Leads to support multiple publications across multiple social platforms. You will be responsible for assuring that Onion Inc. content finds the largest possible audience through systematic experimentation.


Be a self-motivated person who isn’t afraid to carve out new responsibilities for yourself and you will thrive. A successful Social Media Manager will learn other aspects of our marketing operations including paid social media, web/social monetization and email marketing.



  • Promote Onion Inc. content across all social media channels
  • Work with marketing and editorial teams to establish and maintain standard operating procedures where none exist (or exceptions come up)
  • Suggest and monitor Onion Inc.’s paid promotions of editorial content
  • Schedule and monitor weekend and night promotions
  • Event social marketing strategy



  • 1-2 years experience with audience development at a publisher or social marketing at an advertising agency or brand
  • Ability to discern and replicate varied publication voices
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and perform under deadline pressure
  • Experience working with social media analytics, specifically measurement and effectiveness of social media activities
  • Ability to manage social media advertising program
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills and articulate in presenting and selling your ideas
  • Proven competency across social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Google+, Snapchat, Vine, and Pinterest
  • Must be on top of new social media



Additional Information: 

The Onion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer compensation commensurate with experience, a lucrative bonus plan, and a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision, group life insurance and 401K. The Onion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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