Pinterest Editor (Contract) - Mashable

Editorial New York, New York Remote


Description

Position at Mashable

Mashable is hiring an energetic and creative Pinterest Editor to join our team. The ideal candidate will be organized and have an artistic eye, with a natural enthusiasm for social media and internet culture. Do you have a Pinterest board for all aspects of your life? Apply!

The role requires someone who can identify Mashable stories that will work on Pinterest, make eye-catching visuals, and optimize pins to drive engagement both on and off-platform. They have experience making and sharing pins and boards, and they instinctively understand how to appeal to the Pinterest community, from SEO-optimized headlines to highly discoverable descriptions. 

The Pinterest editor will be responsible for making creative, eye-catching content for Mashable’s Pinterest page, as well as posting, distributing, and sharing daily Pinterest content. They’ll maintain current boards and create new ones. They should be a strategic thinker who’s confident in their creative capabilities, full of ideas, and motivated to drive growth. Organization, communication, and collaboration are a must. The role is best suited for a digital creative that has worked on Pinterest before.

You, our ideal candidate, are...

  • Filled with ideas for helping Mashable increase engagement and click-throughs via Pinterest. 

  • Able to create clever, customized content for Pinterest.

  • A professional who understands the importance of SEO, analytics, and editorial voice across distributed social platforms.

  • An internet native who spends time on Pinterest and is up to date with the latest trends and platform changes.

  • A confident communicator who is constantly generating and suggesting ideas, and is receptive to feedback.

  • A total team player who is ready and willing to experiment, learn, and have a little fun — a sense of humor is a must!

The Day to Day

  • Create compelling and engaging graphics for Mashable’s Pinterest boards.

  • Pitch new ideas and strategies to drive growth.

  • Pin and re-pin old/new content.

  • Write SEO-rich headlines and descriptions.

  • Create and maintain new Pinterest boards in addition to managing our current offerings.

  • Maintain content calendars and adhere to schedules and deadlines.

  • Identify new and evergreen Mashable stories that would work for our Pinterest strategy. 

  • Other duties as determined by team managers or editorial executive management.

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of experience designing creative for social media platforms 

  • Pinterest experience is a plus

  • Strong communication skills and willingness to take initiative

  • Detail-oriented, organized, and creative

  • Understanding general style guide rules and editorial standards

  • A strong work ethic with a self-starter mentality

  • Deep knowledge of the digital space and Mashable's coverage areas

  • Active, personal presence on social media

  • Familiarity with Google Sheets, Social Flow, and Photoshop are a plus

About Mashable

Mashable is passionate about the people, products, and innovations that shape our connected lives. For over a decade, we’ve delivered in-depth coverage of tech, entertainment, and digital culture to a global audience of over 70 million monthly visitors. We’re clever. We’re curious. We’re ahead of the curve. Obsess with us.

This position is part of the Ziff Davis Creators Guild, a NewsGuild union, and a contract is being negotiated. For more information, please visit the NewsGuild website.

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