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Director, Social Media & Content

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10009992 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business FX Networks Date posted Dec. 02, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Director, Social Media & Content is responsible for supervising creative and a number of critical tasks and processes in FX’s social media department. FX currently manages over 100 social networking profiles supporting FX, FXX, FXM and the networks’ suite of original programming on platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, and more.  With a growing programming slate and an ever-evolving social landscape, the Director will play a critical role within the group.

The Director, Social Media & Content will act as a highly creative lead who will shape the network’s social media campaigns. Collaborating with the Vice President Social Media & Content, the Director will oversee social media creative development, publishing and community management for an assigned set of FX Originals. The successful candidate must have exceptional creative instincts and a deep knowledge of social media trends & the culture surrounding both established and emerging platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all creative published on each assigned show’s social accounts, including everything from developing creative briefs and concepts to the output of the final creative product. Includes working with internal stakeholders and external vendors to develop campaigns that address every stage of a show’s lifecycle, developing the tone and voice for each show’s social media accounts, and ensuring all deliverables meet network standards.
  • Oversee and provide direction at off-site social media marketing shoots, working with FX Marketing Production on all elements of the shoot.
  • Attend various off-site marketing events, including red carpet premiere events, TCA, and Comic-Con, to ensure all objectives are met.
  • Act as a key stakeholder on paid media campaigns on social platforms, including collaborating with the Advertising and Media team to develop plans, offering feedback on targeting recommendations, and ensuring campaign deliverables meet all standards and deadlines.
  • Monitor social media analytics tools, ensuring goals for engagement and community growth are met, through in-season campaigns and into a show’s off-season window.
  • Oversee community management for each assigned show, ensuring content is published on schedule and copywriting is following network guidelines and matches each show’s tone and voice.
  • Collaborate with the Director, Social Media & Content Operations to create timelines for deliverables and projects and set internal deadlines. Develop engagement and retention plans for all social media channels, and ensure social media account security, claiming and setup.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6-7 years digital/social media/content marketing experience
  • College degree preferred but not required
  • Strong creative instincts and judgment
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Avid user of social media platforms
  • Passion for emerging technologies and services
  • Must be able to both think strategically and dig in to the minutia of a creative campaign
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with a wide variety of personalities
  • Must possess professionalism and confidence when dealing with show producers and talent via phone or in-person
  • Must be autonomous and decisive, able to work under tight deadlines, prioritize assignments, work in a very fast-paced environment, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with other team members and be able to problem solve and innovate in the digital space

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About FX Networks:

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with FX Networks, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call FX Networks.

FX Networks, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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