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Job Opportunities with Visual News Platform, ViewFind

ViewFind, the home for visual stories and the photojournalists who tell them, is looking to fill two positions: Caption Writer and Social Media Manager. The company is based in San Francisco, CA. Interested candidates contact Co-founder Zheng Huang at Zhuang@viewfind.com.

Caption Writer

ViewFind needs a strong journalist and writer who can help them mold their great photo stories into even greater photo stories. You would write/edit/massage story summaries as well as captions. But not captions that describe the photo–that’s what the photo is for. Captions that move the story along, that help bring the reader from one image to the next. You would work with the photographers and photo editors to bring out the most compelling information to tell the story.

Social Media Manager

  • Manage Social Media marketing campaigns and day-to-day activities including:
    • Curate relevant content to reach ViewFind’s social media community
    • Create, curate, and manage all published content (images and text)
    • Conduct online advocacy and open stream for cross-promotions
    • Develop and expand community and/or blogger outreach efforts
    • Design, create and manage promotions and social ad campaigns
    • Compile report for management showing results (ROI)
  • Become an advocate for the Company in social media spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate
  • Demonstrate ability to map out marketing strategy and then drive that strategy proven by testing and metrics
  • Monitor trends in social media tools, applications, channels, design and strategy
  • Identify threats and opportunities in user-generated content surrounding the business
  • Analyze campaigns and translate anecdotal or qualitative data into recommendations and plans for revising the social media campaigns
  • Monitor effective benchmarks (best practices) for measuring the impact of social media campaigns. Analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results

Qualifications and Experience

  • BS/BA degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3-5 years experience overseeing and developing content or relevant social media experience
  • Knowledge and previous work with public relations and communications a plus
  • Possesses knowledge and experience in the tenets of traditional marketing — A marketing degree is welcomed but not required with relevant work experience
  • Demonstrates creativity and documented immersion in social media (provide links to profiles as examples)
  • Proficient in content marketing theory and application, posses experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing
  • Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Google+, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest etc.) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios
  • Maintains excellent writing and language skills
  • Enjoys a working knowledge of the blogging ecosystem relevant to photojournalism and visual media
  • Displays ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and video format
  • Is a team player with the confidence to take the lead and guide other employees when necessary (e.g., content development, creation and editing of content, and online reputation management)
  • Maintains a working knowledge of principles of SEO including keyword research
  • Demonstrates winning social customer service techniques. Possesses great ability to identify potential negative or crisis situation and apply conflict resolution principles to mitigate issues

 

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