Community Manager

The Community Manager, Culinary Content Network at The Daily Meal, is responsible for managing and building new relationships with industry leading bloggers in the food and drink space. One part account management, one part business development, this role encompasses a unique blend of tasks that range from crafting and implementing social media campaigns to sourcing blogger content for site featuring, and everything in between. This individual will be directly responsible for driving site traffic via the network and increasing The Daily Meal’s overall reach.

The CCN is a limited group of exclusive bloggers who write about food and drink, and we look to this group for inspiration and participation in The Daily Meal. CCN members generate engagement and extended reach for The Daily Meal, and in return, we provide a number of resources for members, including social media sharing across our channels, press trip invitation, video featuring, and more. Members collaborate with our editing team, guest write for The Daily Meal, maintain an energetic community on Facebook – a private group of our CCN members, etc.

Core Responsibilities

  • Act as the frontline community manager by interacting with current members, meeting individual needs and streamlining opportunities for member participation
  • Recruit new members for the Culinary Content Network via phone, mail merge, online search, and more

Additional Responsibilities

  • Gather and push member content across The Daily Meal social media channels
  • Work closely with Sales & Marketing team to execute projects and campaigns of clients
  • Develop innovative promotions and campaigns via social media that drive traffic and engagement
  • Work closely with Editorial staff to optimize content for social media
  • Track campaigns and membership reach via Google Analytics and Comscore

Required Qualifications/Skills

  • 0-1 year of community/account management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Experience developing experiences that drive engagement in social space
  • Intimate familiarity with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram
  • Familiar with Google Analytics
  • Extensive experience with MS Office

Desired Qualifications

  • Opportunistic, innovative and creative – entrepreneurial mindset with can-do mentality
  • Energetic, passionate and intellectually curious
  • Ability to operate both analytically and creatively with an eye to detail
  • Proactive, results driven team player
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a high degree of professionalism
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