Video Social Strategist at POPSUGAR
Culver City, CA, US
POPSUGAR is looking for a video social strategist to guide the growth of our Instagram Stories accounts. The position will use data to help inform creative decisions and grow audience. A knowledge of the Instagram Stories platform is key. You will be responsible for crafting thoughtful weekly metrics reports and competitive studies to help guide the team on what kind of content to create. You will also help create content for our channels. Our ideal candidate will use both sides of the brain equally and understand that great social content requires both art and science. This position is based in Los Angeles.
You Are...
Obsessed with data and can craft meaningful creative and audience insights out of metrics 
An avid follower of lifestyle trends for millennial women, so you know them inside and out
As on top of the beauty and wellness trends as you are in pop culture
Blessed with a sixth sense for what millennial women love to watch and follow on Instagram Stories 
Passionate about exploring new platforms like TikTok 
Knowledgeable of influencer talent and are proactive about creating meaningful partnerships 
Active on socials and know each platforms’ tools and best practices like the back of your hand 
Often the first person to bubble up a trend or new product recommendation to your friends
A clever writer and can create content alongside rest of team
  • Provide regular platform metrics and competitive analysis to develop audience growth strategy for POPSUGAR’s Stories accounts 
  • Help guide content team with the best strategies for creating content audiences are responding to based on deep audience insights and platform research; help brainstorm topics and tentpoles and pitch clever stories to producers
  • Own and evolve metrics reporting process and templates, including KPI tracking, creative analysis, trend research, and competitive analysis
  • Craft custom insights for our Sales team and our internal creative agency to pitch POPSUGAR to brand partners 
  • Own influencer research and outreach process to ideate and manage meaningful partnerships that will boost views and engagement; track performance and make recommendations for improvement
  • Create content alongside producers that plays forward our best practices 
  • Assist Audience group on other special projects and deep dive reports, as needed
  • 3+ years of hands-on relevant experience on social content, ideally with a focus on Stories products
  • Sophisticated understanding of all online social video platforms and the formats that work on each. You will specifically be working in Instagram Stories, but a knowledge of other platforms like Snapchat and TikTok is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and an enthusiasm for experimenting with content and strategy to optimize for key metrics
  • Strong editorial judgment and knack for finding “what’s trending” in Women’s Lifestyle – particularly Beauty and Wellness
  • Strong organizational, communication, and writing skills
  • Can handle a high volume of work under tight deadlines 

POPSUGAR Inc. is the leading digital lifestyle brand for women globally. The company reaches young women through its digital media brand, POPSUGAR, its quarterly subscription box POPSUGAR Must Have,  its makeup line Beauty by POPSUGAR and the POPSUGAR Collection at Kohl’s.  POPSUGAR delivers  positive and purpose-driven content across multiple platforms spanning entertainment, fashion, beauty, fitness, parenting, and more. POPSUGAR reaches 1 in 2 millennial women in the United States and leads all women’s lifestyle publishers in user engagement. POPSUGAR Inc. operations internationally include Australia, the Middle East, and the UK, with offices in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and London. The company is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital and IVP. For more information about POPSUGAR Inc., visit

POPSUGAR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive company culture. We celebrate our differences and embrace the varying ideas, interests, and life experiences that make us who we are. As a company with a mission to inform and inspire people all over the world, we believe that employing individuals with diverse backgrounds is essential to building a successful, creative, and innovative business.

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