Instagram Stories Beauty Producer at POPSUGAR
New York City, NY, US

Producer, Beauty Instagram Stories 

PopSugar Studios is looking for a social producer with a knack for developing great beauty focused content perfect for our POPSUGAR Beauty Instagram Stories account. Our ideal candidate has their finger on the pulse of emerging and current beauty brands, news, and trends, and is knowledgeable about the celebrities and influencers who own the space. You are constantly finding interesting stories and can effortlessly bring them to life in compelling videos on our Instagram Story accounts. This candidate must also have experience working with big brands and be able to marry brand objectives with the POPSUGAR voice. This is a full-time position in New York and Los Angeles. 

Responsibilities:

Oversee @popsugarbeauty Instagram Stories channel for POPSUGAR, producing daily stories for one of our Beauty account – you will create content strategies, shape daily programming, pitch new series ideas and one-off story topics, write scripts, shoot and upload content

Must have strong editorial judgment and knack for finding “what’s trending” right now in Beauty, and Pop Culture as it pertains to Beauty

A comprehensive understanding of Instagram Stories platform and what kind of content works there. Must be familiar with the platform’s tools, how to use them creatively, and how to create a compelling story across several slides

Manage all aspects of physical production, from scripting to design direction to final delivery and posting

An experience with working with major brands is key; as in addition to editorial content, you will all produce client-funded content tied to Beauty, and will be the face to face with client on set. You must be tactful and buttoned up as a representative of POPSUGAR

In addition to producing client-funded stories, you will also pitch compelling video concepts to our Sales team in pre-sale

Qualifications:

At least 2-4 years of hands-on relevant writing/producing experience for video and/or social channels

Must have experience producing content for shortform social platforms (ideally Snapchat and/or Instagram Stories) and understand how to produce, and optimize vertical content

Must be comfortable on set, in the field, and tactful around celebrity guests

Strong writing and communication skills

Understands or can quickly grasp the digital video production process and the POPSUGAR brand

A genuine interest in and aptitude for beauty 

Can seek out new and emerging trends and news in Beauty and create timely content on these topics

Can work positively and collaboratively with writers and editors of our sites

Can handle a high volume of work

Grace under pressure, great people skills, high integrity

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 corp.popsugar.com.

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.

We work hard, play nice, and welcome those who do the same.

Whoever you are, You are POPSUGAR.**