Senior Social Editor - Instagram & Snapchat

We’re LADbible Group: a voice and identity for a community of more than 53 million people, and a way of life for a generation of fans the world.

LADbible Group builds youth communities across multiple channels including our websites, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, AppleTV and our apps. We understand our audience and are on their side. Our community brings people together and we try to use our influence for good.

The Role

We are looking for a social genius to work across Instagram and our brand spanking new Snapchat Discover edition. As a Senior Social Editor, you’ll be responsible for developing and executing a truly unique editorial strategy, briefing designers to create signature LAD content on the platforms and spreading the love worldwide. 

Working within a small team, you’ll spend your days spotting viral trends, creating original features and delivering our daily Stories to a global audience. Come prepared with regular feature ideas, an insatiable appetite for social storytelling and a seriously pro-active work ethic.   

Responsibilities

  • Working with fellow Senior Social Editors to run LAD’s Snapchat Discover daily edition, including sourcing relevant stories, headline writing, briefing designers, building and scheduling editions 
  • Working with fellow Senior Social Editors to create and curate content for both the Instagram feed and Instagram Stories
  • Developing LAD’s tone and position within the new Snap platform, coming up with and executing original content ideas  
  • Using analytics not just for reporting but also to inform content choices and formats
  • Working with our in-house branded content agency to assist with bespoke campaigns

The Person

  • Digital journalist who can think visually, with a background in news and viral features 
  • Experience working on Snapchat Discover and/or Instagram, creating content for young and engaged readers
  • Team player essential, small team management preferable 
  • Impeccable communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, After Effects) knowledge and video editing experience not essential but a bonus 
  • 3+ years experience within publishing and/or branded content

Company Overview

Founded in 2012, LADbible Group is redefining entertainment and news for a social generation. Our global community engages with our content–spanning editorial, video, documentary and live – billions 

of times each and every month. Using all major platforms, we’ve rapidly risen to become one of the web’s most prominent social video publishers.

Our brands include LADbible, SPORTbible, Pretty 52, branded content agency Joyride, and licensing arm CONTENTbible. Whether by simply putting a smile on someone’s face with a funny video or by engaging our audience in social issues important to them, we strive to make a positive difference.

Sure, we may be UK based, but we’re powered by a community that spans the planet.

Mission

LADbible Group has become a way of life for fans around the world. We provide news, entertainment and community to a global audience of young people. Our mission is pretty straightforward: to deliver content that our audience love. Our flagship brand alone is followed by half of all UK men aged 18-24 – and a fifth of women in the same age group.

We don’t think youth audiences are hard to reach, you just have to tell them the stories they care about and amplify the ones they tell you.

LADbible Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company and we welcome all members of the community to apply for openings with us.