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Pinterest Editor (Contract) - Mashable

Company: j2 Global Communications, Inc.
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Mashable is hiring an energetic and creative Pinterest Editor to join our team. The ideal candidate will be organized and have an artistic eye, with a natural enthusiasm for social media and internet culture. Do you have a Pinterest board for all aspects of your life? Apply!

The role requires someone who can identify Mashable stories that will work on Pinterest, make eye-catching visuals, and optimize pins to drive engagement both on and off-platform. They have experience making and sharing pins and boards, and they instinctively understand how to appeal to the Pinterest community, from SEO-optimized headlines to highly discoverable descriptions.

The Pinterest editor will be responsible for making creative, eye-catching content for Mashable's Pinterest page, as well as posting, distributing, and sharing daily Pinterest content. They'll maintain current boards and create new ones. They should be a strategic thinker who's confident in their creative capabilities, full of ideas, and motivated to drive growth. Organization, communication, and collaboration are a must. The role is best suited for a digital creative that has worked on Pinterest before.

You, our ideal candidate, are...

  • Filled with ideas for helping Mashable increase engagement and click-throughs via Pinterest.

  • Able to create clever, customized content for Pinterest.

  • A professional who understands the importance of SEO, analytics, and editorial voice across distributed social platforms.

  • An internet native who spends time on Pinterest and is up to date with the latest trends and platform changes.

  • A confident communicator who is constantly generating and suggesting ideas, and is receptive to feedback.

  • A total team player who is ready and willing to experiment, learn, and have a little fun - a sense of humor is a must!

The Day to Day

  • Create compelling and engaging graphics for Mashable's Pinterest boards.

  • Pitch new ideas and strategies to drive growth.

  • Pin and re-pin old/new content.

  • Write SEO-rich headlines and descriptions.

  • Create and maintain new Pinterest boards in addition to managing our current offerings.

  • Maintain content calendars and adhere to schedules and deadlines.

  • Identify new and evergreen Mashable stories that would work for our Pinterest strategy.

  • Other duties as determined by team managers or editorial executive management.


  • 1-3 years of experience designing creative for social media platforms

  • Pinterest experience is a plus

  • Strong communication skills and willingness to take initiative

  • Detail-oriented, organized, and creative

  • Understanding general style guide rules and editorial standards

  • A strong work ethic with a self-starter mentality

  • Deep knowledge of the digital space and Mashable's coverage areas

  • Active, personal presence on social media

  • Familiarity with Google Sheets, Social Flow, and Photoshop are a plus

About Mashable

Mashable is passionate about the people, products, and innovations that shape our connected lives. For over a decade, we've delivered in-depth coverage of tech, entertainment, and digital culture to a global audience of over 70 million monthly visitors. We're clever. We're curious. We're ahead of the curve. Obsess with us.

This position is part of the Ziff Davis Creators Guild, a NewsGuild union, and a contract is being negotiated. For more information, please visit the NewsGuild website.




Keywords: j2 Global Communications, Inc., New York , Pinterest Editor (Contract) - Mashable, Other , New York, New York

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