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Social Media Freelancer
Social Media Freelancer
Post Date: 12 Jun 2023


Deadline is seeking a smart, dynamic and innovative social media freelancer. The ideal candidate will have at least one-to-two years’ experience managing social media strategy and have a keen knowledge of the current pop culture/entertainment news landscape.


  • Responsible for leveraging and promoting Deadline’s articles and videos across social media platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok
  • Collaborate with editors to optimize editorial content for social media
  • Work with the sales department and digital planners to execute social media coverage at campaign events
  • Work with the editorial staff to shoot social media videos on the red carpet (via iPhone, monopod, mic – provided), uploading to Twitter, Reels, and TikTok during the event.


  • Experience with major social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills; adept at balancing department needs that are both creative and technical
  • Ability to work self-sufficiently and be proactive; detail & deadline oriented
  • Excellent copy-writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Minimum 1-2 years of managing social media strategy

Flexibility with work hours that will likely involve time outside the 9-to-5 weekday hours; occasional weekend assignments should be expected

About Deadline:

Deadline Hollywood is an authoritative source for breaking news in the entertainment industry, regularly included on lists of top entertainment websites. Influential industry thought leaders and key decision-makers in the entertainment, financial and other business fields track Deadline.com for the latest news multiple times a day. Due to its avid audience, Deadline.com’s postings regularly receive more reader comments than all entertainment industry news sites combined. Deadline’s parent company, Penske Media Corporation (PMC), is a leading digital media company, publishing, and information Services Company founded in 2003.

About PMC:

PMC is a leading independent global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of more than 310 million. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Deadline, Variety, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, VIBE, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Sportico, BGR, ARTnews, Art in America, Fairchild Media, and Spy.com, among many others. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth and courage. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. To learn more about PMC, our 2% Foundation, and our portfolio of brands, please visit www.PMC.com.  


New York, NY 10017, USA

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