Myspace, LLC is a leading social entertainment destination powered by the passions of fans. Aimed at a Gen Y audience, Myspace drives social interaction by providing a highly personalized experience around entertainment and connecting people to the music, celebrities, TV, movies, and games that they love. These entertainment experiences are available through multiple platforms, including online, mobile devices, and offline events.
Myspace is also the home of MySpace Music, which offers an ever-growing catalog of freely streamable audio and video content to users and provides major, independent, and unsigned artists alike with the tools to reach new audiences. The company is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA and is a subsidiary of Specific Media.
Myspace is currently looking for a Community Manager to join their Creative team. The Community Manager should have a passion for the internet, music and social media, and be curious about new trends and fan interaction. Candidates MUST have previous experience in social media and working with large talent social accounts.
This role will work closely with the editorial, marketing and creative teams, attending editorial briefings and strategy sessions, and work with them to build content designed to create passion and grow the community on and off the website. This person will also:
•Get your hands dirty every day writing content, getting to know the communities on each platform and being the face of your vertical and community.
•Keep editors and writers up to date on the best voice, platforms and tools on-site and on social media.
•Work with the moderation team and social team to identify the best community members across social media platforms and the site.
•Measure, analyze, measure some more, and report.
•Develop editorial calendar to align programming, interactive and corporate initiatives with social and prioritize accordingly
•Crisis/reputation management - monitor issues related with the talent that may have an impact via social and need to be addressed
Minimum 2-3 years working with social media tools and platforms and managing communities for a publisher, media company or digital agency.
•Excellent creative communication skills - oral and written
•Deep understanding of the ecosystem on various social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, GetGlue, Tumblr, Pinterest, Foursquare, etc.
•Experience using community management platforms including Hootsuite, and Tweetdeck
•People oriented – team player; ability to coordinate cross functionally
•Active social presence
Specific Media - 19 months ago