Social Media Manager

  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Pride Media operates the most established, most recognized, and most talked-about media brands serving the LGBTQ market. Our award winning content is delivered within a dynamic portfolio of media properties that are rich in history, culture, news, entertainment, fashion, and photography. Together, these properties capture the many facets of the LGBTQ experience and reach millions of readers and viewers every month. Across all platforms—print, digital, social media, tablet, events and mobile—Pride Media reaches consumers wherever they are and however they want.

Job Description

We are looking for an impact-driven, dynamic, and creative individual to execute best-in-class social campaigns for Pride Media Properties:, The Advocate,, and Out Traveler. This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial, strategic thinker to scale the impact and performance of paid social efforts in reaching and engaging our digital and IRL community, and leveraging insights to inform organic social strategy. 

Our Social Media Manager will drive and execute media planning, distribution and targeting strategies, and creative content for Pride’s paid social campaigns, with an eye towards innovation and performance. This individual will play an important role in developing and sharing content and audience insights to internal stakeholders, and leveraging reporting to collaborate with social editors and drive organic social channel tactics. 

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about ensuring that we’re always putting our community first (and can prove it in the data) and extending and amplifying the reach of our content to audiences via strategic social tactics. 

This role will report into the Director of Audience Development, and collaborate closely with our Social Editors, Editorial, and Sales & Marketing teams to deliver cohesive, engaging, and impactful social media campaigns for clients and core content initiatives.  

Our ideal candidate is excited to ensure the success of social initiatives and loves building reports to inform content strategy. You’re an expert in paid social, and a true digital native who thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, able to balance multiple projects while bringing bright energy and creative perspectives to work every day. 


  • Develop clear paid social strategies and media plans to align with campaign objectives - reach, awareness, traffic, engagement, and/or acquisition 

  • Deliver internal and external campaign reporting against paid social KPIs 

  • Collaborate with Audience Development & Analytics to develop an insights-driven social media content strategy and audience development growth plan to achieve monthly targets 

  • Brainstorm community and influencer extensions for paid social campaigns, identifying fresh voices and tactics to expand reach and engagement 

  • Help us ideate and launch paid social content franchises and social revenue programs 

  • Help identify paid social partnerships to drive growth 

  • Collaborate with Social Editors to engage our community across paid campaigns 

  • Participate in daily social trend stand-ups to identify real-time engagement opportunities 

  • Contribute to building a robust and curated calendar around tentpole opportunities with consideration of business initiatives, seasonality, real-time trends, pop culture, current events and news 

  • Stay up to date with current technologies and trends in social media - including influencer & social partnerships, emerging channels and new paid social products to ensure we’re innovating, evolving, and growing! 



  • 3+ years of experience driving paid social media campaigns for high-growth businesses, with a proven track record of delivering against KPIs 

  • Flexible, responsive, self-starter attitude with strong attention to detail and solutions-oriented instincts. You must be organized, positive, collaborative, and resourceful. 

  • Deep understanding of social platforms and their paid and organic activation capabilities - including technical specs, ad products, audience targeting, creative best practices, and native analytics across Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Twitter, Snapchat, and emerging channels.  

  • Ability to synthesize data and trends into actionable insights, and influence best practices across cross-functional teams 

  • A passion for our user, with a curiosity to optimize paid social strategies to maximize audience engagement 

  • Experience working cross-functionally with all levels of management, internally and externally 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.