IBM Social Editor in NEW YORK, New York

POSITION SUMMARYThe Weather Company, an IBM Business, is expanding.The leading website and app for weather news and information has an opportunity for a Social Media Editor. This person will continue to build its social media presence and drive traffic to The Weather Channel’s digital and mobile platforms.The ideal candidate will have a passion for all things online and the latest developments in social media.This position will be based at The Weather Channel's New York office.RESPONSIBILITIES● Manage The Weather Channel's social platforms● Create content to engage and retain audience via social promotion● Build and retain social audience on the Weather Channel's social platforms● Work closely with the editorial and video teams to create relevant content● Generate new story ideas from current events, interesting content (photo, video) and breaking news stories within the applicable content area● Evaluate and determine which stories are most relevant to users and most likely to drive increased traffic from among stories; develop analytics to track user behaviour and modify content accordingly

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE● Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or related field or equivalent work experience● Experience in breaking news environment● Hands on experience using smart phones and/or tablets● Ability to interact both in a team oriented setting as well as an individual● Strong verbal and written communication skills● Highly creative.● Ability to work in a collaborative environment● A commitment to quality

The Weather Company