IBM Social Media 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

The Weather Company