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Independent media and technology company for women.

Social Media Editor, Instagram - Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco
Los Angeles, CA, US
New York City, NY, US
San Francisco, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

POPSUGAR is looking for a hard-working, fast-moving, internet-obsessed Social Media Editor to join our Audience team on our Main POPSUGAR Instagram account. Our ideal candidate is a lifestyle and pop culture junkie with a smart, fun voice and a healthy habit of checking Instagram every 30 seconds. If you’re the first to spot a trend in the making, have a strong visual eye and a knack for creating and curating witty, shareable content, we want to talk to you!


Creates timely Instagram posts based on trending pop culture and lifestyle topics, including ideating original content and writing clever, on-brand copy
Sets and executes growth and creative strategy for Main POPSUGAR Instagram account, including images, illustrations, memes, video, and Instagram Stories
Collaborates with Editorial Leads, Video Producers, Design, and Marketing to set and execute overall content calendar
Provides regular platform metrics and competitive analysis to evolve strategy and develop content recommendations
Works with Partnerships Team and Talent Team to identify and execute Instagram partnerships with publishers, brands, and influencers
Partners with Content Teams and Marketing on Instagram strategy for major editorial tentpoles, events, and marketing programs
Partners with Sales & Marketing on pitching and executing sold Instagram programs

2-5 years experience in social media
Proven ability to grow Instagram
A healthy obsession with social media and pop culture trends
A creative and visual thinker with strong analytical skills
Strong writing and communication skills
Strong understanding of the competitive women’s lifestyle publishing space
Past experience with social strategy, some design savvy
Understands the POPSUGAR brand and can express it authentically on Instagram
An obsession with checking social media –– specifically Instagram
Diverse interests and open mind to new trends, influencers and content

POPSUGAR Inc. is a global media and technology company that is parent to lifestyle media publisher POPSUGAR and monthly subscription box POPSUGAR Must Have. Together, the brands attract a monthly global audience of 400 million, generating 3.1 billion monthly content views. POPSUGAR is the #1 lifestyle brand for young women, delivering inspiring, informative, and entertaining content in multi-platforms across entertainment, fashion, beauty, fitness, food, parenting, news and more. POPSUGAR Studios, the video production arm of POPSUGAR, Inc., is the leading producer of online video lifestyle content, with more than 390 million monthly views of its original series.

POPSUGAR Inc. has offices in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and London and operates internationally in Australia, France, the Middle East, and the UK. The company is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital and IVP. For more information about POPSUGAR Inc., visit

POPSUGAR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive company culture. We celebrate our differences and embrace the varying ideas, interests, and life experiences that make us who we are. As a company with a mission to inform and inspire people all over the world, we believe that employing individuals with diverse backgrounds is essential to building a successful, creative, and innovative business.

We work hard, play nice, and welcome those who do the same.

Whoever you are, You are POPSUGAR.