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Social Media Manager

Discovery Inc
Knoxville, TN 37902
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Discovery Inc

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 37901
Req ID: 41

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Position Summary

Does this sound familiar? You live and breathe social media, from creating original social content for Instagram Stories to driving engagement on Facebook. You're passionate about design, DIY and travel.
If this is you, come work with us on Discovery Digital's Home + Travel social media team for digital brands like HGTV and Travel Channel. We're looking for an experienced social media manager to assist with social publishing and strategy.


1. Assisting in the management of company's day-to-day social media content
2. Working with social media managers to develop and grow fan engagement strategies
3. Maintaining editorial calendars to track planned content publishing efforts
4. Creating and scheduling posts for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
5. Creating and reviewing graphics to maintain a clear and consistent visual style
6. Monitoring and reporting results of social campaigns
7. Working with internal teams including editorial and marketing to maintain best practices for social media content and voice
8. Curating and posting relevant social partner content to seamlessly fit the voice and style of HGTV and Travel Channel
9. Providing real-time platform coverage during live or TV events
10. Oversee sponsored social campaigns including responding to RFPs, creating approved assets and managing a sponsored social calendar
11. Pitching and creating innovative original content for our daily publishing platforms to answer social media, SEO and news trends
12. Working with external contributors to coordinate topics, access and logistics for Facebook Live and Instagram events


* A bachelor's degree in communications, media, journalism or a related field
* 5 years' experience managing a large-scale social media account
* Proven passion for social engagement and experimentation in the rapidly changing digital world
* Excellent writing and copy-editing skills and a sharp wit
* Strong editorial judgement
* Familiarity with social media publishing tools, such as Khoros
* A passion for design, DIY and travel content with a knowledge of industry trends
* An appreciation for and knowledge of viral content. You're a pop culture aficionado who always has today's meme at your fingertips.
* A passion for details and organization and experience working in spreadsheets
* Video production or editing experience a plus

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

Posted: 2020-09-15 Expires: 2020-10-17

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