AJO Social Media Manager

NYU’s American Journalism Online graduate program is looking for someone to help with our social media. Pay is $2,000/month for an expected 15 hours per week.

To Apply:

Please send your resume and a cover letter outlining your proposed social media strategy for AJO and why you are the ideal candidate to jed14@nyu.edu.


  • Manage, create content for, and grow AJO’s Twitter and Facebook accounts
  • Create and manage new AJO TikTok and Instagram accounts
    • Follow alums, instructors and current students; promote their work, look for opportunities to create content about what they are doing
    • Use social media tools to grow AJO’s recognition and status in journalism and academic communities.
    • Interact with students, alumni, instructors and other journalists via the social media accounts
    • Develop social media marketing campaigns
    • Analyze AJO’s current social media presence, identify weaknesses and make recommendations for improvement
    • Set key performance indicators (KPIs) for social media campaigns, such as targets for a certain number of shares or likes and measuring a campaign’s performance against the KPIs
    • Shoot and edit original video featuring AJO students, faculty, alums and their work
    • Create original content for AJO’s channels applying the latest practices
  • Close coordination with students and professors working on The Click social media accounts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.


Candidate should:

    • Have experience and/or education in journalism
    • Have proven ability to regularly post video and images that engage target market
    • Follow and engage in online conversations
    • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Have excellent video production and graphics skills
    • Effectively interact with AJO staff, faculty, alum and students to build posts and promote their work
    • Identify social media trends and strategize how to engage with journalists, potential students, and the general public with AJO
    • Be an effective time manager; meet deadlines; work under time pressure