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Social Media Coordinator

Hypebeast, London

Driving Culture Forward


Hypebeast Ltd. started from a sneaker website founded by Kevin Ma in 2005 to a publicly listed media company in 2016. With a total reach of over 40.5M users across all platforms, The media group boasts a global readership across Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and more, with the flagship platform available in five languages. The group has expanded its publishing brands to a wider scope in recent years, encompassing Hypebeast and its multiple content distribution platforms, e-commerce store HBX and agency Hypemaker. Hypebeast Ltd. has been featured in Forbes’ “Asia’s 200 Best Under A Billion” in 2018 and Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies” in 2017.

HYPEBEAST is looking for a London-based member to come on board our fast-growing and dynamic social media team. You will be responsible for executing social media strategies, as well as coming up with ideas to promote brand awareness and provide readers with a constant stream of content.  

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain digital communities for all brand pages across key social media networks
  • Create, develop and edit compelling, high-quality social videos with focus on graphics, text and animation
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the global social media calendar, updating the calendar with relevant cultural events and significant information
  • Communicate with global social team members to produce and publish time-sensitive content in a prioritized manner
  • Monitor industry trends and stay on top of latest social media innovations
  • Monitor social media networks for breaking news and viral content which can be shared with the editorial team, and used on key social networks as evergreen content
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of key social networks and algorithms which inform our success on these networks through weekly reports and daily analysis
  • Identify and adapt to updates in audience behavior and social media algorithms to enhance performance
  • Work with Social Media Manager and the Data department to implement updates in social media strategy
  • Work with in-house photographers, videographers and graphic designers to create original content
  • Collaborate with editorial department to amplify the performance of editorial features on key social media platforms
  • Research and understand the brand, voice and tone of rising, established, and yet-to-be-discovered brands
  • Cover live events and conduct interviews as needed from a perspective aligned with our brand’s identity and up to the standards of our social media protocol

Requirements

  • At least 1 year of experience in a social media role
  • Video editing experience is required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience using social media analytics tools, with a strong understanding of basic math
  • Strong familiarity with photography, Photoshop, and Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro
  • Knowledge of HYPEBEAST content at a local and international level
  • Must be based in London
How to Apply
If you think you’ve got what it takes, please provide us with your cover letter, CV, and examples of video editing and/or photography skills.

About Hypebeast

About With a dedicated team focused on the progression of fashion through visual inspirations and the provision of knowledge, HYPEBEAST's devotion and commitment has made it one of the premiere online destinations for editorially driven commerce and news. Spanning a comprehensive range of both styles and brands, from streetwear to high-end and from established to well-known, the HYPEBEAST editorial team has sought to make a positive contribution to one of culture's most important creative mediums. HYPEBEAST's daily news section has become an important destination for those interested in the latest developments within the fashion community as well as other aspects of culturally-relevant content such as art, music, design and lifestyle. Several consistent marquee features have provided HYPEBEAST readers with a unique vantage point into the industry. Among the most prominent ongoing features include ESSENTIALS (a look into the daily essentials of several important creatives within the industry), PROCESS (an account from start to finish of how products are created) and PEN & PAPER (an intimate look into the sketchbook of an artist). HYPEBEAST's editorial is further enhanced through its online video presence dedicated to creating impactful stories through HYPEBEAST's own stylized vision, the video platform will provide a further dimension to some of the most interesting and compelling stories within fashion and culture. To tie the various facets of HYPEBEAST together is our online store. Since HYPEBEAST's inception, an appreciation for fashion and product has been fundamental to our vision. An online store has given visitors the opportunity to conveniently shop and purchase some of our favourite brands spanning streetwear to contemporary and high fashion. A truly eclectic mix of numerous styles, our online store offers a one-stop destination for numerous innovative and highly sought-after brands.

Want to learn more about Hypebeast? Visit Hypebeast's website.