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First We Feast, a James Beard Award-winning food and pop culture website owned and operated by Complex Networks, is looking for a Social Media Manager to assist in the development of social strategies, execute all social posting and manage the First We Feast community.

Overall, we need a hustler who is fluent in the pop culture voice/reference points of First We Feast, conversant in food culture, fully versed in social best practices, and creative. On a basic level, we need someone to manage social assets coming from various shows/articles/departments and execute a performance-optimized strategy on the social platforms. But what we've been missing on social is someone who can also independently run with the brand and drive growth/engagement/awareness through creative social strategies. 

This is a full-time gig, based in our NYC office. 



  • Create content and engage with the community across various social media platforms.
  • Work closely with Video Producers to ensure consistent and timely coverage of the days biggest news stories and cultural moments.
  • Own presence across social channels, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter; evaluate and create launch strategies for other channels that would be favorable for First We Feast
  • Assist in building relationships with the industry’s leading social media influencers.
  • Drive social engagement and integration strategy across channels, presenting an integrated, relevant experience for users.
  • Manage, monitor and report on social media trends and updates.
  • Create monthly and quarterly social media learnings and insights.


  • 2+ years professional social media and audience development/engagement experience
  • Understanding of interactive technologies and communication tools including email marketing, SEO/SEM, social networks, content marketing.
  • Understanding of digital ad buys, including social, retargeting, search and beyond.
  • Experience with digital marketing analytics tools
  • Experience writing and editing copy
  • Intimate knowledge of social media and an ability to recognize and create things people will want to share
  • Strong organization skills, with experience juggling multiple deadlines, quick turnarounds, and working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to ideate and execute social media videos 
  • An omnivorous obsession with pop culture 


  • Video editing skills
  • Photoshop/meme creation
  • Experience in food/food media 
  • Fluency in culinary topics but also possess a broader perspective on how food fits into the pop-culture landscape.



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