Social Video Strategist - Atlas Obscura

Social Video Strategist

Atlas Obscura is seeking a goal-oriented Social Video Strategist to join our award-winning social media team. This role will be responsible for creating and executing TikTok strategy and goals for Atlas Obscura as well as repurposing social video content on other platforms, in line with our company’s mission to inspire wonder and curiosity about the incredible world we all share, as well as creating content, moderating community engagement, and reporting on trends within the platform.

This is a full-time role that will report to the Director of Audience Development. Note: Atlas Obscura is a remote-first company, so you can work from anywhere within the United States or Canada.

  • Build best practices and strategy for Atlas Obscura on TikTok
  • Script, shoot, edit, and upload TikToks in line with platform trends that celebrate the unique, wondrous world around us, and own the editorial calendar for the platform
  • Make recommendations on content strategy based on biweekly/monthly reporting
  • Build our community on TikTok through best practices on community engagement and other opportunities (e.g. influencers, collabs, etc.)
  • Repurpose, re-edit, or create other short form video for Instagram Reels, Facebook Reels, YouTube Shorts, and/or Snap
  • Act as the leader for short-form social video strategy for Atlas Obscura
  • Expert knowledge in TikTok as a platform and channel trends
  • Experience in TikTok creation and/or video editing applications and tools
  • Proven work ability to build and moderate online communities, either for a brand or for a high profile account
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Entrepreneurial instincts, a hands-on attitude, a healthy sense of humor, and a passion for Atlas Obscura’s mission of finding and reporting on the coolest things on the planet.

At Atlas Obscura we believe exploration is for everyone and encourage diverse applicants. We are committed to an equitable hiring process and an inclusive work environment. 

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Atlas Obscura is the premiere destination for the curious, creating content, experiences, and tools that help millions of people find wonder every day. Widely celebrated for building the definitive, community-driven platform for discovering the world's wonders, the company also offers top-of-class storytelling, unique online and in-person experiences, and once-in-a-lifetime trips. Atlas Obscura has been nominated for three National Magazine Awards, a James Beard Award, three Webby Awards, and in 2020 was named one of Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies.