TikTok Video Content Curator & Strategist at Matador Network

Remote | Freelance
Matador Network

Location:  US Locations Only; 100% Remote; Freelance

About Us

Are you obsessed with the cross-section of TRAVEL and marketing — specifically, TikTok? Do you get super excited to jump on TikTok and often spend HOURS on the platform, scrolling through picking up on new trends? If you answered YES to the above, we want to hear from you!

Our company, Matador Network, is a leading travel media company and lifestyle brand—and we’re hiring a TikTok Video Content Curator & Strategist to help us source, edit, create, and curate content for our Matador Network brand TikTok accounts. Beyond our passion for travel, Matador values diversity, equity, and inclusion and is actively working to spread these values through the travel industry. We are committed to hiring a diverse workforce to elevate and empower a wide array of viewpoints; candidates for this position should fully embrace this mission. You can read more in our statement in support of the Black Travel Alliance.

Things you will be ROCKING:

  • Working directly with our Director of Social Media, Video Editor, and Social Media Coordinator to coordinate on daily, weekly, and monthly TikTok related tasks and the TikTok content calendar
  • Curating and sourcing user-generated content for reposts on Matador Network accounts, always adhering to crediting guidelines
  • Editing TikTok videos using video editing software and utilizing the in-platform features to prepare videos for publishing
  • Crafting compelling and factual copy and call-to-actions
  • Posting TikTok videos to Matador Network brand accounts 1-3x per day
  • Monitoring and analyzing TikTok account performance regularly and communicating this to the rest of the Social Media Team, along with recommendations for enhancing strategy effectiveness
  • Testing new TikTok trends and strategies in order to increase video views and engagement on the platform
  • Researching and keeping up to date with various TikTok trends and sounds that can be adapted to fit curated and original content

You’re really good at:

  • Identifying video content that has the potential to go viral
  • Understanding new and emerging trends on social media as they are happening or ahead of the curve (especially on TikTok)
  • Editing short and snappy videos that will perform well on TikTok
  • Crafting engaging and compelling copy
  • Solving problems with creativity
  • Prioritizing limited time and human resources to focus on the projects that matter
  • Working efficiently with your time while still holding great attention to the details

You have:

  • A strong TikTok presence and proven track record of growing a TikTok account
  • 2+ years of video editing experience using Adobe Creative Cloud software (Premiere and After Effects)
  • Experience in short form edits and storytelling
  • Great familiarity with the TikTok platform, trends, and editing best practices
  • Ability to write dynamic, witty, and engaging copy for TikTok video posts
  • A strong command of the English language
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience using Asana, Google Suite, Slack, and Adobe Photoshop (Later is a plus)
  • An understanding of Matador’s voice, audience, and brand
  • A love for travel, adventure, and people!

Nuts and bolts:

  • Hourly independent contractor with monthly compensation (working full-time hours)
  • Remote position (i.e., working from your home office). This is a permanent feature of the job, regardless of the course of the COVID pandemic
  • Based in a US time zone (working hours must be within 9 AM – 6 PM CST)

Go for it!

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, hourly salary expectations, and links to TikTok accounts that you have managed and grown (can include both brand/business and personal/creator accounts) to tiktokeditor@matadornetwork.com. Please put “TikTok Video Content Curator & Strategist” in the subject line.

NOTE: You will NOT be considered without sending links to these TikTok accounts. 

Our vision:

Travel as a force for good. At Matador, we envision a world where travel is a transformative experience that enables us to find humanity in each other, everywhere. It has the power to connect, heal, and inspire us to plan new adventures that positively impact the world.

Our mission:

We aim to empower a diverse generation of modern adventurers to share their stories and travel fearlessly.

Location: US Locations Only

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