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Topix is an entertainment and news media company that attracts more than 18 million people a month to our growing collection of celebrity, pop culture, and generally offbeat content. Started in 2006 as a platform for news aggregation and hyper-local discussions, since 2014 Topix has achieved great success with the production of viral and shareable content for millennials and beyond.

Interested in joining the Topix team? Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the position name as the subject line.

Featured Positions

Marketing

Marketing Manager, Social/Paid Content

We're looking for a creative, self-starting marketing professional to help drive traffic to our fast-growing new verticals focused on pop culture (offbeat.topix.com and stars.topix.com).

Responsibilities:
  • Create ad copy and social media posts for some of the funniest, most addictive content on the web
  • Manage a very large volume of Facebook advertising campaigns
  • Develop and maintain advertising campaigns with partners like Taboola, Outbrain, etc
  • Oversee our social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, and Instagram
Requirements:
  • At least one years' experience managing paid Facebook advertising campaigns for content, including knowledge of targeting, testing custom audiences as well as lookalike audiences
  • A love of statistics - you love digging into data to find out what is working and why
  • Knowledge of pop culture and the social web
  • Experience writing on entertainment or humor is a plus
  • Meticulous editing and self-editing skills
  • Must be detail-oriented so that you can produce perfect work at high speed under pressure
  • Comfortable multi-tasking in a fast paced, start-up team environment
  • Excellent collaboration, problem solving and communication skills; ability to work cross-functionally
  • Sense of humor and strong work ethic
Perks of the job:
  • Work with experienced, kickass writers, editors, and engineers
  • Space to grow professionally in a small company with awesome co-workers
  • Access to a fabulously-stocked kitchen and snack room
  • Excellent benefits
About the company:
  • We publish a social news and entertainment website with around 20 million visitors per month. We're based in Palo Alto, CA and have been going strong for over 10 years.

Editorial

Staff Writer - African-American Pop Culture

We're looking for a creative, self-starting writer to produce slideshows and quizzes about African-American entertainment, celebrities, pop culture, and history. You'll be writing for our newly-launched vertical, blackbeat.topix.com, which builds on the success of our other fast-growing sites focused on pop culture (offbeat.topix.com and stars.topix.com).

Requirements
  • At least two years' experience of writing online for a substantial audience (please send links to your online writing samples)
  • Some experience of making slideshows, listicles, or quizzes
  • A way with words, so that your sentences make people laugh or feel emotionally engaged
  • Meticulous editing and self-editing skills
  • Experience with Photoshop or other image editing software
  • A strong visual sense
  • Ability to source and edit images quickly and flawlessly
  • Must be detail-oriented and fast so that you can produce perfect work at high speed under pressure
  • Knowledge of the social web
Perks of the job
  • A chance to write for a large audience
  • Get paid to develop your own online writing portfolio
  • Work with experienced, kickass writers and editors
  • Space to grow professionally in a small company with awesome co-workers
  • Excellent health benefits for full-time employees
  • Access to a fabulously-stocked kitchen and snack room (if you work in the office)
  • Telecommuting candidates welcomed