Instagram is looking to hire someone to liaise with “emerging digital media publishers,” a.k.a. a Meme manager.
Instagram has been under fire recently for shutting down “Meme” accounts with millions of followers. While we all understand the need to keep the platform clear from spammy account, the move sparked angry reactions from content creators around the world.
To try and fix the problem, and improve its relations with “emerging digital media publishers,” the company is now looking to hire a “Strategic partnerships manager,” a.k.a. “Meme Manager.”
So if you are obsessed with the Internet, are familiar with everything Meme and also a lover of all things visual, this could be the job for you.
This is no joke job though. Instagram is looking for someone who has 10+ years experience in media and publishing, content production and/or partner management, with a focus on digital publishing to join their News and Publishing Partnerships team.
Here is the job description. If you think it’s you, you can apply here.
Instagram is looking for a Strategic Partner Manager – Digital Publishers to join our News and Publishing Partnerships team and lead our work with emerging digital media publishers. The person in this role will identify, plan and execute strategic initiatives with emerging media publishers, strengthen relationships with this cohort of publishers, and help them find success on Instagram.
A demonstrated passion for the news and publishing industry and how it intersects with technology are musts for this job, as well as an understanding of evolving forms of visual communication and publisher business models.
The job will be based in L.A. or New York.