HITL Content Specialist Lead, Curation

The Position

We are looking for an editorial & technical specialist who can bring humans and algorithms together to build extraordinary products. If you have a deep appreciation for content, and can also structure or classify content in innovative ways, then let's talk! 

This role can be remote in the UK/US or located in our London/New York/San Francisco offices.

The ideal candidate will have an impressive background in designing HITL ML systems, preferably involving content discovery, structured content, and recommendations. They will have a proven record of working with editorial, product, design, and engineering teams to achieve technological breakthroughs that accelerate launches or deepen product impact; a thorough knowledge of social media and Twitter; and substantial experience leading projects throughout an organization.

This is a high-level strategic role offering a rare opportunity to redefine how information is organized and contextualized on the world’s most influential social media platform.

Success in this role is measured by:

  • Designing and coordinating high-impact HITL processes for multiple features and content types, and across cross-functional lines 

  • Influencing and executing a long-term strategy for success

  • Identifying new work streams and ambitious team projects

  • Developing a diverse project portfolio that drives product impact

  • Building a repository of structured content that can fuel multiple Curation work streams for many years

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a team lead who can advise and unblock teammates, often on multiple projects at the same time

  • Strongly influence Curation’s HITL content strategy, with emphasis on structuring multiple content formats, crafting the best data schemas, and designing effective tooling

  • Model a positive approach that produces creative solutions as strategic priorities inevitably evolve

  • Supervise and drive team goals while also identifying new opportunities for team investment

  • Communicate team progress effectively and engagingly, particularly in leadership settings

  • Collaborate with cross-functional leaders as part of a distributed team

Qualifications

  • MA/MSc degree or equivalent experience

  • Written and verbal fluency in English; other languages a plus

  • Proficiency in the architecture of HITL ML systems, either in media or other industries

  • Highly effective in collaborating with PMs and/or ML engineers in defining frameworks and novel approaches that drive deeper understanding of media and content

  • Extensive experience using automated or semi-automated tools on content curation products or platforms, resulting in stronger metrics or other positive outcomes

  • The ability to explore and parse large amounts of data in a variety of methods or tools, to arrive at key insights that drive innovative work

  • Highly capable of leading projects end-to-end, and socializing team successes and outcomes at leadership levels

Company Description

Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about right now. For us, life's not about a job, it's about purpose. We believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are and together we'll do what's right (not what's easy) to serve the public conversation.

Twitter is committed to serving the public conversation by helping people stay informed, inform others, and discuss what matters. Our Curation team is on a mission to help Twitter be a conversational layer worthy of the world by using our expertise to discover, organize, contextualize, and highlight content wherever our audience needs it. 

Twitter’s Curation team sits within its Consumer Product team, which works directly on developing the core Twitter product with our customers in mind. 

Team

Product, Product and Design

Location

New York City, San Francisco, London

 

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