Curator, Indian English (Contractor)
The Twitter Moments’ feature showcases the best of the stories unfolding live on Twitter. It makes it easy for users to experience only-on Twitter conversations and get the most out of the platform, regardless of the accounts they follow. Moments sits under Twitter’s Global Media team, which works directly with media companies and high-profile users across sports, politics, entertainment, music, and news to deliver the best content that reaches, engages, and delights the largest daily audience in the world.
We’re looking for a skilled curator of Twitter content, who is based in London, to identify the best English content from the across India in Tweets, photos, Vines, and videos. They will be able to capture Tweets around the biggest real-world events and high profile opportunities.
The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of one or more mainstream content verticals such as News, Sports, Entertainment, etc. and has experience collecting Tweets around a theme in those areas. They will use those skills to present unique content experiences in real-time to Twitter users. They will also be a great communicator who can share and collaborate with colleague across the world.
This position is full-time, on contract for 12 months. Candidates will need to be available to work nights and weekends and should be very familiar with Twitter users and communities in India.
Success in this role is measured by:
Identifying the best Twitter content around events or global conversations
Selecting the most engaging events and conversations on Twitter
Working efficiently under time pressure
Curate live streams of Twitter content across various topics for Moments
Weave stories from Tweets to create compelling, narratively-driven Moments
Communicate key issues and trends amongst India’s Twitter users to colleagues
Identify events and emerging trends on Twitter that will drive unique content experiences
Provide feedback on use of internal tools
Work experience: 2+ years of experience working in journalism
Deep knowledge of one or more content areas (News, Sports, Entertainment, Music, etc.)
Excellent understanding of Twitter users and issues in India
Experience curating Tweets in real-time or for publishing
Extensive experience using Twitter — preferably as a reporting tool for a media publication
- Experience with newsgathering tools like Tweetdeck, Dataminr for News, etc. is preferred
After you apply, a recruiter may reach out to you for an introductory call.
If your background is a match for the role, you may phone interview with 1-2 people.
If you continue through the process, you will come onsite 1-2 times to interview with a total of 5-10 people.
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