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Social Media Marketing Freelancer


New York, NY, US, 10020

New York

Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of “America’s Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.”

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. 
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Simon & Schuster is seeking a results-oriented marketing strategist and foremost creative individual for our Pimsleur team. This freelance role will be focused on managing Pimsleur’s social media accounts through social listening, responding to our community, writing copy, and developing content and relationships. In this role, you will help build trust and credibility around our main positioning pillars on the paid marketing side of the business.


What does success look like? You will showcase an ability to think creatively about social media - strategically, we’re going deeper than a Facebook post with good copy. Your success will be measured against KPIs established by the VP of Marketing to provide a cohesive and supportive marketing strategy across paid and organic social efforts.



  • At your core, you are creative with words, visuals, and video. You understand how to leverage them to communicate effectively to build trust and community.
  • You can showcase a portfolio of initiatives and content you’ve handled on social media
  • You understand the nuances of Millennial and Gen-Z audiences as it relates to social media communications



  • Build and engage communities on Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, Reddit, and Twitter
  • Create meaningful, engaging content and copy across formats and social channels
  • Develop pipelines for user generated content through social initiatives to support our strategic goals
  • Post content across social media platforms (Sprinkler experience a plus), ensuring all content posted is mindful of brand positioning
  • Collaborate with blog editorial team on content and campaigns for social
  • Report and analyze impact of social campaigns




Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City