Social Media Analyst (Contractor) at Reddit (Remote)

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Our mission is to bring community and belonging to everyone in the world. Reddit is a community of communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies, and passions. With more than 50 million people visiting 100,000+ communities daily, it is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. From pets to parenting, skincare to stocks, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit. For more information, visit

Reddit brings over 50 million people together each month through their common interests, inviting them to share, vote, comment, and create across thousands of communities.

Reddit is looking for a part-time (20 hours/week) Social Media Analyst (Contract) based in the U.S. to join our growing Social Media team. This is a brand new role, which means you’ll be tasked with developing the program’s workflows and reporting processes.

The Social Media Analyst (Contract) will help us scale Reddit’s organic social media program, which currently has over 4.5 million followers across Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok, YouTube, and Reddit itself. You will keep a pulse on the most important and interesting conversations and trends related to Reddit and its peers, and translate these insights into weekly reports for the Communications team and broader org.

An ideal candidate has a proven track record of driving results from mining large social media databases and is an Internet culture connoisseur. You have a deep understanding of the nuances between social media platforms, content trends, and user behaviors. In addition to these traits, you have excellent communication and time management skills, an eye for detail, and sixth sense for identifying the next big “thing” on social media.

This is an exciting time for Reddit. We’re growing quickly, innovating daily, and aggressively tackling our mission of bringing community and belonging to everyone in the world. Our Social Media Analyst (Contract) will help us separate the signal from the noise when it comes to the millions of discussions about Reddit happening on social each day.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor and analyze content trends and user behaviors related to Reddit across other social media platforms; distill into actionable insights for key stakeholders.
  • Deliver weekly listening reports that offer fact-based summaries of conversations and facilitate decision-making.
  • Support a variety of Comms portfolios with social listening needs, including Corporate, Safety & Policy, Product, Consumer, and Business.
  • Keep your finger on the pulse of key events across the news and other social platforms and make real-time recommendations for our social media channels based on trending topics.
  • Monitor mentions of Reddit across all channels, identifying overarching trends or issues and escalating to relevant internal teams.
  • Proactively provide strategic recommendations for Reddit’s social analytics operations, objectives, reporting, and deliverables.
  • Create and improve strong internal controls and processes across the team.
  • Help the Social Media team measure and analyze its own content performance based on a range of metrics to ensure we’re building best-in-class content experiences that perform well and delight our followers.
  • Ensure smooth and streamlined transfer of information across the organization through timely, accurate and insightful reporting to facilitate real-time business decisions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or Data Science.
  • Minimum 4 years of related work experience (social listening, data analysis, etc.).
  • Experience with social listening and intelligence tools (BrandWatch and Sprout Social Advanced Listening preferred).
  • Exceptional data analytics skills and a passion for social media.
  • Business-oriented with the ability to understand marketing data.
  • Ability to work independently and manage projects from inception to completion with accountability for goal setting and results.
  • Precise, typo-free, and effective communication skills, both in person and in writing.
  • Familiarity with and enthusiasm for Reddit’s never-ending rabbit hole of awesome communities.
  • You are intellectually curious and display excellent judgment.

Reddit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected].

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What are Reddit Perks + Benefits

Reddit Benefits Overview

Reddit is all about diving into your passions and interests. Our benefits are flexible, putting your wellness needs first, so we can build a vibrant culture where we work and thrive together.

Volunteer in local community
Reddit encourages its employees to take advantage of its Volunteer time-off policy which gives employees eight hours per month to make an impact in their communities via volunteer work.
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Reddit offers a 10% discount on pet insurance.
Wellness Programs
Reddit offers personal, professional, and workspace wellness programs.
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Reddit will fund up to $5,000 per year towards your day care FSA.
Generous Parental Leave
Non-birthing parents receive up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave. Birthing parents receive 22+ weeks of paid parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Reddit offers up to 17 weeks of paid family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Reddit will reimburse up to $25,000 for adoption and surrogacy expenses, and provide up to 16 weeks of paid bonding leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
In addition to an unlimited vacation policy, Reddit offers one paid wellness day off per month.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Reddit will fund up to $150 per month towards your parking and public transportation costs to commute into the office.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Enjoy free lunch in all of our offices!
Stocked Kitchen
All of our offices are stocked with delicious snacks and beverages!
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Utilize your personal wellness stipend to fund your fitness and take advantage of nationwide discounts for Classpass.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend

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