Social Media Content Coordinator at MotorTrend Group

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Machines that Move Us. 

People who Inspire Us.

Stories that Drive Us.

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About Us

We are MotorTrend.

With a monthly reach of more than 131 million, MTG is the largest automotive media company in the world. With franchises including MotorTrend, Hot Rod, Automobile, Wheeler Dealers, Roadkill, Best Driver’s Car, and dozens of other world-class brands, we are reimagining storytelling around mobility. Our portfolio brings together Discovery’s #1 TV network for automotive super fans, with our vast automotive digital platform that includes direct-to-consumer products, websites, apps, connected TVs, social, and live events.

Our People

The people who work at MotorTrend embody the passion of our content, and wake up everyday intent on embracing, entertaining, and empowering the motoring world. 

The Role

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

The Social Media Content Coordinator (full-time, hourly, regular) is responsible for all components of video distribution across the Motor Trend Group’s Social Media Platforms, with the specific and measured goals of ensuring operational efficiencies and distribution of our growing buyers guide video practice. The position will work across brands and will be coordinating with the Motor Trend Studio, Post Production and Social teams. Essential duties may include, but are not limited to:


Content Planning

  • Execute and deliver key materials to drive views and engagement on video assets in Social and off platform (i.e., YouTube, Facebook, Instagram Feed, Instagram TV, Instagram Stories, TikTok and Twitter).
  • Maintain the daily video distribution calendar and ensure all necessary points of distribution occur on time and according to planning schedules.

Video Content Distribution

  • Work in collaboration with Social Media Editors, The Studio Team and Campaign Managers to post content on time and according to multiple client deliverables.
  • Follow best practices in posting Buyer’s Guide videos.
  • Experiment with innovative ways to increase delivery of video and performance KPI’s across social platforms.
  • Management of video assets in our publishing suite Khoros, to organize and track data.
  • Maintain distribution lists of key stakeholders.
  • Management of video assets in various platforms Digital Rights Manager / Content ID for purposes of preventing copyright infringement.

Content Measurement / Other

  • Summarize upcoming content plans to key stakeholders.
  • Measure performance in real-time.
  • Provide weekly KPI reports to monitor performance of assets.
  • Create Adobe tracking links, Bitly URL shorteners, headlines, copy, thumbnails and other elements, which are essential to content presentation for each platform.
  • As necessary, assist in community management, posting and engagement across social platforms.
  • Organize and track all source material, ensure it is organized, and kept up to date, and properly labeled in Khoros.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience project managing video-driven campaigns across social and digital teams.
  • Experience with the digital video landscape, understanding how video formats and creative performs across different social platforms and digital destinations.
  • Familiar with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • A strong interest in car culture.
  • Demonstrated creativity and documented immersion in Social Media.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable for constantly changing landscape.
  • Exceptional time management skills including the ability to handle multiple projects with changing priorities.
  • An ability to stay organized and manage multiple projects at once is necessary.
  • Ability to be a team player with the confidence to take the lead and guide other employees when necessary.
  • Good technical understanding and ability to pick up new tools quickly.
  • Strong emphasis on organization and unwavering attention to detail.
  • Shows a high degree of self-motivation.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • This position will not include supervising responsibilities.

Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to sit for prolonged period of time and view computer screen.

Equipment/Software Used:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Adobe Analytics
  • Khoros
  • Smartsheets
  • Strong experience in working within Google Suite, e.g., Google Docs, Sheets, Calendar, etc.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Google Sheets and Docs
  • ly
  • Later

Work Environment:

  • Work is typically performed in an office environment that is well lit and ventilated. However, while safer / stay at home orders are in place work will be conducted at home.

NOTE: This position description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict any other tasks that may be assigned.

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Technology we use

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Conveniently located off i-405, near LAX, Douglas Metro Green Line Station & the beach! Many walkable restaurant, café, drink, grocery & shop options.

An Insider's view of MotorTrend Group

What are some social events your company does?

We work hard and love to celebrate our diligence. We host wellness classes, caterings, have arcade machines and give back in our community. We go to Dodger's Stadium, K1 Speed, host movie nights, and get free access to MTG events. Summer time is the best time at MotorTrend! We have KidsDay, ice cream bars, pizza parties and end with a company BBQ.

Stephanie Rios

Human Resources Generalist

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The essence of Motortrend’s culture lies in delivering value through teamwork & collaboration. We integrated Motortrend's platforms with a sophisticated backend platform called SONIC. The teams "Swarmed" together to solve complex problems as one. Open comms, approachable leaders & an “all hands on deck” attitude are the backbone to our success.

Uma Rao

Sr. Technical Program Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Every day our team wakes up ready to Embrace Entertain & Empower a motoring world. Embracing the Car-Nivore in all of us. Entertaining our 110 MM digital fans with addictive storytelling & experiences. Empowering MotorTrend families with over 70 yrs of street cred. MotorTrend is building a billion-dollar car company without building a single car.

Alex Wellen


What's something quirky about your company?

As an auto enthusiast, working at MotorTrend is the realization of a dream. Each day brings something new, from million dollar Pagani's to LowRiders & HotRods rolling into our office. MotorTrend is on the cutting edge of technology implementation and we are diving the way consumers now consume content via their mobile device and television apps.

Thomas Rosquin

SEO Manager

What are MotorTrend Group Perks + Benefits

MotorTrend Group Benefits Overview

We offer comprehensive health benefits for you and your family.

Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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