ABOUT
The Laugh Button is an entertainment website focused on what’s happening in comedy. Established in 2006 as a outlet to showcase stand-up, it has expanded into a platform that also includes live events, strategic media partnerships, podcasting, and more.


SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Position: A social media manager located in the greater NYC area.

The Laugh Button is looking for a part time social media manager to run point on the strategy, growth, and success of the network’s social presence. We’re looking for a comedy and pop culture fan with knowledge of how social media works to help grow our brand by strategizing and sharing of content that our network generates on a daily basis including website editorial, podcasts, record label, and live events.

Also, they should be cool and not lame.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • This is a part time position with the opportunity to become full time.
  • Knowledge of best practices on social media platforms is expected.
  • Must have a strong interest in comedy, particularly stand-up. We’re looking for someone that loves this as much as we do.
  • The understanding that the job is for a comedy network and a sense of humor & easygoing attitude is a must.
  • Must be able to comprehending the above statement but still be able to act professional.
  • Must be located in the greater New York City area with light travel opportunities.
  • Should at minimum have a general familiarity of podcasts – they should listen to them, know how they work, and understand their role in the comedy community.
  • Willing to attend live events (live stand-up, podcasts, recordings, etc.) to capture content on behalf of the network.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Work well with deadlines set by themselves and management.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Publishing daily content to our social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and Youtube).
  • Devising and deploying a strategy for promotion of our consumer products (podcasts, editorial, records, merch).
  • Collaborating with multiple departments in network including marketing, writers, producers, and talent.
  • Updating and maintaining a content distribution calendar.
  • Ability to generate and edit social media content for publishing such as video, text copy, audiograms, images, memes, etc.
  • Strong writing skills as you will be expected to write and edit copy for social posts.
  • General understanding of how marketing works.
  • Ability to work independently but knows how to collaborate when required.
  • Be available for regular meetings (currently by video) to track progress, collaborate on projects, and discuss the job.
  • Updating knowledge of the evolving landscape of social media to refresh our strategy as needed.

BONUS SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of media editing software such as Adobe Creative suite (particularly Photoshop, Premiere, Audition).
  • Familiarity with social programs such as Canva, Headliner, G-Suite, Loomly, or Later (linkinbio).
  • Communication programs such as email, G-Suite, and Slack.
  • A good graphic design aesthetic.

Interested candidates should reach out to / send a resume to matt@thelaughbutton.com.


PODCAST PRODUCER

Position: An audio & video producer in the greater NYC area.

We’re looking for a part-time podcast producer to work in a fun environment to assist in the recording of The Laugh Button’s growing network of podcasts. This person must have knowledge in audio and video production field including producing, directing, and editing and knowledge of programs such as Adobe Creative suite and Garage Band, specifically Audition and Premiere – After Effects a bonus. Hours are flexible, but the person in this role can expect to be needed at different times during the week and in evenings for show/event recording.

JOB DETAILS:

  • Must have the understanding that the job is for a comedy network and a sense of humor and easygoing attitude is a must.
  • Comprehending the above statement but still able to act professional.
  • Able to collaborate with talent.
  • 5-7 hours per week.
  • Must be located in New York City or willing to travel into the city regularly.
  • Highly organized.
  • Self motivated with the goal of creating better content.
  • Growth hacking and social media engagement strategy.
  • Guest research and scheduling.
  • Knowledge of best practices for social media & youtube and making content that suites these platforms.
  • High-level knowledge of the ever-changing landscape of podcasting.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Publishing daily content to our social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and Youtube).
  • Devising and deploying a strategy for promotion of our consumer products (podcasts, editorial, records, merch).
  • Collaborating with multiple departments in network including marketing, writers, producers, and talent.
  • Updating and maintaining a content distribution calendar.
  • Ability to generate and edit social media content for publishing such as video, text copy, audiograms, images, memes, etc.
  • Strong writing skills as you will be expected to write and edit copy for social posts.
  • General understanding of how marketing works.
  • Ability to work independently but knows how to collaborate when required.
  • Be available for regular meetings (currently by video) to track progress, collaborate on projects, and discuss the job.
  • Updating knowledge of the evolving landscape of social media to refresh our strategy as needed.

BONUS SKILLS:

  • Adobe After Effects.
  • Graphic Design.
  • live streaming platforms.

Interested candidates should email a resume to matt@thelaughbutton.com. Links to work even better.


FREELANCE COMEDY WRITER

Position: Nationwide (Remote)

Do you like writing? Do you like comedy? Do you want write about comedy? Well now is your chance! The Laugh Button – the largest independent comedy website – is looking to add to its ever-growing team of freelance writers to bring fresh voices and unique perspective to its daily coverage. Comedy is universal; it can be found anywhere, at any time, and we’d love for you to help us cover it. Contact us with your resume writing samples, pitches and/or ideas, and join the fastest-growing comedy site in the country. The Laugh Button is comedy. Covered.

Interested candidates should submit resume and writing samples to matt@thelaughbutton.com