The 360° media company behind the re-launched iconic Saturn Awards is seeking an experienced and hungry graphic designer with social media management experience to strategically build, run and grow its fan community and support its multifaceted live event, content and programming efforts. Must be deeply rooted in Nerd culture and fandom - experience working in the space a plus.
The Saturn Awards are the longest running science fiction, fantasy and horror award show in the world. For the first time since 1978, on Friday the 13th of September 2019 the Saturn Awards were streamed live globally on Twitch, WatchMojo, Nerdist, Cinedigm, Shoutfactory, RYouLive, and YouTube. The show was more akin to a convention than a typical award format featuring Japanese V-tuber Kizuna AI, an augmented mo-cap co-host, cosplayer characters and BB-8 roaming the red carpet. Starting with zero social media presence, over 7 weeks Saturn earned over 5 million twitter impressions and was the #1 trending topic in Los Angeles night of the show. The company has been featured in the Associated Press, Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, and over 100 national press outlets with an in depth profile on CNN. Our goal is to find a highly-skilled individual to harness this momentum, work with an expand our core audience, and continue to build our brand and community, making the Saturns a featured destination of genre content year-round. You can watch the entire show on Crackle now.
The company will be producing programming across multiple distribution channels in the genre fiction space, curating global science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans 365 days a year. This includes the Saturn Awards (our tentpole property), our newly established podcast network, upcoming pop-up experiences, and genre content of all kinds.
This role is based in Los Angeles and you will be one of the first ten employees. Company Board members include iconic genre personalities, writers, directors, producers and media CEOs. You will be at the epicenter of the operation with the opportunity to move quickly, work with a deeply dedicated team, as well as act independently and accelerate your career.
This is a full time position with benefits.