The Tab is hiring a Social Producer

Here’s how to apply


The Tab is hiring a Social Producer to join the growing editorial desk at our London HQ. The Social Producer will pitch, create, edit and present video content across The Tab’s social channels, with a special focus on TikTok and Instagram Reels.

About The Tab

The Tab is a news site covering student and youth culture with seven million readers a month. We cover everything from Netflix to politics, as well as dominating uni campuses all over the UK. The Tab is part of Digitalbox Plc – the growing media company behind Entertainment Daily! and The Daily Mash. At The Tab we put young people in charge; the average age is 25 and many staff go on to run their own team within three years.

You’ll join a team of 10 journalists in our London HQ in Shoreditch. The roles offer flexible home and office working, and include a pass to Second Home in Spitalfields, East London, which includes a roof terrace, free yoga, weekly Friday drinks, and plenty of dogs.

You can see our other vacancies here.

Our London HQ

About you

You will be creative yet analytical and data-driven. You will have an exceptional news sense, plus a deep understanding of what 18-25s care about and want to see on social media. We are looking for someone who lives for TikTok, is extremely online, and is obsessed with trends. TikTok presents a new and exciting way to bring news to young people – and will be a huge part of all major newsrooms in the next few years. This role would suit someone pursuing a career in social media or broadcast journalism. You’ll play a big part in driving The Tab towards being the most influential youth media brand in the UK.

The role

You’ll be creating daily video content based on your expert knowledge of TikTok and online trends popular among young people. You’ll produce videos on a variety of topics: daily news, street interviews, current affairs, trending sounds, explainers, and green screen takes. Plus you will give advice to university journalists on how to produce great video, like this. You can see some of our recent TikTok content here:

Key responsibilities:

  • Pitching, producing, and presenting daily videos for TikTok and Reels daily, based on the news cycle and trends
  • Filming street interviews and major events, like protests, when needed
  • Growing our national TikTok account to one million followers this year
  • Working with the social team to adapt videos for other social platforms
  • Working closely with our campus editors and TikTok editors; giving them ideas, edits and growth tips
  • Being the authority on what’s trending on TikTok for the editorial team
  • Analysing and reporting growth numbers back to the social team

You must have:

  • Proven experience growing your own or a brand’s TikTok account, with great results
  • A 2.1 degree from a UK university
  • Proficiency in Premiere Pro or other video editing software
  • The confidence and charisma to appear and speak on camera
  • A sharp news sense: from pop culture to social affairs (some experience at a news outlet is preferred)
  • Big ambitions, a growth mindset, and a love of analytics


  • Hours: 9 am -6 pm weekdays (with the option to start at 8 am and finish at 5 pm)
  • Early finishes on a Friday
  • Salary dependent on experience
  • 25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays
  • Access to our plant-filled office in Spitalfields, East London, which has perks like free yoga classes and cake
  • A young, sociable and ambitious team
  • 24/7 access to doctors via the private WeCare app – for your physical or mental health
  • Company-wide parties, away days, and retreats every year
  • A MacBook Air

Our office

After a year in this role, you will:

    • Be a widely recognised video journalist in the national media
    • Have reached millions of young people through your video story-telling
    • Be on track to become a Senior Social Producer

To apply, send the following to [email protected]:

  1. Email your CV plus a link to your (or a brand’s) TikTok channel
  2. Pitch three TikTok video ideas that you think would go viral on The Tab’s account, relevant on the day of your application

Candidates should be able to start ASAP.

Not the role for you? See below details of our other openings: