Turn Your Love for Tiktok Into a Job
Since it burst onto the social media scene in 2018, TikTok has seen exponential growth. Following on from short video sites like Vine and Music.ly, Tiktok learned lessons and are dominating force in social media today. Many of us spend hours per day scrolling the app, keeping up with the latest dance trends, enjoying the comedy, catching a glimpse into the lives of our favorite celebrities, or connecting with other people with similar interests or experiences.
If you go that one step further and dream of working in Social Media we’ve pulled together a list of TikTok careers you can apply for today.
TikTok Careers in 2023
We’ve divided this list of TikTok jobs into two sections; one is jobs working for TikTok, and the other is jobs where you will be working for another company, but your job role will revolve around the app.
Local Jobs at TikTok
TikTok is owned by the Chinese company ByteDance. They first launched the app within China as Douyin, and the app still operates in China under that name but content from Douyin isn’t shared on TikTok and vice versa.
With offices around the globe (including Los Angeles, Mountain View, New York, London, Dublin, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo), there are plenty of openings available (almost 6,000 at the time of writing).
Here’s a taster:
1. Livestream VIP Account Manager – London, England
You’ll be supporting TikTok’s VIP users with their requests and questions, as well as looking for the next VIP you can recruit onto the platform. You’ll need at least four years of experience in a similar VIP-centric role and to speak English and at least one other language.
2. Brand Strategist – Manila, Philippines
TikTok is looking for someone who can help them connect with local brands and explain why they need to use the platform. They’re looking for a Digital Marketing expert with 5-8 years’ experience.
3. Content Editorial Specialist, Sports & Gaming – Johannesburg, South Africa
Fancy helping more people to see the content they love about sports and gaming? Then this role is for you. They’re looking for someone who understands the local culture and experience in a social media role.
4. Senior Safety Communications Officer – New York, New York, USA
They’re looking for communications professional (8+ years) with a strong understanding of the trust & safety landscape. You’ll be helping to drive improvements across the app as well as drafting communications.
5. Content Ecosystem Lead – Dubai, UAE
For this role, TikTok is recruiting a social media specialist who wants to help drive the content produced in the area. Good local knowledge is essential and strong data analysis skills will be a real advantage.
5 Remote Jobs at TikTok
TikTok has a variety of work form home job openings in areas such as content creation, product marketing, partnerships, customer service and more. Here’ s a selection of those based on the search we made on their site. Best place to apply for your dream job? Directly on the company’s website.
1. Production System Engineer – Seattle, USA (Remote)
You’ll be using your technical skills to identify and fix bugs and hardware issues and building tools to keep the system running efficiently in one of many TikTok remote jobs. Two years of experience with Linux and two or more programming or scripting languages are required.
2. Global Account Manager – Singapore (Remote)
If you’ve got experience in project management, media campaigns, and managing budgets, then take a look at this role. You’ll be coordinating global account strategies to build internal and external growth.
3. Business Process Strategist – EU (Remote)
For many TikTok careers, remote isn’t an option, but it is for this interesting role. The role includes working with internal teams to establish processes that support growth. You’ll have over five years in business process engineering, management consultancy, or similar.
4. User Operations Intern – Manila, Philippines (Remote)
This job is advertised from the Manila office. User operations is a think tank that helps ensure the site’s quality of content. They’re looking for an intern available 3 days a week for six months duration.
5. SMB Quality Program Manager, – EU (Remote)
You’ll be working with business owners to help them develop strategies that work on TikTok. Global travel will occasionally be required for this role, and you’ll need at least three years of experience in quality programs to apply.
TikTok Jobs for Other Businesses
Working for TikTok isn’t the only way to get a job that involves the platform, and if it’s content creation that you’re interested in then looking for a role with an organization that wants to build its presence n TikTok is probably the better route to take. Here are some selected TikTok Jobs from home!
1. Junior Creator – MadeBySunday.com (remote)
Gain experience with a three-month paid internship with this skincare brand. They’re looking for a commitment of 5-10 hours a week.
2. TikTok Creator – Moonpig (Freelance & Remote)
If you’re an established creator with some interesting ideas, then you could pick up this freelance gig working for card and gift company, Moonpig.
3. Video Content Creator/Video Creative – What on Earth (Remote)
This eco-fashion business is looking for creators who can develop content that promotes their brand and its mission. DIYs, tips, repairs, anything focused on making fashion more sustainable is on-brand.
4. TikTok Social Media Manager – Shopzoki (Remote)
Shopzoki sell gifts and homewares to individuals through social media, and they want to build a TikTok presence. Creating content ideas and finding influencers are just a few tasks you would do for them.
5. Campaign Manager – Tiktal (Remote)
This dedicated TikTok marketing and talent agency is looking to recruit someone to manage brand campaigns from start to finish. That includes scouting for talent that can implement the campaigns.
6. Community Manager (Instagram and TikTok) – Rarible (Remote)
Do you have 3-5 years of social media experience and a good understanding of Crypto and NFTs? This top NFT marketplace is looking for a new community manager to help build interest through TikTok.
7. TikTok Beauty & Fashion Live Streaming Host – MHUK (Remote)
The company is looking for two freelance stream hosts, who can talk about their products in an engaging way for 2 hours at a time, 2-3 times a week. You’ll get the support of their team to plan the sessions.
8. Gaming Creative Producer (TikTok, YouTube, and Twitch) – Reach (Remote)
Reach is looking for someone to help them nail the short-form video genre. They’re looking for input from producers to guide their strategy moving forward.
9. Scriptwriter (TikTok and YouTube) – Crealon (Remote)
Do you enjoy TikTok drama? If so then this could be the perfect role for you. They’re looking for engaging scripts and fresh ideas to help them breathe new life into their channel so if that sounds like your cup of ‘the tea’ then you can apply here.
10. Social Executive (TikTok and Meta) – HighRise Marketing (Remote)
Highrise is the UK’s leading Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) marketing agency, specializing in helping high-growth consumer brands scale rapidly through demand generation and user-centric marketing strategy. They’re looking for someone with at least a year of experience running ads on TikTok and Meta.
Plenty of TikTok Careers Await You
This is just a taster of the many roles available working for and with the short-form video platform. Whether you want to be in front of the camera performing, writing scripts, planning campaigns, or working for the global phenomenon, we wish you all the best with your TikTok careers!