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Social Media Specialist

Marketing | Chicago, IL | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Our commitment to quality and services ensures that everyone that walks through our door leaves happy. With years of experience and continuing development of our space, our team is ready to serve your co-working needs. Find yourself immersed among a mix of corporate, creative and digital agency professionals. From a HQ to a one-person satellite, we tailor our offices/spaces to your idea of the perfect working environment. We provide more space per person than our nearby competitors, we don’t believe in crowded spaces, we believe in giving you room to breathe and whether you expand or contract – we’re flexible. 

Job Duties:

We are looking for a talented Social media coordinator to create and maintain a strong online presence for our company. The SMC role is to implement online marketing strategies through social media accounts. The SMC is a tech-savvy professional with an interest in communicating with clients through online channels. The SMC will develop original content and suggest creative ways to attract more customers and promote our brand. Ultimately, he/she should be able to increase web traffic and customer engagement metrics aligned with broader marketing strategies.

Salary range: $46000 - $56000 per year.

Responsibilities:

  • History of social channel ownership, proactive endeavors and a relentless desire towards brand / company growth
  • Write strong, captivating social media content within the brand’s style and tone guidelines for assigned projects
  • Managing the social media editorial calendar, aligning timing with other communications timelines
  • In addition to writing, aggregating, posting and tracking day-to-day social media content featuring key messages, this position also works closely with the marketing/PR/communications team and outside vendors to develop and deploy a social media strategy that drives differentiation and engagement for all clients
  • Works alongside Content & Social Media Strategist in crafting consistent brand messaging, social media strategies, and implementing brand design
  • Creating and posting content for social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok and others), and working across departments to generate story ideas
  • Providing the social media “voice” for a variety of clients in collaboration with our marketing department, management team, and external partners
  • Answering user/customer service questions via social media, leading engagement efforts for your roster of clients
  • Developing measurements, standards, and goals for social media efforts
  • Cultivating and leveraging online influencers for clients
  • Participate in content brainstorming sessions and help develop new ideas and strategies to better reach the intended online audience
  • Help create and execute social media campaigns that will result in a larger online following, increased exposure, and greater brand awareness for our clients
  • Work collaboratively in a multifunctional team to concept and implement compelling content
  • Analyze and test the optimal ways for consumers to find and consume content as well as maximize social conversion ratios
  • Clearly and confidently present work to internal teams and client

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, Communications, Business or related field preferred
  • Proficient time and project management skills and be able to communicate effectively and work well autonomously in a team-driven environment
  • Be a SOLUTION FINDER and TAKE INITIATIVE
  • Be highly motivated and a self-starter with high standards of performance and expectations for themselves and their team
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, work independently, organize workload, analytical, and possess a strong ability to multi-task
  • Must be passionate and creative and possess a strong work ethic with the ability to stay on task
  • Proficient with Mac and Microsoft Office presentation products
  • Knowledgeable in Google analytics, familiar with basic web site CMS
  • Have knowledge of marketing techniques and concepts
  • Ability to think creatively and out of the box
  • Must have the ability to adapt to the style, tone, and voice of the clients we serve
  • Work well in a team and with a wide range of people
  • Be organized and methodical with decision making
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to write quality content that is clear, concise and grammatically correct
  • Must be able to effectively research a client’s industry and quickly gain the knowledge needed to write accurate and insightful content
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Be well presented in a professional manner
  • Social Media Experience within an Agency Preferred

Bonus Points:

This is a full-time position eligible for benefits, which include, but are not limited to: medical, dental, vision, four weeks of vacation, sick leave, most federal holidays.