Our client in Chicago, IL (an award-winning data science consultancy with national brand experience) is looking to hire an entry to mid-level full-time Social Media Manager who is passionate about social media marketing and building an audience for a brand on a variety of social platforms. This role will include ongoing content creation and communication with our client and their clients’ stakeholders to source content locally from team members across the nation. In addition, this role will include ongoing benchmarking and reporting on social media activity and the performance of their management efforts and their industry competition. This role requires a deep understanding of social media and analytics, a passion for online marketing, and impeccable communication skills.

We are looking for a Social Media Manager who can enhance our client’s and their client’s brands and build strong online communities through a variety of social media platforms. The Social Media Manager will be responsible for developing and administering social media content that is designed to engage users and create genuine relationships between consumers and the company. The successful candidate will also be able to collect and review social media data to improve campaign performance over time.

You are a self-starter, deeply driven by conversations, social media, and data. You’re a digital native, and have a wide skill-set across the social media sphere. You care about the impact you make, are excited to take on new challenges, and look forward to working closely with other passionate digital marketers and social media professionals. 

The Social Media Manager will:

  • Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging, and audience identification

  • Set up and optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of company’s social content

  • Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information

  • Proactively assist with campaign build to ensure flawless execution

  • Analyze and interpret data trends and develop improvement solutions; educate Account/Campaign managers on changes to process and recurring issues

  • Develop monthly reports on emerging social media trends that will be submitted to the management and executive teams

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor/Masters degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, New Media, Public Relations, or closely related field

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience 

  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge

  • Knowledge in Social Media and Analytics tools such as CoSchedule, Google Analytics, Tableau, and SugarCRM are a plus 

  • Passion for digital advertising and social media, digital strategy, and social media management

  • Photoshop skills or any other photo editing tools

Benefits: 

  • Annual Salary: $40,000 - $50,000 (exact salary will be commensurate with qualifications)

  • Entrepreneurial work environment

  • Downtown, Chicago Loop office located steps from public transportation

  • Profit-sharing and 401K program for qualified employees

  • Rapid growth opportunities

  • Training: Blend of formal (certifications and off-site trainings/meetings) and informal (job shadowing, client calls, and independent research/study) 

If you or someone you know is a good fit, please email your resume to lindsey@sloane-staffing.com