Social Media Strategist - Remote Chicago

Social Media Chicago, IL


Description

This is a remote position and is open to applicants in the Chicago area. We will be reopening our Chicago office in the future for voluntary, casual use. Applicants in other areas can view our other regional remote positions here.

Tweep Tweep!  Want a #career where you’re ENCOURAGED to be on #socialmedia each day?

Brafton’s team in Boston is hiring a Social Media Strategist—could that be you? The social media strategist reports to the Manager of Social Media. This position requires an individual with a passion for social media to interface across all areas/networks and who is up-to-date on the most recent industry changes and trends.  The Social Media Strategist is a great communicator, writer, and project manager who understands how to manage their time and workload to get the best results for our clients.   Successful candidates are proficient in maintaining quality across client social contracts, contributing to our team culture and improving the offerings of social media services.

Essential Job Functions

  • Creating and executing daily engagement social media strategies on existing premium clients and delivering reporting  This includes but is not limited to crafting, posting and tracking posts across various social media platforms, social listening, follower pushes, engaging with influencers etc.
  • Preparing and executing the research, proposals and call preparation for all new clients in your portfolio. 
  • Pitching all social products or strategy alternatives to the client to improve client’s results.
  • Creating and executing social contest for clients independently.
  • Presenting reports to clients with conviction and being able to prove ROI on the strategy or pitch recommendations to prove the strategy.

Required Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Studies in Marketing, Communications or related – area preferred
  • Minimum 1+ years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience and/or knowledge of third party community sites and social networks such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and others.
  • Experience with paid social media campaigns

Key Skill Sets Preferred:

Social Media, Client Services, Presentation Skills, Sprout Social, Salesforce, Digital Media, Content Marketing, Project Management


Benefits Include:
   Competitive Incentive plan, Health, Dental, Vision, Colonial Life, 401k, commuter benefits, Paid Time Off and paid holidays, in-office perks, and open, fun and friendly work environment, and more!

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY | E-VERIFY: Brafton is an Equal Opportunity employer. In addition to federal law requirements, Brafton complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfers, leave of absence, compensation and training.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Brafton (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).