Senior Strategist, Paid Social Mirum Chicago

Social Media Chicago, Illinois


Position at Mirum

Sr Strategist, Paid Social

The Mirum Social team is looking for someone who wants to grow their career in media as a paid social strategist. In this role you will be  the primary point person for social media modeling, planning and execution for the Mirum Social practice. You will work with our internal teams, partners and social platforms to create models that deliver innovative solutions which deliver on our client growth goals.  If you like creating what’s next, believe in “we” before “me” and winning for our client excites you…this role will be perfect for you. 

  Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as lead for paid social media overseeing every step of the campaign process including strategy, planning and execution across all social platforms
  • Create sound, strategic media plans based on your understanding of client marketing, use of media research, industry, competitive environment and consumer insights
  • Work with Mirum activation, community management and strategy teams to develop social paid media strategies for a wide range of clients and commerce channels (traditional, eCommerce, D2C, B2B)
  • Develop and manage relationships with external media partnters and social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of social ecosystem and how to amplify content created by Influencers and for Community Management campaigns
  • Leverage knowledge of Social Platform capabilities to create Customer Experience (CX) campaigns that drive customers from the top of the purchase funnel ending in conversion
  • Perform Social platform audits that deliver performance insights, identify account/ campaign issues and high-level competitive insights. Based upon the audit provide  recommendations, growth opportunities and present findings to teams and clients
  • Direct and manage the daily work flow of all client campaigns, including proposal development, campaign activation and maintenance, and post-campaign reporting
  • Identify, train and implement the optimal process for most efficient workflow
  • Negotiate media buys and ensure the most competitive rates are secured
  • Play an active role in new business proposals meetings
  • Work with our analytics team and/or external partners to define campaign KPI metrics, evaluation modeling and optimization recommendations
  • Keep abreast of current events, media trends and any target/market/ industry trends that impact business
  • Provided clients and internal teams with strategic POVs and industry white papers
  • Manage financial contracts with vendors, media partners, campaign budgets and monthly invoicing/reconciliation
  • Oversee compliance with SOX and client policies and reporting

 Skills and Experience

  • Successful experience in social media planning/buying/optimization through vendor partners and/or social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc.)
  • 5+ years of digital media experience
  • Experience with direct client relationship responsibilities including regular reporting, collaborative strategic planning, and performance management
  • History of creating lead generation, demand generation, account-based marketing, re-targeting, audience segmentation and commerce driven campaigns
  • Understanding social platform reporting tools as well as predictive analytics, sales attribution and CPM/CPE models
  • Media experience with programmatic, video, social, native and mobile
  • Ability to manage and mentor employees in direct and indirect situations
  • Attention to detail
  • Can roll with the punches and likes to have fun

It is expected that you will perform additional duties and assume additional responsibilities as needed by the Company for the efficient operation of the Company. In addition, in order to adjust to changes in our business, it may become necessary to modify your job description, add to or remove certain duties and responsibilities, or reassign you to an alternate job position. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.