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Associate Director, Social Media

Seattle, WA
Req ID: 4656


Position at VMLY&R

At VMLY&R, we create connected brands. We resist the usual ways of seeing, doing and thinking — harnessing creativity, technology and culture — to reimagine the entire connected consumer experience. Our goal? To create work that becomes part of people’s lives, to drive value for our clients and, in the best of cases, to impact the world.


  • Developing and supporting social marketing strategies that deliver on performance results and client business objectives
  • Team leadership with existing social clients and potential new business
  • Working on projects to ensure they are meeting internal and client expectations
  • Educating client and internal teams on social marketing connections value, best practices and ongoing evolution implications
  • Supporting and presenting as part of new and existing business development with emphasis on social marketing opportunities

As part of the WPP Group, VMLY&R offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business.

Required Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Excellent presentation skills (speaking and visual design) required
  • Fortitude to stay calm under pressure
  • Interest in additional emerging media, including mobile
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms
  • Understanding of social media tools and capabilities, including:
    • Platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)
    • Management tools (Spredfast, Shoutlet, Vitrue, etc.)
    • Digital monitoring (Social Radar, Radian6, etc.)
    • Influencer outreach
    • Social media activation (paid, earned and amplification)
    • Social media measurement/analytics

Required Experience

  • Five to eight years of experience in a digital marketing environment
  • Specific hands-on experience with social marketing channels
  • Demonstrated success with client relationships, team management and business development

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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