Social Media Director - WFH during Covid-19

Starts early May 2021
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a strategic communications agency, is seeking a Social Media Director to join their team.

This is a direct, full time opportunity. Work will be remote to start and candidates should be available to go into the NYC office once safe to do so. A laptop and other tech will be provided.

Social Media Director Responsibilities:
- Support the agency's Consumer division by providing clients with superior social media strategy, analytics and support for an exciting range of public and private clients in the Healthcare, Lifestyle, Heath & Wellness, Retail, Real Estate, Food & Beverage and Financial Services sectors, among others
- Lead multiple accounts, serving as a primary client manager and strategic counselor
- Develop and execute strategic social and digital media plans that advance client business objectives, influence public opinion and enhance brand awareness.
- Focus on client retention, business development, and staff training and enrichment

MAY. 2021
- Instrumental in the creation, management, and execution of impactful, measurable and noteworthy campaigns and influencer programs to drive awareness and engagement
- Develop, plan, execute, and handle reporting of client social media strategies and campaigns (both paid and organic)
- Drive new social media business processes, including conducting idea generation, providing budget and resource allocation, developing and finalizing proposals, and meeting with/presenting to prospects
- Maintains and readily/regularly shares knowledge of social media, app, platform, and CMS updates, clients’ businesses and industries, and social media industry business trends and best practices both internally and externally
- Analyzes social campaign performance and derives narrative, go-forward recommendations
- Showcases strong management skills by effectively training, leading, and motivating junior staff

Social Media Director Requirements:
- Passionate about social media, live in the world of public relations / agency and excel in a team environment where management and junior staff work hand-in-hand to achieve outstanding results
- Has a strong history of developing, launching and optimizing ad campaigns (both on Google as well as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, et al) and utilizes these skills on behalf of clients while proactively seeking out new platform updates and industry trends
- Demonstrates ability to effectively manage clients and accounts, including managing junior staff, client issues, budgets, etc.
- Ability to take initiative and proactively pitch and anticipate client needs
- Critical and structured thinker with superior analytical and problem solving abilities
- Excellent organizational and planning skills; able to work quickly under pressure, handling and prioritizing multiple assignments
- Exceptional attention to detail and follow-up
- Creative, energetic and ready for anything

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