Senior Social Media Writer

McLean, VA
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Rose Davenport

Job Description:

AQUENT is looking for a Senior Social Media Writer with more than 7 years of experience implementing social media strategy for big brands while maximizing existing social media strategies and editorial calendar. This will be a role in an in-house agency (Fortune 100 company), located in McLean, VA.


Responsibilities included:

• Understands that the creative brief is a unifying document that identifies the important key benefits for a campaign or launch and is essential for answering the “why”
• Develops fantastic creative concepts and fresh social media posts, content, stories, and blogs
• An acute understanding of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snap Chat, Pinterest, LinkedIn and YouTube platforms
• Understands the goal(s), audience, and message of a campaign and can create short-form copy and content across all social media platforms
• Ensures all content is on-brand, consistent in terms of personality, tone of voice, style, quality, and is optimized for ultimate user experience 
• Maintains a strong understanding of marketing, story-telling and advertising principles
• Researches, writes, edits, and proofs all levels of copy produced by the team and cross-functioning teams



Online Portfolio that showcase your current/previous work (no Dropbox).


Soft skills:

• Can think creatively, strategically, and deliver tactically 
• Ability to adapt writing style to fit the brand’s voice, tone, and audience
• A persuasive and confident approach to creativity
• Technical knowledge and understanding of social media platforms
• A strong portfolio that includes exceptional copy examples for social, digital campaigns, print, and broadcast
• The understanding that copy and design support each other and truly tell a compelling story together
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Great presentation skills, both internally and client-facing that express your ideas clearly
• Experience in creating best-in-class content using words and images to engage core audiences
• Effective and efficient project management and organization skills 
• The ability to manage multiple deadlines and content schedules 
• Ability to improve quality results by evaluating and identify work process improvements

Interested applicants are encouraged to send their updated resume and link to your portfolio directly to Rdavenport@aquent.com for immediate consideration. (No Phone Calls Please) 

Client Description:

In-House Agency. They are Fortune 200 organization that has been on the Top 100 Best Companies to Work for list 10 times!

And what you can expect working with them?

- An open, collaborative, diverse environment where ideas are welcome.

- The work you do will reach millions of customers and end users.

- A Work Life Balance – it’s a core company value.


Working with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things, including:

Subsidized health and dental benefits

Access to Fidelity 401(k) and FSA Program

Direct deposit for your weekly paycheck

Access to free online courses via AQUENT’s Gymnasium and Lynda.com to develop your skills

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