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Social Media Marketing Manager

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Aquent is the world's largest and most successful boutique staffing firm specializing in the creative and marketing field. We place our Talent in contract engagements ranging from 2 days to 2 years! We offer the industry's best benefits that we subsidize dramatically! Medical, dental and vision benefits are available to you after just 30 days and after 90 days you are free to participate in our 401k plan! We also offer an outstanding referral bonus program where you can earn thousands of dollars just for knowing and referring talented friends!


This 6-month contract position is responsible for managing and implementing social media strategies that drive audience growth, measurable engagement, and demand generation. This position will be at the social media center of excellence, liaising between multiple internal teams, agencies and stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities
Work with social content strategy: the sourcing of content (internal & external) and publishing in our tier one social networks

Ensure content is adapted to respective channel while maintaining consistent brand messaging

Maintain social content consistency and coordination across platforms

Bringing the social elements of the brand to life in order to drive engagement and audience development within the networks

Act as a resident “social media expert”, actively following and maintaining best practices through the company across functions and levels.

Facilitate social media advocacy amongst employees and external influencers which extends the brand’s reach.

Experiment with new techniques and technologies to increase the effectiveness of social media campaigns. Identify, interpret, and capitalize on social media trends.

Typical Role Definition

Manages a function which is highly visible inside and outside the company. Manages a social channel community which may include tens of thousands of individuals. A key stakeholder in the shaping the company’s brand perception. Being part of the social media center of excellence, this person – along with the other members of the core social media team – serves as a role model for company employees. The role requires constant learning due to the rapid pace of change in social media. Planning time horizon is typically fairly short and tactics are adjusted often, sometimes on an hourly basis, based on content performance and opportunities.

Preferred Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising or equivalent relevant experience. Social media certifications and/or coursework a plus.

Work Experience
Typically 6 to 10 years of marketing experience for a technology company including 4 years of social media responsibilities.

Skills & Competencies
Top-notch communication skills, especially writing and editing
Experience marketing to IT professionals
Proven track record of running social media programs that have delivered measurable results
Proven hands-on experience growing and engaging an audience via Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Slideshare, and blogs.
Experience with various marketing and social measurement tools/platforms, e.g. Hootsuite, SocialFlow, etc.
Experience with managing hybrid (paid/organic) social media programs including promoted tweets, promoted Twitter accounts, Facebook ad campaigns and LinkedIn sponsored posts.
Experience blogging and/or working directly with bloggers
Hands-on experience writing/editing content which adheres to SEO best practices
A “can-do” attitude with a relentless obsession for customer satisfaction and audience engagement. You don’t wait for others and are willing to move quickly with skilled and tactical execution.
A natural networker that enjoys connecting people, content and ideas using the latest technology
Cool under pressure, good at project management, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

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