Social Media Specialist

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Do you want to work for a company that has a strong commitment to supporting programs of national importance? If so, this opportunity may be for you. Excellent opportunity with a well-respected Fortune 500 company. Our client has an immediate need for a dynamic, Social Media Strategist to work on-site in McLean, Virginia.

This position reports to the Vice President and Director of Corporate Media Relations.


Responsibilities include:
Plan and execute a comprehensive social media strategy, while working to transition responsibility of social media assets from existing staff. Generate and utilize content from numerous sources, applying sound judgment to determine propriety and newsworthiness. Plan and maintain an active flow of content to social media assets. Respond to or coordinate inquiries received via social media channels, encouraging two-way dialogue. Maintain company FaceBook, Twitter and YouTube pages. Assist with media relations efforts as required.

Required Skills:

* Solid operational knowledge of social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google Plus, and YouTube.

* Experience using social media tools such as HootSuite, Tweet deck and CISION monitoring.

* Proficiency in AP style.

* Excellent writing skills.

* Minimum of 5+ years of experience in social media, media relations or marketing fields.