Social Media Marketing Manager

Do you live on Instagram, eat in 280-character bites, and sleep dreaming of blockbuster social media campaigns? Do you have 3+ years of experience managing social media for clients and/or companies, helping to drive strategy, and crafting content that’s clever, accurate and aligned with brand voice? Are you seeking a full-time opportunity for an exciting leadership role helping to take social media marketing to new heights for a diverse roster of consumer and B2B brands in an array of fascinating industries? Well, then we’re interested in hearing from you.

Plan B [the agency alternative]™is a fast-paced, full-service creative agency in River North serving clients across a swath of industries ranging from fitness and automotive to interior design, technology and more. Our social media workload is exploding at a rapid rate, and we’re looking for a rock star Social Media Specialist with a high-powered creative and detail-oriented mind to play a key role in helping our dynamic and collaborative social media team continue firing on all cylinders.


HERE’S WHAT YOUR TYPICAL WORK WEEK WOULD LOOK LIKE

  • Assist senior manager with developing social media strategy and implementing marketing plans aligned with client objectives and goals for key channels
  • Collaborate to develop social media content calendars, execute campaigns and handle day-to-day management of various client accounts, adhering to internal review and approval process
  • Write, edit and schedule social media posts, working with talented copywriters, art directors and account executives to craft clever content that is aligned with larger marketing strategy and brand standards
  • Participate in client status calls and content-planning sessions
  • Manage incoming client requests related to social media and content needs
  • Monitor, measure and report on social media analytics
  • Stay up to date with social media best practices, trends and technologies
  • Proactively share ideas about how we can continue to up our social media game
  • Identify and communicate with industry influencers for potential campaigns


JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 3+ years of experience managing social media for an agency or company
  • Excellent knowledge of social media channels, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, as well as social media marketing best practices
  • Experience creating and managing social media content calendars
  • Experience creating and executing social media campaigns
  • Familiarity with social media marketing tools such as Sprout Social
  • Understanding of social media analytics, measurement and reporting
  • Excellent writing and editing skills – a stickler for accuracy and details!
  • Excellent multitasking and time-management skills
  • Critical and creative thinker with problem-solving skills
  • Great communicator and team player


WHY PLAN B?

Plan B is never boring. We’ve managed to maintain a flat organizational structure, an agile development style and the entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up, even after 20 years in business. We work with both Fortune 500 companies and the innovative startups who move culture forward – so the work is rewarding, relevant and dialed into the exciting ambience of our connected world.

As a highly strategic creative boutique, we understand how game-changing, category-killing creative work emerges from powerful insights that are properly driven through complex multi-channel executions.

If you qualify for this opportunity and are looking to grow in a collaborative, high-performance environment with plenty of career potential, please send a short cover letter and resume to social@thisisplanb.com.

Due to the high number of responses, we are regretfully unable to provide a reply to all applicants. Please be assured that your application has been received and if your qualifications meet our immediate needs, someone will be in contact.

Local Chicago candidates only.

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