Social Media Manager

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Black Bear Design is a full-service digital marketing agency that’s growing quickly and looking for a smart, focused Social Media Manager who can come in and add value from day one.

The Social Media Manager is the agency’s primary advisor on all client and internal organic and paid social media efforts.

This person must demonstrate extensive social media experience including strategy development and execution, editorial calendar planning, engagement, paid social strategy and execution, influencer marketing, etc., and be well-connected with the broader social media world. The Social Media Manager must be able to think strategically and be willing to roll up her/his sleeves to execute those strategies for agency clients.


• Create comprehensive social media strategies that increase awareness, visibility, and traffic across client brand platforms
• Create, source, curate or edit content that is on-message, accurate, relevant, and timely that clearly speaks in our clients’ diverse brand voices
• Manage all paid social content creation, budgeting, and placements including Facebook and LinkedIn
• Collaborate with key staff across several departments
• Proofread and copyedit materials for clarity, style, tone, spelling, grammar, and consistency
• Ensure materials are on time, error-free, and optimized to deliver on strategy and goals
• Analyze the performance of content across various platforms, report key metrics, and pivot content as needed based on results

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The right candidate must be a leader ready to make a real impact on businesses through their social media presence. She/He must be able to follow project direction carefully, ask good questions, be a fast learner, and work on detail-intensive tasks without losing focus or compromising quality and creativity – as well as:

• 3-5 years experience managing social media accounts for clients on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter in an agency setting required
• Passion for B2C and B2B social media and how businesses can use it as part of their overall marketing efforts
• Expert-level writing, spelling, and grammar skills (Oxford comma use negotiable)
• Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with a team
• Ability to carefully scrutinize and revise her/his own work
• A knack for idea generation and brainstorming
• Flexibility and team player attitude even when on tight deadlines and under pressure
• Outstanding organizational skills
• Skills in content creation for SEO-friendly blog posts and press releases preferred

Ideal candidate should be proficient in Office, WordPress, HootSuite, CoSchedule, and Dropbox – and/or willing to suggest and learn new tech in support of the team. 

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter including links to two (2) social media accounts and two (2) professional business writing samples to No phone calls, please.

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