Communications Specialist - Contract Position
Up-to-speed on new social media trends, marketing techniques, and PR strategies? Love maintaining and fostering relationships with clients, media, and influencers? Already freelancing in the industry or looking to grow your skillset rapidly? Check all three of the previous boxes? Good. Our team has an immediate need for someone like you. Let’s chat.
We’re Social Ape Marketing, a Charlotte-based marketing company specializing in social media marketing & public relations. We have the unique need for a motivated and experienced individual to work alongside our lead Communications Specialist on a six-week, contract basis. This role is a full-time position for the duration of the contract.
Think you’re the guy or gal for the job? During your time with Social Ape, you’ll be managing the social media accounts of roughly 3-4 clients as well as developing and executing PR campaigns for several of the same clients.
Create and curate social media content for Social Ape clients
Manage social media accounts for clients
Create, monitor, and modify social media ads (including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)
Execute existing and in-progress creative marketing and PR campaigns
Research media contacts and potential partnerships for target markets
Create comprehensive reports to analyze results of marketing and PR campaigns
Coordinate media events (including securing of vendors, maintaining RSVP list, and execution of event)
Leverage existing relationships with media and influencers as well as continue to create new relationships
Assist with Social Ape content curation (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
“Go get ‘em” mentality with eagerness to dive into existing projects head first
Ability to and comfort with working in both a small group setting and independently
Bachelor's degree in Communications, PR, Marketing or related field
At least 2 years of experience in marketing and/or PR
Proficiency with all major social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Linkedin, etc.)
Ability to create and maintain a positive relationship with clients
Comfort with reaching out to and creating partnerships with media and influencers
Experience with writing press releases and other media materials
Ability to think outside the box and have a creative mindset
Exceptional writing and editing skills
Basic photo editing and graphic design skills
Experience with Microsoft Office and Google products
Outgoing and positive attitude
An insatiable drive to grow and learn new concepts
Please email your resume to April Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Communications Specialist - Contract” in the subject line.
Deadline to apply: April 28, 2017