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Connections Manager, Social Media

VMLY&R Chicago, IL
  • Posted: January 22, 2020
  • Full-Time
Description
Position at VMLY&R

At VMLY&R, we create connected brands. We resist the usual ways of seeing, doing and thinking - harnessing creativity, technology and culture - to reimagine the entire connected consumer experience. Our goal? To create work that becomes part of people's lives, to drive value for our clients and, in the best of cases, to impact the world.

The Manager, Social Media is responsible for engaging the social communities, including:

  • Monitoring and responding to consumers and brand fans according to brand guidelines
  • Strong conceptual and writing skills with knowledge of the digital landscape
  • Work with social listening teams to seek out and mine for conversations a brand can join and own
  • Recommendations to build and foster the community and relationships
  • Strong collaboration and development of content with social strategists, designers, and social listening
  • Evaluate creative performance and consumer sentiment in order to inform future creative

As part of the WPP Group, VMLY&R offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business.

Required Skills
  • Solid interest in social media and how the medium can help build iconic brands
  • Understanding what's happening in pop culture and how it would be relevant to our clients
  • Ability to create concepts and copy that deliver on creative briefs and align to business goals
  • Polished client presentation skills, demonstrating a clear vision of how the work addresses problems and requirements set forth in a creative brief
  • Mid to high level of proficiency in branding, online marketing and media concepts
  • Understanding of social media tools and capabilities, including:
    • Platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, etc)
    • Influencer outreach
    • Seeking out and engaging with consumers within relevant conversation space
  • Ability to integrate big ideas through multiple mediums
  • A solid command of the English language (grammar, spelling and vocabulary)
  • Fortitude to stay calm under pressure
  • Ability to stay organized, multitask and prioritize
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Required Experience
  • At least 1 year of advertising experience in an agency setting - digital and traditional
  • Specific hands-on experience with social marketing channels
  • Demonstrated success with client relationships, team management and business development
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts or Bachelors in Arts degree

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Need Assistance? If you require reasonable accommodation or assistance for any part of the application or hiring process, please submit your request either by fax to 816-817-0976 or by email to careers.iwd@vmlyr.com.

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USA

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