The University of Chicago, Office of Communications, is seeking a Social Media Specialist who will play an integral role in executing university level social media initiatives. The Social Media Specialist is an expert on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other leading platforms. This role executes all aspects of social content, including concepting, writing and editing, consulting with creative and news team members, publishing, and monitoring. The right candidate also has a passion for analytics, is able to use social listening to mine for trends, and is always looking for ways to optimize content performance.The position will report to the Assistant Director, Social Media EngagementRelevant SkillsSupport the Assistant Director, Social Media Engagement to research, create, edit, publish and share engaging social media and web-based content (articles, images, videos and surveys); work with team members to design content to promote University events, announcements and notices.Ability to develop and execute the UChicago editorial calendar by collaborating with campus departments to ensure newsworthy and relevant elements are included.Use community management experience monitoring company (or brand) social media channels and responding to followers' posts, comments and questions, in line with University moderation policies, procedures and guidelines.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with their request.
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