10 Jobs for People Who Live and Breathe Social Media
The most popular line of career advice—“do what you love”—may sound impossibly unrealistic to many of us. Yet, for all of you Facebook gurus, Twitter addicts, and Instagram connoisseurs out there (we know there are plenty of you), working with social media as your profession could easily become a reality. After all, the biggest way many companies engage with their customers these days is through these widely popular online platforms.
Ready to find your dream job in social media? From internships to senior-level positions, there’s bound to be a gig for you.
1. Digital Communication and Social Media Senior Manager
Comcast is bringing millions of people TV, internet, entertainment, sports, communications, and movies, all with the goal of shaping the future of media and technology. The company is currently seeking a Senior Manager with 10 years of experience to create digital and social strategies and distribute content across digital and social channels.
2. Global Community and Content Manager
Love fashion as much as you love social media? The Global Community and Content Manager position at Reebok—the company creating unparalleled footwear, apparel, and accessories—could be perfect for you. Reebok is looking for someone with an extensive knowledge of existing platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Vine, and Tumblr to actively engage with a global community through quality content.
3. Marketing Operations Specialist
Yext, New York
Digital presence is key at Yext. In fact, Yext is helping over 400,000 companies manage their digital presence in online maps, directories, and apps. The company values social media, seeing as its powerful software allows clients to share local updates through online platforms like Facebook, Google+, and Foursquare. As the Marketing Operations Specialist, your responsibilities include everything from performing A/B testing on email campaigns to tracking ongoing metrics for engagement levels and funnel advancement.
4. Social Media Intern
Genesys, Burlington, MA
Attention college students: Genesys—the company providing a customer experience platform that allows companies to more easily serve and retain users—is searching for a creative and driven intern to help the social media team fulfill Genesys’ global social media marketing strategy. You’ll be living and breathing social media every day—which includes writing engaging posts across key channels, coordinating the posting of press releases and infographics, and managing the Genesys social media calendar.
5. Community Manager
CommonBond, New York
Formed by a community of engaged, intelligent, and inspiring borrowers, CommonBond is building the first values-driven, customer-centric financial services company. And, it’s looking for people to join its mission of improving the broken student lending market. As the Community Manager, you’ll be in charge of developing and interacting with the company’s community and creating new strategies for engaging with them. Apply now if you’re a responsible, self-motivated, and upbeat team player.
6. Marketing Intern
Boost Media, San Francisco
The only crowdsourced creative optimization platform in the world, Boost Media empowers marketers to maximize performance through crowdsourced messaging and innovative technologies. Right now, the company is hiring a Marketing Intern to assist in areas of brand marketing including event management, content creation, and social media. Your assignments will range from creating content for brand emails and infographics to posting and engaging on Boost’s social media pages.
7. Digital Media Manager
TED, New York
We’re sure you’ve heard of TED, the nonprofit committed to promoting ideas worth spreading. Today, we bring you good news: TED is seeking a Digital Media Manager to create and execute a strategy for exposing the best talks, determining the right platforms to distribute talks to, and making sure that talks are viewed and shared at maximum potential. A passion for TED and social media management experience are must-haves for applying.
8. Social Media Support Team Manager
Lyft, San Francisco
Lyft, the ride-sharing app revolutionizing the way users get from point A to point B, is looking for someone with almost too much love for social media platforms to become the Social Media Support Team Manager. Apart from managing Lyft’s online voice across all social media channels, you’ll be fielding real-time tweets and posts from drivers and passengers. Two to three years of experience with managing social media teams is required for applicants, and a burning passion for hot pink carstaches will get you bonus points.
9. Social Media Intern
Tasting Table, New York
Tasting Table, the free daily email for adventurous eaters everywhere, is seeking a social media intern who can commit at least 20 hours per week for a duration of at least three months. If you have a good knowledge of New York City and the national food scene, and if you have strong writing and analytical skills, Tasting Table would love to have a chat with you. You’ll be maintaining the company’s social media presence and engaging with the company’s large social audience.
10. Senior Online Marketing Manager
Credit Karma, San Francisco
Every day, Credit Karma aims to solve consumer challenges by developing new and innovative online and mobile tools for the financial industry. Now’s your chance to join this company that’s helping more than 20 million users track their credit and finances. As the Senior Online Marketing Manager, you’ll develop and execute coordinated marketing campaigns aimed at driving user acquisition and engagement for Credit Karma. You’ll be managing campaigns across multiple channels, including email, search, and, of course, social media.
A board member of Columbia Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs, Kat is either hosting inspiring founders or trekking across cities (Silicon Valley and London, anyone?) to discover the hottest startups. And, when she’s not putting together large-group gatherings for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Kat is planning food excursions to discover the best Taiwanese beef noodle soup in NYC. The only thing she loves almost as much as crafting content as an Editorial Intern at The Muse is studying content as an English Major at Columbia University. Say hi on Twitter @katxmoon.More from this Author