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Social Media Community Activist

Ventura, CA

Role: Social Media Community Activist
Team: Digital Impact, Activism & Community

Scope: Individual contributor

Years of Experience: 2-3+

Location: Ventura, CA

As Social Media Manager, Community Activism,  you'll have the chance to drive climate action, engage in public policy conversation, celebrate product activism and drive business thought leadership on a global scale. You’ll collaborate with our storytelling teams and work with cross functional partners to plan, create and execute social media content. You’ll engage with our values-aligned communities daily. You’ll find innovative ways to create brand energy and increase Patagonia’s visibility in social media. You’ll bring our climate, product and business activism content strategies to life and spur our community to action when necessary.

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What You’ll Do

  • Maintain and execute Patagonia’s social media content calendar for Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • Establish strategy and tactics to engage in conversations in Reddit threads and FB groups (and elsewhere) when opportunity arises
  • Work with Digital Operations and the Creative Studio to brief in and realize creative needs
  • Leverage social media monitoring tools - native and 3rd party – to monitor social media conversation and find opportunities to actively engage with our audience
  • Track and report social media performance indicators and develop and propose strategy recommendations accordingly
  • Find emerging tactics and innovative ways to bring our content to life that cuts thru the clutter in social media
  • Consult with regional stakeholders on best practices and act as the community activism subject matter expert
  • Partner with the greater Digital Impact Team and PR & Comms team to align advocacy and activism efforts across Social, CRM, Paid, and SMS as necessary 
  • Establish new performance benchmarks
  • Maintain brand voice, tone and consistency under pressure
  • Partner with the Social Media Manager, Community Storytelling to cross promote stories and calls-to-action across a variety of social media platforms

Who You Are

  • Environmentalist – You are passionate about saving our home planet and building a community of activists that feel the same way
  • Strong communicator – You have an ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written, visual and verbal format
  • Data-oriented– You are comfortable with data and understand that strategy begins with insights and analysis
  • Experimental – You bring an experimental, creative mindset when it comes to developing content and implementing growth strategies across multiple platforms
  • Enthusiastic – You bring a genuine enthusiasm for engaging with audiences in social media
  • Thought leader – You are up to date in latest social media developments and best practices
  • A self-starter – You have strong organization skills, collaborative with team members, and have strong interpersonal skills

Experience You Bring

  • 2-3 years in a digital marketing capacity with focus on content creation and social media marketing, with a keen understanding of the importance of social listening and engagement. 
  • Strong experience in Khoros, Sprout, or other leading Social Media Management and Listening Tools
  • Strong attention to detail required
  • Ability to work late and on weekends in response to the news cycle when necessary 
  • Strong Excel skills (Tableau a plus)
  • Experience with web analytic software such as Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics and UTM tracking codes
  • Preferred familiarity and strategic experience with digital advocacy tools such as Phone2Action, EveryAction, Mobilize, etc.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
  • Preferred professional background in digital marketing, communications, public affairs, environmental advocacy and/or political campaigns
  • Spanish language fluency a plus

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Patagonia requires all employees who enter a Patagonia owned or operated facility or who physically interact with others as part of their job duties to demonstrate proof of receiving a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of their employment, subject to exemptions for sincerely held religious beliefs, or medical reasons.

Employee Conduct
It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive, inclusive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with co-workers, customers and vendors.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Client-provided location(s): Ventura, CA, USA
Job ID: 3d96be0e239ff14c92f56f7c0b048ab68cbf71dbfc412b127448d15aab921929
Employment Type: Other