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Social & Digital Media Specialist

Rotary International
Evanston, IL 60201

Job Title:            Social & Digital Media Specialist

Area:                   Digital & Publishing

Reports to:         Manager, Social & Digital Media

Classification:    Exempt

Location:            Evanston, IL

(Currently working remote but will return to office - must be willing to relocate or currently live in the Chicagoland area)


Organization Overview

Rotary is a membership organization that unites people from all continents and cultures who take action to deliver real, long-term solutions to pressing issues facing our communities and the world. Each year, Rotary members expand their networks, build lasting relationships, and invest more than $200 million and 16 million volunteer hours to improve lives and create positive change in the world. In exchange for hard work and dedication in support of Rotarys clubs, members and other participants, and their humanitarian service projects, our employees receive competitive salaries, flexible schedules, comprehensive benefits, and job enrichment. To learn more, visit http://www.rotary.org.


Rotarys Commitment to Diversity

As a global network that strives to build a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change, Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, color, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


General Overview

This position is responsible for developing and executing social media strategy at Rotary International. You will have the opportunity to plan, develop, and manage strategies to increase understanding of Rotarys brand, schedule content across social networks, and collaborate with creators and social channel managers across the Communications group. Your contribution will serve a critical role in the success of Rotarys organizational action plan. The Social & Digital Media department fosters an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset.


You Will Have

  • A degree in a communications, marketing or business discipline

  • 3-5 years experience in digital media, marketing or public relations with a focus on social media

  • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills, and experience writing for multiple social media audiences and platforms

  • Demonstrated knowledge of both popular and emergent social networks and digital platforms with the ability to implement strategy across multiple media

  • Experience with online publishing and monitoring platforms such as (but not exclusively) Hootsuite, Facebook Business Manager, Brandwatch, Adobe Analytics; Office 365 Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Experience creating and executing content across social media, including Facebook (and Instagram), LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube

  • Knowledge of social media strategic planning, measurement, and content marketing, and a proven ability to execute quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge of graphic design best practices and principles for social and digital media

  • Demonstrated comprehension of social network and community engagement best practices

  • Strong organizational and skills to effectively manage resources and the execution of multiple projects on an ongoing basis

You Are Good At

  • Written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Working with global, multicultural audiences and organizations

  • Assessing goals and challenges, creating realistic solutions, identifying pros & cons, and making recommendations

  • Effectively communicating complex and technical information in an understandable manner

  • Giving presentations and guidance to various audiences from different disciplines and levels

  • Working effectively in a collaborative team environment

  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders

You Are Open To

  • Travel

You Will Be Responsible For

Social Media Strategy

  • Creating, coordinating, and executing on global social strategy for Rotary International in collaboration with Manager of Social Media, working closely with the Senior Social Media Strategist, and Audience Development Specialist

  • Leading and consulting on social content strategy and production in collaboration with Visual Media, Digital Content, Global Comms and Design teams, in support of multiple business units supporting Rotarys key initiatives, events, and Areas of Focus

Social Media Account Management

  • Day-to-day posting and scheduling of social content for president and CEO accounts, and flagship Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube accounts, and Leadership accounts and partnering with Social Media Strategist on flagship accounts, in collaboration with Social Media Strategist

Social Media Marketing

  • Collaborating with Marketing & Communications, Youth Programs, and Peace Centers to support brand advertising campaigns, programs and initiatives, and flagship events, including the annual convention


Why work for Rotary?

  • Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits package

  • Progressive 401k matching contributions

  • Above market and generous paid time off package

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Professional development opportunities

  • On-site cafeteria and coffee bar with special pricing for Rotary employees

  • Flextime-several different work schedules to choose from

  • Close to CTA, Metra, a variety of stores, and many food options


Posted: 2021-09-27 Expires: 2021-10-27

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