The Hired Guns are seeking a language enthusiast to be Director of Social Media and grow social audiences for the world’s most famous, trusted source of reference knowledge.
The Nitty Gritty
The backstory on the organization and why they need to hire you!
Do you have a love of language? Are you a word-nerd who totally geeks out on Scrabble? Do you love social media, growing social audiences, and writing compelling copy? If you answered a resounding “yes” to all of these, please read on!
Serving a global audience of more than two billion users, this famous publishing company has over a million followers on social media with huge opportunity to grow. That’s why they’re looking for a savvy Director of Social Media to swoop in and expand their social presence, evolve their social voice, and create smart and entertaining content across a range of channels. As the Director of Social Media for this global brand, you will plan and execute a social strategy for all major channels. You’ll play an integral role in evolving the brand voice to reach new audiences on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, the whole gamut. Plus, you’ll use data (Google Analytics and other tools) to evaluate and refine campaigns and content based on established KPIs. In short, you’ll be working with amazing, world-renowned brands that people love and creating even more excitement around them.
How you’ll know if you’re a fit…
The ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years leading social media for a consumer brand, with a track record of creating smart, entertaining content that drives engagement. You have a passion for fact-based content and a desire to make general reference information more useful and engaging. You’re a total word-nerd and have a deep appreciation for language in all its forms. It goes without saying that you’re extremely well-versed in all social media channels (Twitter, Instagram, Tiktok, etc.). You write compelling social media posts with a keen point of view. You’re excited to experiment with new kinds of content and bring them to a global audience. Experience using data to make product decisions is a must. Plus, you’re a self-starter who gets things done, whether you’re leading a project team, collaborating with cross-functional peers, or working independently.
The Inside Skinny
Why you should quit your job right now and join this organization!
When was the last time social media made people smarter? Well, that’s exactly what your mission is! Do this job right, and you’ll expand global audiences and elevate the voice of the world’s most valuable source of encyclopedic and dictionary knowledge. It’s a good look.
The Hired Guns does not and will not discriminate in considering and referring candidates for employment, or in its treatment or advancement of its employees, and will not tolerate harassment, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.