Social Media Specialist

  Sports Endeavors
  Hillsborough, NC
  Posted/Updated: 12/31/20

Job Summary

Sports Endeavors is seeking a passionate and driven Social Media Specialist to join our team. If you live and breathe the game of soccer, this is a unique opportunity to play a key role in creative storytelling at the nation’s leading soccer retailer.
In this position, you will work with creative, marketing and product teammates to strategize, develop, and publish content across SOCCER.COM social media channels.
We’re looking for a rising star with a proven ability to channel your soccer and social media expertise into creative campaigns that spark social engagement and growth.
Major Accountabilities/ Essential Duties
  • Maintain social media editorial calendar, ensuring consistent publication of engaging, on-brand content that connects with followers.
  • Collaborate with content producers to develop new content ideas that are in line with strategic initiatives, exceed KPIs, and optimized to reach new audiences within existing and emerging social channels.
  • Monitor specific social content metrics and broader channel performance, sharing regular reporting and insights with internal and external partners.
  • Conduct ongoing competitive and market research, staying on top of trends, and playing a leading role in strategic decisions regarding social content and performance.
  • Build relationships by proactively engaging with and responding to messages and comments across all social channels.
  • Identify and develop potential brand advocates and influencers from within our social community.
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Communications or a related field.
  • 2-3 years of experience in a social media marketing role.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social media strategy, content creation, and community management.
  • Passionate and knowledgeable soccer fan. Experience playing soccer at a competitive level will be considered a valuable asset.
  • Strong organizational skills with a track record of taking initiative, finding solutions, and achieving results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Experience with DSLR photography and Adobe Photoshop is preferred.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, sometimes covering soccer events on nights and weekends.
  • Must reside in the area or be willing to relocate at own expense.
Benefits & Perks
Competitive Compensation, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Team Member Merchandise Discounts, Athletic Club Membership Discounts, and More!

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