The keystone of SGIA’s future is the development of a comprehensive anytime, anywhere, anyway, always applicable total communications platform. The Social Media Associate champions the creation and execution of communal online programs to increase SGIA’s engagement, visibility and activity.
The vision of this ‘platform’ embraces social media activities to steadfastly support all programs, services and events that SGIA produces.
Create and implement social media strategies and initiatives across various platforms including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and emerging platforms as identified.
Track social media influence measurements, prepares reports on usage statistics, and continuously monitors coverage of all sites.
Monitor and analyze trends in social media tools, applications, channels, design and strategy and applies appropriately to develop and cultivate social media outreach and social media communities and drive organization objectives.
Execute design of SGIA landing pages using the resources created by senior design staff.
Monitor, listen and seek opportunities for SGIA to respond to users in social media spaces, and engages in dialogues and answers questions where appropriate.
Assist in creating, integrating and executing campaign strategies for increasing website traffic, followers and email subscribers through search engine optimization, keyword marketing, reciprocal linking, social networking, multimedia and interactive content to increase the reach of SGIA programs and attract and retain engaged audiences.
Design, create and manages promotions and ad campaigns on social media and in email.
Responsible for training of staff and volunteer leadership; educating committees and other volunteer leaders to learn the functions, strategies, and metrics of a social media campaign; and developing specific campaigns for various segments of the SGIA community.
Coordinate with other organizations and individuals as required to achieve strategic aims.
Ensure proper online messaging and relevancy and consistency of messages across multiple networks.
Assist other communications staff with writing and layout for print materials as well as photography, videography, video editing and public relations efforts, as assigned by the marketing communications team.
SGIA’s skill requirements:
Bachelor’s degree. You have an education in communications, journalism, digital marketing or public relations.
Applied Social Media Experience. Applicants must have had a previous position where social media tasks made up at least 25% of their responsibilities.
Software experience: HTML email production, inbound marketing concepts and Drupal. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite required, specifically Photoshop and Illustrator. Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint.)
Communications leadership. You can juggle multiple tasks, allocate and optimize resources, and manage timelines. You enjoy creating and implementing processes and procedures that uphold rigorous standards.
Strong attention to detail. You are deadline-focused and understand the need for a quality product delivered on time. Your impeccable work style sets the standard.
Proactive and self-motivated. This is a key element of SGIA’s culture and is critical to our success. You think ahead, anticipate challenges, and take things from start to finish. You have a keen ability to determine what is working and what is not, and you act to lead in the right direction.
Flexible. With major changes occurring both internally and in the industry at large, you are able to adjust to changing priorities and operate effectively in a fluid and fast-paced environment.
Results driven. You see the big picture, monitor your key performance metrics, and take the action necessary to produce bottom line results. You understand success in this role requires taking full strategic advantage of every opportunity.
Collaborative work-style. With a wide range of stakeholders to support and/or guide, you possess a style that both complements the efforts and supports the needs of others.
What's in it for you:
You have the chance to join a growing organization at the forefront of cutting-edge trade association development.
You can ‘be first one there’ and are committed to making sure you/we are.
You get to be part of a dynamic team of respected industry professionals that are led by a seasoned management team.
You demand to be part of a team culture that’s driven by a ‘winner’ mentality.
You need a well-balanced compensation package that allows for an outstanding work/life experience.
You want to work with others who command the following:
- Attitude: Exude confidence, responsiveness and friendliness.
- Excellence: Delivery of high quality work that members/users rave about.
- Ownership: Take personal responsibility for SGIA’s success.
- Growth: Seek out and embrace opportunities to grow SGIA and yourself.
- Balance: Always examine all sides of the issues.
- Comradery: Work hard with the team and have fun while doing it!
- Transparency: Communicate honestly, frequently, and openly.
How to apply:
If you can answer ‘YES’ to all the above and desire to distinguish yourself by being part of something special & unique then SGIA wants you to apply.
Telecommuting is not an option for this position – your onsite presence is required.
To win this rare opportunity you must submit a cover letter that includes your salary history, and a resume that demonstrates why you’re the best candidate.
SGIA is an equal opportunity workplace. All hiring efforts are managed internally and SGIA does not use fee based staffing agencies.