Social Media Specialist
JOB TITLE: Social Media Specialist
DEPARTMENT: Enrollment Marketing
REPORTS TO: Director for Web and Digital Strategy
Reporting to the Director for Web and Digital Strategy, the Social Media Specialist strategizes for, creates content, posts and manages University of the Arts’ social media channels, based on the online behavior of prospective students, educators and counselors, parents, donors, press, and general audiences. The Social Media Specialist will also monitor account activity and lead the university’s efforts to remain relevant, engaging and on the leading edge of social media content that effectively and successfully tells the University of the Arts story and communicates the culture of University of the Arts.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions. Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.
The Social Media Specialist role requires an individual who is steeped in social media knowledge and creativity, as well as best practices for the creation of and strategy for both paid and organic social media content.
Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
The Social Media Specialist has a combination of content marketing, excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, and a fundamental understanding of the current and future landscape of social media marketing and communications.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the staff member will be exposed to moderate noise level in the office environment.
About The University:
University of the Arts’ mission is simple: to advance human creativity. Established in 1876, UArts believes creativity is the most essential skill for success in today’s society and has educated generations of groundbreaking artists, performers, designers and creative leaders for more than 141 years. After being granted university status in 1987, University of the Arts became the largest institution of its kind in the nation, offering programs in design, fine arts, media arts, crafts, music, dance, theater and writing. It now features 30 undergraduate arts majors, 15 graduate programs and the nation’s first PhD program in Creativity. UArts is also home to innovative centers across disciplines, including the Center for Immersive Media, Lightbox Film Center, Philadelphia Art Alliance and Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. Learn more about UArts.
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