Social Media Strategist

Social Media Strategist

SPOKANE, WASHINTON, USA
FULL-TIME

We’re excited to add another Full Time Social Media Strategist to our Kinetek Team in Spokane, WA!!

Kinetek Media is a modern digital agency in Downtown Spokane looking for a full time multi-talented Social Media Strategist to join our team of creatives to bring our clients’ stories to life. You will partner with Kinetek managers to coordinate various projects and work with our select clients who specialize in food, events, and dining.

This a rare opportunity…if you meet the criteria below…send us your info…let’s see if you have what it takes!

What to Expect:

At Kinetek, we guarantee you’ll have problems to solve. You’ll be dragged into projects in the 11th hour. And you’ll be expected to create and contribute to our ever-evolving processes. The work isn’t easy. It’s hospitality, events, and education. And there’s plenty to go around. We need an intelligent, creative Social Media Strategist with the flexibility to turn on your heels when priorities change, the thoughtfulness to do what’s in the best interest of the team, and the desire to always produce your best work. Working in the client service industry means going the extra mile. We do what’s right for the client, not just what’s easy. And that’s what makes our jobs gratifying. We have a startup environment with innovative personalities and fast-paced workflows. We’re able to try new things and experiment. Basically, we need someone who’s willing to work really hard and doesn’t get discouraged when a project is going off the rails. Our clients are our priority. We are creative partners for our clients. We are do-ers. We work hard. We love our work! So if you’ve got a lot of grit and an equal amount of gumption, keep reading…

Job Description:

We need a highly creative social media guru with an obsession for the latest social trends, a wicked sharp attention to detail, and a passion for organization and client communication. We’re looking for a strong team player with an eye for design, a vision for our clients’ brands, and the confidence to execute strategies. Our perfect candidate lives and breathes internet culture and can quickly adapt the latest trends into client-focused content.

PERSONALITY MUSTS:

You MUST be kind, creative, resourceful, and always ready to take initiative. If this is not you, thank you for reading this far, but please move on. Our perfect fit is a problem solver who understands the difference between “yes, and…” and “yes, but…”. You should be a hungry, scrappy personality with a positive attitude who aims to deliver. Working in the client service industry means going the extra mile. We need someone who is always willing to rise to the occasion and put forward beautiful work that exceeds client expectations. Someone who is detailed, organized, driven, displays vigor, and comes ready to play every day will fit in well. Confidence, self-discipline, and a congenial, curious mind are things we love and admire.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Post & Plan: Formulate timely and engaging content, including original copy, optimized for platform use and intended audience on a regular basis according to client schedules.
  • Design Content: Create beautiful, stand out posts through Canva and Photoshop that are in line with the client’s overall brand aesthetic.
  • Work Closely With Other Teams: Particularly the Content and Account Management teams, but also other departments to ensure cohesive messaging.
  • Analyze, Track, and Measure Performance: Report on monthly Social Campaigns to refine, define, and improve our clients’ social media marketing performance.
  • Keep Up-to-Date with the Latest Social Trends & Tools: Leverage trends for social campaigns and adapt said trends into client focused content.
  • Utilize, Track and Manage Budgets: You’ll have multiple clients with varying budgets and campaigns, so organization is key.
  • Respond, Engage, and research: Responding and researching is a daily necessity for all of our social media accounts.
  • Sound, timely, and responsible social media: Ethical and heartfelt content will be your core responsibility to deliver through the voice of our client’s brands.
  • Always All In: Monitor all accounts and respond urgently – holidays, evenings, and weekends.

ESSENTIAL SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop CC
  • HootSuite
  • Proficient in desktop applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Understands Google applications such as Gmail, Drive, Sheets, Docs etc.
  • Google Analytics
  • WordPress
  • Apple/Mac ecosystem
  • Contest apps such as, WooBox, GLEAM.IO, etc.
  • Google Drive
  • Mailchimp
  • Slack
  • Monday
  • etc.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Critical Thinker: An instinct for spotting social opportunities in client niches and creating stories that will make people notice.
  • Social Media Guru: Passion for social media and always stays up-to-date with new platforms and current trends.
  • An Eye For Design: Ability to consistently replicate and enhance each clients individual brand aesthetic using a variety of design software and photography.
  • Platform & Software Proficiency: Have a strong working knowledge of social channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google My Business, YouTube, Pinterest; posting platforms: Hootsuite, Buffer; and software: Canva, Photoshop.
  • Great Communicator: Experience interacting directly with clients, and as a results, possesses excellent professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Meticulous Attention to Detail: This is crucial, so tell us about your favorite meme in your cover letter.
  • Agile Problem Solver: Able to work under tight deadlines and be able to handle multiple projects at any given time.
  • Natural Strategist: Ability to prioritize a large volume of client accounts, effectively managing resources to triage their needs for optimal client satisfaction.
  • Grammar and Hashtags: Good grammar and a thorough understanding of hashtags is a must!

Minimum Experience:

  • 1-3 years of social media experience, agency setting preferred – tell us about it in your cover letter!
  • Basic G Suite Skills (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc.)
  • Copywriting
  • Manage Facebook Business pages
  • Facebook Ads Manager
  • Instagram Business Pages, Stories, Reels, and IG TV
  • Twitter tactics

BONUS POINTS FOR APPLICANTS WITH:

  • Photography and/or design background
  • A history of managing a high volume of clients
  • Familiarity with platforms: Monday, Zoho, Notion, Webflow
  • Knowledge of the hospitality industry, events and K-12 education

COMPENSATION:

  • Salary
  • Flexible Vacation
  • Health and Dental benefits

Pay Based on experience. Please include salary requirements in cover letter as well as your portfolio of accounts and posts that you are directly responsible for.

Office Hours
M-F 8:30-4:30 in office
(Monitor and respond on social media platforms as needed 24-7)

If we just described you and …this is a fit for you

Please apply with your resume, cover letter, and links to some of the social media posts you have done recently that will showcase your best work to jobs@kinetekmedia.com