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Job Posting: Digital Marketing Associate - Social Media

The Company:

Geek Chicago

Geek Chicago is a digital marketing agency and web development firm that is committed to helping clients enrich their brands and grow their audiences. Geek specializes in content writing/creation, search engine optimization (SEO), organic and paid social media marketing, digital communications, and reputation management. Our clients work across multiple industries including real estate, architecture, law, politics, financial services, and home services.

Job Description:

Geek Chicago is seeking an enthusiastic Digital Marketing Associate with experience managing organic social media campaigns (paid SMM experience is a bonus.) In this role, you’ll oversee campaigns across multiple clients and work collaboratively to guide the strategy and ensure seamless execution.

In addition to helping build strategy, content ideation, and ensure brand consistency, the Digital Marketing Associate needs to be goal-oriented, an independent thinker, and able to draw on data to suggest relevant initiatives that support our business objectives. This is also a great opportunity to use your passion for analytics along with your creativity to influence and drive our clients’ successful social media advertising efforts.
Candidates with writing skills are highly preferred, especially those with a background in content creation, long-form blog and article writing, or journalism.

This is a position for an entry-level candidate or associate. The position will be 16-32 hours a week initially, with an expectation of growth. Compensation will depend on experience, generally in the $15-16 range. The work can be performed remotely with weekly or twice weekly virtual meetings.

The ways you will make an impact:

  • Manage social media channels for a major client across multiple platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Create new strategies to increase engagement and encourage new followership
  • Analyze and capture insights from performance metrics to help inform optimization strategy and tactical plans
  • Develop great working relationships with clients
  • Effectively receive and execute on direction, as well as delegating tasks and responsibilities to team members

Growth opportunities include:

  • Develop paid social strategies through innovative approaches to targeting, bidding and messaging
  • Create and implement paid social campaigns (e.g. set-up campaigns, QA creative assets, create conversion tags, etc.)
  • Manage paid social budgets across campaigns and platforms to ensure optimal pacing

Experience you should bring:

  • 1-2 years of hands-on experience in paid and organic social media marketing on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter
  • Bonus: Experience managing paid social media campaigns, pay-per-click advertising, automated drip campaigns, and landing/squeeze pages is a plus.

Who you are:

  • Diligent, detail-oriented and obsessed with accuracy
  • Happiest in the weeds but also able to understand the big picture
  • A self-starter with a thirst for knowledge
  • A curious, analytical, deep thinker
  • Extremely organized and able to multitask like a pro

Please send your resume and work samples in the form below.

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Jason Finn

Founder & Chief Geek

Jason has nearly 20 years of consulting experience, predominantly in the technology space. Most recently he was the COO and Director of Technology for Rich Casto & Company, a national training and consulting organization in the real estate industry.
As a consultant for IBM, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and Envision Consulting Group (now IMS Health), Jason has served clients of all sizes, including Big Pharma, Fortune 500, and Global 1000 companies:

  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • AOL (America Online)
  • Astellas Pharmaceuticals
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Ford Motor Credit
  • Wockhardt USA (formerly Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals)
  • Norwich Union
  • PNC Bank
  • Reynolds and Reynolds

Sarunas Budrikas

Creative Director

Sarunas is a web design and development expert with hundreds of successful projects in his portfolio. He is passionate about delivering extraordinary user experiences for every client and consistently goes above and beyond everyone’s expectations. As an SEO expert and strategist, he can optimize your website, or app, to get the most out of it, day in and day out. Sarunas holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Kaunas Technology University, in Lithuania. Sarunas now lives in Chicago, and calls it home.

Alexandra Olsavsky

Client Experience Specialist

Alex specializes in content generation and social media promotion for Geek | Chicago clients, helping to solidify their presence in the online community. This includes blog writing, graphic design, co-ordination and design of weekly newsletters, and active engagement on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn. Outside of Geek, Alex is a classically-trained soprano who professionally performs around the city of Chicago (most recently with the Chicago Baroque Band, and with the Rolling Stones for their "50 and Counting" tour).