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Collective Alternative (CA), a full-service marketing, public relations and advertising agency located in Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking a Social Media Specialist to serve as part of a dynamic, creative and collaborative team.

Established in 2008, we specialize in creating comprehensive grassroots marketing strategies for small-to-medium-sized local businesses with a commitment to creating meaningful relationships and delivering valuable results. We serve a client base that spans a wide range of industries. Our office is located in the buzzing area of Fort Benjamin Harrison, surrounded by a beautiful state park, great local restaurants, historic relevance and thriving local businesses. At CA, we think creatively, work passionately and are ready to welcome new talent to our team!

Job Overview:

As our Social Media Specialist, you must be a marketing professional with a strong writing background and desire to learn. In this role, you will conduct thorough research, develop engaging content for a wide variety of industries and stay up-to-date on the latest marketing/social media trends. You will work closely with our content team and other internal departments to strategize, build and execute social media strategies through competitive and audience research. Plus, set up, optimize and monitor company pages within each social media platform.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
  • Write and proofread social media posts for a variety of tones, styles and structures along with creating editorial calendars and syndication schedules
  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content for a variety of clients (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action
  • Set up and optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of company’s social content
  • Moderate all user-generated content
  • Continuously improve by capturing, analyzing and reporting the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, then acting on the information
  • Collaborate with other departments to manage online reputation
  • Monitor industry-related topics and publications to stay current with trends and identify new content topics of interest
  • Identify client needs and gaps in our social media strategy and recommend new ideas

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, public relations, communications or related field
  • 2 years of professional experience working in social media marketing or as a digital media specialist
  • Confident in ability to write for a wide variety of industries and produce creative content
  • Provide a portfolio of social media calendars and engagement
  • Excellent research, writing and editing skills
  • Proficiency in social media platforms and distribution platforms
  • Ability to manage and work on multiple projects and be flexible with changing demands
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, forward-thinking environment
  • Reliable, goal-oriented and deadline driven
  • Must love dogs!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Social media marketing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Writing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Perks

We have an endless supply of coffee, offer paid vacation days, benefits, a 401K plan, and a business-casual dress code. 

If none of the positions sounds like the best fit for you, select other under the “Position I Am Interested In” and tell us a little bit about yourself and why you are interested in Collective Alternative.

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This company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, ancestry, disability or age as defined by law, or any other prohibited basis, as defined by Federal and State laws, except when age and physical requirement constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient operations or as provided by law. No question on this application is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.

THIS APPLICATION WILL REMAIN ACTIVE FOR THREE MONTHS. AFTER THAT TIME, YOU WOULD NEED TO FILL OUT A NEW APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION OF EMPLOYMENT. IF HIRED, IT WILL REMAIN ACTIVE FOR THE DURATION OF ACTIVE EMPLOYMENT.