Social Media Manager

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 16, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Elon University is currently accepting applications for a Social Media Manager. The social media manager is a member of the University Communications staff and creates and manages content for the university's social media platforms and websites, overseeing the university’s presence and relationships with online constituencies and creating effective strategies to grow audiences and engagement. Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; prefer majors in communications or marketing with two to three years experience in using social media. Experience developing and implementing strategies to use social media to effectively communicate with audiences. The successful candidate will have strong writing skills, ability to shoot and edit photographs and basic video, prefer experience in journalism or multimedia. Prefer proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite programs, especially Photoshop. The social media manager will oversee and actively manage content and conversations on Elon’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, YouTube, LinkedIn and Flickr. Produce a daily stream of information, spot photos and videos about important events and daily life on campus for posting to Elon's social media platforms. The position is open until filled. For more information and a complete position description go to University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.  

Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon's 6,700 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation's #1 master's-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that "Focus on Student Success." More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon's four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university's 636-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation's finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.