Social Media Manager

  • 10 S Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

KemperLesnik, a recurring winner of Chicago’s Best Places to Work award, is looking for Social Media Manager to join its multi-functional team of comms and brand activation pros.

The Social Media Manager will be responsible for leading and implementing B2B social media programs for large, highly-regulated, multinational organizations.

Working closely with the agency’s PR teams, the Social Media Manager will be responsible for overall social media engagement – from strategy to execution. This person will also be responsible for ensuring that social media program objectives are met on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. This includes steady monitoring, analyzing and reporting of conversations, activities, issues and insights.

The Social Media Manager will have a deep understanding of digital platforms. He/she will also be a strong writer, not only in writing for social media but also in journalistic fashion adhering to the AP Style Guide.

Candidates must be smart, diligent and organized – capable of making complex topics comprehensible for multiple audiences and diving deep into various industries to deliver Powerful Results®. Candidates must also be self-starters – there is no bureaucracy keeping talent in a box here at KL.

KemperLesnik’s core values are to Do Breakthrough Work, Have Fun, Give Back and Grow. The agency lives these values every day: Winning awards for great work, operating major sporting events, volunteering regularly as a team and building/keeping new client relationships. From regular TMZ-style all-agency meetings, to pro-bono support for My Block My Hood, My City, KL’s culture is collaborative, respectful and resilient. Plus, great benefits.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Social media engagement and marketing
  • Strong writing skills
  • Business minded
  • Curious, news junky
  • Digitally savvy
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Content marketing




  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, journalism or other
  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge of digital and traditional media
  • Exceptional communications skills, both written and verbal

Additional Information

KemperLesnik Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer