Senior Associate, Social Strategy

  • 35 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. 

Job Description

Social Strategy – Senior Associate

Digitas is a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning creative. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape. Right now, we’re looking for a Social Media subject matter expert to help us bring that transformation to life through social.


Day-to-day, your role includes:

·        Monitor online conversations

·        Participate in online conversation via posts to build brand visibility and thought leadership

·        Creatively and proactively assist the brand’s and your Digitas team in the development of social strategies, playbooks, etc.

·        Serve as the initial point of contact for inbound requests from the social client team

·        Identify, analyze issues, patterns and trends in in the client landscape and with brand agnostic digital trends

·        Create and ideate, every. single. day.


·        Establish benchmarks for metrics and develop a reporting schedule including recommendations

·        Analyze campaigns and translate anecdotal or qualitative data into recommendations and plans for revising the social media campaigns

·        Identify and engage advocates/influencers

·        Proactively escalate and communicates issues, observations, opportunities, and insights to the appropriate client team

·        Establish credibility as a thought leader on new social media tools, best practices and how organizations are using new tools, in order to gain a rapid competitive (and early adopter) advantage 

·        Further establish Digitas credibility in the Social space by participating in professional networking arenas - attending/speaking at relevant events




We’re looking for strong, impactful work experience, which typically includes:

·        A 4-year degree and 1 to 3 years working in digital and/or communications

·        Experience living in the social media universe—you’re in-the-know on YouTube, Reddit, Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc.

·        Excellent research and writing skills—and the ability to create smart content quickly

·        A passion for blogging, microblogging and Facebooking – or just creating content in whatever platform you favorite

·        A strong understanding of marketing strategy, particularly feed marketing

·        Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing

·        The ability to back up great creative ideas with sound analytical reasoning

·        Willingness to travel – you’re open to new places, new faces and new idea


Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

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