Social Media Manager

El Segundo, California | Freelance | Job ID #44029 |
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Our client, a consumer products company, is looking for a talented Social Media Manager to create and maintain a strong online presence for its brands. Your role is part of the global social media team where you will build social media-focused marketing strategies for our branded social accounts.

As a Social Media Manager, you will develop original content and suggest creative ways to attract more customers and promote our brands. You are a highly motivated, creative individual with experience and a passion for connecting with current and future customers. That passion comes through as you engage with followers daily, with the goal of turning fans into customers.

This is a 6-month contract that could extend, eligible for health, vision and dental benefits through Onward Search.


  • Manages projects and brainstorms fresh and new social content to increase brand awareness and loyalty
  • Builds content calendars and strategizes ways to increase engagement
  • Organizes and manages assets within asset management tools
  • Research audience preferences and discover current trends
  • Design posts to sustain a fan’s attention and curiosity to create buzz around brands and products
  • Owns posting and community management of multiple brands’ social channels maintaining the established social “voice” for each brand
  • Read and edit copy for spelling and grammatical errors
  • Handle ordering, tracking, and shipping products in support of photo shoots, giveaways, and other key initiatives
  • Source fun, creative, and aesthetically pleasing content for use across all social media platforms
  • Seek out top influencers for content and work collaboratively across all teams to cultivate relationships with those influencers - both digitally and in-person
  • Support the on-boarding of new hires on the social media team


  • Minimum 4-5 years of experience within digital and social media marketing for a brand and/or agency
  • Thorough understanding of social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat & Pinterest
  • Ability to jump from the creative side of marketing to analytical side, demonstrate why your ideas are analytically sound
  • Experience with social analytics tools
  • Excellent written/verbal, time management and quantitative/analytical skills required


  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V