Social Strategist

Playa Vista, California | Freelance | Job ID #44402 |
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Onward Search is on the hunt for a Social Strategist to join our Ad Agency client focused in the Social Media space.

You'll report to the Director of Social and be responsible for analyzing data, deriving insights and developing social media strategies in support of client objectives.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Take a lead role in determining social media strategies and concepts. Looks for ways to grow social account followings, increase engagement on social platforms, provide insights to the team on content performance, helps the creative team optimize for sharing/virality, help steer social marketing efforts
  • Help define successful KPIs, monitor and evolve KPIs based on the evolving landscape and client goals
  • Ensure a steady level of experimentation is maintained. Helps brainstorm new ideas and devise test plans across the relevant platforms accordingly
  • Monitor trends via real-time reporting and identify ways for the team to leverage current topics of interest to a higher degree
  • Identify and research emerging social networks. Makes recommendations on tools to increase efficiency
  • Regularly conduct competitor assessments and stay abreast of relevant industry benchmarks and assess the company’s relative performance on an ongoing basis
  • Provide strategic guidance for each social account with respect to tone, subject matter, frequency and timing of posts
  • Create robust campaign analysis and communicate best practices to the internal teams
  • Develop earned media strategies through the use of influencer outreach, and work closely with Accounts team to ensure paid media strategies are effectively integrated into each initiative
  • Identify social media opportunities with existing and prospective clients and to cultivate those opportunities into new business

We are seeking Social Media Strategists who meet the following requirements:

  • 3-5 Years experience in brand and entertainment social media strategy across social platforms including FB, IG, Snap, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube etc.
  • Must have experience working with entertainment clients
  • Must have an understanding of social media monitoring tools like Sprinklr, Piqora, Brandwatch, Crimson Hexagon etc.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written skills


  • 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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