Social Media Channels & Marketing Manager

San Francisco, CA | Freelance | Job ID #44991 |
Posted Earlier this month

Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Social Media Channels & Marketing Manager with our client, with a leading San Francisco based audio technology company. As a Social Media Channels & Marketing Manager, you will oversee management and optimization of client’s key social media channels (YouTube, client’s content marketing platform (Signal), Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) as well as creation of content and campaigns on those channels to support the client brand.

This is a 6 month contract to hire opportunity located on-site in San Francisco that kicks off ASAP!


  • Work directly with contacts from social media partners as well as via agencies to build, optimize and manage global social media channels both on the front-end (i.e. visual look, organization) and backend (i.e. algorithms)
  • Coordinate with global teams to ensure our content is shared across borders
  • Partner with community management on content calendaring, with a strong focus on YouTube
  • Understand client’s business goals and work with internal and external creative teams to develop content to reach and engage audiences
  • Work in partnership with analytics team to extract actionable insights channel performance and drive both immediate optimizations and long-term learning
  • Strategize and work with internal teams or our agencies to create evergreen content that taps into culturally relevant moments for our products
  • Manage current projects for content and campaigns as well as coordinating and overseeing our agencies with a keen attention to detail
  • Coordinate and manage content migrations between platforms and revitalize our social channel presences; sunsetting any extraneous channels
  • Direct weekly check-ins with internal content teams
  • Deliver regular social media reports to key stakeholders
  • Facilitate channel branding optimization with our agencies
  • Manage and execute content publishing and uploading; utilizing best practices around tagging, descriptions, and content lengths

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in marketing with a minimum of 3+ years in digital and/or social
  • Strong YouTube channel management background
  • Experience in managing artists or agencies on creation of video assets
  • Genuine excitement for social media with a “finger on the pulse” of trends, best practices, and best-in-class brands/campaigns
  • Demonstrated ability to manage campaigns from strategy to deployment and pivot as needed along the way
  • A “growth” mindset
  • Experience planning and managing paid campaigns, particularly on Facebook/Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter
  • Strong communications skills with an ability to drive cross functional alignment and move projects forward towards goals
  • Ability to write clear and concise briefs and the ability to internally market them for stakeholder buy-in
  • Agency management experience, especially overseeing agencies in the creation of social and digital content as well as managing our social channels and their appearance
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and eagerness to grow, pivot, and evolve with a fast-paced team
  • Project Management and Agency Management skills
  • YouTube certification
  • Experience with YouTube’s Content ID system
  • Experience using social media tools for content publishing and reporting (Spredfast, Netbase, Unmetric, Mention)
  • Influencer marketing experience
  • Working at a Social Media Agency
  • Experience working on/enthusiasm for large brands in entertainment and/or consumer electronics a plus
  • Paid social spend experience; spend projections, trafficking, mid-campaign optimizations, and reporting


  • 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.

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