Social Media Manager

San Francisco, California | Freelance | Job ID #48340 |
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Onward Search is looking for a Social Media Manager for an exciting electronics client for a long-term contract! You will be working hand-in-hand with our client's head of community management where you'll help strategize, coordinate, and execute a community plan, and curate content by working with internal and external media and creative teams. You will support the launch of our technologies, forge partnerships with key influencers, and engage with our customers to generate conversation and consideration for our product.


  • Craft and execute the Community growth plan around the launch of new consumer-facing Client's technologies.
  • Work directly with marketing managers and other teams within the organization to generate new ideas for social content as well as help drive communications and social/digital efficiencies around their marketing campaigns.
  • Coordinate with the Client's global teams to ensure our content is shared across borders.
  • Plan community content and build into our overarching content calendar ensuring community content is engaging, appropriately voiced, and relevant.
  • Collaborate with media partners and recommend content for digital ads.
  • Author and publish community content for use on our social and community platforms.
  • Monitor the success of the community regarding the overall marketing strategy.
  • Deliver weekly reports on the health of the community.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders across teams to help relay community feedback and other insights that are gained from our social and community platforms.
  • Engage with our community and encourage participation.
  • Run online and offline events supporting the growth of our community and maintaining relationships with key influencers.
  • Partner with our customer support team to build stable communication paths and establish swim lanes between the two teams; determine how the community team will respond to customer questions or concerns, and where to direct customers so that our support team can best address their needs.



  • 4+ years of experience in marketing with a minimum of 2+ years in consumer product brands and/or consumer electronics.
  • A proven track record of building and maintaining communities (>1MM).
  • Great influential and communication skills with the experience in product education through social media and community platforms.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills are essential.
  • Affinity in social media and staying ahead of the fast-changing nature of social media platforms; capturing new opportunities for growing and engaging with our community.

Preferred Experience:

  • Understanding of web and social analytics.
  • Experience using social media tools for content publishing and reporting (Spredfast, Netbase, Unmetric, Mention).
  • Experience in managing agencies.
  • Experience in the running of paid social campaigns.
  • Influencer marketing experience (Twitch/YouTube/Mixer).
  • Experience working on/enthusiasm for large brands in entertainment and/or consumer electronics is a plus.
  • Understanding of digital advertising and the paid media landscape.
  • Self-starter; able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 



  • 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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