Anderson Humane

Social Media Specialist
This position works directly with the Senior Director of Communications, to develop and implement all digital and social media initiatives for Anderson Humane. Overall Responsibilities (to include, but not limited […]

This position works directly with the Senior Director of Communications, to develop and implement all digital and
social media initiatives for Anderson Humane.

Overall Responsibilities (to include, but not limited to)
Identifies new opportunities, ideas and devises appropriate implementation
Pursues social media amplification opportunities for Anderson Humane
Owns assigned hot topics and areas of excellence within social media and can speak to them with authority
in and out of the organization
Delivers on the following day-to-day social media campaign deliverables:
Content creation and editing
Platform management including tracking, posting, engagement, etc.
Brainstorming and strategy development
Generating recommendations and proposals
Communicating to key partners, vendors, and other organizations
Managing timelines, status sheets, and related process documents
Crafting and reviewing reports and final campaign analysis
Speaking to successes and learnings
Researches and stays up to date on all social media trends, platforms, developments, vendors, etc.
Develops metrics for assessing social media successes
Other duties as assigned

Community Development
Develop and maintain best practices for social community
Work with Senior Director of Communications to design fan/follower/friend messaging and outreach strategy
Work with internal team to execute on community strategies

Job Qualifications
Education/Experience
A minimum of 3 years of previous work experience in a social media marketing capacity
Actively cultivated your own network on at least one social media platform
Strong PowerPoint skills
Experience with Excel

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
MUST have a passion for social media
Demonstrated an in-depth understanding of social media marketing strategies, methodologies and
technology
Familiar with all major forms of social media
Works well with cross-functional teams
Strong communication skills (written and verbal) Knowledge of the social media ecosystem and how paid, owned and earned social media informs, involves, and amplifies one another
A positive attitude and demonstrates the ability to manage projects, communications, and priorities in a
constantly changing environment
A self-starter who takes the initiative and showcases ability to work independently and as part of the team

Other
Must be at least 21 years of age (required for insurance)
Must have own transportation, valid driver’s license and insurable driving record

Working Conditions
Work Environment
Shared cubicle/office space possible
Exposure to animals
Potential exposure to zoonotic diseases, animal bites and scratches
Exposure to high noise levels when in kennels
Work may be performed outdoors with exposure to all weather conditions
Work a flexible schedule with regular weekend and evening shifts

Physical Activities
Drive, stand, bend, squat, walk, and talk for up to eight hours a day
Lift up to 50 pounds with assistance

All volunteers and staff of Anderson Humane must understand and accept that, even though all reasonable
accommodations are made to support the physical and emotional health of our shelter animals, there are situations
in which animals must be euthanized.

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Job Category: Engagement
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: St. Charles

Bloomingdale Center
412 W Army Trail Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
(847) 697-2880 ext 90

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180 N Randall Road
North Aurora, IL 60542
(847) 697-2880 ext 80

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1000 S La Fox Street
South Elgin, IL 60177
(847) 697-2880

Veterinary Clinic
309 S Randall Rd
South Elgin, IL 60177
(847) 697-2880 ext 49

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Anderson Humane (formerly Anderson Animal Shelter and Fox Valley Wildlife Center) is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS. FE #: 36-6164626 Copyright © 2021 by Anderson Humane.

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