Community Manager

New York City, New York /
Platforms and Media /
*ALSO OPEN TO CHICAGO*

Who We Are:
We are a fiercely independent ad agency that blends creativity and performance to build great brands. We call this approach Soul + Science. With offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Seattle, we serve as collaborative business partners to some of the world’s best brands including Peloton, Ben & Jerry’s, Jose Cuervo, eos, Alaska Airlines, Charles Schwab and OkCupid, among others.

Being a Mekanista requires a rare combination of being a weird, fearless and wonderful person who enjoys birthday cakes, well behaved dogs, and shared sensibility of family, respect and not taking ourselves too seriously.

Mekanism has been named to Ad Age’s A-List and twice to their Best Places to Work list. Most recently, Mekanism was named Independent Agency of the Year by The Drum and a Top 10 Most Effective Independent Agency in the US by the Effie Index. We have been profiled by The New York Times, Fast Company and ABC’s Nightline. Our campaign methodologies are studied by Harvard Business School.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
The ideal candidate will help translate marketing/media objectives into a content plan 
Develop and publish content for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat and engage with brand communities on those platforms on behalf of clients
Deliver upon community management duties such as reporting, content strategy, incorporating client feedback and working with creative and account teams 
Research content ideas using online monitoring tools
Keep up with platform changes and new social media tools to help client achieve business goals 
Be proactive and develop innovative, first time ever-style social activations
Exhibit effective project and time management skills, including preparing status reports for clients and keeping the account team abreast of timelines and deadlines

Qualifications:
Great writing and communication skills
A strong grasp of all major social media platforms (and curiosity of new ones)
Experience with community management and social listening tools
Ability to come up with creative ‘real time’ responses with turnkey content creation a plus
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to adapt to new conditions, assignments and deadlines in a fast paced environment.