Sarah Best Strategy helps companies shine in the digital space in the service of creating happier, healthier, and more inclusive communities.
At Sarah Best Strategy, we are striving for a workplace that is tolerant, compassionate, and we celebrate the many ways we create a positive impact on our communities both as individuals and as a team. Our 100% remote team has a desire to create a positive impact in our communities and be the change we wish to see in the world. We desire to create an environment that enables us to be good workers and good people, parents and creatives. We have a commitment to making extra efforts to assisting historically disadvantaged communities and entrepreneurs and we work with Fortune 100+ companies, global and regional nonprofits, faith communities, and small- to mid-sized businesses across a variety of sectors.
If you have the desire and commitment to create a positive impact in your community and to be the change you wish to see in the world, consider working at Sarah Best Strategy as a part-time SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT MANAGER. This position can work remotely in Wisconsin or Illinois and is expected to work 10-15 hours each week.
In the role of SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT MANAGER, you will be developing and executing social media strategies and managing relationships with clients. Responsibilities will vary based on current client and project needs, but may include writing and scheduling content for social media channels, graphic design using Canva, publishing content to websites, setting up emails within e-newsletter platforms, account / client management including proactively identifying client business goals and working to achieve those goals, developing and implementing project schedules, and reporting on the results of campaigns across multiple channels. This role also oversees community management and social media report creation.
We use web content management systems like WordPress so basic knowledge of HTML will be helpful and search engine optimization experience is a plus. Experience using Sprout Social, Facebook Business Manager, Canva, and Mailchimp will also be helpful in this role.
Your BA in Marketing/Advertising, Communications, Journalism, or English – or 4+ years of equivalent job experience – will be required to provide the foundation needed to be successful in this role. The following skills are also needed to meet the requirements of the SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT MANAGER:
There may be occasional travel to work with clients or for our company retreat so you will need to have the ability to drive or take transit. We provide you with the necessary software and tools for the job and ask you to provide your own laptop or computer.
At Sarah Best, we are cultivating an environment where everyone feels respected and there is mutual trust. We are striving for a warm, collaborative, and welcoming environment even if we are working in different cities. We are striving for work-life balance, fulfilling our responsibilities while supporting each other and enjoying the flexibility that empowers us to be good parents, creative beings, and humans in whatever way we see fit. We share our knowledge with each other.
As a part-time team member, you will have the opportunity to work remotely, have a flexible schedule and participate in our benefit package. We offer paid wellness time, paid time off, paid volunteer time, dependent care flex spending accounts, wellness money, Costco memberships, and professional development.
If interested in joining our team, email your resume to SBS@LE-hrlaw.com
We are now accepting applications for fall 2020 interns. If interested please send a cover letter, your resume, and a sample of three social media posts created for a job or college project to email@example.com with the subject line "Fall 2020 Interns". Applications are due by Friday, August 7.
POSITION TITLE: Internship
LOCATION: Remote. Must be located in Wisconsin or Illinois.
REPORTING TO: CEO and Account Manager
FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt
LAST UPDATED: July 24, 2020
Sarah Best Strategy helps companies and nonprofit organizations shine in the digital space in the service of creating happier, healthier, and more inclusive communities. Headquartered in Madison, WI, our team is based in Wisconsin, Illinois, and California and we work with companies all over the country. Our internship program will give you the opportunity to learn and grow, while getting hands-on experience working with a variety of clients.
Here are two blog posts written by two of our former interns about their experiences:
The fall intern is responsible for creating and deploying social media content for a variety of clients, and assisting on strategy and research projects. When you start your internship, we’ll ask you to identify your learning goals, and craft an experience that helps you achieve those goals. This is a paid internship, 8 hours / week. In fall of 2020, this internship will be structured as a remote internship. You’ll use Zoom videoconferencing to sign in for check-ins and participate in client meetings, and also do work on your own.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This job description describes the general nature and scope of responsibilities for this position. Please note other duties and responsibilities may be assigned or removed at any time.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
● Sophomore, Junior or Senior working towards a degree in Journalism, Communications, English, Advertising or a Related Field
● Writing and scheduling content for social media.
● Curating content on relevant topics.
● Assisting with social media outreach.
● Assisting with social media reporting.
● Researching hashtags and conducting research on social media in various industries.
● Reviewing social media accounts and making recommendations.
● Occasional help with office / administrative tasks such as sales research or mailings.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
● Experience using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, etc. for business (or worked on class related projects that included these). Extensive experience using social media networks personally.
● Superior oral and written communication skills.
● Effective time management to include establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
● Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
● Ability to work effectively as a team player in a fast-paced environment.
● Ability to research, analyze, and synthesize information related to social media.
● Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
● Ability to work independently.
● Ability to communicate progress on projects.
● Excellent knowledge of software systems and Microsoft Office products.
● Experience working with social media management software like Sprout Social, Hootsuite, or Canva a plus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Work is generally performed in an office environment and routinely requires employees to perform the following while carrying out the essential functions of this job:
● Must provide own laptop.
●Use standard office equipment (computer, phone, printer/photocopier, etc.)
● Sit for long periods of time.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.