Do312 • Social Media Manager

Your job is to utilize Do312’s social media channels to provide value to the cultural community of Chicago. Whether that’s by leveraging Instagram to increase local awareness of awesome happenings, contributing meaningful insights to a conversation on Twitter, or building Facebook Ads to grow our audience, your goal is to help people in and around Chicago spend their free time doing the best stuff possible.

We’re looking for a hyper-organized, detail-oriented all-star who is completely immersed in Chicago’s cultural landscape. You’ll become the primary voice of an established brand with 160K social media followers -- and you will continually increase engagement across all channels through your effectiveness and wit.

You’ll be working out of Do312’s office in West Loop and supported by DoStuff’s team in Austin, as well as the other brilliant minds at DoStuff cities around the country.

Your core duties are to:

  • Manage Do312’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter communities.

    • Post compelling, meaningful, timely content.

    • Position Do312 as a vital and relevant part of the Chicago discussion.

    • Grow follower counts and page engagements.

    • Execute all promised deliverables.

    • Stay informed and on the cutting edge of all social media advancements.

    • Work with the rest of the team to ensure that your content and voice align with our brand.

  • Run Facebook & Instagram Ad campaigns.

    • Most frequently optimized for Landing Page Views, Impressions, Video Views.

    • Test and optimize to maximize performance.

    • Manage discretionary social budget to build our email list.

  • Search for new events and places to add to Do312.

    • Monitor top sources (web and social) for by-minute updates.

    • Work with Content Manager to ensure discoveries are added to Do312 promptly.

  • Coordinate social coverage at festivals and events

    • Work with the team to make sure we have social coverage set up for clients / events where these services were promised.

    • Work with a photography team to book concert and event recap photography.

  • Help as needed with physical events

    • It’s all hands on deck whenever we throw a party.

You are:

  • A Chicago resident with a strong knowledge of local culture (concerts, happy hours, restaurants, etc).

  • Experienced with managing Social Media for a brand, company or organization.

  • Following the BEST people, bands and brands on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

  • A WIZ at Facebook Business Manager; you can get a lower CPLV than any of your friends.

  • Aware of more local, regional and national bands, artists and comedians than you can possibly name.

  • A strong short-form writer with a defined voice.

  • Detail oriented. You can spot a typo before all of your friends.

  • Funny.

  • Going out regularly -- to concerts, comedy, events, restaurants, happy hours and more.

  • In love with Chicago.

  • In the flow of Chicago news and culture.

  • Innovative.

  • Intrinsically motivated. You don’t need someone looking over your shoulder to be productive and efficient.

  • Maintaining social media accounts that would blow us away.

  • Punctual.

  • Really good with email.

  • Regularly reading music and culture websites like BrooklynVegan, Noisey, Pitchfork and The Fader.

Bonus points if you:

  • Already use Do312

  • Use Slack, Asana, Hubspot, Tweetdeck, Sprout Social, or any other pertinent programs or software.

  • Have a proven track record of increasing digital audience.

  • Know your way around Google Analytics.

  • Can shoot / edit video

  • Are amazing at Photoshop

Does this sound like you? Email us at 312social@dostuffmedia.com with:

  • Your resume.

  • Links to at least 2 stellar social media accounts that you manage (can be personal or professional).

  • 3 events happening in Chicago this March that you’d recommend.