Texas A&M University Social Media Coordinator in San Antonio, Texas
Social Media Coordinator
Texas A&M University - San Antonio
Office Of University Advancement and External Relations
Proposed Minimum Salary
San Antonio, Texas
Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s is seeking a Social Media Coordinator to coordinate, monitor and implement a comprehensive, dynamic social media plan to support institutional priorities. Reporting to the Director of the Communications in the recently restructured Division of University Relations, that will support the institution’s upcoming strategic plan (“Transforming Tomorrow Together: 2022-2026), the role organizes and creates content and posts and engagement opportunities under a unified brand, and content and editorial strategy. The role collaborates closely with departments and units across campus who are active on social media, media relations, admission, athletics, fundraising, student success and engagement, office of the president. The specialist will have a deep understanding of the interconnectedness of content, social media and digital communications to attract prospective students and families, donors, alumni, supporters, key influencers and the media and the A&M-San Antonio community to become university advocates and champions.The successful candidate will be a passionate and energetic storyteller, a versatile creative communicator, and a well-respected team player, committed to continually improve the university's social media presence and practices is key to the success of the role
Roles and Responsibilities:
Support actionable plans to grow and retain followers including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and TikTok, understanding the audiences, nuances and preferences of the audience(s) for each platform.
Create and post relevant, timely content and targeted campaigns that raise awareness and visibility of the university, institutional priorities, stories and accomplishments.
Write, edit, design and schedule social media posts including compelling images, video and photography while maintaining relevancy and frequency of posts to increase followers and engagement.
Coordinate engagement social media activities in support of institutional high profile high events to support community engagement, institutional reputation, fund raising admissions efforts.
Monitor channels for emerging issues on A&M-San Antonio and other platforms and alert division leadership in a timely manner, which may occur outside of typical work day.
Ensure brand representation and consistency in content through tone, voice, terminology, and all imagery, videography and photography.
Contribute to emergency and crisis communications events responding in a timely manner to queries under the direction of the Director of Communication and executive leadership.
Support metrics of success and monitor and evaluate performance using analytical tools such as Google Analytics, HootSuite Pro, and Facebook Insights.
Assist in the delivery of monthly through dashboards and reports and recommend adjustments to strategies to optimize results.
Perform other duties when needed.
May be required to work beyond normal office hours and weekends.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned .
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or related discipline.
Two (2) years of social media experience.
Strong writing, photography and graphic editing skills
Understanding of AP Style and journalism and social media writing styles.
Able to multi-task and prioritize projects.
Video editing and experience in producing content for video platforms such as YouTube for social media distribution.
Experience using various analytics software.
Familiarity with content management systems, such as Cascade
Familiarity of HTML and CSS.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
Knowledge of search engine optimization and best practices.
Attention to detail, accuracy, timeliness and consistency of brand voice.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated experience in managing multiple tasks, evolving priorities and quick, timely, accurate production deadlines.
Must have strong writing and editing skills, be familiar with AP style, and demonstrate proficiency with the Adobe Creative suite.
Must work well independently and as a constructive member of a team. Must be enthusiastic about promoting higher education in the diverse and inclusive environment.
This position must work well with students, faculty and staff at all levels within a diverse, multi-cultural, collaborative environment.
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In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Established as a standalone university in 2009, Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-San Antonio) is a comprehensive four-year public university that reflects the culturally diverse, heritage-rich community it serves. Situated on nearly 700 acres in South San Antonio, A&M-SA is a Military Embracing institution offering nearly 40 undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 students.
A&M-San Antonio is quickly expanding to fill its campus grounds in South San Antonio. Due to the rapid growth, the University's footprint is transforming with Esperanza Hall, the first residence hall having opened in fall 2017, the Science & Technology Building, which opened in spring 2018 and the construction of a new academic building, slated to open in fall 2020.
The University's core values of "Excellence, Student Focused, Audacious, Opportunity and Collaborative" provide a foundation for its world-class faculty to inspire graduates to be lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. A&M-San Antonio will continue growing as an economic and social catalyst while becoming nationally recognized for student and academic success.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
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