Sr. Social Media Manager at The Ohio State University

Sr. Social Media Manager at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
October 6, 2016
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

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Duties and Responsibilities

The senior social media manager provides strategic management and leadership of the university president’s social media engagement and shares digital expertise within the Office of University Communications. Key responsibilities include developing and executing strategy for the president’s social media channels; creating and managing content; leading crisis communications strategy on social media for the Office of the President and University Communications; monitoring and increasing engagement with key constituents; and implementing multimedia technology. Additionally, this position will create and manage content for the president’s website [] and provide editorial assistance across Executive Communications.

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Minimum of 5 years of writing and editing, social media, web content writing and communication planning experience. Three or more years of experience leading, increasing and tracking social media engagement with key constituents through social media plan and campaigns. One or more years of experience managing crisis communications across digital channels for organization or industry, including monitoring, updating leadership team and drafting content. Extensive knowledge of digital trends. Proficient with MS Office and Content Management Systems. Ability to participate as a strong member of a team demonstrating leadership skills and social media expertise.

Desired: One or more years of experience writing for an executive, community leader or political candidate or one or more years of experience leading social media strategy for a leader or org.

Required Experience

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.