Social Media Manager

American Society of Clinical Oncology
Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Public Relations and Communications, Sales and Marketing
Health, Other Fields, Research
Employment Type
Full Time
Are you interested in making a world of difference in cancer care?

Cancer strikes more than 10 million people worldwide each year. As the leading medical society representing doctors who care for people with cancer, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is committed to conquering cancer through research, education, and promotion of the highest quality, equitable patient care.

Who we are:
ASCO is a stable, forward-thinking membership organization that operates in a results-oriented work environment in which employees’ evaluation emphasizes performance outcomes over presence or time. ASCO offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and opportunities to participate in professional development programs. To learn what it’s like to work at ASCO, click here.

Who we are looking for:

A highly motivated Social Media Manager to oversee interactions for Conquer Cancer with the public through implementing content strategies on social media platforms. The selected candidate will be responsible for planning and implementing strategic social media campaigns and communications that increases the social media footprint of Conquer Cancer, enhances its reputation, engages key stakeholder groups, and supports its work overall.

This position is located in Alexandria, VA although remote candidates will be considered.

What you will do:

  • Lead and manage the day-to-day operations for all Conquer Cancer social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, TikTok, etc.)
  • Write, design, produce and deploy creative content for Conquer Cancer’s social media presence by working collaboratively across internal teams and the ASCO enterprise.
  • Develop and oversee social media specific editorial calendar
  • Own social analytics and insights, track performance and optimize content execution
  • Assess all social channels for fundraising opportunities
  • Extend the brand’s voice (content, visual style and tone) across channels ensuring all content is on-brand and cohesive
  • Develop social influencer strategy to increase brand awareness and engagement in a positive, authentic way
  • Conduct social media listening/reporting
  • Collaborate with ASCO departments to amplify Conquer Cancer’s reach
  • Innovate Conquer Cancer’s online presence by staying current on platform changes, trends, best practices, new/emerging platforms, algorithm updates, etc. 
  • Supervise at least one direct report
What you will need in order to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in internet marketing, journalism, communications, or related field
  • 5+ years of social media experience plus exceptional creative portfolio
  • Cinematic eye for storytelling
  • High energy with a passion for digital innovation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills, and managerial/supervisory skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Creative, innovative, and strategic thinker
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to collect and analyze information, problem-solve, and make decisions with sound judgment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ideal candidates will also contribute:

  • Mobile photography and videography creation and editing
ADA/Physical Requirements

  • Fast-paced office environment with extended periods seated or standing at a desk
  • High use of computer and other office technology equipment

  • 11-20 days/yr

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