The Harbinger Group

Work from home with our award-winning Chicago-based marketing agency

Digital & Social Media Manager Position

Attention digital and social marketers looking to work with an award-winning agency that offers great flexibility, professional development opportunities, and fantastic benefits! 

The ideal candidate has/is:
  • Candidates must be self-directed & self-motivated. Able to move forward, manage when needed, do hands-on work (i.e. content creation, digital campaigns, & close work with graphic designers). Eager to gradually progress into more senior roles. Regular office hours: e.g. 8:30am-5:30 pm.
  • A strong communicator with key stakeholders and critical audiences and on social media channels and multiple digital marketing platforms
  • Highly skilled on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, & LinkedIn both in terms of advertising and post optimization
  • Experienced with social media management and email marketing tools such as: Hubspot, Hootsuite, iContact, Sprout Social, etc.
  • Looking for an opportunity to work on projects for clients in the nonprofit education and trade association clients fields 
  • Able to create, execute, analyze performance of, and revise digital and social media marketing elements that align with strategic intent and deliver against client plans and goals. 

The agency is deeply committed to fostering and supporting continuing education & work-life balance for employees.  If you have  3+ years experience, ideally from an agency, and are interested in working in a virtual and collaborative team environment, we’d like to hear from you. While this is a virtual job, there are opportunities to take part in meetings or events outside of your home office.

All interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and work samples to Lisa Ballard at lisab@theharbingergroup.com.
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • BA/BS in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or related discipline.
  • 3+ years’ experience in digital marketing, social media strategy & execution
  • Will consider candidates with less experience for Sr. Acct. Exec or Acct. Exec.
  • Strong understanding of audience targeting techniques
  • Track record of best practices to optimize social engagement & drive traffic
  • Excellent written & editorial skills
  • Paid social ad campaign development & audience targeting skills
  • Strong analytical skills (i.e. respect of performance metrics)
  • Familiar with social platforms & management tools (Hootsuite & Sprout Social)
  • Highly skilled in Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn audiences, targeting for advertising & post optimization
  • Strong understanding of lead generation principles & methodologies
  • Proven experience in growing engagement & communities
Responsibilities:
  • Agency work: 80% specific client & agency-related work, 20% new business, processes, consensus building, award applications, & marketing materials.
  • Client work: 50% campaign management & content creation, 35-40% project management, team & client workflow, 10% agency & financial.
  • Search optimization knowledge: strategy, gatekeeper, manager of voice & brand.
  • Social media expertise: determine/manage types of content that work best on individual platforms. Optimize content accordingly. Understand nuances of each platform (i.e. engage an audience through social media posts, paid ads, & interaction
  • Social media management (i.e. leading online tools to direct the marketing strategy).
Benefits:
  • Salary: $59,000-$69,000 depending on experience, plus benefits
  • No commute, work virtually with minimal travel to client sites & events
  • 15 days PTO
  • 9 Paid holidays
  • Additional week off between Christmas & New Year’s Day (agency is closed)
  • Health insurance premium paid-in-full by company
  • 401K with match
  • Profit-sharing plan eligibility in first year
  • New business growth bonuses
  • Performance bonus
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Free lunch every last Friday of every month
  • Home office equipment/furniture budget of $1500
  • Mobile phone and internet expense reimbursement
  • Professional development courses subsidized up to $1500, annually