Director Social Media in Chicago, IL at Advantage Solutions

Date Posted: 11/25/2019

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Job Description

Director of Social Media

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a highly talented Director of Media to be responsible for driving media strategy for all media channels as well as overseeing related analytics & reporting. This person would manage a full team across brand and shopper media to consistently and successfully deliver the execution of complex programs. This position requires that the candidate be a self-starter, extremely organized, detail oriented and highly motivated. The incumbent must possess the ability to effectively juggle multiple priorities, while managing client expectations, timelines, and coordination between various resources.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off


  • Act as inter-agency lead role across brand & shopper clients and multiple verticals by shaping and defining client social strategies across various social platforms
  • Service and grow existing social media clients as the client relationship lead, while expanding social agency services with new business and organic upselling growth opportunities
  • Manage direct reports (community management, paid social media, content production & strategy) and co-manage indirect creative leads with inspirational, data-driven and insightful guidance
  • Lead integrations with media, planning and analytics agency counterparts to drive seamless ideas and activations
  • Own all billing, revenue and projection documentations and process (utilization reports, SOW building and financial reconciliations)
  • Grow and maintain healthy relationships as social leader throughout the vendor community, client leadership teams, and internal agency leadership
  • Develop talent and properly delegate while balancing need to “dig in” and help when necessary



  • 7+ years working within social media
  • 2-3+ years’ experience managing direct reports
  • Natural ability to create and present social strategies to client teams across verticals
  • Comfortable with working both up and down in a scrappy, fast-paced environment that is constantly adapting and molding to client needs & new opportunities
  • Experience working from concept-to-production for social-specific or overall brand photoshoots
  • Experience briefing teams with social insights and relevant inspiration
  • Up-to-date knowledge on the latest social platform innovation, capabilities and best-in-class execution
  • Understanding of social advertising ad units, optimizations and reporting outputs (Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter)
  • Experience working with Social Listening tools such as Simply Measured, NetBase or Crimson Hexagon
  • Ability to support and lead measurement / analytics reporting and interpretation of social media data for purposes of optimization & refined strategies