Social Media Content Creator
About the Job
Do you know your way around social media and have used it to promote for a club, your own brand or businesses in the past with results? Are you a strategic thinker with the ability to quickly craft dynamic visuals with text to capture wide appeal?
Do you want to be among other creatives and work hands-on with a team? Grab imagery from the crew, drop in on location to capture images yourself and assist the team on set while present. Are you a self-starter who works well on your own and knows how to be a good communicator? We are looking for someone like you to bolster our content creation for social media marketing purposes!
This freelance “as-needed” role may be approximately 10-20 hours per week and will focus on engaging audiences towards our brand in new and visually appealing ways through social media, blogs, info letters and more.
Working with our dozens of small business allows a lot of creative freedom and independence along with weekly as you are an integral and supported part of a small team.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Manage our internal social media accounts.
Devise, create and carry-out engaging social media marketing content.
Initiate engagement with other brands and respond to those reaching out towards us.
work to increase and hold target audiences.
Create and write newsletters, updates & blogs.
Capture dynamic shots and video clips to showcase in various ways.
Boldly go forth into new technology, coming up with original ideas and pushing limits on what is done and diversify content.
Source analytics and data to reach objectives.
While on set you will be dually a production assist as every crew of a small team is essential.
DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?
Must be a self-motivated, analytical and a technically savvy person.
You need to have a knack for multi-tasking and a natural social media user.
Ability to function well in a fast paced-environment to hit deadlines and continue with consistent posting and scheduling.
Comfort with communicating with internal partners at all levels and as well as an external audience.
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, along with a positive, can-do attitude.
Will need an artistic eye to capture the frame and put the right video clips together.
Able to entertain and amaze others with what you can create with just a cell phone.
You MUST show visual examples of your work and send along with your application so we can SEE what you can do!
Must have the ability to spin ideas into interesting topics on your own.
Must be able to pull from pop culture and integrate with our messaging.
Must have excellent proof reading, willingness to take initiative, think creatively and solve problems.
Knowledge of graphic design, photo editing and video making programs. Such as; Adobe Photoshop, Canva, Illustrator, indesign, iMovie, Premiere, lightroom, etc…
Familiarity with social media applications, best practices, analytics (Blogs, Facebook, Instagram, Insta Reels, Tik Tok, Linked-In, Yelp, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Reddit, Hootesuite, Mail Chimp).
An understanding of marketing principles.
FREELANCE HOURS/ HAMPTON ROADS LOCAL
Able to work efficiently and at least 10-20 hours per week at different times, with flexibility within schedule for occasional nights, weekends.
Able to work efficiently remotely, on location in Virginia Beach area and in our office. Must live in Virginia Beach Area.