Limited Term Digital Media Coordinator
The Limited Term Digital Media Coordinator will work in our Strategic Initiatives Division, as we shape the future of talent driven media. This is a great opportunity for a passionate, creative and intrinsically driven person seeking to work at the cutting edge of sports media and marketing. You will assist our team with the development of a variety of exciting digital media properties. Responsibilities include the organization of media assets, partnership fulfilment, media reporting and creation of original marketing tools for existing clients.
The position is a paid, full-time, limited term position (30 to 40 hours per week for fourteen weeks), based in our McLean or Richmond, VA office. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, you will work remotely for the foreseeable future.
Who we’re looking for:
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact with individuals at all levels of the organization
- Understanding of the sports media business and the content landscape
- A digital native and an avid social media user, you also have a desire to teach the team and share your findings
- Experience with social media marketing and data analysis and measurement across all major and emerging platforms (FB/IG, Twitter, YouTube, Snap, Tik Tok, Shopify, Weibo, WeChat, Google Analytics, etc.)
- Knowledge of digital media and advertising
- Basic knowledge of KPIs and how to measure outcomes to demonstrate an ROI
- A positive attitude, ability to balance competing priorities, fast deadlines and high standards in all that you do
- A desire to work cross functionally, both internally and externally with many team members
- Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to help your team succeed
- Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as Keynote, Google Docs etc.
- Ability to work with a team and independently
- Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications and market research tools
- Creative/digital/web design experience is a plus
- Proficiency in WordPress and Photoshop is a plus
The Work You’ll Do:
- Assist with market planning, development and distribution of client media and marketing initiatives
- Support the efficient and effective implementation of marketing programs with a solutions based approach.
- Think strategically, with a constant awareness of the trending subject matter across social media platforms
- Connect the dots across all aspects of our client’s businesses, from concept to execution
- Research potential business and partnership opportunities for clients
- Create marketing, media, planning and research presentations
- Compile analytics and develop reports including facilitating/creating tracking processes for reporting and analytics, insights gathering, providing regular performance updates and feedback to key internal and external stakeholders
- Support other business and administrative efforts of the division
To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume on-line at www.octagon.com in the “Careers” section.
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