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Social Media Manager - Pittsburgh Knights (Pittsburgh · PA · Open to Remote)

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Marketing: Social Media
Title: Social Media Manager
Job Location: Pittsburgh, Remote USA or Remote LATAM
Employment Type: Full Time
Announcement No. 23
 
About Us
 
The Knights is a widely recognized top esports organization born in 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We were founded on the values of discipline, grit, mastery, and innovation and we pride ourselves as a company that contributes to the community of esports.
 
Why choose Pittsburgh Knights
 
We are a current yet experienced and authentic brand dedicated to gamers around the world. If you are searching for a position with an up-and-coming company that will expose you to real and unique opportunities while working in a fast-paced, gaming environment then you have successfully found the right place! We're dedicated to our work, our company, our clients, and the most fun of all, Gaming! 
Make an impact through your work on real projects and involvement in the gaming community.
 
 
Job Summary/ General Description:
 
Under the direction of the Director of Marketing, this position is responsible for the overall experience and value of the Knights’ Social platforms. This position is an expert in memes, trends, and entertainment and will sit at the forefront of the brand, working across departments to deliver best-in-class social experiences for fans. Oversees all marketing content initiatives, both internal and external, across multiple platforms and formats to drive sales, engagement, retention, leads, and positive customer behavior. 
You are an expert in all things related to content and channel optimization, brand consistency, segmentation and localization, analytics, and meaningful measurement. The position collaborates with the departments of public relations, communications, marketing, customer service, IT, and human resources to help define both the brand story and the story as interpreted by the customer.
 
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Manage/distribute all social posts across all platforms.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to plan and execute social media campaigns that grow our audience and increase fan engagement
  • Create and share entertaining gifs and video clips from Knights’ matches, player streams, events, etc. Identify and log video clips that would be better suited for longer form, edited content.
  • Work closely with talent and athletes on deliverables, content, and daily operations.
  • Work jointly with other marketing members, PR, sponsorship, content team, team managers, among others for larger social initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the Content Planner and manage the content calendar in coordination with the Content Planner manager. Assist in content production, ideas, and editing.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Content teams and execute social media campaigns and promotions
  • Work with the Graphics Department/Content Department on designing visual posts.
  • Research and propose marketing plans for branding, sponsorships, and social platforms.
  • Create and post sponsor-related social media posts across Team Knights’ entire network of social accounts.
  • Work with management to build structures for the organization.
  • Fluent in social media, gaming, esports, and internet culture trends (e.g. memes) that will resonate with a gaming audience
  • Manage a team of social media coordinators and match coverage assistants including scheduling staff and identifying talent
  • Analyze social media performance to drive understanding of the impact and ongoing optimization.
  • Report to the Marketing team with all current and undergoing updates from the social team.
  • Establish social media strategy; led ideation, execution, and analytics for the social media strategy.
 
Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or relevant area of study.
  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience working across multiple social and digital platforms.
  • Demonstrated Management experience
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Media Encoder) and Google products.
  • Must be willing to facilitate personnel requirements including late and/or last-minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment.
  • Experience in video editing
  • High-level organization skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize goals.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work evenings. Weekends, based on business needs.
  • Must be able to take initiative and independently complete tasks and projects.
  • Must maintain a positive, professional attitude always and be receptive to input and constructive criticism.
  • Knowledge of Esports is a must.
 
 
What you will bring to Pittsburgh Knights
 
You are a quick-thinking self-starter with a passion for games. You will support project work that will drive value, improve processes and enhance collaboration within the organization. You are comfortable working in a startup environment. You like to create new initiatives and develop them independently. 
Pittsburgh Knights provide an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success.
 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): Pittsburgh Knights provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
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