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Social Media Coordinator -- West Elm

Date: Apr 10, 2017

Location: Brooklyn, NY, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: WE-10465
Area of Interest: Public Relations
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Social Media Coordinator - West Elm

Who we are:
Born in Brooklyn. At home in the world. west elm has been helping customers express their personal style at home since the launch of our first catalog in 2002. Our home base is nestled down under the Manhattan Bridge in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, right above our flagship store. We are a dynamic, fast-paced brand with an exciting growth strategy. We value imagination, diversity and giving people the opportunity to explore, grow and shape our future. We look for innovative, smart and hard-working individuals who enjoy creative thinking and ingenuity. Help us carry out our mission of being a source of inspiration to our customers, creating a global community and tirelessly seeking ways to evolve our brand.

This role is responsible for supporting the brand's social media strategy and requires digital-agility and enthusiasm for driving traffic and brand awareness across multiple channels and communities. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in a relevant industry. This candidate is an excellent communicator with strong writing skills, enthusiasm for the visual web, and knowledge of a multitude of social media platforms and utilities. The candidate should have experience with managing online communities and a skill set that includes experience with customer service, marketing, and online publishing. Candidate must be a flexible and creative self-starter who is able to work within an entrepreneurial environment and support multiple projects at once.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Essential Functions:
* Distribute digital content on brand's social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube. Editorial skills such as photo selection, cropping and caption generation will be employed
* Maintain and update brand presence on various social media channels
* Measure and report growth and engagement of social media initiatives
* Engage and respond to community questions and feedback
* Coordinate various project shipments and act as point-of-contact throughout project
* Monitor and maintain a record of project and team budgets

Qualifications:
* Social media and marketing experience
* Excellent web and caption writing skills
* Enthusiasm for the visual web along with basic graphic design skills
* Self-starter who contributes to solve problems
* Ability to recognize and initiate work with minimal direction
* Strong attention to detail with time management skills
* Exceptional initiative and follow-through
* Superior interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills; ability to thrive in a cross-functional, team-based environment is critical
* Experience with and a passion for social media platforms including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Instagram and more
* Experience with various software suites and online tools including: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite
* Experience with a content management system (CMS) and content publishing that could include WordPress, Social Chorus, Sprinklr, Opal is a plus
* Retail and/or customer service experience a plus
* Interest in home furnishings, design and art a plus

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Williams-Sonoma Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

*LI-AC

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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