September 11, 2017

Now Hiring: Social Media Manager

  • Location: San Diego (Little Italy)
  • Department: Social Media
  • Type: Full-time
  • Experience: 2 years of agency experience

The Social Media Manager (SMM) is responsible for managing agency accounts from strategy to execution, but at the very core this is a creative writing role. This position works in alignment with a media relations team on integrated campaigns that support clients in achieving their goals through social media channels, blogs, social influencers, community engagement and activations, digital marketing tools and paid social media advertising campaigns. The SMM will be required to work on multiple accounts by maintaining creative strategy, content and engagement. This person is not just passionate about everything social media, but they are passionate about helping people to achieve their goals. At Olive, we know that our results are a means to achieving clients’ results and that’s where we focus our energy. We require SMMs to have superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks on an ongoing basis.

Responsibilities and daily tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop, present, and execute campaign strategy with creative content
  • Write and edit social media messaging and other forms of digital content
  • Schedule content and lead live content execution
  • Engage on client channels on a daily basis
  • Monitor client channels, trends and community engagement
  • Develop and execute hard hitting social media advertising campaigns
  • Identify industry related topics, social influencers and digital trends
  • Analyze data and provide solutions and creative ideas to continuously raise social awareness
  • Lead and deliver a robust social media marketing campaign for Olive
  • Create e-newsletters and blog content
  • Update web content including publishing blogs and adding content to the Olive website
  • Facilitate off-site client activities including photo/video shoots, events and meetings

Preferred experience:

  • Bachelors degree (or higher) in communications, journalism, marketing or related field
  • Minimum of two years agency experience
  • Experience leading organic and paid social media campaigns
  • Experience with utilizing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat and other social media channels for business purposes
  • Successful portfolio of strategic social media campaigns


  • Communication
  • Creative writing
  • Photography and image editing
  • WordPress
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
  • In-depth understanding of SEO and how it relates to social media and media relations
  • Attention to detail
  • Must work well independently and as a team member
  • Available to work after hours and weekends for client activations as needed

To apply for the Social Media Manager position, please send your resume and cover letter to