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Associate Director, Social Media & Creative Content at University of California - Los Angeles

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Type: Full Time
Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

Requisition Number:
28120

Job Title:
ATHLETICS PROFESSIONAL 3

Working Title:
Associate Director, Social Media & Creative Content

Salary:
Salary commensurate with skills, knowledge and experience.

Job Type:
Contract

Department Name:
3745-INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

Department Website URL:

Job Summary Statement:
The Associate Director, Social Media for the UCLA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will oversee strategy and create content for various UCLA Athletics accounts across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other potential emerging social channels. The person in this role will work collaboratively and proactively with key stakeholders to develop and implement a strategic social calendar across 25 sport programs in an effort to increase and enhance visibility, student-athlete recruitment, fan engagement, brand awareness and revenue generation.

Percentage of Time:
100

Shift Start:
variable

Shift End:
variable

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION

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QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED/PREFERRED


Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, graphic design or related field and minimum three years of experience in social media management as well as sports marketing, promotion and/or web development - or * six years of experience in social media management as well as sports marketing, promotion and/or web development.

Required


Demonstrated mastery of social media strategy and best practices on platforms including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Required


Demonstrated experience developing and executing a compelling and effective social media strategy across multiple platforms.

Required


Demonstrated firsthand experience creating content via graphic design and/or photography skills.

Required


Ability to manage multiple deadlines and priorities.

Required


Very strong verbal and written communication skills, including copywriting and editing knowledge.

Required


Strong technical background with advanced computer skills.

Required


Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Required


Aptitude to develop and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

Required


Ability to work extended hours including weekends and holidays, with the potential to travel regularly.

Required


Ability to follow NCAA, Pac-12, University, and Departmental rules and regulations.

Required


Experience establishing and/or growing a social media brand voice and presence, especially in sports.

Preferred


Experience effectively managing and helping develop a direct report, including hourly employees.

Preferred


Experience delivering on deadlines within a budget.

Preferred


Experience with online monitoring and measurement platforms including, but not limited to, Facebook Insights, Twitter Insights, Google Analytics, HootSuite, TweetDeck and Social Mention.

Preferred


Knowledge of digital multimedia editing systems such as Adobe Creative Cloud.

Preferred


Willingness to learn and ability to flourish in a dynamic environment.

Preferred


Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and hands-on approach.

Preferred


A reliable and flexible team player with a friendly and professional attitude.

Preferred

ADDITIONAL POSTING INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:
99-Policy Covered

Application Deadline:
06-28-2018

External Posting Date:

Quicklink To Posting:
hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central*quickFind=73410

Special Instructions:

Contact information:

Number of Positions:

SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS PER UC POLICY

Conflict of Interest:
N/A

Critical:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

Driving Record:
N/A

E-Verify Check:

Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.

More Information This position does not require E-Verify check.

CANRA:
Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA* Yes - Please have the employee sign the "Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse".

Other Special Employment Requirements:

POSITION IS SUBJECT TO PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY WIDE POLICE POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.

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