Social Media Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 421700246-2
  • Date Posted: 13 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Baldor Specialty Foods, Inc.
  • Location: Bronx, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Creative, Digital, Events & Experiential, Marketing, Media, Public Relations, Recruitment, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Social Media Coordinator is a key member of the Marketing team. At your core you're a social media native with a keen sense of what engages, inspires, and is useful to an audience. You are highly creative with an innovative, social-first mindset and your natural curiosity leads you to uncover unique and captivating stories. A passion for food, restaurants, and farms a must.

ABOUT BALDOR

Beginning as Balducci's fruit stand in Greenwich Village in 1946, Baldor has maintained its original promise - curate and deliver the best and freshest foods in the world. We are now one of the largest importers and distributors of fresh produce and specialty foods in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Baldor Specialty Foods is now located in Bronx, NY. We also have a second location in Chelsea, Massachusetts and a third location in Laurel, Maryland. Our recruitment strategy is to hire smart, energetic, talented individuals who are eager to take on new challenges! We are a progressive, growing company, rich in diversity. Whenever possible, we promote employees from within the company, and we value team member opinions. We provide training to all employees. Learn more about us at baldorfood.com

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Social Media Content Calendar Management
  • Managing, developing and executing the social media content calendar across our social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram/Instagram Stories, TikTok, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Blog) and brands (Baldor Specialty Foods, Urban Roots, Pierless Fish)
  • Develop effective social campaigns for Baldor initiatives
  • Plan the social monthly needs in the Social Media Content calendar and planner
  • Content & Asset Creation
  • Maintain visual and conceptual brand consistency across multi-channel brand strategy for collections and brand initiatives and apply to all social/digital platforms
  • Bring innovative ideas from conceptualization to social media platforms for digital and social campaigns
  • Partner with creative, merchandising, sales, procurement, marketing, and events leads to create social-first content.
  • Manage the production process for all social media creative assets, including requesting assets, crafting creative briefs and video scripts, and collaborating with the Creative Manager on larger-scale video and image shoots
  • Create additional social photos & video using smartphone and in-app (e.g. Instagram, TikTok) camera and editing tools
  • Partnering with copywriters to create compelling content and writing copy as needed
  • Paid Media & Influencer Strategy
  • Manage paid social initiatives from conception through execution phases in partnership with Digital Marketing Agency
  • Develop and build out influencer programming and strong community engagement in partnership with PR Agency
  • Analytics & Reporting
  • Track and report on relevant KPIs Monitor competitor and industry updates within the social landscape, and sharing with relevant team members
  • Feeding learnings back to the wider team and implementing them to optimize visuals and copy
  • Community Management & Trend Monitoring
  • Daily monitoring and response to follower and customer comments and DM's in close partnership with the Sales and Merchandising teams.
  • Encourage a dedicated and engaged brand community through comments and DMs
  • Testing new, emerging features and trends on social media platforms
  • Monitor competitive social landscape, market changes and developments; remain current on emerging industry and digital trends; provide highly strategic recommendations
  • Use secondary research methods to gain a deep understanding of the culture, sub-cultures, and consumer behaviors that are the driving forces behind both large and small trends or cultural moments

STAFFING CONTACT

· Reports to: Marketing Manager - Branding and Content

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of experience in social media marketing
  • High-level and intuitive understanding of social media platforms, especially Instagram and TikTok
  • Established social media background including driving strategy for an innovative brand
  • Strong collaborative and leadership skills for both internal and external business partners
  • Experience using digital media to build community as a primary objective
  • Strategic thinker with creative problem solving and impeccable, persuasive writing skills
  • Strong command of web and social analytics and reporting
  • Strong digital writing, grammar & spelling skills
  • Extremely organized and possess a close attention to detail
  • Experience with social media management and reporting tools (e.g. Hootsuite, Later, Iconosquare)
  • Experience in other forms of marketing a plus

Baldor Specialty Foods Inc., is an equal employment opportunity employer (EEO), we consider all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.