Social Media Specialist

  • Job Reference: 944595753-2
  • Date Posted: 14 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Opportunity Village
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Creative, Marketing, Media, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


Under the direct supervision of the Director of Communications, this position will be responsible for helping to develop and implement OV's social media strategy to enhance online presence and brand awareness. Within the Communications Department, the Social Media Specialist is responsible for implementing Opportunity Village's social media strategy and helping to develop brand awareness. The right candidate will effectively manage and grow social media presence across multiple platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter through creativity, planning, development and delivery of social content while building strong community engagement.

Embrace Opportunity Village core values by cultivating positive and meaningful CONNECTIONS with clients and colleagues, demonstrating ENTHUSIASM, high standards of PRODUCTIVITY, authentic STEWARDSHIP, and consistent participation in individual and team DEVELOPMENT. Reinforce and positively engage in Opportunity Village's organizational culture supporting choice and creativity of clients and of staff.

  1. Create, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, graphics, or video) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action.
  2. Create content calendars in advance that are aligned with strategic direction and organizational goals.
  3. Post live video or other content as necessary.
  4. Work with communications team to utilize all available resources to create the best possible posts, including graphic design.
  5. Coordinate with teams in other departments to create editorial calendars and build campaigns to drive engagement and leads.
  6. Monitor trends in social media, suggest and propose ideas to maintain relevancy and capitalize on trends.
  7. Engage with community comments and questions on social media channels.
  8. Create event pages as needed to help promote attendance via social media.
  9. Keep OV's strategy for social media up-to-date with the latest social media best practices and technologies.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.


This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Position Requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, co-workers and supervisors (verbal and written).
  • Must possess social perceptiveness to assess and understand other's reactions and behaviors.
  • Working knowledge and experience with SEO, social media, and reporting.
  • Ability to clearly write posts and captions.
  • Creative written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving approach and analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.
  • Must understand and be able to identify target audience for posts and channels.
  • Positive attitude, detail- and customer-oriented with good multitasking and organizational ability.
  • Must be able to travel between locations.
  • Required: 2 years of social media marketing experience, in-house or agency.
  • Required: Bachelor's degree in communications, advertising, marketing or a related field
  • Preferred: Experience working with individuals with disabilities.

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and functions of the position. The list below of minimum essential functions is illustrative of the minimums only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.
  • Ability to lift and move boxes up to 15 pounds.
  • Ability to sit at a computer for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a typical office environment.
  • Ability to tolerate stress.
  • Ability to conduct tasks and successfully perform under critical deadlines.
  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment and examine documents, records and files.


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About the Organization
Join Las Vegas' Favorite Charity! Here you can be proud to answer the question, 'Where do you work?' Opportunity Village (OV) is more than just a job; being a member of the OV team instills a sense of pride and purpose into your work week. Our motto for the people we serve is: Pride. Purpose. And a Paycheck. So it is no wonder that the same can be said for our employees who serve our clients.

Aside from the satisfaction of participating in a community that extends beyond our campuses, OV also offers a wide array of additional benefits including: health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings account, training and development opportunities and much more!

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.