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Social Media Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Alachua, FL
  • Minimum Education Required: N/A
  • Minimum Experience Required: 0-3 Years

Website National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)


  • Build and execute social media strategy through research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action
  • Engage with community members through social interaction, including favorites/likes, reposts/retweets, comments, etc. and answering private messages to build community relationships
    Plan comprehensive social media campaigns for special events integrating graphic design, multimedia (video and websites) and partner coordination
  • Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information
  • Create editorial calendars and schedules
  • Other duties as assigned; as this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.


  • Self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills
    Ability to work effectively in a multi-task, detail oriented, and deadline-driven environment
  • Creativity, initiative, organization, good judgment, and the ability to express thoughts clearly and simply
    Excellent communication skills
  • Sound decision-making, problem-solving, and research skills
    Must be proactive, positive, a team player, and have a “get it done” approach
  • Minimum of Associates degree in communications, marketing, multimedia, public relations or related field
  • Proven working experience in social media
  • Dependable in attendance and performance

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Works in an indoor office environment with moderate noise level
    The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision
  • The employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear
  • The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to grab, pull, grip, lift and reach with hands and arms
  • The employee is frequently required to use a computer
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

Software Skills:

  • Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite 6/Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)
  • Contact management and desktop publishing software, website design and/or html knowledge

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Listing Expires: August 19, 2022
Major(s): Journalism, Media Production, Management, and Technology, Public Relations