The Office of College Communications tells the story of Bryn Mawr College—clearly, consistently, and compellingly—to a variety of audiences. The mission of the communications office is to promote awareness and recognition of Bryn Mawr College and its community of student scholars, faculty, staff, and alumnae/i.
The Social Media Specialist, reporting to the News Director, is the primary content creator for and manager of Bryn Mawr’s official social media accounts. The Social Media Specialist generates, edits, and publishes content (text, graphics, images, video, etc.) that builds audience and meaningful connections to and between key audiences for the college.
Primary responsibilities will include planning and executing institutional social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, TikTok, and other platforms; generating and publishing daily content; attending campus events, occasionally at night or on the weekends; developing the social media strategy and posting calendar; capturing and sharing relevant content; monitoring official college social media accounts and responding to questions and offering customer service; proposing and writing website articles; and conducting interviews and undertaking research; managing a group of student content creators, and other duties as assigned.
Schedule: Full-time, 12-month, hybrid 1 day per week remote/ 4 days on-campus work schedule, which is subject to college policy; may include evening and weekend commitments.
ABOUT THE INSTIITUTION
Bryn Mawr College is a liberal arts institution located in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania region. The College serves a population of approximately 1,700 students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It has a long tradition of educational excellence and offers a dynamic and challenging work environment. The campus is easily reached by public transportation as well as most major highways. The College offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Bryn
Mawr College is an equal opportunity employer that believes that diversity strengthens our community.
To express your interest in this role, please submit a letter of interest and resume with three professional references through Interfolio:
Requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution; experience creating content; a comprehensive understanding of various social media platforms and how to optimize content; excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills; experience using video and photo editing tools and Canva; experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred. The Social Media Specialist must be willing to monitor social media accounts outside of business hours as needed. Also required is a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, and efforts to embed it within the Bryn Mawr College culture. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
The mission of Bryn Mawr College is to provide a rigorous education and to encourage the pursuit of knowledge as preparation for life and work. Bryn Mawr teaches and values critical, creative and independent habits of thought and expression in an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum for women and in coeducational graduate programs in arts and sciences and social work and social research. Bryn Mawr seeks to sustain a community diverse in nature and democratic in practice, for we believe that only through considering many perspectives do we gain a deeper understanding of each other and the world.