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It Pays to Be Social With This Social Media Manager Job at Upwork


On the hunt for a work-from-home job in the social media world?

If you have professional experience managing multiple social media channels — including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube — then check out this social media manager job at Upwork.

Upwork, a global freelancing platform that connects businesses and professionals with freelancers, is hiring a social media manager on a contract basis. The social media manager is responsible for managing the editorial calendar, writing and posting content and monitoring community engagement.

The ideal candidate should have excellent writing skills, a strong passion for social media and experience developing and implementing social media campaigns that spark a buzz.

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Social Media Manager at Upwork

Pay: Not specified

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the social media editorial calendar, including writing and posting content.
  • Closely working with partners to optimize marketing, sales, PR and operations campaigns via social media.
  • Overseeing the daily operation of the employee advocacy program.
  • Staying up-to-date with the latest technical changes and social media trends.
  • Monitoring community discussions and fostering engagement.
  • Collaborating with the customer support team to identify issues and refine processes as needed.
  • Developing the messaging for policy changes and new features.
  • Using community interactions and feedback to identify and resolve issues.

Applicants for this position must have:

  • Excellent writing, multitasking and interpersonal skills.
  • Professional experience managing social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.
  • Experience developing and implementing engaging online campaigns.
  • A passion for social media and active accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn (preferred).
  • Experience with Vimeo and SlideShare (preferred).
  • Experience with social media management tools, such as Buffer, TweetDeck and Lithium Response (preferred).
  • Experience with communication tools such as Gmail, Google Docs, and Slack (preferred).

Jessica Gray is an editorial assistant at The Penny Hoarder. Read her other articles and full bio here.