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Social Media Specialist

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.  Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking a Social Media Specialist to join our team in Washington D.C.

The Social Media Specialist will interact with our network to promote our firm and its services to our existing and new audiences. The Specialist will be responsible for creating consistent, meaningful content on all social media platforms and managing a high volume of daily posts. This is a highly visible role for a clear and enthusiastic communicator, strong and creative writer, social media strategist, and team player.
At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion and innovation.

  • Generate content and help enhance and implement the firm's social media communications strategy for multiple accounts and handles
  • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content daily (e.g. original text, photos, videos and news)
  • Work one-on-one with multiple internal stakeholders/thought leaders to push out content via their social media accounts and handles
  • Create and maintain a social media calendar using a SaaS platform such as Hootsuite
  • Create campaigns around high impact content and events
  • Ensure consistency of the firm’s message platform and integration into all social media platforms and handles
  • Design and implement social media strategy to align with business goals
  • Monitor social media channels, campaigns and analytics. Conduct competitor analysis
  • Set specific objectives and reporting on Return on Investment
  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor social engagement
  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications
  • Train stakeholders/thought leaders on best practice for social media
  • Incorporate search engine optimization strategies in content creation for added visibility and awareness
  • Other duties as assigned
  • 3+ years of professional social media experience planning and managing content in a corporate or agency setting, required
  • 3+ years demonstrated writing experience in the marketing communications field required
  • BA in journalism, communications, marketing, or equivalent experience required
  • Proficiency in AP style writing required
  • HTML experience required
  • Team player with strong work and customer-service ethic, required
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and quality control required
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines required
  • Solid communication skills with ability to adapt to shifting priorities and multiple decision makers required
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously 
Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities.  

We are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.