Trinity Christian College seeks a full-time Social Media Specialist. The Social Media Specialist will serve a critical role in the College’s marketing and recruiting strategy through social media story telling across various platforms that engage current and prospective students, alumni, and the Trinity community.
The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:
Manage the College’s primary social media accounts
Create and write digital content with a primary focus on recruiting
Exhibit a strong wit and intelligence when engaging with the online community
Research and monitor social media and digital trends in higher education
Collaborate with team members to design and execute social media plans and campaigns for college events and initiatives
Attend select college events that are involved in active social media campaigns
Collect, compile, and analyze social media activity data, and generate regular reports
Assist in the planning, design, management, and measurement of digital advertising decisions and pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns
Other qualifications include:
Understand and embrace the mission and ministry of the College
Proficient in all major social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn
Meticulous attention to detail and proofreading
Strong collaborative, interpersonal, and writing skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Familiar with automation tools for social media
Able to attend and work occasional events on nights/weekends
Maintain a valid United States driver’s license
Basic photo editing/graphic design skills
Experience with Google Ads and PPC campaigns a plus
A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication or related field is required with a minimum of 2 years’ experience creating and managing social media campaigns. The candidate must be fluent in speaking and writing the English language with a strong emphasis on proper grammar and be able to use sound judgement and division making to ensure appropriate interactions with online users.
Trinity Christian College seeks candidates that have a personal faith and commitment to Jesus Christ, and a sincere allegiance to the mission of the college.
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following during the online application process:
A brief cover letter
A written statement that describes his/her Christian faith commitment and how it is expressed through involvement with the body of Christ and participation in a local church
About Trinity Christian College
Trinity Christian College is a four-year liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois, a suburb twenty miles southwest of Chicago. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students with an excellent Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition. The College enrollment in the traditional program is about 1,000 with a vibrant residential program. We offer majors in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as professional programs in accounting and business administration, nursing, education, computer science, criminal justice, and exercise science. Trinity also offers master’s programs in counseling psychology and special education as well as degree completion programs in education, business, and psychology. Trinity Christian College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Trinity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from diverse candidates.