Social Media Manager

Southern Virginia University
Social Media Manager
Full Time

Southern Virginia University’s Office of Marketing is seeking a talented and motivated Social Media Manager to help manage the university’s social media presence. Primary duties for this position will include developing brand strategy and distributing content to maximize visibility and engagement with the university’s branded social media accounts.

Southern Virginia University is a rapidly growing, private residential University. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley, the University maintains standards aligned with the values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and welcomes students & employees of any religious persuasion who share those values. Applicants are invited to learn more about the University at New

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Expertise with major social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of social media best practices and evolving trends
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Background experience in brand account management
  • Basic skills in Adobe Creative Suite

  • Manage official social media accounts of Southern Virginia University (on all major platforms)
  • Publish creative content, important news, and unique social campaigns to increase brand awareness, community engagement, and overall KPIs (follows, likes, comments, shares, etc.)
  • Track analytics and performance data through in-app tools; adapt strategy for success
  • Collaborate with team members to develop a cohesive brand voice and content strategy for the university across all social platforms

Southern Virginia University Mission Statement

We are a private, self-reliant, residential University aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

Culture & Environment

We believe in collaboration and honest feedback, and in being kind and respectful to one another while providing excellent customer service to the departments we serve across the University. We foster a work environment in which we openly assess, critique, discuss and revise projects and ideas with courtesy and diplomacy.

Team members are expected to have exceptional self-motivation and time management skills. This includes the ability to take assignments from beginning to completion with minimal supervision.

Southern Virginia is an equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin immediately.


To apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, and three professional references to Application reviews will begin immediately.