Social Media Manager

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.

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 Abilities:

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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

About Southern Virginia University

Established in 1996, Southern Virginia University is a private, self-reliant, four-year residential college 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.

Nestled in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains at the southern end of the idyllic Shenandoah Valley, Southern Virginia University maintains a campus environment, including a Code of Conduct, that is aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We welcome all applicants who will sincerely strive to live by and support our standards. Learn more at svu.edu.

Applications

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Human Resources at hr@svu.edu. Application reviews will begin immediately. Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer. This document provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated therewith. It should not be interpreted as describing all duties related to this position, nor used to limit the nature and extent of assignments given to an employee.

Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer. This document provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated therewith. It should not be interpreted as describing all duties related to this position, nor used to limit the nature and extent of assignments given to an employee.