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Social Media Coordinator

| Chicago

Neighborhoods.com is seeking an organized and enthusiastic Social Media Coordinator to join our team in Chicago’s vibrant Fulton River District neighborhood. This position will be responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring social media for the company’s two brands in order to strengthen customer service, improve online reach and support larger marketing and business objectives. 

Neighborhoods.com is the first online real estate resource to put the neighborhood at the center of the home search. Our platforms, 55places.com and Neighborhoods.com, invite users to imagine their life in a new area by providing a local’s perspective, including detailed descriptions and resident reviews of schools, amenities, and the surrounding community.

At Neighborhoods.com, we’re all about transparency. Continuous improvement is one of our core values. If you’re a social media enthusiast looking for a company where you can grow, have a real impact and be part of an award-winning culture, we want to hear from you!

What you’ll be doing as our Social Media Coordinator:

  • Working directly with the Communications Manager to assist with the development of social content strategies for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Instagram Stories, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Pinterest
  • Writing compelling copy and scheduling posts using Sprout Social
  • Staying abreast on current trends, social media best practices, and technologies
  • Assisting with image sourcing and developing assets via Adobe Spark and/or Canva
  • Actively cultivating a welcoming online environment through proactive engagement
  • Assisting with campaign creation, Facebook Advertisements, and working with influencers when needed
  • Creating reports to track insights, analytics and success of efforts
  • Working with SEM Managers, Marketing Managers, Content Editors, and Designers on occasion
  • Managing independent community and agent reviews submitted
  • Other duties as assigned

We think you could be really successful if you:

  • Have a curious mind and aren’t afraid to bring big ideas to the table
  • Maintain positive energy in a team environment
  • Can handle multiple projects and manage deadlines
  • Are a team player, but also a self-starter who goes above and beyond the task at hand

Basic requirements to do the job:

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Advertising or Journalism, or equivalent experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of all major social media platforms
  • Experience using social media management, analytics, and listening tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with copywriting
  • Creative design skills

Why Neighborhoods.com?

  • The standards: insurance, 401k with match, flexible PTO, and a casual dress code
  • Paid parental leave
  • Pre-tax commuter program
  • West Loop neighborhood (easy commute and lots of food options)
  • Volunteer and charity opportunities
  • Cold-brew coffee on tap
  • Transparent and approachable leadership and management
  • Catered Lunch & Learn programs
  • You will help people on the journey to making one of the single biggest decisions of their life

Neighborhoods.com is an equal opportunity employer, of people from all different backgrounds, ethnicities, races, colors, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, and ages. We strive to foster an inclusive environment, that is comfortable for everyone. We will not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

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Location

We're at the edge of the West Loop, right next to Fulton Market. Transit options and lunch spots? We got 'em.

An Insider's view of Neighborhoods.com

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our work-life balance is fantastic. We value working hard during the day and encourage everyone to go home at a reasonable time.

Bill

Front End Developer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We’re working on using new types of data to understand our customers better. By developing ways to use these insights effectively, we do a better job of focusing on building the features that most improve the customer’s experience.

Jill

Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

Neighborhoods.com is a really great place for self-starters. It's a place for people who love being their own task-master while still functioning as part of a team. That this is a workplace for people who thrive in the absence of micromanagement and hand-holding.

Deana

Associate Editor

What is your vision for the company?

My vision for Neighborhoods.com is to help people live their life to its fullest potential by helping them with the universal challenge of finding a neighborhood and house they can truly call home.

Bill

CEO

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

PMO's ideas and processes facilitate keeping our engineers and designers focused on the work they love which in turn encourages innovation.

Heather

Project Manager

What are Neighborhoods.com Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $6000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
$25,000 of Life and AD&D insurance is provided at no cost to the employee.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Aside from all of these tangible benefits- Neighborhoods.com truly values all employees. A positive company culture, transparency, collaboration, & providing an inclusive environment for all employees, is something we value highly.

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