Community Manager

New York
Mar 12, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
Full Time
Schoology, an award winning learning management platform based in New York City, is seeking a talented Community Manager to build and manage an innovative and results-driven social media program from the ground up. In doing so you'll engage a passionate group of more than two million users around the word and work with a close-knit team of employees committed to reinventing the way technology is used in the classroom.

Our company is growing quickly, and we're looking for a smart, passionate, and resourceful candidate who is ready to put his or her skills to work in helping shape a brighter future for teachers and students.

About Schoology:

Schoology's goals are to help teachers teach better and to help improve student outcomes. We do this by automating parts of the instructional process, which allows educators to focus more time on collaborating, communicating, and helping their students and less time managing coursework. By providing online content repositories, learning and classroom management, professional development, and social networking in one easy-to-use and easy-to-implement platform, Schoology is transforming education through innovative technology. We are providing information and insights that were never before possible and allowing educators to grow in meaningful ways.

Position Summary:

The Community Manager will develop and implement outreach programs to grow and nurture our rapidly expanding community of educators in creative ways. Working in collaboration with the rest of the Marketing team, the Community Manager will develop strategies to establish Schoology as a thought-leader in the education market.

Job Responsibilities:

* Define Schoology's community goals by developing programs to engage a wide global audience of educators.
* Monitor and manage all social media outlets on a daily basis by participating in relevant industry conversations and/or discussion threads.
* Research, find, and create thought-provoking content to share with the community on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+, and Schoology's blog.
* Actively research new opportunities that will increase Schoology's visibility in the market.
* Grow community engagement through social media experiences, contests, awards, member call-outs, and other social community programs.
* Work alongside the marketing team to develop community initiatives related to trade shows, feature/product updates, and other Schoology related events.
* Drive analytics and metrics on effectiveness of social media campaigns and other key performance indicators.

Candidate Requirements:

* Previous experience managing social media platforms for an organization or business
* Deep understanding of social media platforms and services such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest.
* Experience with social media monitoring tools such as SproutSocial, HootSuite, etc.
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills

**Please provide a cover letter, resume, and relevant links in your application.