Thomas College, located in the revitalized town of Waterville, ME which is mid-way between the beautiful coast and mountains of Maine as well as Maine’s largest city, is a private, not-for-profit business and liberal arts college offering a guaranteed job program to its graduates. Founded in 1894 as a private college, Thomas offers a rich professional studies curriculum for undergraduate and graduate students in a wide variety of programs including business, arts and sciences, criminal justice, education, and technology. In 2017, Money Magazine recently ranked Thomas 23rd in the country for adding the most value to their degrees, and data reported by the New York Times ranks Thomas College in the top 15 percent of all college and universities in the U.S. for upward mobility of its graduates.
Thomas College is seeking a Social Media Specialist. The Social Media Specialist is responsible for managing Thomas College’s presence and audience engagement on main social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube. This individual has a deep understanding of social analytics and audience engagement and demonstrates excellent written and creative skills.
The Social Media Specialist is directly involved with promoting enrollment activities and all areas of the College to help increase exposure and brand recognition by implementing social media strategies that build brand awareness, increase engagement, and generate recruitment results.
The candidate must have three to five years combined experience with increasing responsibility in the fields of social media, marketing, communications, or related fields. Bachelor’s degree required. Excellent interpersonal, writing, editing and communications skills; experience with photography and video production, graphic design, and basic web coding knowledge. The individual must possess these skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, short-term disability insurance, 403(b) matching plan, paid time off, and tuition remission.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and names of three professional references. Please include an email address on your application materials.
The College requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. After a successful applicant receives a job offer, they will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or must apply and be approved for a medical or religious exemption.
Thomas College is an equal opportunity employer.
Thomas College's mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities.