Social Media Director

at SPM Communications (view profile)
Location Dallas
Date Posted November 8, 2021
Category Public Relations
Job Type Full-time


SPM was founded on the idea that “life’s too short to work with jerks.” That simple (and true!) thought became our “no jerks” policy that is at the core of our culture. “No jerks” means we work with clients and brands we trust and foster an atmosphere of mutual respect among agency leadership, team members and clients. The result is a creative, collaborative, inclusive culture where we can do great work, enjoy our workdays, learn from each other and grow professionally and personally.

We also offer competitive pay & benefits that include medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K with up to 4% match, a new business commission program, $100 monthly cellphone reimbursement, continuing education opportunities, paid time off for volunteering, a generous holiday schedule, paid personal time, “pawternity,” Flex Fridays and so much more.

The ideal social media director candidate will lead the agency’s social media team while working across our agency account teams to provide strategic social campaign elements for our food, restaurant, retail and CPG brands. In particular, the social media director will help grow our social media department via best practices, agency team education, client counsel and leadership.

SPM’s social media director will:

  • Interface with clients to provide them with social strategy expertise, recommendations and solutions
  • Lead social media new business efforts with support from senior leadership
  • Display exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex social/digital concepts in simple terms
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues and clients across a range of industries and skill levels
  • Provide additional strategy and direction to further develop the agency’s own social pages
  • Lead social measurement/reporting platform relationships and team education regarding the latest offerings and best practices
  • Provide leadership and guidance to social team members, develop agency materials for education, hold regular team meetings with the social media team, etc.
  • Stay abreast of and share emerging social and digital trends and platforms with agency team members
  • Lead social strategy recommendations during client crises

Our wish list for our social media director:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or a related field from a four-year accredited college or university
  • A minimum of 8 years’ social agency experience
  • Expertise in social, digital and SEO
  • Proven expertise in developing successful integrated plans
  • Strong content marketing/visual storytelling skills
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • B2C experience preferred
  • Strong fit for our inclusive “No Jerks” SPM culture of respect and collaboration.
  • Our DEI work at SPM is fundamental to our people-first culture. Read more on our "Who We Are" page.
  • Dallas-based or willing to relocate.

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