TYR Sport, an industry leader in competitive swim and triathlon gear, is seeking a creative Social Media Assistant to join their team. This position will directly support the Associate Communications Manager in creating shareable/ engaging content for all of the brand's owned social media properties. The ideal candidate will perform well under tight deadlines, manage multiple projects in a well-organized and detail-oriented fashion and have a strong interest in sports, health, wellness and social media. Responsibilities:
- Maintain day-to-day posting and interaction on all TYR Sport social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and more) - Brainstorm interesting social media content (contests, etc.) - Maintain the monthly social media calendar - Assist in posting and engaging with fans at events; provide real-time content across all social media platforms - Assist in creating and distributing content for sponsored athletes (Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel, etc.) and all brand partners (USA Swimming, USA Water Polo, etc.) - Provide regular reports and analytics on all social media platforms - Evaluate success on follower growth and content engagement across various platforms - Establish relationships with key influencers and content creators across the internet - Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media - Maintain a strong understanding of brand standards and the voice of our company online - Ability to create graphics, images and videos for social media platforms will be a plus Education/ Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree, Marketing or Communications - Experience supporting a brand's social media feeds - Highly proficient in content creation for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram platforms - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Strong organizational skills - Excellent attention to detail - Proven ability to create and revise content in a demanding, fast-paced environment - Photography & video editing skills a plus - Must be tech savvy This position is based in Farmingdale, NY, on Long Island. Please apply with your resume, cover letter and required pay rate to . Please reference Job ID SMAweb.