Social Strategist

New York, Salary:Negotiable

About Social Chain

This is Social Chain. A global social media agency. We deliver tangible results that have a long term transformational impact on progressive brands. We use the latest technology to drive strategy, the right minds to inspire creativity, and over 386 million people to maximise distribution. We currently have offices in Manchester, London, New York and Berlin. Interested in joining us? We’re always looking out for the next generation of talent to join our expansive team of creatives. We’re not looking for generic CVs, we’re looking for originality and a proven passion that grabs our attention.

Job Description

Social Chain is looking for a social strategist to join our New York team. This role will be directly responsible for driving, maintaining, and optimizing social media strategy across a number of clients and platforms. With the main goal of connecting audiences to brands in meaningful ways across social media through a variety of tactics. If you are looking for the perfect bridge between data and creative in the social landscape, this is your perfect opportunity!

What You Will Be Working On:

  • Setting KPIs and benchmarks for new and existing clients, to measure the effectiveness of the strategy. 
  • Performing competitive, consumer, and culture analysis to keep clients and strategies constantly rooted in actuality. 
  • Lead social media research including social listening and content performance analysis. 
  • Staying up to date and educating the wider team on new consumer behaviors, cultural trends, and platform changes.
  • Working with the New Business and Creative team in the creation of pitches, through research, strategic positioning, and creative briefing. 
  • Build social media audits to identify key opportunities clients can leverage. Create social strategy indicating tactics rooted in insight to achieve the client’s objectives and long-term goals. 
  • Work closely with account managers and creative teams to optimize social content based on learnings from research and reporting. 
  • Work and train junior team members through reporting practices and overall strategic tasks. 

Candidate Requirements

Who We Are Looking For:

  • 3-4 years of experience at a digital agency in a strategic role
  • Someone with a strategic way of thinking, along with analytical and creative rigor. You are able to interpret data to create a narrative that provides creative and strategic recommendations.
  • Deep understanding of social media platforms and how brands can best leverage them to reach their marketing and business goals.
  • Knowledge of social media reporting tools and leading the build of reports. 
  • Full understanding of the strategic process from research to creative. This includes being capable of leading the research process from social listening to surveying and workshops, gathering actionable insights to build a sustainable social media strategy, and provide the foundation for creative brainstorms and conceptualization. 
  • Able to write and present their work on compelling presentations. 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment where you will be working on various clients at once.

Additional Info

Why Join Social Chain

  • Joining Social Chain means becoming part of the Social Chain family! You’ll get to work with an incredible team of dedicated, collaborative, hilarious, and kind people. We put the happiness and prosperity of our team members first, always. 
  • The chance to work with a global team of innovators with a track-record for leveraging owned media, technology and insights to build brands that earn a meaningful share of people’s lives. 
  • Our mission is to put the brands we work with at the forefront of what’s possible through first, fearless, and ever-changing social-first campaigns. 


  • Unlimited vacation (we really mean it)
  • Health Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • $100/month gym stipend
  • Pre-tax transportation benefits through Swipe-N-Save
  • Monthly virtual wellness events
  • Team activities every week