Associate 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


As an Associate Social Strategist you will work closely with the social media managers, the content strategist, and the account managers, to make sure that all clients’ social activity is aligned with the overall strategy defined for the brand. By analyzing performance data and keeping up to date with the latest social innovations and trends, the  Associate Social Strategist would be responsible for presenting teams with ways to optimize existing activity and adapt to an ever-changing industry. 

What You Will Be Working On:

  • Own weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting across existing brands whilst also suggesting new ways to report on success. 
  • Understand social listening services and research techniques to support the development and execution of pitch decks, audits, and strategies. 
  • Stay up-to-date and maintain fluency with the latest cultural trends, social tactics, platform changes, and industry news.
  • Develop and deliver cohesive analyses and presentations, both internally and externally
  • Set KPIs and benchmarks for new and existing clients, to measure the effectiveness of the strategy. 
  • Focus on people-based insights, supporting the development of distinct and differentiated audience understanding that is connected to strategic decisions and creative ways-in.
  • Perform competitive, consumer, and culture analysis to keep clients and strategies constantly rooted in actuality.
  • Support strategy leads with the relevant and necessary insights required for their strategic planning and deliverables for creative, communications and attention strategies.

Candidate Requirements

Who We Are Looking For:

  • 1-3 years of experience in social listening and syndicated data for analysis, research design, strategic insights development.
  • Deep understanding of social media platforms and how brands can best leverage them to reach their marketing and business goals.
  • Knowledge of the capabilities of social research tools such as Netbase, Global Web Index, Sprinklr, Social Bakers, Tubular, etc. to later be able to select and mine appropriate resources to answer insight requests.
  • Experience reviewing qualitative and quantitative research data (surveys and interviews) to surface and interpret distinctive and actionable insights.
  • Ability to think strategically, with a balanced analytical and creative approach.
  • Ability to write and present their work on compelling presentations. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where you will be working on various clients at once. 
  • An innate sense of curiosity and personal interest in digital marketing. 
  • Self-motivated and demonstrates initiative in identifying opportunities, discerning a clear path forward, and acting upon them swiftly.

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