Digital Content Creator

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Job Location

In Office

Type of Job

Full Time

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About the job

ReelPaws, an award-winning digital agency with pet expertise, commercial photography & video production capabilities, is seeking a Full Time Digital Content Creator to join our team. Work to be completed primarily from our Chicago office during the company-wide four day (32 hour) workweek. Enjoy 3-day weekends, every week!

This position is responsible for helping develop and design a wide array of marketing content for websites, social media, email, and more. Help oversee content creation from ideation through execution, working alongside the rest of the creative team and the account manager. Projects range from crafting fun and unique marketing emails that showcase fearless personality, developing clever TikToks scripts to be shot natively on devices, and writing website copy and blog posts that educate and delight readers, etc.

Starting salary is based on level of experience, and upon hire will be reevaluated on a biannual basis. You will have the opportunity to work directly with leadership, the creative team, and clients, to facilitate the production of a wide array of content. The scale of our portfolio offers challenges and opportunities for individuals who are looking to further their careers with an innovative and growing company.

If you love to create trendy online content that stands out and have a razor-sharp eye for detail, we’d like to meet you!

Responsibilities

CONTENT CREATION: Produce various digital marketing assets primarily across social media, website, and email, for assorted client projects and internal use. Write clear marketing copy to promote our clients' products/services. Proofread and edit blog content before publication.

CONTENT STRATEGY: Participates in client calls and in-person meetings and supports creative content brainstorm sessions. Supports team in developing content for and maintaining the agency's social media channels and blog as well as experimenting with new channels and advertising strategies. Stays on top of trends and current events; drafts relevant blog posts and client educational emails. Research industry-related topics and integrating relevant online sources and studies to support original content. Is a thought-leader and educator for the agency – guides the staff to stay on top of the ever-changing industry trends.

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT: Develops editorial content calendars for social media on behalf of clients and the agency. Handles day-to-day social media management, including loading all social content and regular monitoring to ensure it is properly displayed; overseeing community management on behalf of brand and agency social media channels; advising supervisors on major developments.

INFLUENCER RELATIONS: Coordinates and manages Influencer campaigns; manages one-off influencer collaborations and requests. This includes building shot lists, sharing brand key messaging, and managing influencer contracts and deliverables.

Requirements

  • Minimum of two years of previous experience in digital content creation, preferably  in communications, marketing, public relations, or advertising agency  setting, with experience managing social media, content creation for  clients, designing influencer campaigns, crafting content calendars,  basic graphic design, copywriting, storyboarding or mood board creation,  or similar.

  • BA or BS degree in marketing, English, journalism, or related field.

  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English.

  • Solid work ethic and professionalism in dealing with clients and colleagues.

  • Trustworthiness, professional appearance, and poise when working with clients.

  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.

  • Exceptionally organized and able to work independently.

About ReelPaws

ReelPaws is an award-winning digital agency that brings together top-notch marketing minds, serious commercial photography and video production capabilities, and pet expertise, all under one roof. Our team creates work for trusted brands around the world. We deliver creative and digital marketing solutions for clients and their trusted partners.

Employees at ReelPaws are a diverse group of creatives, coming from all sorts of backgrounds. Our small (but mighty!) team is composed of less than 15 employees that specialize in producing photography, video, and digital work for brands that utilize animals in marketing and advertising content. Our clients are located across the country and internationally. Some companies are emerging brands, but many household names also seek our work. We have a significant number of loyal non-pet clients too. The work we create is rather diverse and varied and the clients are overall pretty great!

Our office/studio is located in the Ravenswood / Lincoln Square area, in an old brick factory building that has a modern industrial vibe with polished concrete flooring and high ceilings. We maintain a laid-back work environment with a business casual dress code, and an office dog. We work hard to create great work, but have a sense of humor and laugh daily. Come join us! Work alongside talented professionals and contribute on challenging, exciting, and rewarding projects.

Ideal Candidate

  • Solid understanding of digital design

  • Prior experience with Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and LinkedIn

  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail

  • Collaborative, with excellent communication skills

  • Hardworking

  • Exceptional ability to multitask & prioritize tasks

  • Passionate about producing the best work possible

  • Positive, high-energy, and a sense of enthusiasm

  • Comfortable working with and around dogs and cats

  • Proven track record of producing multiple complex projects

To Apply

Resume + please indicate a link to your professional portfolio or website.

Send materials to careers@reelpaws.com

Address

4809 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, IL 60640

Compensation & Benefits

$45,000 - $65,000 per year


Benefits: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Bonus pay, Retirement plan

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