Director of Digital & Social Media

About DEVENEY

DEVENEY is a dynamic marketing firm that develops campaigns and strategies that motivate a brand’s target audience into action. With locations in New Orleans and West Palm Beach, this award-winning firm has been internationally recognized for PR, marketing, digital and creative services.

We do more with less and always look for ways to improve, grow and learn. We have an attitude of gratitude and see the best in every situation. We are lifelong learners. We dream big and have each other’s backs, no matter what. We are an ever-evolving organization with our best days ahead of us and are looking for qualified candidates to join us for the ride.

If you are a self-starter, a big-idea person who can develop captivating content to further client messages and reach, then we need to talk.

What we are looking for: Director of Digital & Social Media

We are looking for a leader for our digital team. Ideal candidates will have 8+ years of experience managing holistic digital marketing campaigns (social media, SEO, paid search, web, etc.) and day-to-day interactions for multiple clients at one time. We are looking for someone who not only has the strategic ideas but the capability to execute them.

You will be a key player in developing digital strategies and executing against strategies for a wide range of DEVENEY clients in the areas of hospitality and tourism, medical, higher education and more.

Send us the following:

  1. Resume and cover letter
  2. Samples of your best work

DEVENEY Fundamentals

  • Strategy development for clients
  • Serves as the DEVENEY authority on clients’ digital needs, competitors, business challenges, opportunities, industry trends and best practices
  • Build and manage the Digital Division
  • Advance the agency
  • Provides consultation to account teams, helps them to elevate their digital expertise and become better stewards of their clients’ marketing budgets
  • Conducts comprehensive digital audits and competitive analyses
  • Executes organic SEO, paid search, and social media campaigns including paid and organic efforts and influencer marketing
  • Develops and implements content strategies based on overall brand strategy
  • Ensures that everything produced meets DEVENEY standards and delivers against the brand strategy and business objectives

Competencies for Success

  • Digital and social platform expertise
  • Resourceful
  • Takes initiative
  • Collaborative
  • Decision making
  • Positive attitude
  • Motivating, inspiring
  • Issues management and resolution
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Organized
  • Excellent project management and time management skills
  • Deals with stressful situations with a level head
  • Agile
  • Respectful of differing ideas, opinions, perspectives, and personalities
  • Adaptive to change, flexible
  • Curious not judgmental
  • Desire to learn, improve
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail

Tools/Platforms

  • Sprout Social – Content planning and community management
  • Digimind – Social listening and crisis reporting
  • Google AdWords
  • Google Analytics
  • WordPress
  • ShortStack – Contests and promotion
  • Traackr – Influencer identification
  • MailChimp
  • OlaPic – User-generated content platform

The Nitty Gritty

  • Primary Industry: Marketing – Digital
  • Secondary Industry: Marketing – Branding/Advertising
  • Career Level: Senior
  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s in Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Mass Communications, or related field
  • Job Status: Full time, Exempt
  • Position is based in our Uptown New Orleans office, with occasional work from home

DEVENEY is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We believe contribution comes in many forms and are excited about individuals with unique points of view.

This position may entail occasional stair climbing and descending, lifting of light materials or equipment such as laptops, and mobility to and from client sites. The position is 70%+ stationary with computer work and virtual meetings.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to resumes@deveney.com.