Social Media Assistant

Job description: The Social Media Assistant will help with all aspects of account management from finding content and updating social media platforms, to writing and distributing press releases. They will need effective communication, both to tailor each brand’s message individually, and report back to the agency on a weekly basis. Strong writing skills and a creativity streak is a must.

Hours: 33-35/ week
Compensation: contact for more info

An exciting new Marketing Agency based in Asheville, NC, Carmen and Grace Communications, is currently looking for a Social Media Marketing Assistant to join our team. If your fingers are on the social pulse of the outdoor industry, and you want to be able to work from wherever you are, this is for you! The primary responsibilities will be to help with all aspects of account management, from finding content and updating social media platforms, to management of athlete/ambassador teams, to writing and distributing press releases. This person will need to be able to think on their feet, react quickly and effectively, and show creativity in a constantly changing outdoor world.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for finding and publishing effective, branded content
  • Responsible for ideas on strategy and direction for certain accounts, plus planning of digital platform aligned with company objectives
  • Sets ambitious goals and displays strong writing and planning skills to achieve high performance for both brand and sales
  • Manages blog content and updating a variety of blog platforms
  • Manages athlete/ambassador teams with regular communications and strategy
  • Manages social media platforms, from Facebook to Youtube, and everything in between.
  • Accountable for brand representation on all digital platforms, including social media and email
  • Create press releases for product launches and brand news to be distributed
  • Works with Marketing Director to maximize effectiveness of dealer extranet site


  • 4 year degree in marketing or a related field preferred;
  • 2+ years’ experience managing marketing and social media platforms for brands in the outdoor industry preferred;
  • Demonstrates fabulous writing skills;
  • Demonstrates ability to develop and manage exceptional brand experiences;
  • Strong background in user experience, brand visions and communication;
  • Demonstrates wonderful creativity;
  • Team player who loves to work with people;
  • Knowledge of HTML and related web code a plus;
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus;
  • Strong ability to collaborate and encourage cross-functional efforts;
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers, superiors, the general public, and others;
  • Demonstrates exceptional time management and multi-tasking abilities;
  • Capable public speaker, competent and confident in holding meetings and presentations;
  • Knowledge of WordPress and other common digital platforms a plus;
  • Set priorities, meet deadlines and follow up on assignments with little to no direction;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products;
  • Must have the ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment and discretion;

This is a super exciting time to join the team of a growing outdoor communication agency – on the verge of even greater success. If you love to ‘gram, tweet and blog and think you have what it takes to be part of our young agency that encourages team spirit, passion, engagement and achievement, please send a cover letter and resume, with any links to writing examples to