Social Media Lead

Santa Monica, California / The Black Tux

Posted: Aug 21, 2017


The Black Tux is reinventing the formalwear rental industry so guys can show up at their best on the days that matter most. The company designs and manufactures modern rental suits and tuxedos that actually fit?made of 100% wool, ordered online, and delivered for free. Using a combination of machine learning, tailor-trained fit specialists, and industry-leading customer service, The Black Tux guarantees a perfect fit every time.

We're looking for a passionate, driven, and committed Social Media Lead to grow with our expanding Brand team. We are looking for someone who is dedicated, resourceful, organized, and above all excited to help define a young company on the verge of revolutionizing an industry.

We are a brand first, design-driven company; that's how we differentiate ourselves in the market and why this role is so important. As a core member of our Santa Monica-based Brand team, you will oversee our social media strategy, develop new and exciting narratives and engage in conversation with our customers. The ideal candidate is sharp, savvy, and self-motivated with a pop-culture heavy sensibility. Experience in creating compelling stories with beautiful visuals on major social platforms is a must.

The Job:

- Oversee all social media channels, day-to-day
- Drive the strategic planning process for social media
- Collaborate with the Brand and Marketing teams to generate and brainstorm new ideas
- Maintain open channels for customer feedback and active conversation
- Translate marketing initiatives into effective and relevant social posts and campaigns
- Write strong copy that connects with our large audience
- Create and source visual content (photo, video, gifs)
- Manage a daily, weekly, and quarterly calendar
- Build relationships with influencers
- Track key performance metrics on a regular basis

Who You Are:

- 3-5 years relevant experience
- Proven work cultivating a following
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
- Expert knowledge of all things digital and social
- Curious, scrappy, and detail-oriented
- Strong creative mind (writing, photography, storytelling)
- An eye for quality content and discerning taste
- Comfortable on camera?
- Obsessed with the internet and #popculture
- Have a good sense of humor, emotional intelligence, and patience
- Open to giving and receiving feedback
- A little weird

Benefits and perks of working at The Black Tux:

- Exciting startup environment
- Weekly catered lunches
- Dog-friendly office
- Complimentary dry cleaning & tailoring services
- Health, dental and vision coverage
- 401(k)
- Paid parking
- Paid maternity and paternity leave
- Open vacation time
- Stocked kitchen & pantry
- Apple equipment or whatever you need to be productive
- Monthly team outings
- Free suit and tuxedo rentals

We're an equal opportunity employer to all. We interview and hire applicants of all backgrounds, orientations, expressions, and identities.

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