Seed: Social Media Manager at AVRA Talent Partners

AVRA Talent Partners

Seed: Social Media Manager

Full-Time in Venice, CA


Location: Venice, California

Comp: 60-80k

Benefits: Full benefits


Seed’s mission: Seed is an ecosystem of scientists, doctors, innovators, thinkers, and storytellers pioneering the inquiry and application of microbiome science to improve human and planetary health.

Why this role exists: Reporting to the VP of Marketing, the Social Media Manager will turn curiosity, biology, the microbiome, and all things health and science into a sparkling conversation for citizen scientists across the Internet (and at the dinner table). We’re humans with big ideas, big convictions, and a rigorous sense of responsibility. Social is the heartbeat of Seed and how much of the world meets and interacts with us.

What’s in it for me: Work side-by-side with Seed’s leadership team, in a small but swiftly growing startup. Seed’s products have the ability to positively impact millions of people’s lives on a myriad of levels and the brand has the opportunity to educate and translate science in a way that is both accessible and actionable. Learn from and engage with an experienced team of marketing and startup veterans (and scientists) with abundant opportunity for growth and challenge.

Required Experience:

  • Experience managing social media, especially if in an educational / science / health / CPG / wellness or similar space
  • Minimum 2-3+ years experience in social media (open to various levels of experience beyond that)

Objective Outcomes:

  • Strategize, conceptualize, and execute content and storytelling across Seed’s social channels
  • Establish social strategy, defining KPIs and building a roadmap to achieving them
  • Own social calendar in conjunction with marketing, editorial, and the internal team
  • Define community strategy and manage community day-to-day
  • Support influencer and community outreach and activations
  • Support and manage content creation flow with design team
  • Stay up to date with social trends, technologies and algorithm changes - and ideate on creative use cases
  • Weekly, monthly, and quarterly setting of social goals and reporting on them

Core Competencies:

  • Eye for design and stewardship of our brand identity and message
  • Ability to analyze data and report on it in an effective way, which will inform how we iterate
  • Extraordinary copywriting and creative writing skills
  • Excellent communicator
  • Multi-channel, multi-tasking, multi-project management
  • Synthesis of disparate ideas to create analogies, metaphors and various narrative devices (both visual and written) to communicate science and inspire a community

Hard Skills:

  • Deep knowledge of all tools and related software across multiple channels
  • Strong written skills, especially in the translation of science into education
  • Bonus: photography skills, Photoshop, and/or ability to create awesome GIFs

Personal + Professional Attributes:

  • Previous startup experience ideal, or someone who understands and wants to be part of a faster-paced startup
  • Curious, questioning
  • Proactive, entrepreneurial, self-driven
  • Problem solver
  • Detail-oriented
  • Articulate and excellent communicator
  • Kind
  • Thoughtful
  • Comfortable working autonomously
  • Collaborative and open to taking direction
  • Innovative design styles, methodology, and purpose
  • Positive, optimistic, excited about microbiome, life, can-do attitude
  • A love of learning, science or tinkering
  • Flexible and quick to pick up new skills or projects
  • Eager to take on new challenges, introduce and implement new approaches and ideas, grow, test and learn outside your comfort zone
  • Clever, passionate and optimistic
  • In tune with pop culture and relevant design trends (and historical references)
  • Fantastic brainstormer
  • Scrappy, fast,- great rolodex of talent to collaborate with