Social Media Marketing Specialist

Detroit Regional Partnership


The Social Media & Marketing Specialist serves as support for the Vice President of Marketing. In this role, the specialist will have an opportunity to assist with high-level branding and marketing campaigns for the region. This is a contract virtual position and will transition to being onsite in our local downtown Detroit, MI office.


  • Write content for LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter under the supervision of the VP of Marketing and Marketing Manager.
  • Manage social media and digital communications calendar.
  • Coordinate the creation of monthly newsletters, e-blasts and other communications.
  • Graphic Design for social media, website, marketing collateral, email marketing, newsletters, etc.
  • Assist with WordPress website updates and maintenance.
  • Support the marketing team with planning, implementing and monitoring marketing campaigns.
  • Produce marketing collateral such as advertisements, flyers, and brochures.
  • Assist with planning and logistics for marketing events
  • Provide administrative and project support for marketing programs.
  • Perform market and client research as requested.
  • File management of assets such as logos, and stock images, and partner files.

Technical Skills and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations, or related field preferred.
  • 3+ years professional marketing or communications experience preferred.
  • Extensive coursework or equivalent professional experience in marketing writing, social messaging, content development and graphic design required.
  • High level attention to detail and excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Deep knowledge of social media and digital communications tools.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team Player with top-notch people skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and In-Design (or other desktop publishing software). Adobe Creative Cloud, Google Analytics and Google Ads, Social Media Platforms.
  • Photography and/or videography skills a plus.
  • Experience with nonprofits or economic development organizations is a plus.

Additional Details

This role is temporarily remote due to COVID-19 but will transition to being onsite at our local office in downtown Detroit, MI. Please apply with an up-to-date resume, cover letter and examples of work. Please note: this contract full-time position will last 4-5 months and has no health benefits.

We cannot sponsor H1B Visas at this time and are unable to work with third party vendors/recruiters. Relocation assistance is not provided. Local residents are preferred.

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