Social Media Specialist (USAO)
The Social Media Specialist will be required to perform Administrative Support for the United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida. This Specialist is responsible for directly and independently supporting the Chief Public Information Officer (PAO) in coordinating the United States Attorney’s Office media relations program.
The Social Media Specialist shall perform essential functions to include, but not limited to the following:
Work closely with and under the direction of the PAO.
Assist the PAO to develop, implement and manage the USAO’s social media strategy.
Provide multimedia content support on social media website(s) and platforms.
Maintain the USAO’s internal and external websites, as well as social media sites, ensuring compliance with Department of Justice (DOJ) standards and privacy rules.
Ensure that websites continually maintain current content (i.e., updated USAO personnel and sections), are formatted correctly, are visually appealing, utilize the optimum display of graphics, and contain functioning links to internal and external sites.
Helps oversee the USAO’s social media content.
Assist in developing media messaging and increase social media presence (i.e., Twitter and other potential social media platforms).
Draft social media, internet and intranet messaging for the USAO.
Use effective and impactful writing, editing and captioning to post (along with visuals) on websites and on social media platforms, considering the USAO’s purpose, DOJ’s mission, and objectives.
Maintain social media and events calendar with PAO. Highlight monthly initiatives and programming on social media.
As appropriate, attend events with members of USAO staff, take photographs and document events/programs on social media and USAO’s internal webpage.
Use social media platforms to disseminate photographs, publications, news releases and other materials in support of the USAO and DOJ mission.
Utilize social media marketing tools (this may include tools like Hootsuite and others).
Other functions of the Social Media Specialist include:
Monitor USAO’s social media presence.
Analyze and report on social media trends and the impact of messaging to determine how to maximize online reach.
Assist in developing a set of best practices for the most effective use of social media.
Stay up-to-date on and implement the latest DOJ and the Executive Office of United States Attorneys’ (EOUSA) approved social media practices and visuals.
As necessary, assist with the production and publication of public service announcements.
As appropriate, attend training programs.
Work with PAO to implement social media guidance from the DOJ and the EOUSA.
Research, read, and become familiar with DOJ policies and regulations regarding media relations and privacy rights. Ensure compliance with all rules and regulations before any information and/or materials are shared with the public/press.
Adhere to rules and regulations.
As necessary, assist PAO and media team to: draft, disseminate, post press releases, USAO newsletters and other materials; gather coverage of cases and matters of interest to the USAO through the use of a news clipping service and/or internet/social media searches; assist in the execution and coverage of public affairs events (i.e., press conferences); and, respond to press and public inquiries.
On occasion, travel to locations within the District to support the PAO.
Assist the PAO in maintaining filing systems for the USAO’s media relations programs. Carefully proofread all printed materials before they are publicly disseminated.
Type, proofread, edit, and correct written documents, media and press releases, charts, pictures, reports, tables, graphs, etc., utilizing Microsoft word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, publisher, internet, and software functions, as required.
Perform quality control over own work.
The required qualifications of the Social Media Specialist include:
A qualified typist is required (40 words per minute).
Skill in operating a computer terminal, personal computer, electronic typewriter, and switchboard.
Familiarity with office machines sufficient to perform recurring operations as well as user-selected custom features, e.g., copy enlargement and reduction.
Ability to review and analyze data and information from multiple sources.
College Education in Social Media, Communications or Digital Marketing preferred; a degree is not required.
The Social Media Specialist will perform the work at 99 N.E. 4th Street, Miami, FL. 33132.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment with occasional travel as required.
This document is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all job-related activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Due to the nature of the industry, job tasks may be changed as necessary to meet the needs of the customer.
AMTIS Inc. is an equal opportunity employer providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.