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Social Media Manager

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
7 Sep 2023

The Franklin Institute, the most visited museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, strives to be the world leader in promoting science and technology education and literacy through inspiring and engaging experiences that cultivate curiosity, critical thinking, and an understanding of the crucial role science plays in our lives.


At The Franklin Institute, we provide an environment that is as nurturing as it is dynamic. Our team-oriented approach allows for ample learning and career growth opportunities. We think you will find the Institute offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents. We are eager for your input, ideas, and inspiration.


Position Description:


The Marketing, Communications, and Digital Media team at The Franklin Institute is seeking an experienced and dynamic Social Media Manager to join our digital media team.


As the Social Media Manager, you will play a critical role in developing and implementing effective social media strategies, creating compelling content, managing online communities, analyzing performance metrics, and staying updated on social media trends. Your primary goal will be to enhance the museum's online presence and establish meaningful connections with our target audience. Reporting directly to the Director of Digital Editorial, you will collaborate closely with the marketing team and other cross-functional teams within the museum.


The Social Media Manager role offers high visibility and a unique opportunity to shape the digital presence of TFI, engage with a diverse audience, and establish TFI as a national leader in science communication on social media. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, excels in multitasking, and adapts quickly to cultural conversations. Strategic thinking and the ability to align social media efforts with broader communications plans are essential.


The Social Media Manager is expected to meet frequently with colleagues within TFI and across Philadelphia to develop and oversee social media campaigns that align with revenue-generating priorities and advance the museum's mission.


Position Requirements


        Bachelor's degree in marketing, journalism, or a related field, or equivalent experience

        Minimum of four (4) years of digital marketing experience


Status: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday (8:45 am - 5:15 pm)


Benefits Information:

The Franklin Institute offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision, 401K, life insurance and disability coverage. We also offer generous Paid Time Off, paid holidays, and numerous wellness program benefits.


To apply, please visit our Career CenterWe look forward to hearing from you!


Research shows that women and people from underrepresented groups often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that someone meets 100% of the qualifications for a role. If much of this job description describes you, then please apply for this role.


The Franklin Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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  • Job Reference: 1108272410-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2023
  • Recruiter: The Franklin Institute
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application