Divisional Social Media Manager in Chicago, IL at Bub City - Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Date Posted: 3/31/2021

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Seeking A Social Media Manager…
Join Our Leadership Team!

Are you an experienced social media professional, looking to work with a multifaceted company? Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants is seeking an experienced Social Media Manager to help oversee a division of LEYE that includes multiple brands and locations throughout the Chicago market, including: Bub City, Hub 51, Ramen-san, Sushi-san, il Porcellino, R.J. Grunts, and Three Dots and a Dash

Our ideal candidate is someone who is both creative and a solid writer – this position will require a big focus on content development and copywriting projects. Any experience with food photography is a huge plus!
If you’re experienced with social marketing, you love the restaurant industry - this could be the next step you’re looking for. Apply today! NOTE: When applying, please include your resume as well as links to social media profiles that you’ve managed. 
  • 1-3 years of relevant social media marketing experience (agency or hospitality roles preferred) 
  • Excellent communication skills (written/verbal/interpersonal)
  • Familiarity with social media management platforms 
  • Creative photography/video experience
  • Daytime Mon-Fri availability with flexible availability for weekends/evenings/holidays as needed
  • B.A. in Marketing, Communications, Hospitality or related field
  • Knowledge of Adobe programs preferred
We Offer:
  • Competitive pay
  • Restaurant discounts
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical/Dental Insurance
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Vision plan
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pre-tax Transit Benefit
  • Training, Development & Advancement Opportunities
  • PTO - Including Holiday, Vacation, Sick days, Parental Leave 
Lettuce Entertain You is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We Participate In E-Verify.

Job Summary: Oversee social media strategy for a division of Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants consisting of assigned brands and geographic locations. 
Essential Functions
  • Manage social media accounts and generate creative, original content on various platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for assigned brands and locations 
  • Manage editorial calendars and outline monthly content plan including event promotions, staff highlights, new menu items, etc.
  • Lead Marketing team in development, execution, optimization, and reporting of full multichannel social media campaigns to meet divisional and store business goals
  • Liaise with partners, General Managers and Executive Chefs to determine store priorities and real-time social media needs
  • Monitor and respond to guest comments, reviews and messages in a timely manner, determined by industry and customer service best practices
  • Create, monitor and optimize paid social media initiatives, using strategic targeting and budgeting practices to maximize impact and minimize cost
  • Analyze metrics weekly, monthly and annually in order to optimize posting and ad spending, educating teams on findings
  • Coordinate photoshoots and video filming segments for turnkey social media opportunities, and long tail marketing campaigns
  • Respond to press requests from media
  • Maintain availability to work a variety of days and shifts (including weekends and nights) at local and out-of-state sites as needed 
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and office equipment 
  • Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Ability to multitask calmly and effectively in a busy, stressful environment 
  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable light, noise and temperature levels
  • Ability to occasionally retrieve and distribute files or office supplies weighing up to 10 pounds
Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Post social media content meeting the weekly minimum per week / per location
  • Assist Marketing team in creating content for special events and edit promotional copy for LEYE newsletters, websites and social media accounts
  • Develop, coordinate, attend and capture social media at events with restaurant management as needed
  • Coordinate with Graphic Design and Photography teams to create digital and printed marketing materials 
  • Assist with updating websites with new menus, events, etc. 
  • Proficiency in the use and operation of all necessary tools and equipment including MS Word and Excel 
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook 
  • Get along well with others and act as a team player 
  • Other duties assigned as needed