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Social Media Marketing Specialist 

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STR is hiring a Social Media Marketing Specialist who will utilize their marketing and social media management skills to architect and enhance our social media presence, support our recruiting enterprise, oversee a pipeline of web and social media content creation, including interacting with current and prospective employees, and promoting our brand and values with engaging content. The Marketing Specialist will work with the recruiting team members and leadership to create innovative social media campaigns. This is STR's first major foray into social media, so this is a unique opportunity to help define our approach and strategy.

We're looking for someone who is enthusiastic, vibrant, and people-focused. We are a young tech company on a mission to improve the world and pride ourselves and having an amazing team of diverse and collaborative minds. We need to grow this team, and desire to become proactive in marketing ourselves to prospective employees. We know that our internet presence is key to this, and we want your help in conveying the energy and mission of our company.

Job duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Creating social media and web content campaigns and strategies to support recruiting and brand definition, including content ideation and implementation schedules
  • Ensuring brand consistency in marketing and social media messages by working with company stakeholders
  • Providing training and guidance to recruiting team members on social media implementation best practices and strategies
  • Collecting internet data and analyzing interactions and visits, plus using this information to create company goals, report on progress, and improve future marketing strategies and campaigns
  • Supporting the broader recruiting team with messaging, content definition, and outreach
  • Reporting progress to other vested parties, documenting processes
  • Growing company social media presence on LinkedIn and expanding company social media presence onto new platforms as appropriate.
  • Researching activity of company competitors and preparing observations and analysis
  • Creating and distributes engaging written and graphic content in the form of web page and blog content, or social media content
  • Staying current with industry trends and competitive strategies to identify potential challenges and opportunities in the short and long term
Position Requirements

Social Media Marketing Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field with at least one year of experience with Social Media management
  • Experience with at least four of the following, Marketing, Content Creation, Copywriting, Graphic Design, Web Design and Strategy, Data Collection and Analysis
  • Demonstrated experience with Major Social Media Platforms
  • Technology Skills, ideally including Adobe Creative Cloud and Office 365
  • Strong Verbal, Graphic, and Written Communication Skills
  • Attention to Detail, Self-Motivated, Creative Problem-Solving Skills
About the Organization Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a rapidly growing technology company with locations north of Boston, MA, Arlington, VA and near Dayton, OH. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security, trying to understand how to protect our society: from stopping malicious botnet attacks, to understanding cyber vulnerabilities, providing next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare to developing artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.

STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, but you go home at night knowing that you pushed the forefront of technology and made the world a little safer. We recognize that the world is changing, that it is becoming more connected than ever before, making things change faster than before, and reshaping society in the process. We all want to understand this changing world and leave it better for our work.

We're not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe!

EOE Statement STR is fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your name, phone number and email address.

US Citizenship is required for all positions.

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