Social Media Specialist Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota – Department of the Army



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Social Media Specialist – Minneapolis, Minnesota
U.S. Army Accession Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 609087
Start Date: 08/02/2022
End Date: 08/26/2022

Qualification Summary
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience:One year of specialized experience which includes applying new and innovative tools, programs, systems, software, services, and social media industry trends to maintain an organization’s currency and relevance with social media efforts and strategies (i.e. Khoros, Hootsuite, Buffer Likeable Hub, or Social Pilot); Creating multimedia tools for social listening, social analytics and social engagement while managing the social media program of a brand/product; Utilizing various social media platforms to promote a brand/product (i.e. Facebook, YouTube, WeChat, Instagram, QQ, QZone, Weibo, Twitter, Tumblr, Telegram, Baidu Tieba, LinkedIn, WhatApp, LINE, Snapchat, Pinterest, Viber and VK, reddit, bbm and others); Advertising through social media tools by creating and posting articles, graphic design, photos, and videos. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07). OR Education: Master’s or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position such as Social Media, Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, and Marketing. Degree/education program must include or be supplemented by 24 Semester Hours of the following courses or similar courses: Social Media Data Analytics, Digital Consumer Behavior, Digital Content Strategy, Fundamentals of Digital Marketing, Social Ads 101, Content Marketing, Multi-media Advertising, Marketing Strategy, Digital Marketing, Digital Communications, Photo and Video Editing, etc. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Communications and MediaMultimedia TechnologiesOrganizational AwarenessTechnical Competence Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-07).

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