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Social Media Specialist

Frankfort, Kentucky | Boston, Massachusetts | , Remote

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Location Frankfort, KentuckyUS Job ID JR-026049

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.

Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

Are you passionate about helping to create healthier families, improving quality of life, and sustaining the wellbeing and longevity of people globally?  If so, PerkinElmer has an incredible opportunity that will allow you to have a direct impact on how PerkinElmer communicates and supports key activities across the diagnostics, life sciences, food and applied markets.

The Social Media Specialist will play a critical role in helping PerkinElmer drive major social media initiatives through campaign management, editing, posting and consulting to optimize a variety of social media strategies. This role will require strong organizational skills, attention to detail and a profound knowledge of social media channels and best practices. This person, who will be an integral part of the Corporate Communications team, will liaise with multiple stakeholders and colleagues to implement PerkinElmer’s social program to drive our reputation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the end-to-end content journey in our social media channels through posting, calendar management, promoting and targeting paid and organic content
  • Interact and collaborate with fellow employees in a positive, proactive, and productive manner to create target audiences, provide counsel on content promotion, edit content for brand voice in social, and help write content when needed
  • Reconcile advertising accounts across the enterprise
  • Work closely with social leads and analyst on global social media projects and initiatives
  • Monitor and respond to engagement on certain segment or geographic channels
  • Support employee advocacy efforts  
  • Stay abreast of industry updates
  • Train stakeholders on proper processes, procedures, best practices around social content
  • Work with the team to monitor conversations happening around strategic growth areas and direct issues and opportunities to appropriate stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of social media experience AND a Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in B2B health, pharma, or biotech in an agency and/or corporate environment
  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in marketing, advertising, English, communications or similar
  • Able to collaborate across functions, businesses and regions
  • Experience working with executive level stakeholders
  • Paid social media experience
  • Strong writing ability
  • Adept at social media analytics
  • Understanding of global event strategies and best practices
  • Continuously up-to-date on social media best practices
  • Excellent project/time management skills and the ability to work juggle multiple tasks and priorities as well as strong follow-through
  • Solid team player, proactive, positive attitude
  • Solid Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) skills
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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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