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Director of Social Media

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Job Title: Director of Social Media

Job ID: 77026

Job Location: New York, NY

Job Location

New York, NY



Job Description

MetLife is seeking a Director of Social Media to join a dynamic and exciting global digital team.  The Director of Social Media will be a core member of a team that contributes to critical business success metrics. The candidate will be responsible for leading social media strategies to drive brand advocacy, support customers and drive real business value. This person will be a talented professional who combines strategic vision with demonstrated online marketing success. The candidate will manage a team of internal and agency resources to drive and advocate for social media activities in support of MetLife business objectives.  The individual will work closely with business partners globally to ensure strategic alignment. He/she will also establish partnerships with key social partners, including Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter and other relevant companies, to uncover innovative opportunities and develop informed positions on where the industry is going and what that means for MetLife.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Lead the corporate social media strategy with the goal of increasing brand preference, customer satisfaction and driving business value.
  • Partner with internal operating divisions including marketing, advertising, compliance/legal, and public relations to maximize the power of social media within a highly regulated industry.
  • Work with product marketing teams to coordinate the planning of social media campaigns, ensuring proper integration and alignment with overall marketing strategy
  • Establish and grow MetLife’s social media presence with all relevant customers and audiences.
  • Source and manage relationships with social media platform partners to develop insights for the purpose of informing future marketing strategy, campaigns, and customer centric initiatives.
  • Provide benchmarks and analyze data provided by social media listening efforts to inform company-wide decision-making and ensure campaign targets are met
  • Partner with metrics team and partners to measure and analyze impact of social media and evolve ROI model.
  • Regularly monitor the competitive space and be aware of market changes and developments.
  • Proactively identify customer pain points communicated via Social Platforms or MetLife’s digital properties ensure these issues are addressed in an appropriate timeframe.
  • Ensure that voice of customer data that is collected is translated into compelling recommendations for process improvements.
  • Communicate results of efforts to a broader audience on a regular basis.


Job Requirements

Required:

  • BS/BA degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, Psychology, Technical as well as any related field of expertise.
  • 7 years of experience in an internet environment.
  • 10 years of experience in Digital Marketing, Customer support, or User Experience Design.
  • 5 years knowledge of social media and networking platforms and monitoring suite suppliers.
  • 7 years of leadership experience.

Preferred:

  • Highly motivated, customer focused goal-oriented, collaborative team player.
  • Must be passionate, responsive and knowledgeable about social media trends globally.
  • Ability to influence other associates at all levels of the organization.
  • Clear, concise communication; verbal and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to interact with business partners and effectively communicate recommendations.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and thrive in a dynamic fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Experience with financial and/or insurance industry.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to foster new and existing partnerships.
  • Speaking a 2nd language.


Education Required
Bachelors Degree

Business Category

Global Brand, Marketing & Communication



Job Category
Internet/New Media

Number of Openings

1



Equal Employment Opportunity

MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law.



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MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law.
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