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Requisition ID:  8813

Social Media Manager

Job Summary



The Digital Community Manager will be responsible for optimizing the various Purdue online platforms to inform and engage potential and current students, their parents, Purdue alumni and donors, and various other target audiences.  The individual works with other campus groups to coordinate social content and provide guidance on social media best practices.  Reporting to the Assistant Director of Digital Engagement, the Digital Community Manager is a member of the Purdue central marketing team and collaborates closely with new services, editorial and web development teams as well as the many individual Colleges, schools and departments.



  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Publications or related field
  • Four or more years of experience in a digital marketing or social media role
  • Experience using Hootsuite, Social Studio or another social media planning and listening platform
  • Organizational skills and understanding how to manage the priorities of multiple stakeholders in a complex environment
  • Working knowledge of website content management systems (CMS) tools (e.g. Cascade, Drupal, WordPress)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service orientation with a "can-do" attitude
  • Ability to assess systems and processes for continuous improvement


  • Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position
  • A background check is required for employment in this position
  • FLSA:  Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.