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Social Media Specialist (Contractor)

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Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: East Kilbride, GBN, GB

Company: Micron

Req. ID: 126221 

Recruiter: Rosario VINCIPROVA 

The Social Media Specialist is an exceptionally creative thinker who is primarily responsible for engaging with online social community members. Social networking is to be used as a communication vehicle for marketing to new customers, providing a positive customer experience for current customers, and simultaneously cultivating a healthily engaged community across an ever-growing number of social platforms. The Social Specialist will perform the critical task of interacting with our fans in a positive manner and making our social media pages more interesting, personal, and relevant to our audience.


Reporting to the WW Social Media Manager, you will:

  • Manage conversations and maintain high-engagement levels on our English social pages, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube
  • Create eye-catching social posts (memes, images, gifs, videos, ads) that cover a mix of geek humor, IT knowledge, tech tips, industry news, system builds, gaming events, eSports news, and gaming trends
  • Work closely with content groups to leverage articles, videos, and visual imagery for social media purposes
  • Manage regular giveaways suitable to our audiences and to our various regions
  • Post regularly to English platforms and engage with the community in a personal and authentic manner
  • Respond to English questions, posts, and direct messages on our various platforms in a timely manner
  • Work with the WW Social Media Manager to boost relevant posts as needed and report out on metrics
  • Update pages when relevant to reflect branding objectives e.g. cover images, profile images, and ‘about us’
  • Connect with key influencers (gamers, system, modders, local LAN owners , other hardware manufacturers) to form partnerships that leverage cross-promotional marketing initiatives
  • Monitor the social universe and implement response guidelines as needed
  • Share key learnings from the English page to guide and support the various regional social owners
  • Effectively communicate plans and updates among regional social owners
  • Ship out branded materials and products to social fans
  • Support the global social media check-in call by pulling together all metrics and updating the slide deck accordingly


  • An understanding of online “geek” culture, especially as it relates to computers and video games.
  • 2+ years’ experience in managing social media platforms for business/brands
  • Strong ability to tell stories that engage, inform, and influence behavior amongst PC DIYers and PC gamers
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Attention to detail, organized, self-motivated, and able to balance priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to collaborate with a team of social media managers dispersed across the world
  • Ability to work with stakeholders across different departments, regions, and job roles
  • Knowledge of PC hardware required
  • Understanding of Adobe design and video tools is a plus
  • BA/BS in public relations, communications, marketing, or English
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel to events when required


About Crucial

Crucial is a global brand of Micron Technology, Inc. Crucial solid state drives (SSDs) and memory (DRAM) upgrades are compatible with over 100,000 new and old desktops, laptops, workstations, and servers. Available worldwide at leading retail and e-tail stores, commercial resellers, and system integrators, Crucial products enhance system performance and user productivity. Learn more at


About Ballistix

Ballistix is a global brand of Micron Technology, Inc. Ballistix memory (DRAM) enhances the overall PC gaming experience and delivers a performance edge to gamers and enthusiasts. Backed by more than ten years of expertise, Ballistix is the only gaming memory and storage brand that’s part of a major manufacturer. Learn more at

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.


Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.


To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).


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