Social media associate

Full-Time Position

Devaney & Associates, Inc., an award-winning marketing, advertising, and public relations firm located in Owings Mills, Maryland is looking for an entry level, energetic, and creative Social Media Associate to join our team. As a Social Media Associate, you will be responsible for developing and implementing social media strategies for a variety of clients to increase their online presence and audience engagement. You’ll work closely with the account management team, public relations director, and creative department to produce impactful content for our clients and our agency.


  • Develop, implement, and manage social media strategies for approximately 20 clients in varied industries such as public service, technology, building/contracting, financial services, healthcare and more
  • Develop content calendars and recommend social strategies that meet clients’ marketing goals and fit within overall marketing campaigns
  • Draft and post content that encourages and increases engagement
  • Gather photos, videos, and develop branded graphics
  • Monitor pages and respond to comments and messages
  • Measure and report on the success of social media campaigns
  • Create and manage social media advertising campaigns and budgets
  • Manage multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Monitor user engagement and suggest content optimization
  • Stay up to date with the latest social media best practices and technologies
  • Work with copywriters and designers to ensure content is informative and appealing
  • Meet and communicate regularly with clients to curate content


  • Degree in communications, marketing, business, media, or public relations
  • Demonstrable creative social media experience
  • Deep understanding of digital marketing practices and platforms
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and more
  • Strong command of social media best practices, trends, and platform changes
  • Understanding of basic metrics and social media KPIs
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Organized multitasker with good time-management skills
  • Ability to scope out trending topics and viral stories and package them as consumable social media content to be shared online
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Have strong attention to detail and deadlines

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a talented, supportive, professional team in a dynamic work environment with room to grow. If you’d like to apply for this position, fill out the form below with your resume, work samples (content calendars, posts, etc.), and a cover letter that tells us why you’re interested in social media, any past experience, and what makes you perfect for this position.

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