Social Media and Communications Specialist

Cboe Global Markets

At Cboe Global Markets, we inspire our people to solve complex challenges together because what we do matters. We provide the financial infrastructure that powers the global economy. As a leading provider of market infrastructure and tradable products, Cboe delivers cutting-edge trading, clearing and investment solutions to market participants around the world.

We’re building inclusive ways to support professional and personal development while strengthening the trust we’ve earned as a global market leader. Our teams are empowered to share ideas, actively pursue them and bring on a challenge. As champions of internal mobility and access to opportunity, we encourage our people to “go for it” and equip our managers with the training to coach their teams to the next level. Our Associate Resource Groups champion diversity, equity and inclusion, giving associates a safe space to network, share ideas and create opportunities.

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Position Details

Social Media and Communications Specialist
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The Communications team is hiring for a Social Media and Communications Specialist.

Do you live and breathe social media? We’re looking for an individual with experience managing all aspects of a brand’s social media strategy – from trendspotting, planning and content development to listening, engagement and analytics. We’re a passionate and dedicated team seeking an energetic individual excited about the opportunity to grow Cboe’s corporate brand, reputation and voice across our platforms through this role. Option to work hybrid: in-office and remote.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for the following:

  • Manage and optimize social media content calendar for product campaigns, business line updates, culture-building, evergreen content and other topics requested by internal stakeholders 
  • Capitalize on new trends and best practices through innovative content and discovery of relevant opportunities for Cboe to engage 
  • Conduct deep analysis of Cboe’s current social media audiences and develop custom engagement strategies for new and existing target groups
  • Create and manage regular reporting that informs strategy and provides recommendations for further improving content performance 
  • Proactively seek new opportunities to enhance the company’s social media presence through additional social media platforms, content enhancements, paid media or other ideas 
  • Manage social media posting natively and through third-party publishing platforms

The ideal candidate has:

  • 2 to 3 years’ experience in marketing, communications, public relations or related field 
  • Experience directly managing social media presence on behalf of a brand/organization 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications, Finance or Public Relations fields 
  • Team player work cooperatively in group situations, exhibit openness to others' views, source ideas from other departments across company. 
  • Experience in social media management platforms, MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite.

You’ll really stand out with:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, desire to do more, seek ways to enhance and improve, going beyond the status quo. 
  • Creative thinker, ability to adapt voice and content, execute fresh ideas, tackle problems with ingenuity. 
  • Snappy writer, ability to distill complex information into easily understood and engaging material for a wide variety of audiences. 
  • Adaptable and nimble, ready to jump on trending topics or accommodate last minute requests. 
  • Eye for design and bringing engaging content and graphics to life 
  • Understanding of financial industry, creative development and editorial process and latest trends in social media.

Benefits and Perks

We value the total wellbeing of our people – including health, financial, personal and social wellness. We believe standard benefits like health insurance and fair pay are a given at any organization. Still, you should know we offer:

  • Fair and competitive salary and incentive compensation packages with an upside for overachievement
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, personal days, sick days and annual community service days
  • Flexible, hybrid work environment, where you choose where and how you work
  • Health, dental and vision benefits, including access to telemedicine and mental health services
  • 2:1 401(k) match, up to 8% match immediately upon hire
  • Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Tax Savings Accounts for health, dependent and transportation
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Volunteer opportunities to help you give back to your communities

Some of our associates’ favorite benefits and perks include:

  • Complimentary lunch, snacks and coffee in any Cboe office 
  • Paid Tuition assistance and education opportunities 
  • Generous charitable giving company match 
  • Paid parental leave and fertility benefits 
  • On-site gyms and discounts to other fitness centers

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