Social Media Manager

Heron Agency

About Us:

Heron is an award-winning, premier lifestyle communications agency. Our highly interactive approach produces unprecedented results for our clients. At Heron, our team of dynamic, creative communication strategists and business storytellers go beyond producing glossy placements to develop strategic integrated marketing campaigns that produce results. Our keen attention to detail is why we’ve built a strong portfolio of long-term clients, media contacts, and promotional partners. They know we deliver on what we say. Every time. We believe in our reputation, which is why our clients trust us with theirs.

Position Details

Social Media Manager
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Heron Agency is seeking a Social Media Manager.


  • Reports directly to Director of Social Media 
  • Collaborate with the PR/Social teams to establish campaign objectives and provide solutions. 
  • Ideate, plan, and execute daily social content from end-to-end including recording, photographing and video editing for stories, reels and posts. 
  • Work on site with clients for content shoots, events, openings, etc. 
  • Develop compelling social media content – both photo and video 
  • Plan, direct, execute, stage onsite content shoots. 
  • Plan, develop, and strategize social media concepts for multi-platform posts. 
  • Willingness to work weekends on occasion. 
  • Grow audiences on existing and emerging social media platforms 
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Must be based in Chicago to be considered for this role. 
  • Must be willing to go onsite for client events and photo-shoots. 
  • 2-3 years of professional strategic and tactical multi-channel social media communications experience. Hospitality experience preferred. 
  • Our ideal candidate has extensive experience with photography, digital media, videography and editing experience. Video editing experience is a MUST! 
  • Experience directing onsite content shoots. 
  • Strong eye for design and aesthetics – some design required via Canva or other editing software. 
  • Expert level experience with social and influencer platforms i.e. FB/Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn. 
  • Ability to work under pressure in fast paced environment. 
  • Highly organized and detail oriented. 
  • Self-starter with eagerness to learn and grow into the social media space. 
  • Strong understanding of marketing strategy and ability to develop social media marketing tactics that deliver on brand objectives. 
  • Client-facing personality, outgoing and comfortable speaking to clients and superiors. 
  • Eager to learn and constantly looking to not only follow but set trends. 
  • Agency experience preferred; Hospitality Industry experience strongly encouraged.

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