Sanford Health

Social Media Strategist

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Dec 03, 2020
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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.
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Facility: GSS National Campus

Location: Sioux Falls, SD

Address: 4800 W 57th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57108, USA

Shift: Day

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The Social Media Strategist is responsible for planning, developing, and executing social media strategies and social content recommendations for the enterprise to increase brand awareness, followership, and engagement for any and all inquiries. Possesses a working knowledge and real-world experience in planning, managing and executing social media initiatives. Manages brand voice and consistency across digital properties including but not limited to, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Yelp and Instagram. Develops and manages integrated communication plans and social media strategies, including communications positioning, messaging and execution of tactics consistent with the Sanford brand. Works closely with creative team, business partners, and senior marketing specialists to create social content.
Communicates effectively in real time engagement scenarios after hours and during live events. Leverages measurement tools to provide progress reports and insights, continually finding ways to improve on those metrics through testing and new ingenuities. Listens for and monitors non-favorable social media activity and responds appropriately.
Manages day-to-day social activities and tools. Develops social media strategies and recommendations to support marketing campaigns. Promotes any and all media stories through Sanford's social networks. Participates in project management teams to provide social media recommendations. Appropriately uses social media tools within the organization.
In partnership with corporate training functions, develops and communicates social media training and best practices. Innovates using new ideas and experimentation. Leverages data and insights to monitor overall performance, adjusting as needed to improve overall results. Identifies social media opportunities and provides recommendations to stakeholders. Supports the mission, vision and values of Sanford Health and associated businesses. Develops and maintains master list of Sanford Health's social media accounts.

Department Details

Daytime Monday - Friday
Great for intermediate and entry level applicants


Bachelor’s degree required in public relations, journalism, communications, marketing, English or related field.
Minimum of three years experience in social media or digital media marketing experience required. Additionally, three years’ experience leading social teams is beneficial.
Experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Reddit, Pinterest, Google My Business, etc.) required.
Experience with social media marketing and reporting platforms (Hootsuite, Sprout, Salesforce, Spredfast, Google Analytics, Adobe, Canva, etc.) required.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Marketing and Communications

Req Number: R-34451

Featured: No

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