Senior Social Media Specialist

Houston, Texas
Dec 08, 2023
Dec 22, 2023
Position Type
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
SLB is a global technology company that drives energy innovation for a balanced planet. We're looking for a talented social media specialist who can help us tell the story of our company's exciting and expanding role within the energy transition.

Based in Houston, the Senior Social Media Specialist will be responsible for planning, generating and publishing content, optimizing company pages on its social media platforms, analyzing social data, and collaborating with other departments to manage reputation and coordinate actions.

The ideal candidate is highly creative, an experienced storyteller, organized, prioritizes attention to detail, thrives in a multi-tasking, deadline-driven environment, and must have a demonstrated ability to work with a global team to create daily editorial content across social platforms for an international audience. A self-starter, this individual should also have experience of capturing content in the field, writing content, video editing, and the ability to deliver and launch initiatives on time and on budget.

With a global footprint in more than 100 countries and employees representing almost twice as many nationalities, we work each day on innovating oil and gas, delivering digital at scale, decarbonizing industries, and developing and scaling new energy systems that accelerate the energy transition. This is your opportunity to help us tell that story.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Working with internal stakeholders to define content ideas, align them with the corporate narrative and tell the story in the most compelling way.
  • Planning and managing the social content calendar.
  • Developing original content for a variety of social channels.
  • Managing the entire creative production process, including ideation and creation of assets, overseeing timeline and budget, information sharing, and analysis.
  • Capturing, editing and producing video for use on social media channels.
  • Overseeing external content capture teams, which includes providing clear and actionable creative direction, managing timelines and ensuring deliverables meet SLB's quality standards.
  • Analyzing data to inform creative decision-making with regard to individual creative and long-term strategy.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, new media or similar discipline.
  • 5+ years' experience of working in a creative role with an emphasis on creating content for social media.
  • Outstanding communication skills, with fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Proven writing/storytelling ability.
  • Experience running projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience managing external creative and production partners.
  • Adaptable to changing business priorities, schedules and objectives.
  • Able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship.

Preferred Experience
  • Developing content for a branded social media account.
  • On-the-ground production experience.
  • Proficient with Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects.
  • Proficient in color correction for photo and video.
  • Experience in writing for technology and innovation topics.