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Social Media Specialist

Smart City Locating

Social Media Specialist

Austin, TX
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    THE JOB: Social Media Specialist

    POSITION TYPE: Full Time, Non-Exempt

    REPORTS TO: Marketing Manager


    The mission of the Social Media Specialist, should you choose to accept it, is to find the best deals in the city and create a relevant brand personality through social media, web content and promotional events. Your main focus will be building relationships with leasing agents, calling properties, and scouring the city for the best deals. You will also be in charge of executing content for the Austin office's social media accounts and working with the Creative Marketing Team to generate viral videos, memes, ads, and other cool stuff! We're searching for a fun, inventive person who thrives in a fast paced startup environment, gets shit done and is obsessed with the details--nothing gets past you!

    If you've managed social media accounts and other marketing platforms, planned brand awareness or sponsorship events, and want to get in on the ground with a social media based company, keep reading!



    • ”Power Dial” and talk to TONS of properties every day: research and communicate to verify correct availability and pricing for social media apartment features
    • Post and manage the Austin social media accounts (Instagram, Facebook, etc.)
    • Tour and take videos/pictures of properties
    • Write engaging and entertaining content for social media, blog posts and website content
    • Generate funny, attention grabbing content for branding opportunities (viral videos, memes, clever ads, merchandise, etc.)
    • Plan and participate in Austin based brand and sponsorship events
    • Work efficiently and meticulously under large amounts of pressure to meet responsibilities and deadlines
    • Beast mode spreadsheet management
    • When needed, answer texts, calls, and social media DM's in a prompt, friendly and professional manner
    • Communicate with agents & management about problems that arise
    • Office opening/closing duties
    • Pump up the entire locating team and be stoked to help people find apartments (aka be a Smart City hype-man)
    • Be able to run shit. Like, for real.


    Are you:

    • Always on your phone, staying in the know and strategically posting the best selfies?
    • The type of person with unparalleled accuracy, efficiency and organization?
    • A self-starter with the ability to accomplish goals with little to no supervision?
    • People oriented with an emphasis on being outgoing and personable
    • Persistent and able to handle rejection? Try, try again.
    • A proactive team player with excellent listening skills?
    • Able to work under pressure?
    • Detail oriented? Nothing gets past you.
    • Flexible and adaptable to a change in pace and environment--just rollin' with it?
    • Trendy (as in, up to date on pop culture and relevant social media verbiage, not like ditching your regular sunglasses for those teeny-tiny ones...)?


    We are more than just an apartment locating company. We love what we do, and we work all the time because to us, it doesn't feel like work. We believe that professionalism is doing what you say you're going to do. We pride ourselves on teamwork, and we live for helping others. We get excited when faced with a tough challenge and go the extra mile to achieve our goals. We believe in quick communication, accessibility, transparency, and having fun while putting in good old fashioned hard work. We go above and beyond, we are hyper-personalize, and we make friends, not clients. You are not just another e-mail address, and we are not just another real estate service. We are Smart City.

    Here's what our company believes in:

    • Honor Bound – We do what we say we're going to do, and we don't need to wear a suit and tie to do it.
    • Overachievers – We always go the extra mile.
    • Never Settle – We are constantly striving for growth, both personally and professionally.
    • Optimistic – We are a genuine force of positivity, not like rainbows and butterflies, but like, life is good.
    • Real People- We treat everyone like friends, and we're real human beings who make mistakes sometimes. Let's learn from it and move forward.

    Our team is extremely important to us and we're excited to have been recognized as one of Glassdoor's ‘2018 Best Places to Work'.


    • Competitive salary
    • Comprehensive and flexible health benefits plan
    • 10 days of PTO
    • Monthly cell phone stipend
    • Annual professional self-development stipend
    • Casual dress code
    • Dogs as far as the eye can see


    Smart City is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal opportunity employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender (including gender identity, change of sex and transgender status), sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, military or veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    All offers of employment are conditioned upon the candidate's completion of a Form I-9 and delivery of appropriate documentation to establish the candidate's identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.