Social Media and Content Coordinator

Posted September 7, 2023


Main Responsibilities

The Music Institute of Chicago’s Social Media & Content Coordinator will brainstorm, write, distribute, and amplify content using our website, emails, and social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. This position is also responsible for planning, implementing, and reporting on all paid traffic campaigns to ensure the efficient utilization of our resources (lead generation and ticket sales). Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the Social Media & Content Coordinator will work closely with the Marketing team and collaboratively across the organization to advance the Music Institute of Chicago’s mission and strategic objectives.


Task Description

  • Execute a results-driven social media, content, and paid traffic strategy.
  • Develop, write, and implement engaging blog posts and other content for our website, email, and social media platforms.
  • Attend events, performances, lessons, and classes to record and produce live social media content.
  • Maintain a unified brand voice across all communication channels.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and create a results-driven content distribution calendar.
  • Implement and monitor organic and paid traffic campaigns daily to deliver high-quality leads consistently.




  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications, Marketing, Social Media, Public Relations, or Journalism
  • One to three years of relevant experience as a Content or Social Media Marketer
  • Technical fluency across social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Experience managing paid traffic campaigns using Google, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.



  • Passion for storytelling
  • Proficiency with major social media platforms and social media management tools
  • Excellent copywriting and copy-editing skills
  • Top-notch oral, written, and social communication skills
  • Impeccable time management skills with the ability to multitask
  • Detail-oriented approach with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365, Adobe Creative Suites (or equivalent), MailChimp, and Hootsuite.
  • Technical fluency in deploying optimized business postings across social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Experience developing and implementing complex content and social media plans.
  • Experience managing paid traffic campaigns on Google, Facebook, and Instagram
  • Firm understanding of social media KPIs, web traffic metrics, Paid Traffic, and SEO


Other Desirable Qualities

  • Flexible and adaptable style – We move quickly, and things change frequently.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit – New ideas are encouraged and welcomed.
  • Team player with a good sense of humor – You will regularly meet with our Faculty, Students, and Staff.


Hours: 40 hours per week

  • This hybrid role is Monday to Friday, with at least three days in-office (Downtown Evanston) and two days remote.
  • Must have a reliable vehicle for occasional travel to MIC campuses in Chicago, Evanston, Winnetka, Lake Forest, Lake Bluff
  • Occasional evening or weekend hours

Salary: $35,000 - $40,000 a year - Full-time



  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


COVID-19 Notice

All current and new employees must be fully vaccinated and follow CDC vaccination guidelines.


How to Apply

Please send an email introducing yourself along with a cover letter and resume to:

Jen Hanson, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.


BONUS: If you’d like to get our attention quickly, answer this question in your cover letter: What is your favorite musical instrument? And why?


Statement of Non-discrimination

We welcome candidate inquiries and referrals. The Music Institute of Chicago is committed to employing people of color across our faculty and staff. People of color are welcome and encouraged to apply.


It is the policy of the Music Institute of Chicago to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to people in all aspects of employer/employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, age or disability. This policy affects decisions regarding hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, training and development, transfer, and other privileges of employment.