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Spring 2024 - Social Media Assistant

Austin, TX


Must haves: 

  • Strong familiarity of social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest)
  • Strong writing experience
  • Passion for data
  • Must be available during the fall (1/23/24 - 3/29/24)
  • Must be able to work 20 hours a week
  • Must be able to work part-time onsite in Austin office


Bonus if you have:

  • Experience with social media campaigns
  • Experience with social media management tools (e.g., Hootsuite)
  • Experience with Facebook (Meta) Business Manager or other social ad platforms
  • Experience working with influencers
  • Experience with paid social is a plus
  • Video editing is a huge plus (Adobe Premier)


Applications close December 1st, 2023 at 5PM CST.

GSD&M is a creatively driven, full-service agency born and raised in the heart of Texas.

We're looking for a Spring 2024 Social Media Assistant to support our award-winning organic social media teams. If you're hard-working, data-driven, coachable, and generally just an all-star, this is the position for you. Will provide agency-setting experience to develop your skills and knowledge of social media within the advertising industry.

Ideally will be enrolled as a Junior, Senior or Graduate level student at their college or university. 

What you may do: 

  • Conduct social audits for brand and competitors
  • Source social content/creative inspiration for social briefs
  • Assist with influencer campaigns (influencer discovery, vetting, etc.)
  • Support team in keeping up to date with the latest (trends, platform updates, specs, etc.) in social media and how they impact our business
  • Leverage social listening tool for insights for client work and new business
  • Contribute to monthly and quarterly social reporting with social listening data/insights
  • Assist with ad hoc requests (mini social reports, post- mortem recaps, etc.)
  • Surface real time and user generated content opportunities in social media for our clients
  • Reach out to platform vendors to request the latest best practices, specs and guides
  • Support one-off requests as needed
  • Surface lightning opportunities and keep lightning social bank up to date
  • Scheduling posts via social media management software
  • Content development and writing; video editing, creating GIFs, sourcing images, creating graphics
  • Create lists of cultural/holiday moments to support social briefs

What we’re looking for: 

  • Ability to quickly pick up on new tools & software
  • Great communication skills
  • High self-sufficiency, proactivity
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Superb time management skills
  • Demeanor to speak up or present in internal meetings 
  • Willingness to go above and beyond
  • Eagerness to jump on a project at a moment’s notice

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