Social Media Strategist

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Role Type

Full Time


New York

Allows Remote

About RSR:

We're Ready Set Rocket. A full-service creative agency with data in our DNA.

We’re people first. As an agency, our people are our product. We're nothing without our team. So, we're hell bent on creating the best possible environment for our team to thrive -- hiring the most brilliant people, making sure everyone has opportunity for growth, and staying deeply rooted in the idea that life comes first, and good work will follow.

We have a team of experts focused on one thing -- collaborating to help our clients to grow their brands and their businesses. From campaigns and content to media and product, we work with brands to understand their goals, understand their audience, and help them to define and navigate the path forward, together.

Looking to join a fast-paced, growing agency with a team of passionate experts obsessed with their craft? Sounds like we might be right up your alley.

As an RSR Employee you:

  • Thrive in a workplace where you can dive right in, roll with the punches, and wear many hats
  • Are comfortable not only executing the functions of your role, but also getting into the weeds of hands-on work — helping out colleagues and the wider team
  • Are adept at asking questions and taking it all in, and then initiating and carrying out an effective plan to achieve success in your role
  • Value feedback as a fundamental component of your growth
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth environment where you can move and think fast, while also acting thoughtfully and informatively towards both the team and the clients
  • Are ambitious, take initiative
  • Always seek out ways to optimize processes, work smarter, and increase efficiencies
  • Optimize resources in a way that generates successful outcomes

Our Value:

Ready Set Rocket offers a competitive suite of benefits & perks including...

  • Hybrid workplace and fully remote option
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Expansive Paid family leave
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Sabbatical Program
  • Volunteer Program
  • 401k contribution matching
  • Professional development and growth opportunities

Ready Set Rocket is the recipient of numerous company culture accolades including...

  • Built In NYC, NYC Best Small Companies "Best Places to Work" 2022 
  • Ad Age Small Agency Awards, "Best Agency Culture" 2018
  • Crain’s "Best Places to Work" in NYC 2016 & 2017

Your Impact:

As a social strategist, you live and breathe social.

  • You’re always up-to-date on new platform updates, features, and the latest trends across platforms -- and you’re "in the know" on the next-gen of up and coming platforms. 
  • You’re able to translate and connect platform trends into actionable, on-brand, strategic opportunities for clients that help to move the needle against their brand and business goals, and connect with their target audience.
  • In collaboration with the creative team, you’re the gatekeeper of the brand tone of voice, communication and interaction style across all social communications and content.
  • You own the content calendar, and have a constant pulse on social listening, and overarching trends and proactively flag opportunities to make them actionable, even in quick turn scenarios. 
  • You understand audience behavior across platforms and can be the north star for all creative decisions as it relates to social comms and assets. 

What Success Looks Like:

  • Establish yourself as a valued consultant to clients across industries ranging from fashion, to finance, to professional sports (and many others) in helping them to effectively leverage social to grow their brand/business.
  • Educate clients on emerging trends and platforms as well as opportunities for them to capitalize on them.
  • Define processes and workflows for exposing and capitalizing on trending opportunities as it relates to platforms and among each brands’ audience.
  • Help clients to understand the role social plays in their marketing ecosystem, and the impact it’s having on their business.

 What You Bring to the Table:

  • Examples of how you have successfully navigated a variety of relevant social media platforms for marketing, promotions, advertising and/or client facing projects
  • A natural digital savviness and proven ability to quickly learn new digital tools, specifically social media platforms
  • Influencers with an extensive digital footprint, social media presence and engaged followers is a plus!
  • A passion for marketing and advertising that is evident in your social media presence and professional/personal projects
  • Digital advertising agency experience a plus!

EEO Statement

At RSR we are conspiring to design a better world and we believe this goal can only be advanced by a team that is committed to diversity, represents different cultures, perspectives and backgrounds and prioritizes inclusivity as a pilar of our company culture.

RSR is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy

RSR prides ourselves on being a workplace that puts the wellbeing of our employees first. In the age of COVID-19 and variants of the virus, and in accordance with Ready Set Rocket’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are requiring Covid-19 vaccination for all employees. We adopted this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.  As such, extending an official job offer to any candidate will be contingent on the candidate’s ability to provide proof of their full Covid-19 vaccination.

**Please note: Ready Set Rocket is accepting candidates located anywhere in the United States.