Social Media Marketing Scientist Application 2022

Join the 2015 happiest company in the world. (Since then apparently, other companies got a lot happier…)

  • Work from home
  • Set your own hours
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Design, Implement, and Test your digital marketing ideas
  • Help small businesses grow and become more profitable through effective Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Google Ads marketing.

Bottom Line: You should be passionate about producing digital marketing that generates new leads however you also MUST pursue continuous learning, growth, and new heights.

The ideal recruit will have experience generating leads through social media for local businesses.

A major part of your job will be building a relationship with the team as our trusted advisor. Because of this, you need to be fluent in written and spoken English, and flexible enough to jump on clients’ requests and occasional video conference meetings with the team.

Your sweet skills

Social media marketing scientist loves using their analytical left and creative right brain.

In other words, you should have top-notch social media lead generation skills with a penchant for taking complex concepts and explaining them in easily-digestible ways using images, videos, infographics, and great copy.

Additionally, you’ll be a bit obsessed with number-crunching analytics.

One of the most exciting parts about internet marketing is that in very short order you can take your marketing ideas, test them, and see what really works… And what doesn’t?

So if you love creating new lead generation material and then learning how well it performs in the wild, then you’ll love working on our team.

Our team does WordPress websites, SEO, Google Ads, Bing Ads, Facebook Marketing, YouTube Marketing, copywriting, conversion rate optimization including landing page split-testing, and anything else we find that will help generate more leads for our clients. We bring Fortune 500 web technology to small businesses to turn their websites into small Marketing Research Laboratories.

And we’re awesome at it.

Here’s why…

We hire the brightest, most talented, and passionate people…
Train them into our unique culture and process for helping small, service-based businesses…
Then we unleash them.

Here’s the thing… If you truly are talented and passionate and you have good habits for managing your time, you don’t need a boss breathing down your neck about the TPS reports (thank you Office Space).

Instead, we provide tools like…

  • Structure on how to continually improve the lead generation for our customers. (We have an excellent system in place already. Hopefully, you can improve it.)
  • Support from team members who can answer your questions.
  • A framework for how to set up scientifically valid marketing experiments and PROVE your idea works (or prove it doesn’t).
  • The freedom to run with your ideas. Without red tape, bureaucracy, or interference.
  • Specialized Deep Work training to help you train your mind to focus and improve cognition.
  • Help and support to get the most out of your Remote Work environment.

Pay ranges from $15/hour (if you’re working part-time) and $45,000 to $75,000/year depending on your current skills and experience.

You may be the perfect match if you have extensive skills in: 

  1. Facebook Ads: create, set up, copywriter, basic design, FB support communication
  2. Attention to Detail
  3. Analytical skills
  4. Understanding of basic digital Marketing concepts
  5. Problem finder and solver
  6. Good in digital & remote communication
  7. Fast learner
  8. Not scared of CSVs 🙂 on friendly terms with numbers
  9. Strategic thinking
  10. YouTube Marketing
  11. Familiarity with the Scientific Method 

Bonus points if have experience:

  • Scripting, recording, or editing Video for marketing
  • Generating leads in Google and Bing Search campaigns
  • Improving website performance with conversion rate optimization 
  • Have graphic design or infographic creation skills
  • Marketing with LinkedIn
  • Email marketing campaigns
  • Developing value propositions
  • Online lead generation

Just be sure to prove to us you can learn quickly, can write marketing copy, enjoy numbers that tell a story, and are passionate about helping our customers.

What will be expected of you

As with any business that’s young and growing, your position will evolve however here are the basics for now.

  1. Manage 40+ digital accounts. (most have less than $1000/month budgets but can go up to $10k/month)
  2. FB Business Manager proficiency – create campaigns, targeting, ad placement, manage, pause, import/export FB ads
  3. Fluent in English Ad copywriting
  4. Basic Ad Design Skills 
  5. Regular analysis & optimization for Leads, Cost/Lead, Budget distribution, trends, etc
  6. Low-mid Budgets FB advertising
  7. Troubleshooting issues
  8. Ads research and recommendations
  9. Strategies and ideas to test
  10. Invest time each week in your education to stay on top of the latest internet marketing trends.
  11. Develop new ideas and methods for generating leads online for small, service-based businesses.
  12. Be awesome and have fun!

Our Hiring Process

We have had team members work from 10 different states, 7 different countries. When you have a work-from-home operation in such a quickly-changing industry our process has to be a bit unique.

Here’s our approach…

There are basically 4 stages:

  1. A series of Interviews – including some skills, personality, and aptitude tests.
  2. Part-time for ~10-15 hour/week – This will be a paid project and allows you to get up-to-speed on our team, customers, what we do and also get a feel for working from home effectively. Often this can be done nights and weekends while we ensure this is the perfect match for everyone.
  3. Part-time 25-30 hours/week (optional) – If this is mutually beneficial, now you really get to take off. You’ll never be micromanaged but at this juncture, you know the big picture, our processes, and procedures for generating more leads, and it’s up to you to improve our client’s social presence. This is extremely fun and rewarding because it’s very self-directed but with some of our other experts an IM or Google Hangouts chat away.
  4. Full Time – Welcome to an elite club of internet marketing gurus! You will be one of the best in the industry at this point and will continue to grow and learn just as fast as you can handle. You’ll have some seriously sweet perks to go along with your new super-geek status and our goal is to continue to expand those as we increase in profitability.

We are a profitable 10-year-old business with NO venture capital money, debt, or outside investors.

You will be expected to contribute and you will have a blast because we have a ton of fun!

We’re remarkably good at online lead generation…
But we are even better at recruiting.

Fill out the application below and see if you have what it takes to be recruited by Optimized Marketing.

As a side note, if you currently work for any of our customers, your application will not be considered.

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