Social Media Manager

Job Locations US-Remote
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(6/29/2022 10:11 AM)
Service Delivery (Health, Digital, Communications, & Mission Support)

Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a Social Media Manager with demonstrated experience in social media strategy. The Social Media Manager will be responsible for developing and executing a social media strategy that is integrated with their overarching communications and outreach efforts to support the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller (OUSD(C)). This individual will determine platforms stakeholders use and where discussions occur; create products ideal for sharing on standard channels and innovative sites and optimize platforms to promote interaction; use materials and messages distributed, tracked and evaluated through digital properties to gather real-time feedback; conduct regular reviews of communications and campaign performance; and make changes based on results to ensure messages and delivery mediums are effective and resonate with target audiences.


This mid-level full-time position is remote. This is a contingent hire position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create and implement digital and social media strategy.
  • Research and write new, high-quality and audience-specific content for a variety of products including e-publications, blogs, fact sheets, podcasts, press releases, and collateral material such as FAQs and flyers for social media distribution.
  • Manage activities across multiple social media campaigns and accounts, interact with client leadership to prioritize activities and define timelines and outputs.
  • Support the development of social media plans and campaigns to maximize effective communication and outreach to deliver mission-focused messages among diverse audiences.
  • Ensure tone and focus are appropriate for target audiences and that content complies with style guides.
  • Conduct outreach efforts to enhance visibility of content with relevant audiences.
  • Make recommendations to the design team and project manager for new, updated content to support evolving online messaging needs and identify gaps or ways to improve collateral materials.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6+ years of social media management experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, journalism, public relations or related field.
  • Proficient using multi-social posting programs such as Hootsuite and HubSpot.
  • Experience supporting large federal agencies, ideally the Department of Defense.
  • Active Public Trust security clearance preferred; ability to obtain one required.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues.
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail.
  • Excellent ability to communicate across most mediums and settings.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • Experience creating and tailoring content to meet campaign objectives, target audience/segments goals and recommended strategies and tactics for all media channels.
  • Strong time management, creativity and problem-solving skills.

Client Information

The Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) (USD(C)) is the Principal Staff Assistant and advisor to the Secretary of Defense for budgetary and financial matters. The Director, Human Capital and Resource Management (HCRM) serves as the principal assistant to the USD(C) for the following responsibilities: provide mission-enabling services to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) (OUSD(C)), including resource management, personnel, facilities, and correspondence control; and manage DoD-wide Financial Management (FM) workforce development.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We’re advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.


We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.


Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.


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