Away is seeking a Social Media Associate Manager who will support and drive our social strategy here in our headquarters in SoHo, NYC. This candidate will be insights-led, with the demonstrated ability to storytell and activate brand opportunities within the social space in new and unique ways. The ideal candidate has an innate understanding of best practices, platform features and emerging technologies. Above all else, this person should have a love for all things trending, with a specialized interest in memes, hashtags, social activations, community, data, and most importantly— all things social media. 

What you'll do:

  • Engage our incredible fans by supporting our social media strategy, bringing the Away brand to life through new and emerging social platforms
  • Constantly innovate and think about how we can be ahead of the curve in offering a cutting edge social media experience
  • Tap into community feedback and consumer trends to plan, test and launch disruptive social activations and initiatives
  • Create smart, unique content meant to spark conversations from our community including our customers, fans and like-minded brands 
  • Leverage our data to track, measure and report on various social metrics such as growth and engagement to guide overall social platform strategy
  • Closely collaborate with the influencer marketing, editorial, partnerships, and PR teams to develop content and increase brand awareness
  • Maintain an awareness of what’s going on in the online social space, with a special focus in travel

Who you are:

  • Have 3-5 years experience working at a brand or agency known in the social media or creative space
  • Live and breathe social—being able to tweet, 'gram, and pin with the best of them
  • Proficiency crafting creative, unexpected, customer-driven content that unites brand storytelling with community driven initiatives
  • You are excited to engage with our incredibly active community and deeply understand how content constantly evolves on leading platforms
  • Are witty, obsessed with trends and culture, and can start a conversation with anyone
  • Ability to drive performance against sets of measurable KPIs – identifying areas of opportunity and trends when benchmarking performance or pitching new ideas
  • Enjoy being a creative problem solver, with the ability to thrive working in a fast-paced and energetic environment
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Friendly and patient
  • Never satisfied with the status quo, always thinking "how can we do this better?"
  • Love to travel (but that's a given)

You'll love working at Away because:

  • We travel. We believe that getting away changes your understanding of the world around you. You’ll have generous PTO to explore new places and access to Away products to ensure your travels are seamless. And after three years with Away, you’ll earn a sabbatical and a bonus to take an additional well-deserved trip.
  • We’re not just employees. We’re people. As a global company, our benefits and perks vary by region, but they align with our commitment to support our employees’ wellbeing both inside and outside of work. We offer insurance coverage, financial contributions for retirement, generous and inclusive parental leave, and a kitchen stocked with snacks and coffee to keep you fueled throughout the day.
  • We’ll invest in your career. Our company’s growing quickly, and we’ll give you the opportunity to 
  • do the same. You’ll have access to a number of professional development opportunities so that you can keep up with the company’s evolving needs and grow your career along the way.
  • We’re creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global and diverse, so we’re building a team that is, too. Through initiatives like our employee resource groups, company-wide trainings, and events, we’re building an inclusive environment where people can bring their best selves to work.
  • We offer competitive compensation packages. We deeply value the talent and impact our team brings to the table, and believe that fair and equitable total compensation packages are part of our commitment to everyone who works here.
  • And so much more… Dogs in the office, complimentary coffee with coworkers, weekly team lunches, quarterly team outings, and organized volunteer opportunities to give back to our local communities!

About Away

Away (www.awaytravel.com) is a modern lifestyle brand creating thoughtful products designed to transform travel.

Since our launch in February 2016, we have become one of the fastest growing consumer brands in the world. We have sold millions of travel products, grown from a team of four to over 250, expanded shipping to nearly 40 countries, opened seven stores across two countries, and launched several new products and experiences that are inspiring more people to travel the world. And we know that’s just the beginning!

In just over three years, we have already been twice named one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies,” one of TIME’s “50 Most Genius Companies,” and a Forbes “Next Billion Dollar Startup.”  We have also raised more than $156M in total equity funding to fuel our next phase of growth.

Today, we’re expanding into new travel product categories including apparel, wellness and lifestyle accessories as well as investing in the growth of physical retail in the US and abroad--with the plan to open 50 new stores in the next three years. Sound like something you want to be part of? We’re hiring!

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Away’s mission is to become the world’s #1 travel brand by making travel more seamless and more enjoyable—for everyone. Building a diverse and inclusive workforce is essential to that mission, and we know that including a wide variety of perspectives is how we fuel our continued innovation. We’re invested in creating an environment where people feel safe, supported, and can thrive. We also work to ensure all employees can bring their full, authentic selves to work.

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