The Public Relations department is looking for a Social Media & Editorial Associate to support its digital content strategy across corporate communications channels. Responsibilities for this energetic, self-starter include supporting the department's daily activities to develop, schedule, publish and measure social media campaigns, and write content for corporate communications channels. The candidate must have a good working knowledge of corporate social media strategies and excellent written and oral communications skills. This individual must be able to work independently and wear multiple hats to support a variety of projects.<br /><br /><strong>Your Work Falls into Three Primary Categories:</strong><br /><br />Develop Content<br /> <ul> <li>Writing short-form content such as social posts and blogs for external channels</li> </ul> <br />Social Media Strategy<br /> <ul> <li>Maintaining a comprehensive social media schedule and supporting content development using social media publishing platforms</li> <li>Assisting with social media reporting and presenting recommendations based on data insights</li> </ul> <br />Design<br /> <ul> <li>Working with our in-house design studio to develop visually compelling graphics, photography and videos for social media</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong><br /> <ul> <li>1-2 years of experience with social media and/or digital communications</li> <li>Familiarity with emerging social media trends and best practices</li> <li>Experience with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube in a corporate environment</li> <li>Experience with social media analytics</li> <li>Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Keys to Success in this Role:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Excellent written and oral communications skills</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, take direction and work collaboratively</li> <li>Ability to work independently and on a variety of projects at the same time</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Partnership: Build trust and strong partnerships through my own and my team's actions</li> <li>Drive for Execution: Be accountable for strong individual and team performance</li> <li>Growth and Development: Know or learn what is needed to deliver results and successfully compete</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Preferred Skills</b><br /><br /><strong>Preferred Skills</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Experience with corporate social media and social media publishing, monitoring, and analytics platforms (e.g. Percolate, TweetDeck, Track Maven, and Sysmos)</li> <li>Basic knowledge of graphic design principles</li> <li>Solid knowledge of SEO, keyword research</li> </ul> <br /><br />Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.