Social Media and Marketing Manager

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Chelsea Garden Center is looking to hire a passionate plant lover with experience in Social Media Content creation and Digital Marketing. Candidates will be responsible for maintaining, cultivating and growing Chelsea Garden Center’s current social media audience of over 28k, with the ultimate goal of converting those followers into paying plant customers in-store/online.




Responsibilities/Duties

Priority Responsibilities include:

  • Planning & Creating Social Media Content for Chelsea Garden Center’s Facebook, Instagram & Twitter Profiles
  • Planning & Creating Email Blasts through MailChimp


Secondary Responsibilities include:

  • Planning & Creating Google, Facebook & Instagram Ad Campaigns
  • Planning & Creating Instagram Stories
  • Updating WordPress Website with Seasonal Content
  • Responding to Customer Questions/Comments from Social Media Profiles & Contact Forms


Tertiary Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting Retail Staff with helping customers, answering phones, maintaining plants, etc.




Qualifications/Requirements

Skills Needed:

  • A passion to learn about plants & urban gardening
  • Familiarity with photo editing software
  • Comfort with Hootsuite or another similar Social Media planning tool
  • Comfort/familiarity with MailChimp
  • Comfort photographing social content using a smartphone or digital camera


Not Required, but a plus

  • Background in Graphic Design, Marketing, Social Media or Copywriting
  • Prior Plant Experience
  • Familiarity with Photography
  • Familiarity with HTML programming
  • Familiarity with WordPress
  • Familiarity with Shopify

Additional Information

Contact Information

Chelsea Garden Center
Email: david@chelseagardencenter.com