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We are working with American Eagle in their search for a Marketing Manager, Social Media Programs based in Pittsburgh, PA.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., through its subsidiaries, (“AEO, Inc.”)
offers high-quality, on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care
products at affordable prices. The American Eagle Outfitters® brand
targets 15 to 25 year old girls and guys, with 950+ stores in the U.S.
and Canada and online at
aerie® by american eagle offers Dormwear® and intimates collections
for the AE® girl, with over 110 standalone stores in the U.S. and Canada
and online at

The latest brand, 77kids™ by american eagle™, is available online only
offering “kid cool,” durable clothing and accessories for kids ages two
to 10. AE.COM®, the
online home of the brands of AEO, Inc. ships to more than 75 countries

Position Description:

Own the strategy, scaling and execution of social media across three brands:
American Eagle, Aerie and 77Kids. Develop social content and experience,
monitor conversation and buzz, measure and report results, and evaluate

Engage consumers and college students, and empower and harness AE
associates. Drive social media awareness and education within corporate
culture. Listen and react to consumer input and develop an organic, authentic
& passionate community of multichannel influencers. Coordinate promotion of
online and in-store events and magnify the social elements of every consumer
touch point.


  • Manage and coordinate the social content and experience across all AEO brand
    properties and communities (online and in-store), owning strategy and execution
    for AE, Aerie and 77Kids. Work closely and align with cross-functional brand
  • Support and drive all AEO promotions and sales events within social and
    community spaces. Reconcile multichannel conflicts and support holistic
    business needs. Responsible for all copy and media as well as ad hoc
    conversational responses, resolutions and updates.
  • Moderate comments, content and conversation contributed by customers and
    store associates alike.
  • Implement first-class program brand-monitoring program. Filter buzz and
    resolve customer service issues in the cloud. Personally ensure customers are
    heard. Determine strategy, team and toolset to drive success. Regularly publish
    quantitative trends and qualitative case studies.
  • Own the social strategy for AEO’s growing campus ambassador program of 200+
    student brand ambassadors across 30 campuses nationwide, working closely with
    program director.
  • Maintain and circulate publishing calendars and timelines for social content
    and functionality by brand. Plan seasonal strategy for all three brands,
    integrating social with commerce and merchandising.
  • Scale contributing authors across departments in AEO. Regularly feature new
    points of view and voices.
  • Evaluate social media technologies and platforms, and recommend direction for
    investment and implementation. Stay on top of trends to keep commerce, cultural
    and community tools current and fresh.
  • Responsible for all onsite social media integration, including ratings and
    reviews, moderation, social graph and profile enhancements and sharing
  • Establish and execute the formal measurement of social media through
    analytics and KPIs. This includes sales, influencers, review volume, buzz,
    trends, Facebook insights, Twitter volume, etc.
  • Integrate social media efforts within store and web environments. Contribute
    to conversion and brand experience, seamlessly and authentically. Establish AEO
    as an innovator. Drive internal awareness.
  • Inform corporate policy for social media community moderation and employee
    best practices
  • Additional duties include supporting: playlists, sweepstakes, loyalty
    programs and PR

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, English, PR, Communication, or related
    required. Advanced degree (Master’s or MBA) preferred.
  • At home with social and location services like Facebook, Twitter,
    Flickr, YouTube, blogs, etc.
  • 3+ years of proven success in related field.
  • Prior managerial/supervisory experience.
  • High proficiency with traditional tools such as Microsoft Excel, Word
  • Strong verbal, interpersonal, and written communication/presentation
  • Ability to collaborate with and influence peers and management in a
    fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and
    Analytical and able to manage projects from conception to completion
  • Non-traditional resumes and applications are welcome supplements

Applications for this position are being coordinated by Harry Joiner. To apply, CLICK HERE.

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