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Social Media Marketer - Growth Markets

The Growth Markets (GM) social media area marketer is responsible for owning the strategy and execution of Area/country-level social media activity with the goal of increasing brand awareness, driving target stakeholder engagement, and positioning Avanade as the leading Microsoft expert in the market.

Come join us

A key part of this role is working with the GM leadership team and GM Marketing professionals, providing best practice guidance and implementation support for social media activity, ensuring that it is activated in a coordinated and consistent way, reflecting the global strategy and practices, to maximize impact and results. Together we do what matters.

What you’ll do

  • Coordinating with the area priorities, social media needs, plans, and objectives, ensuring alignment with the global social media Center of Excellence strategy and guidelines. The GM Social Media Marketer will support to manage the area’s social media strategy, providing regional stakeholders with guidance, feedback, and support on their social media activities and campaigns. To ensure that the regional social media teams are aligned with the global social media strategy and guidelines.
  • Share thought leadership and perspective around best-in-class social trends, ideas, and strategy by researching social media trends and keeping the GM Marketing team up to date on changes. Evangelize social best practices to cross-functional teams and stakeholders, internally and externally.
  • Manage day-to-day area social media presence on strategic social platforms. Working with the GM Marketing Lead and the area internal/external communications lead, to be responsible for creating timely content in support of local news events, activities and other timely opportunities to transmit Avanade’s voice/insights/thought leadership etc. across the GM social media platforms, also to be responsible for managing content and reporting for our employee advocacy and social promotion tool.
  • Monitoring the performance and reputation of the brand on social media platforms, using data and analytics to measure the impact and ROI of the regional social media efforts. To monitor the performance and reputation of the brand on social media platforms, using data and analytics to measure the impact and ROI of the regional social media efforts. 
  • Implement the quality and compliance standards for social media content, ensuring that all posts are accurate, relevant, engaging, and aligned with the brand voice and tone. To enforce the quality and compliance standards for social media content. 
  • Social Media Listening: To be responsible for social media listening, which involves monitoring social media channels for mentions of the brand, its products, and its competitors. To use social media listening tools to track conversations and identify trends, insights, and opportunities. 

Skills and experience

Experienced in social media marketing, preferably in the APAC / Australia region

Experienced in social media campaigns and content calendars, at least 1-2 years relevant experience. 

Strong understanding of social media marketing tools and techniques.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong organizational and project management skills.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

About you

·        Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, branding, social media, public relations or related discipline 

Enjoy your career

Some of the best things about working at Avanade :

Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (14 years in a row), with exceptional development and training (minimum 80 hours per year for training and paid certifications)

Real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally

Dedicated career advisor to encourage your growth

Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you

Find out more about some of our benefits here.

A great place to work

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning, and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor, and guide you, and to lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact, and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look!

We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our Inclusion & Diversity page.

Create a future for our people that focuses on

• Expanding your thinking • Experimenting courageously • Learning and pivoting

Inspire greatness in our people by

• Empowering every voice • Encouraging boldness • Celebrating progress

Accelerate the impact of our people by

• Amazing the client • Prioritizing what matters • Acting as one

Learn more

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at