This position for a Social media manger is open to professionals and communication agencies

Reports to: Senior Communication manager

Job responsibilities

As a social media manager/social media management service, you’ll manage Penta’s online presence, by contributing to implement a social media strategy, producing good content, analysing usage data and managing projects and campaigns.

Job duties

  • Manage the day-to-day handling of all social media channels such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Vimeo, adapting content to suit different channels
  • Develop, launch and manage creative and engaging social media campaigns that promote our organization, activities and brand
  • Measure the success of every social media campaign
  • Create a monthly/weekly content calendar and deliver content across different platforms using scheduling tools such as Iconosquare
  • Create engaging multimedia content across multiple platforms (photographs, videos, podcasts), do graphic design and video editing
  • Drive referral traffic and get new visitors on Penta websites
  • Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest content optimization
  • Form key relationships with influencers across the social media platforms
  • Undertake audience research and audience building
  • Manage and facilitate social media communities by responding to social media posts and developing discussions
  • Define most important social media KPI
  • Monitor, track and analyse performance on social media platforms using tools such as Google Analytics, Iconosquare, LinkedIn and Facebook insights
  • Deliver quarterly reports on social media performance
  • Research and evaluate the latest trends and techniques in order to find new and better ways of measuring social media activity
  • Analyse competitor activity
  • Recommend improvements to increase performance
  • Set targets to increase brand awareness and increase engagement
  • Work with Penta Communication team to ensure content is informative and appealing
  • Regularly liaise with colleagues and project partners via telephone, email, conference calls or face-to-face
  • Provide constructive feedback
  • Adhere to rules and regulations (i.e Privacy, Terms of services)
  • Present to Senior Management

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficiency in written English and Italian
  • A minimum of 3 years in the social media industry (agency or brand)
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work under deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and complete tasks to deadlines
  • Team-oriented
  • Strong will to collaborate and learn
  • Highly engaging, versatile, and adaptable
  • Familiarity with global privacy law and notably GDPR
  • Experience in science communication is desirable but not required


Degree in communication


We request a quote that does not exceed € 15,000 including VAT for one year of service. The contract will last for 3 years.

We will evaluate the offer based on the criterion of the most advantageous offer, as follows:

– 50% economic offer

– 50% technical offer (please attach any references)


Please send your professional CV (professionals) or company CV (companies), portfolio, client list and an analysis of the official Penta social media channels to and


The candidate will work remotely, with one working day per month in Padova, Italy upon request


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