Hot Job Post – July 23, 2010

as found on

Society for Human Resource Management (Alexandria, Virginia)

Located in Alexandria, VA 22314
The Manager of Social Networking and Online Communities is responsible for strategically elevating SHRM’s social networking platform—SHRM Connect–to its next stage in its evolution, and for overseeing and managing all other existing and future SHRM-owned online communities (e.g., HR Talk), online directories, and SHRM Website comments.

The Manager will continually define and articulate the return on investment (ROI) of SHRM’s social network platforms, particularly SHRM Connect, and use existing web analytics (and new metrics where standards do not exist) for evaluating them. He/she will maintain the uniqueness of SHRM Connect, and increase its value proportion (vis-à-vis competitor social sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook) by developing a strategy for increasing traffic and usage, and ensuring that SHRM Connect remains a vital source of membership retention, membership satisfaction, and revenue potential. He/she will work with the PR Social Media Manager (in External Relations) to monitor external HR communities and to develop a strategy to help generate increased interest in and traffic to SHRM Connect.


• Four-year college degree required in communications, marketing, analytics, strategy, social sciences, business or related field.

• Technical knowledge of the Internet and social networking programs a plus. Understanding of basic Web 2.0 principles, ability to interpret web metrics, and some degree of technological savvy are also a plus.

• At least three years experience preferred working in association/membership organization environment, and interacting within a membership culture or subgroup.

Candidates should apply via:

The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V).

No Relocation authorized for this position.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: