Goldman Sachs Wants YOU To Run Their Twitter Feed

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May 1 2012 5:32 PM

Goldman Sachs Wants YOU To Run Their Twitter Feed

If you like Twitter, Facebook, and wealthy international banking conglomerates Goldman Sachs just might have the gig for you:

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is looking for a Community Manager/Social Media Strategist to serve as the administrator for Goldman Sachs social media communities.  In addition to the management of these communities, this person would play a strategic role as initial point of contact for our relationships with representatives of the various social platforms.  The Community Manager/ Social Media Strategist will be responsible for ensuring active and engaged communities around a defined topic or topics by managing long-lead editorial calendars, monitoring online conversations and participating in those conversations to build brand visibility and thought leadership. The goal is to establish a positive online presence for Goldman Sachs as well as to integrate our messaging into the online community in a compelling and valuable way for participants. In this role, the Community Manager/ Social Media Strategist will be part of our Brand Management Group.
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They specifically name Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn posts as key objectives as well as a mandate to "Enforce, and help create, Social Media Guidelines as defined by the brand with the goal of safeguarding social media properties from offensive or off-topic comments."

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.