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Thermo Fisher Scientific Social Media Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Title: Social Media Manager

Requisition ID: 152596BR

When you're part of our team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work. Like promoting how scientists use our cryo-EM instruments to study deadly diseases at the molecular level. Or highlighting how our electron microscopes help researchers develop next-generation batteries so our devices will be more powerful and last longer. Or sharing that advances in semiconductor chips unlocked by our electron microscopes help drive innovations like augmented reality and self-driving cars. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location: Remote USA

Materials and Structural Analysis Division

How will you make an impact?

Our Social Media Strategist will develop the strategy and drive the day-to-day social media activities across our Material Science, Life Sciences, Semiconductor, and Spectroscopy businesses. You will help guide, develop, and drive the social media activations, working with internal teams to generate extraordinary results. You will drive decision-making, interact with corporate teams, and understand the global landscape. You will also ensure that our campaigns include bold and measurable metrics that help the business reach its goals.

Our social media strategist will grow our followers, engage and retain them, and help convert them into leads, customers, active fans, and promoters of our division. You should have command of best practices and trends in social media marketing, enjoy being creative, and understand how to both build and convert a digital audience.

What will you do?

  • Build and manage the division's social media profiles and presence

  • Work closely with the Communications and Content team and partners in the businesses to create shareable content appropriate for specific networks to spread our messages, content, and customer successes

  • Provide recommendations and anticipate needs, including capturing information from internal teams and external partners to drive campaigns forward

  • Listen and engage in relevant social discussion about our division, competitors, and/or industry, both from existing customers and leads and from new audiences that don't yet know us

  • Review and revise our current strategy to map to 2021 goals and then train key stakeholders on that approach

  • Research and share industry insights, shifts, and opportunities in the landscape

  • Support the division executives' social media presence

  • Other duties as assigned

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English, or a related field is required.


  • 5+years of experience in integrated communications and social media, either in-house or at an agency.

  • Active and well-rounded personal presence on social media, with a command of each network and their best practices.

  • Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with an ability to use both data and intuition to inform decisions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-starter, takes accountability for role on projects

  • Proven ability to establish positive relationships, both internally and externally

  • Customer service orientation

  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment (frequent tight deadlines, multitasking, etc.) and ability to handle pressure

  • Experience working with colleagues in multiple locations around the world required.

  • Strong presentation skills along with the ability to read, write and speak English required.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.