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Edwards Lifesciences Senior Specialist, Digital and Social Media Planner in Irvine, California

The Sr Specialist, Digital Media Planner, will consolidate, control, and manage content execution, social media responses, and the social community being created as part of the marketing plans for the Transcatheter Heart Valve (THV) marketing team.

Job Functions:

  • Manage, continuously evaluate, propose alternative solutions for the optimization of digital media channels including social and search, and other identified media channels as required to align with the marketing plan

  • Manage budgets, including development of buy specs, campaign pacing, and reconciliation including keeping flowcharts documentation updated with accurate spend and delivery

  • Provide digital guidance and present recommendations to project and campaign leads including cross-functional teams to lead the implementations of solutions

  • Create, deliver, and manage engaging content by owning the voice of Edwards BU brand on social channels

  • Daily social monitoring of all campaign accounts including directing responding to appropriate parties (e.g., Legal) in compliance with our reporting standards

  • Maintain and continuously update the social response directory across multiple audiences to allow for timely response to market changes

  • Craft monthly and post-campaign decks with reporting, analysis, and application of learnings including creating and document processes and procedures within digital media planning

  • Develop and foster strong and effective relationships with cross-functional teams and media partners

  • Review industry trends and creative work by other advertisers to spark innovation

  • Keep up-to-date on industry trends and media landscape

  • Investigate and utilize information from syndicated research sources

  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 5 years digital media planning required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint, with proficiency with standard online media research and other media tools (e.g., planning tools, including Prisma, ComScore, DoubleClick)

  • Experience with social enterprise software systems (e.g., Hootsuite) preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to work closely/build relationships with cross-functional teams

  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Full knowledge and understanding of Edwards policies, procedures and guidelines relevant to digital media planning

  • Full understanding of online media planning, implementation and optimization, across various digital channels and tactics, including social and search

  • Ability to analyze metrics efficiently and provide insightful campaign effectiveness reports to clients

  • Ability to effectively multitask, juggling various projects and deadlines simultaneously with strong attention to detail and organization

  • Strict attention to detail

  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work in a team environment, including inter-departmental teams and representing the organization on specific projects

  • Ability to interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations



Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.