Sr Communications Specialist, Social Media Job

  • Company: BJ's Wholesale Club
  • Location: Westborough, Massachusetts
  • Posted: December 14, 2017
  • Reference ID: 24909-en_US

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 16 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

BJ’s is looking for a motivated, energetic and strategic Senior Communications Specialist to join our Corporate Communications team. The Senior Communications Specialist is a proven storyteller with experience across all social media platforms, blogger and influencer relations and media relations.


The Senior Communications Specialist must have extensive experience in driving social content and engagement to create brand loyalty and developing sales driving media strategies across social platforms. Experience working directly with social platforms and social management tools is a must.  


  • Oversee day-to-day social media operations including content planning, creative execution, media buying and channel strategies
  • Support key business priorities and engage Members through brand-building social strategy
  • Develop and execute seasonal and category specific campaigns, including social and media relations
  • Lead blogger/influencer programs for priority categories
  • Collaborate with partners in merchandising, marketing, membership and omni to deliver social programming aligned with business priorities and communications strategies
  • Oversee measurement and analytics
  • Manage external agency relationships
  • Manage social budget and invoicing
  • Identify trends in social media that can help deliver against strategic objectives
  • Support overall Corporate Communications team and objectives in various areas including Public Relations, Social Media, Community Affairs and Internal Communications



  • 4-6 years of professional experience in social media, communications, marketing, public relations or related field
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing or related field
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience in social content creation, media buying across social channels, social strategy development and blogger/influencer programming
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven storyteller and effective communicator
  • Excellent writing skills


Additional Requirements:

  • Available to travel to BJ’s Wholesale Club locations on occasion

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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