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Chipotle - Assistant Manager, Social Media (Influencer)

Chipotle Mexican Grill is looking for a connected and creative Social Media Assistant Manager with a passion for influencer marketing to help them develop and manage Chipotle’s relationships with influencers and celebrities. If you're a Mexican food lover looking to dive into a career in social media/influencer marketing, read on to learn about the position and how you can apply today! Please note that candidates must be able to commute to the office located in Newport Beach, California.


About The Job:

TITLE: Assistant Manager, Social Media (Influencer) COMPANY: Chipotle Mexican Grill OPENINGS AVAILABLE: 1 opening is available OFFICE LOCATION: Newport Beach, CA SALARY: $72,000 to $97,000 (actual compensation will depend on experience) BENEFITS: Medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k, sick leave, vacation time, and more HOW TO APPLY: Click the link below to submit your resume




What You'll Do:

  • Identify, secure, and manage relationships with influencers and celebrities to connect Chipotle with culturally relevant people

  • Broker all influencer deals, partnering with cross-functional teams to optimize impact for each agreement

  • Partner with an influencer strategy agency to manage the success of the program and drive brand relevancy through the influencer

  • Monitor the daily cultural pulse related to the brand, including DMs and mentions on all social media channels in partnership with Social Media Content Manager

  • Partner with PR and Social Listening to respond to and amplify daily opportunities with high-profile accounts in unique ways

  • Support Partnerships team, including athletes, gamers, and musicians

  • Support community-focused projects, identifying key players in core and niche communities with Chipotle audience overlap

  • Lead and evolve the Chipotle Celebrity Card program with measurable ROI

  • Develop and advise on influencer support strategies for national and local campaigns with a deep understanding of the overall digital and brand marketing programs

  • Monitor engagement of influencer content to build insights and report on performance

  • Work with Creative team to produce custom, branded items for individuals

  • Manage catering and delivery orders for influencer events

  • Understand and maintain compliance with proper FTC guidelines for influencer activations

  • Challenge the status quo and aim to be a first-to-market brand when opportunities arise

  • Use influencer tracking platform to build and maintain organized influencer data

  • Submit communication to share owned and earned social media content and news internally in daily communications


What You'll Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, marketing, advertising, or business preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in influencer or social media marketing for a brand or agency

  • Passion for developing innovative, disruptive, and first-to-market influencer marketing strategies

  • Passion for Chipotle and the restaurant industry with a proven track record of influencer, social media, and/or digital marketing

  • Extensive knowledge of the influencer marketing landscape, including industry trends and relationships with influencers of varying verticals

  • Ability to multitask and juggle multiple requests and projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively

  • Comfortable socializing and representing the brand in public settings

  • Self-starter who thrives in ambiguity


About the Company


Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is cultivating a better world by serving responsibly sourced, classically cooked, real food with wholesome ingredients without artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. Chipotle has over 3,000 restaurants in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany and is the only restaurant company of its size that owns and operates all its restaurants.


Chipotle is ranked on the Fortune 500 and is recognized on the 2022 list for Fortune's Most Admired Companies. With over 100,000 employees passionate about providing a great guest experience, Chipotle is a longtime leader and innovator in the food industry. Chipotle is committed to making its food more accessible to everyone while continuing to be a brand with a demonstrated purpose as it leads the way in digital, technology, and sustainable business practices.


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