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Social Media Specialist


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  80456
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  External Digital Communications
Division:  Legal, Enterprise Risk Management and Re


Basic Function

The Social Media Specialist will work closely with the Sr. Advisor, Digital & Social Media in the creation of stories, articles, copy, video and digital assets for the Corporate Communications team. This includes developing appealing topic angles, writing and editing original copy, managing the content calendar, reaching out to and conducting interviews with company thought leaders, corporate partners and employees.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maintain and create content for the LyondellBasell social media channels, the My LYB internal employee app and the company intranet (Elements) 
  • Create and maintain content calendars for social media channels
  • Monitor media channels during a crisis using the Sprinklr tool
  • Video creation/editing for use on all channels; ideal candidate should not only produce the story but also complete story boarding, editing and production
  • Periodically review websites and other interactive properties for grammar, syntax as well as recommend content updates
  • Be a thought-leader on the team on innovative ways to tell stories
  • Experiment with new and alternative ways to leverage social media activities ("marketing R&D")
  • Measure ROI of social media engagement, followers and posts
  • Keep up with social media trends 
  • Assist with development of paid social media campaigns and measure results
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Marketing, Communications or Public Relations experience
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role, including background in marketing services, layout, programs, marketing communications, copy writing, content development, direct marketing, content syndication, social media, or agency services; B2B marketing experience preferred
  • Web video production and Web Content/ editing preferred
  • Video Editing skills preferred
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proven project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must have excellent writing skills.
  • Upbeat, positive attitude and results-driven
  • Ability to thrive in a close and collaborative team environment 
  • Fluent in English
  • Proficiency in any other European language preferred




Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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