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Wouldn’t you love to bring your pet to the office and work in an environment that feels like family? Well, you can have all that and more in our home office in Phoenix, AZ. It’s part of how a career at PetSmart is the purr-fect fit for some of the best and brightest people. Learn more about our home office here.

Social Media Community Specialist

Location Phoenix, Arizona ID CE-19-6531 Apply Now
Job Responsibilities

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 2pm - 11pm.

We’re looking for a strategic communicator who has experience building and fostering fast growing social communities. Our ideal candidate is social media savvy with a passion for strengthening relationships with customers in the social space. He or she has a proven track record of problem-solving and can effectively adjust a response strategy to fit the social channel and situation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:

Customer Engagement

  • Actively monitor and engage with pet parents on all of PetSmart’s social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Communications teams on strategic initiatives and external messaging
  • Leverage listening tools to monitor trends and identify real-time opportunities that make sense for PetSmart
  • Partner with PR/Social Media team to quickly act on relevant opportunities
  • Shared responsibility of weekend community management

Reputation Management

  • Identify threats in user generated content and partner with relevant business partners to respond appropriately
  • Oversee, manage and monitor social media crisis response
  • Update and maintain social response playbook


  • Exceptional writing and editorial skills with strong attention to detail
  • Deep understanding of social media channels (knowledge of monitoring/analytic tools is a plus)
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills – able to identify, analyze and propose solutions to various care issues
  • Collaborative team player with the ability to adapt in a changing environment
  • Strong ability to effectively prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced environment


  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or a related field
  • At least 2-4 years strategic communications experience
  • Previous experience with social customer care is a plus

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What We Do

At our home office, passionate professionals come together to focus on one thing — the love of pets. Whether it's sniffing out new store locations, analyzing business trends, or providing technology solutions, this common bond is what motivates us every day to create the best possible experience for pet parents and their pets.

Our home office is so pet friendly, it even has its own on-site dog park

Associate resource groups enable our diverse communities to come together and shine

From family BBQs to volunteer days, we’re always putting on exciting events

Career progression is supported through training opportunities and individual development plans

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You don’t have to work in our retail stores to make the world a better place for pets. No matter where your specialties lie, you will be able to develop your skills and provide solutions that will make a huge difference in the lives of millions of pets and in your career.

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