Lilly Assoc Cnslt-Social Media Analyst in Greenfield, Indiana



Position Overview:

The purpose of this position is to monitor, analyze and report on the social media food animal production and companion animal conversations. This position will work in cooperation with other social media analysts/experts to provide trend/influencer analysis, recommendations on engagement strategies and benchmark/track shifts in the social conversation. The position resides within the Elanco Pulse Institute using NetBase as the primary social listening tool.


  • Analyze the global social media conversations across the food animal production and companion animal (pet) sectors. Specific food conversations include poultry, beef, pork, dairy and aquaculture as well as key issues and trending topics/issues.

  • Provide social/digital monitoring, analysis, reports and recommendations to support the Elanco global issues, crisis teams, and corporate communication including the corporate community manager as well as targeted businesses and customers.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert on animal health and productivity topics and related issues within the overall food sector. Leverage expertise with monthly analysis, reports and select customer interaction.

  • Develop and refine data visualization, reports, dashboards and scorecards to support clear, interesting and impactful means to demonstrate social/digital insights, tracking and monitoring.

  • Foster and maintain relationships with internal business teams, key external customers and/or influencers and multiple agencies.

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Strong social analytical skills and proficiency with standard APIs (application programming interface and common social/digital platforms)

  • Understanding of digital/social marketing as well as a personal knowledge/interest in online and social media including experience with content management systems

  • Solid communication/writing ability for presentations, reports and engagement with internal business partners/stakeholders and external audiences including customers

  • Strong team working and collaboration skills as well as self-motivation, accountability and project management

  • Background in agriculture or pet industry is preferred

Additional Information:

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Social Media Analyst

Job Category:

Corporate Communications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, social media, information technology or related field

  • 3 years of advertising, marketing, new media, or communications experience, with at least 3 years of social media analysis

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Company Overview:

Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana.





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North America