Social Community Manager - Durham - CandleScience
The Position: Social Community Manager

Do you live to share your story on social media? Are you a passionate creator? If so we want to hear from you. We're looking for our first community manager to connect and grow our community of enthusiastic candle and soap makers.

Our perfect candidate is experienced and self-motivated. They will be comfortable identifying opportunities, developing strategies, and executing on them.

  • Create a social and community marketing plan that focuses on:
    • Providing useful and relevant information and resources
    • Identify and build relationships with brand ambassadors
    • Incentivizing user-generated content creation and sharing
    • Humanizing our brand and the people behind it
  • Plan and produce live engagement events
  • Analyze and report on trends in customer behavior
  • Identify common customer problems and work with other departments to resolve them
  • Review and respond to user posts and comments on all social media channels
  • Manage incoming sponsorship and donation requests
  • Watch other popular candle and soap making forums and provide helpful responses
  • Strong writing skills
  • Mastery of Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, and Instagram
  • Experience in social media, communications, public relations, or content marketing
  • An obsession with crafting, art, and technology
  • Ability to work alone and contribute to a small team
  • A passion for engaging with people
  • Photography and videography experience a plus
To Apply:

To apply, please send your resume, a letter describing why you are perfect for the job, and links to your social media account or portfolio to: Please use the subject line “Application for Community Manager.”

Work Life

Headquartered in Durham, NC, we’re surrounded by great restaurants, cultural activities, and sporting events. Also known as one of the “Tastiest Towns of the South,” Durham is one of the best places to live and work.


Big company benefits with small company culture! We provide comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage with low deductibles. All employees receive employer match for retirement contributions of up to 3% of annual earnings. We have liberal vacation policies and offer additional benefits including technology stipends, gym memberships, and company paid life insurance.

About Us

CandleScience develops and sells natural candle and soap making supplies to makers of all sizes. We work hard to develop products that push the boundaries of performance in natural candle making.

We distribute via two distribution centers and Amazon while providing industry-leading support for our customers.

We are headquartered in beautiful downtown Durham, NC.

For More About Us:

Igniting Growth with CandleScience | UPS

First Candles, Now Soap. Durham’s CandleScience Expands in DIY Market | ExitEvent