Social Media Manager

Dorset, England
£28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
04 May 2021
01 Jun 2021
Marketing Disciplines
Industry Sector
Agency, Digital Agency
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

Exiting new Social Media Manager role required for outstanding Dorset digital agency

Your new company
This role is for a Digital Agency that have decades of experience in the industry and are experiencing growth that means they need to add to their highly skilled and talented team. A business that prides itself on innovation, creativity, and excellent quality of work, they have won some exciting new accounts that require the attention of a gifted Social Media Manager.

Your new role
This exciting new role is designed with specific accounts in mind, and while we can't go in to much detail, it's a great time to be with the business. This is an exciting opportunity to lead, build and develop a team with support from Strategy, Creative and Client Services.

Responsibilities include:

  • Presenting Social Media strategy, plans and best practice with clients and colleagues.
  • Content planning for multiple clients - taking ownership of production of assets with the creative team and delivering to client service within budget and deadlines.
  • Working with the Creative department to create best in class social content through effective social briefing.
  • Community engagement and moderation.
  • Scheduling paid and organic social content.
  • Setting Social Media KPIs and performance reporting on various live campaigns driving growth for our clients.
  • Supporting Digital and Client Services teams with ad hoc research and insight development such as competitor auditing.
  • Project management where required, assisting client service with moving projects through the agency.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Proven experience in a Social Media Lead / Strategist or similar role, gained either within an agency or in-house.
  • Excellent knowledge of social platforms - how they work, who uses them, how brands are using them and what's coming next.
  • Persuasive and clear communication skills with clients and colleagues.
  • Positive advocacy of social media and content as a communication tool - either as a standalone or part of integrated campaigns.
  • A creative approach and curiosity to explore how social media can be used to surprise and delight audiences whilst meeting campaign objectives.

What you'll get in return

  • £28,000- £35,000
  • 28 days' holiday (plus bank holidays.) After 5 years' continuous service, an additional 2 days holiday to use.
  • Health Care cash back scheme
  • Daily Fruit bowl and Breakfast essentials in the office
  • Refer A Friend Scheme.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Reward & Recognition Scheme.
  • Beer Fridge Friday.
  • Tons of free parking.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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