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Influencer Manager
United Kingdom

Job Summary

Occupation Retail/Fashion/Cosmetics
Specialty Social Media Manager
Position Type Permanent
Work Environment Office Based
Location YO30 4XF, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 5/09/23
Location: York
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 39.5 per week
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Generous staff discounts. Free car parking & electric charge points. Onsite bar & cafeteria. Social events including Christmas party & Summer BBQ. Refer a friend scheme. Cycle to work scheme. Eyecare vouchers. Employee Assistance Programme - helping you to manage personal issues at work and home. A 'go home' culture, no one is expecting you to work longer than your hours

Who we are:

Launched in 2003, and now with over 1 million customers, Gear4music is a prominent retailer of musical instruments and music equipment. Carrying a huge range of music gear in distribution centres based in the UK and across Europe we cater for all musicians from orchestral to rock 'n' roll. We are a vibrant and fast-growing Ecommerce company with a passion for music. We really care about our people and want them to grow with us in an open and supportive environment.

Who you are:

We are looking for seasoned influencer manager with an established network of global influencers. You will be the driving force behind the success of some of the fastest-growing music instrument brands in the world. Gear4music is seeking a talented and self-motivated individual to lead the charge in building our influencer network and taking our house brands to new heights.

What you will do:

As our Influencer Manager, you will have the unique opportunity to work with some of the most prominent influencers in the industry, leveraging their platforms and reach to grow Gear4music's global presence. You will be a vital member of our team, working closely with our product and marketing departments to develop innovative and effective influencer campaigns that drive engagement, increase brand awareness, and ultimately generate revenue.

We are looking for someone with the determination, collaboration, and self-motivation skills to succeed in this fast-paced and dynamic role. You will have the freedom to bring your own creative ideas to the table and take ownership of your work, while also working collaboratively with other team members to achieve our collective goals.

  • Build, establish and manage a global network of influencers for all Gear4music Own Brands, on both organic and paid basis.
  • Develop detailed influencer briefs and act as the sole contact point for all partnerships.
  • Negotiate contracts and carefully manage budgets.
  • Monitor & report on performance, ensuring healthy ROI.
  • Keep up to date with relevant new and emerging influencers and influencer trends within the industry.
  • Utilise your established network of contacts to grow the influencer partnerships.
  • Liaise with the product, marketing and social teams to coordinate influencer strategies with product launches and other key events throughout the year.

What your skill set may look like:

Whilst we have an idea in mind of what we need, we are inclusive, and we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences that can come together to make this new team into a success. If you are excited but not sure you tick every box, please apply, you may be the exact person we are looking for.

  • Previous experience in building and managing a successful global network of influencers.
  • Proven experience identifying, recruiting & managing influencer/creatives/talent.
  • Must be commercially astute with experience negotiating on fees and strong understanding of budget management.
  • Brilliant at relationship management.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Good demonstrable experience of coordinating influencer strategies in line with product launches
  • Confident working with social media and influencer marketing analytics tool and reporting on metrics
  • Knowledge of the music industry would be a bonus!

What we'll give you:

Alongside the benefit of working with a fantastic bunch of talented people, we want to help you get the most out of your work and your free time, setting clear objectives and providing development opportunities, whilst ensuring your general wellbeing is at the forefront of our minds.

  • A generous discount scheme if you want to buy a product from us
  • Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme, helping you to manage personal issues at work and at home
  • A discounted on-site café and bar at HQ
  • An employee referral scheme
  • Development opportunities and regular one to ones

Plus, all the usual things you’d expect:

  • Employer pension scheme
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
  • A relaxed dress code and great coffee machine

You may have experience of the following: Influencer Manager, Social Media Manager, Brand Ambassador, Influencer, Digital Marketing Manager, Brand Partnership Manager, Content Creator, Celebrity Relations, Talent Manager, Digital Brand Manager, Marketing, Communications, Digital Marketing, etc.