Digital Social Strategist - PR & Comms Agency - South West London
£28,000 - £33,000
Digital Social Strategist - The Company
My client has developed into one of the leading technology PR agencies in the UK and Europe. Their expertise was recognised in 2008 when they became the European technology practice of a multi-award winning global PR network. This global reach offers a range of fantastic opportunities which is one of many reasons why so many of our employees stay with them.
This agency bring technology to life. They pride themselves on working with some of the most innovative technology companies in the world helping major global businesses transform their reputations. They work with some of the leading brands in enterprise and consumer technology, telecoms and media technology - not to mention energy and automotive. Through our offices in the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Germany and Sweden - they design, build and deliver truly international campaigns.
Digital Social Strategist - The Role
My client is seeking a talented Digital & Social Strategist who lives and breathes social, mobile and creative digital experiences. As part of their growing Digital Services Team - you will be working across a portfolio of B2B and B2C technology accounts delivering on social and digital elements of engaging integrated campaigns with award winning PR teams. Under the direction of both the Head of Digital and our Senior Digital Consultant you will work on a varied range of digital and social media projects for market leading hi-tech B2B and B2C companies. Whilst support and help will always be there, you will be given as much responsibility as you can handle. The role will be dual focused, with a responsibility to footprint the Digital and Social offering for existing clients and the cultivation of new business opportunities.
Strategic vision, able to demonstrate experience of decoding complicated briefs and translating into digitally driven ideas and delivery
Experienced at brainstorming digital and social ideas, formulating these ideas into clearly laid out campaign strategies, and presenting these into internal teams and clients
Digital integration, must be expert at talking to clients and partners about digital and technical opportunities, and have the ability to drive work that helps the agency demonstrate that they put digital at the centre of their ideas and communications, with a strong focus on integration
Comfortable managing both big and small budgets effectively, creating project and implementation plans, as well as understanding and communicating the implications of dependencies and risk.
Account profitability experience of how to maintain account profitability through effective team service levels, time analysis and direct cost recovery
Maximise the amplification and reach of PR and content-led programmes through the use of paid media, including social advertising and content
Develop strong relationships with technology partners and social media platforms to identify potential areas of collaboration to support client work and new business)
Proactively cross sell existing skills; up sell skills; networking to establish new opportunities
Contributor within pitch teams: both at strategic and project management level
Developing strategy and presenting to capitalise on new business opportunities
Skills & Experience: -
Marketing/Social/PR industry experience as a digital account handler, with fully rounded skills and extensive experience in an agency environment
Brand strategy communications and social media experience
Bachelors degree or an equivalent level of education
Social Media management and listening tools, including Hootsuite, Sprinklr, Sysomos and Brandwatch
Social advertising, specifically LinkedIn and Twitter
Proven strong project management skills and experience (budget, scope, time, risk & quality management) across a mix of small and large accounts/projects
Proven understanding of how to work with digital influencers to build ongoing relationships, generate buzz, and increase client share-of-voice
Fluent in English
Decisive but diplomatic
Able to get the best from different types of people
Confident, approachable and knowledgeable, inspiring confidence in others
Commercially aware, with an ability to capitalise on business opportunities
Sound like you? Apply now!
For further assurance, please review my profile on LinkedIn and connect with me; Search for "DAVE NEWMAN". To apply for this fantastic opportunity or for further information, please contact: Dave Newman | DD: + 44| 207 845 7269. Please note all applications will be made in confidence. Feel free to call me directly if you would like more information before applying.
We have a variety of digital roles on at present (£20k-£130k), so if this is one is not suitable; please call me to discuss other exciting opportunities which you can apply for.