Social Media Manager

Digital Marketing £ 30,000 - £ 40,000 per year

Social Media Manager
£30,000 to £40,000

This company - since 1947 - has maintained it's founding ideals and idiosyncratic mix of journalist, artist, and storyteller. The photographers that are skilled and privileged enough to be part of this company are those who defy convention, shatter the status quo, and redefine history. Their photographers have covered everything from society and people, places of interest, politics, news events, disasters, and conflicts. In short, when you picture an iconic image but can't think where it came from or who took it, it probably came from this company.

You - if you're interested - will be responsible for nurturing and growing the company's social media following (currently over 5 million followers), reaching new audiences, and helping to create lifelong advocates for the brand.

Here are the details:

The Role
* Develop and implement social media strategy for the agency
* Publish content across all social media channels - write copy, make image edits and create visual assets
* Manage the social media content calendar, ensuring it reflects and supports the editorial calendar as well as cross-departmental marketing activities
* Schedule content and ensure it is published at the right time and on the right platform
* Review all user engagements and respond to comments or escalate where necessary
* Manage the creation of social content for branded campaigns
* Support organic content with the creation of targeted Facebook and Instagram advertising campaigns
* Develop new initiatives for engagement and growth
* Review performance data across channels and track content performance
* Produce weekly/monthly social media and content performance reports
* Support the team in the development of social media proposals
* Advise on social media best practice, industry updates and new platforms
* Contribute to editorial calendar and develop new story ideas

The Requirements
* In-depth knowledge of social media, audience building, campaign planning and current social media trends
* Excellent copywriting skills and effective ideas for content generation across social media, website and advertising
* Experience of producing content and images for individual channels, including use of Adobe Creative Suite
* Proficiency in use of social media and website analysis tools to produce reports
* Understanding of paid social media promotion and knowledge of advertising platforms, including Facebook Ads Manager
* Experience using website content management systems
* Self-motivated and able to take initiative, working both individually and as part of a team
* Excellent communication skills
* Interest in photography, the arts, culture and current affairs

Interviews will very likely be happening next week, so if you want to be part of that then get in touch with me, Matt, on 0207 845 7299. Or you can email me on I'm also on LinkedIn if you want to connect there:

Contact: Matt Hearnden

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