Head of Social

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Circa £50K - £60K
Posted
26 Oct 2017
Closes
26 Nov 2017
Ref
DH - HOS.
Discipline
Marketing
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Head of Social

Our client is an award winning integrated and independent marketing services agency. We are currently working with them on a Head of Social Media hire, heading up a small but growing division and siting across multiple clients and divisions - so a varied audience with lots of ideation and strategy

This person will be the main driving force providing strategic ideas, building long lasting relationships with clients and creating amazing social campaigns, following briefs and ensuring departments are working together to make the campaigns a reality. You will be a mentor for the social media team and you will be the face of all things social both within the agency and externally to clients.

You will probably have been a manager for a few years and looking for your next step.

Responsibilities

  • Build a short and long term strategic plan for the social media department, including key opportunities, targets and required skill-set
  • Develop insight led, inspirational social media briefs
  • Conduct inspirational and effective creative briefing sessions with social media team members
  • Work with the senior management team on new business pitches
  • Work closely with the Head of Marketing, Head of PR, Managing Directors and Associate Directors to recommend and execute cross-functional campaigns
  • Create, present, and be able to continually speak to industry trends, platform trends, and competitive positioning for our clients
  • Collaborate with and support more junior members of the team to improve workflow, approach, process and growth
  • Manage multiple social media channels with a consistent, on-brand tone of voice and strategic overview
  • Day to day management and moderation of the social channels and community
  • Create and present weekly, monthly and campaign based reports
  • Support the team in developing and executing the strategic approach for our social media channels
  • Feed in social platform, paid social and content best practice knowledge during strategic brainstorm sessions
  • Create and maintain best practice documents on the main social channels and communicate these to the wider team on a regular basis
  • Be a social expert – have a good understanding of audience behaviours on key social channels, and recommend how content should respond to this
  • Help lead and maintain day to day relationships with social platforms
  • Pro-actively use search, social tools and trends data to identify new content opportunities

Attributes required for this role:

  • Passion for social media and technically astute
  • Excellent writer
  • A team player with oodles of initiative and good people skills
  • The ability to mentor and educate
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to present and pitch with confidence
  • Excellent communication abilities

 

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