Social Media Director (Social, Content, Influencer) Fast Growth Agency
Social Media Director (Social, Content, Influencer) | Fast Growth Agency
London, West End, W1
£65,000 - £75,000 + Benefits (including private health insurance and annual team holidays)
++ We are looking for an experienced digital leader with a significant track record in agency-side social, content and influencer to inspire the team, drive excellence and make smart growth decisions. This is a new position created at the agency to bring a new phase of social leadership into the team ++
About the agency:
Over the past two years we have grown from a £1 Million to a £2.5 Million agency. We are now looking ahead at the next 3 years and what we need to do to maintain this level of growth.
We describe ourselves as a Modern Communications Agency with creative and social at the heart of the team we have built.
The Social Director Role and Responsibilities:
+ Lead and nurture the teams responsible for delivering social for key clients of the agency (across travel and hospitality, FMCG and not for profit)
+ You report directly into company directors – presenting your solutions to current issues (across team, commercials and existing clients), spotting client opportunities and future proofing our social services – examining tools and service types. You are able to put your ideas into action unaided
+ You don’t delegate up difficult tasks, you make good judgements and deal with a broad range of leadership challenges –hiring/firing/client commercials etc
+ Your always-on and campaign strategies always tie to business objectives: for example, for a large UK charity you will be tasked on mass participation, on an International Hotel group you will be tasked on sales in their key early bookings phase and customer engagement throughout the year.
+ You must be able to adapt your strategies dependent upon client context and business/organisational objectives
+ You will be a confident and compelling presenter – for example leading on the delivery of two annual conferences for one of our Travel & Hospitality clients – focusing on social media vision and best practice for their global business
+ You open up thinking about what great creative and content is in the team
+ You work on adapting processes to improve creative/content output – excellence in creative and content for you is the only option
+ You seek out and lead new business pitches for all social, content and influencer leads. You gather information, ask difficult questions, find the root cause in order to produce the best recommendations and win the business
+ You understand the impact the agency is making for all clients at all times and have a client plan in place for each account to improve client relationships, grow revenue, improve impact
+ You are always demonstrating perfect industry, social, content and influencer knowledge – you regularly educate your team to ensure they are current
Level of Seniority Required/Experience:
+ Confident social strategist – you seek out the insights needed to deliver robust social strategies
+ You are motivated by delivering and demonstrating client impact - you are confident in building a narrative around this and using as a spring board into other strategic recommendations
+ Pitch to win – you thrive in pitch situations and always pitch to win
+ Team lead – you understand how to mobilise the right talent for a project and can motivate them to share your passion for the brief
+ Passionate about the evolving world of modern communications and what this means for social. You are current and agile when it comes to making social recommendations. You are not wedded to a particular channel, content format or influencer approach – for you it is about where impact will be delivered
+ Both visionary and realist – you understand that to make great things happen you must sometimes navigate complex organisation structures
+ Committed to working in partnership with clients – you want to build great relationships with clients because you believe the best work is created in this context
+ Your default is to seek to understand markets, customers and technology – across a wide range of markets and territories
+ You have the ability to interface with high-level stakeholders and get buy-in
You may have worked in the following capacities:
Head of Social, Head of Social Media, Social Account Director, Social Director, Head of Social Strategy.
Interested? Just Apply Below...
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.