Social Media Executive

£25,000 - £28,000 yearly
  • Age UK
  • London, UK
  • Mar 12, 2019
Permanent Administration Communications Design Editorial Marketing Social Media

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Job Purpose

Age UK are recruiting for a Social Media Executive to join the team and create engaging content for all Age UK's social channels; helping to grow Age UK's presence and engagement across these channels, and to work closely with partners to bring consistency across the Age UK network.

The Social Media Executive will also moderate and analyse all conversations across the social channels, analysing campaign performance; and report learnings and successes back to stakeholders. Working with the Social Media Manager the successful candidate will play an important part in ensuring the implementation of social media strategy.

Main Responsibilities

  • Creating and curating compelling content for Age UK's social channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube; and managing the Social Media calendar.
  • Managing the social media team's relationship with local Age UKs
  • Dealing with both internal and external enquiries that come through the Social Media Inbox.
  • Lead on the implementation of the social media strategy.
  • Working with the Social Media Manager to create a paid media roadmap to ensure Age UK reaches the widest audience possible
  • Assist the social media manager in producing monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc campaign reports.
  • Taking a keen interest in development of digital as a whole and social media specifically to ensure Age UK moves to new techniques and technologies as appropriate

Experience

  • Very strong experience managing social media accounts; a proven track record of creating content for different audiences across a variety of channels. 
  • Experience in a social media executive role, preferably within the third sector.
  • Strong hands-on digital marketing experience with a specific focus on social media and social media analytics. 
  • Strong experience managing stakeholders from all disciplines but particularly commercial / fundraising and campaigns focus.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of social media management tools, preferably Sprout Social/Hootsuite; as well as Adobe Suite (PhotoShop, Premier and AfterEffects).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills and Effective team working skills

Additional Information

For a full list of benefits please click here https://www.ageuk.org.uk/about-us/jobs/employee-benefits/

Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.

Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.