Social Media Executive

Based: Leicester
Level: Junior
Salary: £18,000 to £23,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 17 November 2018
Job Listing Added: 19 October 2018

Ideas you can’t ignore.
And an opportunity you can’t afford to miss.

We’re bigdog, an award-winning creative agency. We believe the best ideas are sparked by insight, developed without channel prejudice, and delivered with skill and passion at every touchpoint.

We have 140 talented integrated specialists, working across offices in London, Leicester, Norwich and Birmingham. We’re part of the Mission Group – one of the UK’s most respected networks – sharing skills and resources across 16 agencies and over 1,000 staff.

We’re looking for a social media native that can help us scale our social media offering. You will live and breathe social media and be familiar with the numerous applications of the different platforms, from building ad campaigns, measuring audiences, reporting on performance and developing content plans to managing a community.

You will be confident dealing with clients, able to manage numerous projects, be calm under pressure and happy to work to tight deadlines.

What skills do you need?
• Content planning – our creative team write and design the content, but you’ll need to be able to brief them according to our clients’ social media strategy.
• Managing the social media cycle – you’ll be confident building a content plan, managing communities, briefing and guiding the creative team as they produce the content and then scheduling and promoting it when it’s finished. This will be followed by a performance report for the client.
• You’ll keep an eye out for opportunities, from trending topics to the latest social media formats and developments.
• Research – supporting on the development of social media strategies through audience and competitor research. This involves building audiences on different social platforms as well as identifying and analysing competitors.
• You’ll need to be a self-starter, happy to tackle any challenges thrown out you and work out what you don’t already know.

What experience do you need?
• Experience of managing social media accounts is vital – ideally at an agency.
• Client-facing experience
• A natural curiosity for learning about social platforms and keeping up to date with the latest developments.

What will you get in return?
• 20 days’ holiday + bank holidays
• Additional day off for your birthday!
• Company pension
• Childcare vouchers
• Cycle to work scheme
• Salary sacrifice scheme

How to Apply

To apply follow the link and fill in a short application form and upload your CV. This should take no longer than a couple of minutes -