Head of Social Media

Central London
16 Nov 2012
16 Dec 2012
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client an award winning creative agency based in central London are currently looking to hire a Head of Social Media


This is a challenging and fast-paced role that requires someone who can manage a team of consultants and own tactical delivery for the agency’s key accounts in line with client and project objectives.


The successful candidate will have a broad digital skill set covering everything from


Search Display Web and app development  Social media You will need passion and a track record in providing strategic social media advice to clients.


Key requirements of the role include:


Develop multi-channel social strategy for key accounts

Manage senior relationships and oversee day-to-day relationships with the client Responsibility for overall delivery against SLAs and SOWs (statement of work)

Manage and inspire a team of consultants, junior consultants and trainee consultants to deliver effective results for clients.

Develop career plans and handle reviews for junior staff

Support the managing director in managing resource allocation and revenue forecasting

Lead a team to respond to new business pitches Organise regular agency knowledge-share sessions

Ensure regular reviews and feedback are gathered from clients to optimise client delivery Candidates must have:


University Degree (or international equivalent).

6+ years of digital experience

4+ years of management experience

Agency experience essential

Experience of providing high-level social media strategy (not just campaign strategy) Comprehensive understanding of the role of social in the wider digital marketing mix Understanding of client side analytics packages highly desirable such as GA or Omniture Ability to work independently and to lead a team

Fluent written and spoken English

Highly presentable and a very confident presenter

Track record of delivering results for clients

If you feel you have the relevant experience to apply for this role or any other similar role please contact Pippa McMahon 020 300 86473