Head of Social Media/ Social Lead- Integrated Agency

£70,000+ BENS
10 Dec 2012
10 Jan 2013
Contract Type
Full Time

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


This is a challenging and fast-paced role that requires someone who can manage a team of consultants and play an important role in the growth of a new department.

You will have an entrepreneurial spirit a love of pitching- a deep knowledge of the social landscape and be someone everyone is itching to work with!


You will need passion and a track record in providing strategic social media advice to clients.


Key requirements of the role include:


Be the go to person in the agency as the leader of social thinking (strategic, creative and commercial)

Manage senior relationships and oversee day-to-day relationships with the client

Retain and grow client business through desirable strategy and proactive thinking

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, manage monthly social meetings Ensure regular reviews and feedback are gathered from clients to optimise client delivery

Candidates must have:


Held a similar role in another agency

Strong confident individual who doesn’t mind getting their hands dirty

Automative or sports marketing experience would be beneficial but not a requirement 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 Capable of leading strategic initiatives working closely with planning, creative and clients 

Ability to work independently and to lead a team

Track record of delivering results for clients

Proven track record in service delivery and operational management

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