Head of Social Media

Central London
Up to 55k + excellent benefits
11 Dec 2012
11 Jan 2013
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Social Media –Sports and Entertainment Agency

Our client is one of the leading Sports and Entertainment digital agencies in the UK. They have a track record of producing some of the best creative promotional campaigns around and they now are looking to increase their social media offering.

  • The Role
  • Provide council for internal non-specialists
  • Help shape and define the Social Media Offering
  • Guiding other clients through social media opportunities
  • Pitching social media ideas to clients
  • Supporting and consulting on clients owned media properties (e.g. Facebook/Twitter/YouTube).
  • Setting up and writing in-depth social media listening/monitoring reports
  • Providing support and leadership for internal client teams in social media
  • Establish long-term relationships with relevant senior client contacts and gain their trust as a social media expert
  • Assist client leaders in developing clients’ knowledge of social media and grow the role of digital in their marketing programmes
  • Assist client leaders in developing new business opportunities
  • Inspire clients by demonstrating the response & brand building capabilities of social media

The Right Candidate

  • A deep understanding of the following key areas of Social Media: Social platforms and sites (FB, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube etc), Community management, Social games, apps, competitions and promotions, Influencer analysis and mapping, Outreach and social PR, Social search, Social plug-ins, Buzz monitoring, sentiment analysis and the most effective and relevant platforms and Web analytics
  • Substantial social media experience within an agency
  • Understanding of broader digital platforms especially SEO
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit and career drive
  • To be a personal evangelist for social media with a strong POV
  • A self-starter

The Company

  • Specialists in Digital Promotions
  • Established company in 1995
  • UK staff of over 150 in 3 offices
  • Working with leading Sports and Entrainment clients
  • London office based in West End

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