Social Media Manager

Greater Manchester
£23000 - £30000 per annum
18 Jun 2014
16 Jul 2014
Dan Middlebrook
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
Media Buying
Fashion, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time
Social Media Manager

Our client, a leading retailer are looking to recruit a Social Media Manager to join their fast-paced Head Office team. The role will oversee a tight knit team promoting a leading fashion brand across a number of social media channels.

A fantastic opportunity, responsibilities will include :

Creating and lead the social strategy, including developing brand engaging content across different social media channels, including their blog and Facebook/LinkedIn/Twitter/Instagram/Pinterest etc.

Managing and developing the client's blog, including overseeing the writing of articles that are relevant to their customers and working with bloggers who regularly contribute.

Blogger engagement: researching, connecting and cultivating relationships with bloggers, and other key social media influencers/trendmakers.

Monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of Social Media programs. Analysing, reviewing and reporting on the effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results.

Observing recent social media trends and updating tools, which will include attending educational and networking events as required.

Manage the creative budget for social media advertising during weekly promotions.

Be an on and offline Brand Ambassador.

Support online and offline marketing campaigns

The ideal candidate will have be degree qualified in Marketing, PR, Communications or Journalism. Experience working in a retail or fashion media environment would be advantageous, as would knowledge of developing mobile platforms. Proven exposure to the execution and development of social media strategies would also be helpful.

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