Social Media Editor

  • Job Reference: 937084085-2
  • Date Posted: 6 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Arco Recruitment
  • Location: Eastbourne, Sussex
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Creative, Digital, Events & Experiential, Marketing, Media, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Social Media Marketer to join our clients Marketing team based at Head Office on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract, to cover a period of maternity. You will play a key role in growing our social media presence by creating and generating engaging and innovative content for their company's trade social media accounts. This is an excellent opportunity for a marketer who is highly motivated, with an aptitude for both the analytical and creative elements of social media marketing.

Working closely with the Digital Marketing Manager and wider Marketing team you will be supporting and implementing the Company's social media strategy by promoting multiple brands, products and services across our websites. This will be achieved by creating both paid and organic campaigns, building adverts and liaising with our media agency, liaising with suppliers, analysing trends, platforms and industry blogs etc, monitoring content and reposts and replying to direct social media communications.

As a Social Media Editor, some of your key responsibilities will include:

• Researching, writing, editing, scheduling, and publishing, original and engaging content• Assisting in the development of social media campaigns that work in conjunction with the brands marketing activities • Analysis of social media activity for commercial success• Responding to direct social media communications with appropriate content and advice• Developing product and industry knowledge to be able to contribute confidently to only conversations and questions• Keeping informed of the latest innovations within digital and social media marketing• Suggesting new ideas and best practise as appropriate• Managing projects within time and budget targets• As appropriate create social media content at various events when required

Who we are looking for to join the team:

• Experience of using social media for marketing with an awareness of the challenges it can bring• Experience of or willing to learn and use scheduling and analytical software including Hubspot, K8, Phocas, Google Analytics.• Creative and innovative thinker• Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing including spelling, punctuation and grammar• Exceptional attention to detail skills with the ability to work quickly and accurately to a high standard with a 'right first time' approach• Proficient in Microsoft Office to an intermediate level including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and happy to learn and embrace new software and technologies• Keen to learn about the industry and develop product knowledge to be able to communicate confidently with an online audience. Knowledge of the industry would be beneficial but not essential• Excellent customer service skills and able to use own initiative to problem solve• Enjoys working and supporting a team with the initiative to work as an individual at all times• Approachable, possessing an open and friendly personality• Excellent organisational and multi tasking skills


37.5 hours per week

In return our clients are offer a comprehensive benefits package consisting of:

• A salary of up to £35,000 (Depending on experience)• 31 days holiday including bank holidays• Free life assurance• 5% of your salary employer contribution to the pension plan (subject to employee contributions)• We offer Wagestream - a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it• Colleague discounts giving you huge savings on your home improvements• Employee Assistance Programme - accessible to colleagues, partner/spouse and dependants• Access to Medicash, an optional contributory scheme where you can claim money back for the most common routine healthcare treatments• Discounts and rewards with selected partners - major high street brands, supermarkets etc• Additional financial assistance such as Cycle to Work Scheme, Season Ticket Loans and Helping Hand Loan Scheme for times of crisis,• Staff uniform and uniform cleaning tax relief• Comprehensive Induction Programme

if you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, please apply now!