Social Media Executive

  • Job Reference: 1321126611-2
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Mckenna Townsend
  • Location: Ringwood, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Creative, Digital, Marketing, Media, Public Relations, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Social Media Executive

Location: A mix of office-based (Ringwood, Hampshire) and WFH

Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

We have an excellent opportunity for a passionate, confident, and creative Social Media Executive to support our growing client portfolio.

About Us:

We are a multi-award winning, PR, marketing and social media full-service agency, based in Hampshire. Located in Ringwood, we are relentless in the pursuit of results for our clients - devising and implementing both strategic and creative social media, PR and marketing campaigns that drive enquiries, sales and build brands and reputation on a regional, national and international scale. We work across a broad range of sectors, with particular specialisms in marine, franchise, retail and care.

Role Overview:

You will be working with the team to identify, develop and fulfil a wide range of social media accounts and campaigns on behalf of our clients. You will work closely with all members of the agency, including the in-house design studio and PR team.

Key Duties:

  • Deliver day-to-day client activity, including:
    • Planning
    • Building and developing audiences
    • Developing creative and engaging multimedia content
    • Managing the day-to-day handling of all social media channels, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, X, Instagram and TikTok
    • Posting/scheduling
    • Setting up and managing advertising programmes
    • Monitoring channels and reporting
    • Audience engagement
    • Benchmarking/KPIs/ROI
    • Campaign management
    • Competitor tracking
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the social media landscape (channels, developments and opportunities) and show commitment to increasing your own knowledge of the industry and McKenna Townsend's clients
  • Monitor SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Planning and delivering content across multiple platforms using scheduling tools
  • Form key relationships with influencers
  • Budget planning
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients

About You:

Key Requirements & Skills:

  • Solid understanding of delivering across social media platforms and developments
  • At least one year's agency or in-house experience in social media management
  • Excellent copywriting and editing skills
  • Understanding and experience of using and delivering social media campaigns for clients
  • Creative skills for contributing new and innovative ideas
  • Excellent team working and collaboration skills
  • Strong organisational skills, with the capacity to prioritise and work across multiple accounts

Personal Skills:

  • Proactive, confident attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • The opportunity to work with some fantastic, global clients

Next Steps:

If you wish to apply for this role, please click on APPLY and supply your CV and covering letter, as well as salary expectations.

Candidates with experience of: Digital Marketing, Social Media Executive, Social Media Marketing, Social Media Coordinator, Social Media Marketing, Online Marketing Executive, Digital Marketing Executive, Marketing Campaign Executive, Marketing Coordinator, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Social Media, Content Creator may also be considered for this role.