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Social Media Executive

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  • Sector:

    Marketing and Digital

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  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Adela Kalari

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Adela Kalari

Social Media Executive
£28,000 - £33,000 DOE

I am looking for an experienced and dynamic Social Media Executive to join a growing e-commerce retailer based in Coventry. As the Social Media Executive, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of their social media presence, from content creation to community engagement and partnerships.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating viral and engaging content while driving commercial results. Reporting directly to the Head of Ecommerce, you will be responsible for developing social media content and acquisition strategies, owning and managing the bi-annual calendar to ensure that your team and key stakeholders are aware and aligned with upcoming activity.

* Develop a social media strategy and KPIs to increase brand awareness and overall engagement.
* Manage and oversee all global social media channels such as Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Tiktok.
* Create social media channel campaigns and strategies, including budget planning, content ideation and partnership management.
* Ensure brand consistency in marketing and social media messages by working with various company departments and stakeholders.
* Act on market trends, user behaviour, new platform features, competitor activity and other relevant updates.
* Maintain effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant company functions have visibility over social media activity and can contribute.
* Manage communication with relevant stakeholders to ensure cross-department visibility and alignment.
* Build reporting frameworks to evaluate return on investment on the various platforms. Work with the marketing team to look at ways social media can work within wider campaigns.

* Minimum 3 years of experience in a social media content or partnership role.
* Strong familiarity and understanding of social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Tiktok.
* Proven track record in delivery of KPI-driven results.
* Highly organised and impeccable attention to detail. Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a proven track record of delivering KPI-driven results.
* Strong sense of responsibility, takes ownership, self-starter and proactive attitude.
* Good mix of creative thinking and commercial understanding.
* Naturally curious thinker, self-driven character with a passion for understanding customers and meeting their needs.
* Must be comfortable presenting concepts and ideas.
* Strong communicator with the ability to articulate complex topics both verbally and in writing to a variety of audiences.
* Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.
* Strong project management and prioritisation skills.
* Agile to change and pragmatic. Collaborative team player, comfortable working in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment where identifying needs, providing solutions and adding value is a prerequisite.
* Commercial awareness and a creative problem solver with the ability to think laterally and understand the cost and value drivers within a competitive business environment.

If you're looking for an exciting opportunity to showcase your social media proficiency and make a real impact, then we want to hear from you!

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