Social Media Executive

BVG Group Ltd
Brecon, Powys
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

BVG Group is a mail order, ecommerce and distribution business operating 12 successful brands across a broad range of markets including Home and Garden, Shoe and Clothing, Sports Nutrition, Home Electrical sectors. We employ a team of over 500, ship four million orders a year and are forecast to generate annual sales of £138m this year. We are growing quickly and sales are forecast to reach £200m within three years. Our multi-channel routes to market encompass on and offline including high profile national newspaper reader offer advertisements, through direct mailed catalogues and online platforms including Groupon and Amazon. This is a fast paced and unique retail environment, reaching out to millions of consumers each week.

Social Media Executive

Fancy working on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms? Now is your chance. We’re offering an opportunity to represent our brands on social media platforms. Your role will be to engage with new and existing customers, answer social media enquiries, schedule in social posts, and over time, develop your own portfolio of social media accounts to manage. You will also get the opportunity to write blogs on varying subjects, and assist with copywriting from time to time.

Tasks include

  • Answering social media queries on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Managing a selection of social media profiles across several networks (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram)
  • Blog writing and content creation
  • Assisting with group copywriting
  • Networking with online influencers
  • Social media admin (updating cover photos, optimising Facebook shops etc)

Candidate profile

All applicants need to have an excellent grasp of the written word. A high level of computer literacy is a must, with the ability to multi task also essential. A good understanding of social media and a creative flair is also needed, with knowledge of Photoshop and previous experience of managing business social profiles a bonus.

As this post covers brands in home and garden, sports nutrition, menswear and fishing, you will need to be able to research quickly, and learn fast.

Full training will be provided. There are excellent career prospects for the right candidate.