Social Media Manager

Room At The Top Recruitment
Up to £300 per day
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Social Media Manager

Our global client is a leading pharmaceutical & healthcare company in the UK. They are seeking an interim Social Media Manager to support our existing social media presence as well as support the evolution/ acceleration of our channels and campaigns. The role is for a Social Media Manager with experience in developing social media capabilities for large and complex organisations, ideally within a regulated environment. The Social Media Manager would be responsible for working with the Strategic Communications Team in the UK to develop and execute the Social Media strategy, provide content and community management support and also be a subject matter expert to provide counsel and guidance to the Communication and Marketing Teams across the business as they develop campaigns.

We are seeking a positive and proactive team member who is willing to join a fast paced but friendly team. The role is initially a 6 month contract - for a minimum three days per week, based at Hoddesdon (with some potential flexibility to work from home).There is potential also that this could expand into a permanent role in 2018 for the right candidate.

Suggested Skills / Experience:

    6+ years’ experience in a digital / social media-focused role, whether agency or in-house:
- Experience in pharmaceutical or other regulated industry (e.g. healthcare, financial Services) preferred.

    Experience in both defining and delivering digital / social media strategy.An understanding of the role of digital / social media within the wider marketing / comms mix.Experience in growing and developing a social media function, whether in-house or for a client.Strong stakeholder & project management skills including at a senior level and cross-functionally.Manage comprehensive brand-level social media activities with the key purpose to tell stories to help drive brand awareness, engagement, conversion and advocacy. Experience of planning and executing activity on major social platforms, including but not limited to Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.Experience in planning, managing and delivering a content strategy (written, visual, video, audio).Experience of managing a content production process:
- Simple design skills a bonus (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.).

    Experience of delivering digital projects.Experience of website maintenance (CMS).Strong writing and communications skills.Experience of developing and running training on digital and social media for various audiences.Good understanding of the role of paid promotion in social media marketing across all main platforms.Experience of setting and tracking ROI for digital/ social activity.Experience of social media management software platforms (Brandwatch, Sysomos, etc.)Social media strategist.Serve as a subject matter expert for social media strategy development, planning, and execution.Support the development and management of social media content for brand teams in collaboration with external agencies.Establish and oversee operational support to execute in social media channels that align to the brands’ objectives.Advance marketing capabilities in social media by identifying new opportunities, seeking necessary input from key stakeholders, and operationalizing the ideas.

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