Social Media Manager

Recruiter
Anderson Knight
Location
Coatbridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1235098103
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Anderson Knight is looking for a Social Media/Communications Manager for our client based in North Lanarkshire. This is a full time, permanent newly created role. The position will report to the Head of Marketing and is responsible for the implementing and the management of PR and social media for the brand. This will involve working with the Head of Marketing and other senior stakeholders within the business.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain and expand existing network of media contacts - both traditional and digital.
  • Build internal relationships to access information / comment on various issues and questions.
  • Take control and manage all social media activity for the brand, and take input from other team members.
  • Define objectives and measurement of both PR and social media activity.
  • Manage PR and social media budgets as agreed annually and in line with overall marketing plan.
  • Proactive and reactive generation of both verbal and visual content.
  • Act as spokesperson for the brands and, on occasion, for the business. This may be written and / or face to face interviews.

Required experience:
  • Experience of working within a marketing department in a fast paced organisation
  • Evidence of responsibility for creative and effective communications activity, contributing to brand objectives and building brand equity.
  • Expert in working on social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) and in use of their analytics packages.
  • Expert in the techniques and practice of PR.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Good level of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel & Power Point.
  • Expert in working on social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) and in use of their analytics packages.
  • Expert in the techniques of PR.
  • Excellent media contacts

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