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    London, England

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    Digital Marketing

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    Sam Tooke

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  • Consultant:

    Sam Tooke

Would you rather be in the pub watching football than sat at your desk building social campaigns for clients you don't have any interest in?

Are you a paid social strategist who is bored of their clients and wants to work on something they're truly passionate about?

They say if you love your job then you never work a day in your life - here is your opportunity.

This role is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join a fantastic marketing agency who are sports centric, entrusted by many of the world's most well-known sports federations and leagues to grow and engage online audiences.

The role will entail being a crucial team member in driving and leading the paid social aspect of some of the world's biggest sports events, creating, leading and implementing social media strategies for this agencies clients in order to drive brand awareness, depth of engagement and long term conversions of followers and loyal sports fans.

This position requires someone who is a progressive thinker and an innovator who can map out where and how digital can work in tandem with their client's business. The role is based around building hype, awareness and sparking interest in huge sporting events via dedicated social media strategies.

Key responsibilities:

  • Achieving the client's strategic objectives by leading the team on execution of social strategies

  • Developing multi-year approaches to achieve ambitious reach objectives and engagement, ensuring social media is maximised to meet business objectives

  • Advise on media buying plans, tracking KPI's and targets on top of end to end campaign management from planning to development, execution and reporting to senior stakeholders

  • Ensuring a market leading presence on all social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube and Tiktok

  • Developing new ideas and innovative new social media solutions to identify new avenues for reach and engagement

  • Oversee influencer marketing and the aid in building new active brand ambassadors

  • Managing a team below you of other Social media strategists and delegates

Experience required:

  • Expert knowledge of all paid media platforms, digital content and social media activities

  • Extensive knowledge working in a digital media organisation/agency with a role of digital media planner/buyer or strategist

  • Extensive experience developing and implementing digital and social media strategies

  • Experience directing content teams

  • Proven experience of online communications, communities and developing and implementing influencer strategies

  • Confident using Google Analytics, Facebook insights and other digital tracking/analytical tools

  • Knowledge of innovation in sport

  • Understanding of the latest developments across the major social platforms and how they can be applied to achieve brand objectives

This role will require work outside standard Monday - Friday work hours, meaning candidates must be able to show flexibility in hours to meet project demands