Social Media Manager

Social Media Manager

Job Title: Social Media Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Waltham Abbey, Essex
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: MJ34785578_1583230844
Contact Name: Megan Johnson
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 03, 2020 10:20

Job Description

Social Media Manager
Waltham Abbey
Up to £35,000 a year

Our client is an executive search firm working across financial and professional services. The target audiences are senior clients across all industry sector/roles and top-class candidates. There is a need to take the active and engaging tone of voice and make it 'sing' in the digital space.


  • To develop and execute a digital marketing strategy.
  • To review and then take over the running of digital channels to market for the firm.
  • Set short-term and long-term marketing and campaign goals, and execute digital marketing initiatives to achieve targets
  • Generate excellent digital and social content - including writing, video production and graphic visualization.
  • Ensure any outgoing online content is well optimized for pick-up and shareability.
  • Look for trends in customer feedback and use these insights to optimize content and increase
    customer engagement.
  • Ensure that social channels embrace 'digital PR' i.e. connects with and engages with the key
    opinion-forming influencers who can be so important to the business.
  • Generate excellent digital and social content - this involves writing, video production,
  • Look for trends in customer feedback and use these insights to optimize content and increase
    customer engagement

The ideal candidate will be somebody who is courageous and determined to join the social conversation on behalf of the firm.

You are good with people and will not be fazed by serving more than one demanding internal client at once. Must show evidence of having successfully planned, run, monitored and reported on substantial digital marketing SM campaigns with an emphasis on social media, especially LinkedIn.

  • Good knowledge of using paid-for social, search and advertising promotion as part of an integrated digital campaign.
  • Comfortable with producing all social media assets e.g. video, infographics etc. both independently and through commissioning. (Sometimes creating themselves, but the experience of briefing/budgeting agencies).
  • A dual-minded approach: you're highly creative and an excellent writer but can also be very strategic, sales-focused and process-driven.
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics and campaign measurement tools very desirable.
  • Must be a good communicator to ensure the digital strategy lands firmly across the global business.

Experience working for a recruitment consultancy is not required.

Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.