Social Media Officer - 12 week contract - Remote working

Expiring today

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Homeworking
Salary
Up to £16.79 per hour
Posted
16 Mar 2021
Closes
13 Apr 2021
Ref
JN -032021-172330
Contact
Louise corke
Function
Marketing
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

We are delighted to be working on a new temporary role with a prestigious London based University. This role is for a Social Media Officer (REMOTE WORKING), its paying £16.79 per hour and is currently for 12 weeks. The successful candidate will alleviate a sudden increase in workloads, and will be responsible, among other things, for managing social media inboxes, monitoring engagement, and scheduling content across all channels.

Our priorities are:

  • Thorough understanding of the higher education sector, the role of the social sciences, and a keen awareness of social issues in the UK and internationally
  • Ability to craft proactive, preventative and passionate messaging to promote positive engagement and minimise negative sentiment for a large social media community (approx.. 1.5 million followers)
  • Experience proving social media advice and consultations for colleagues with a wide range of communications priorities (with a strong focus on research communications)


The postholder will apply advanced social media expertise to drive engagement, and build connections across audience segments including current and prospective students, alumni, researchers, and other key stakeholders. This will include creating engaging social media posts tailored for each of the schools core social media channels, monitoring inboxes and responding to enquiries, providing expert social media advice to communicators around the school, and regularly reporting on the performance of content to better inform future campaigns.


  • Develop creative social media content that informs, entertains and delights audiences and maximises engagement with the school community members and other key audiences. Optimise content for each platform, ensuring brand compliance and adherence to house style.
  • Work with other content-creating teams to easily repurpose content for social media channels, improve processes for social media optimisation, and adapt to changes in social media tools as they evolve.
  • Lead daily community management across all central social media channels (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter). Monitor social media enquiries and conversations, liaise with internal stakeholders as required, and respond appropriately in a timely manner and with a strong focus on customer service.

  • Thorough understanding of the UK and international social media landscapes, current trends, industry standards and best practice for each platform

    Thorough understanding of the higher education sector, the role of the social sciences, and a keen awareness of social issues in the UK and internationally

    Experience managing branded social media channels, ideally in the higher education sector

    Community management and customer service experience

    Experience delivering complex projects of strategic importance meeting the needs of multiple internal stakeholders

    Proven track record of disseminating complex materials and abstract concepts to wider audiences in tailored and engaging formats

    If you feel that this is the role for you, please send across your most updated CV.

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