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25 January 2017

Head of Social

  • Reference: ech250117i
  • Location: Alderley Edge
  • Salary: Up to £50,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Ecommerce
  • Consultant email:
  • Consultant telephone: +44 161 833 1044

We have been briefed on an exclusive opportunity as a Head of Social at the fastest growing property development company in the country. The Head of Social will be fronting up the new marketing function and responsible for social media marketing across the whole business. They will have energy and gravitas to lead and develop solid and successful social media strategies that can influence and gain buy-in and cooperation with strategy from key stakeholders and board members.

This exquisite company is based in luxury offices in the opulent, Cheshire village of Alderley Edge with comfortable and spacious offices. This company are relaxed and sociable and often hold staff days in and days out. A rock in their annual diary is when everyone packs their bags and heads to Italy for a staff trip! The perfect opportunity to relax and put your feet up!

Roles and Responsibilities of the Head of Social

  • Create social media strategy and work in conjunction with external agency to implement successful engaging social media campaigns
  • Build and manage a strong and capable social media team
  • Work exclusively on the company brand ensuring accurate planning and executing of an effective accurate social media strategy
  • Drive traffic and revenue through appropriate social channels
  • Gain buy-in from key stakeholders and board members incorporating overall business plans in the creation and execution of social media plans

Skills and Attributes

  • Experience business objectives across all social channels such as traffic and acquisition from social channels
  • They will have a presence and gravitas for influencing and managing a brand new team in order to deliver a new and crucial marketing function
  • Expert level in social media with a full understanding of all platforms, channels and their limitations and strengths
  • Experience of building a team would be highly advantageous
  • Have a creative mind bursting with ideas that they can articulate and communicate to key stakeholders

If this sounds like the next step in your career then apply today or if you would like to hear more about this exciting role contact 0161 833 1044 or email

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Sophie & the team at The Candidate provided us with an extremely professional and efficient service. Of the 5 interviews we conducted any of the candidates would have fit the role perfectly, it's a shame we had to narrow it down to 2. Highly recommended. Thanks!

Oliver, Director, Odin Group