27 February 2017

Social Media Manager

  • Reference: esa270217d
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Up to £40,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Retailer
  • Consultant email: info@thecandidate.co.uk
  • Consultant telephone: +44 161 833 1044

Are you a social media wiz? Do you want to see your content go far? Are you an organised team leader? Become the Social Media Manager for this leading independent retailer!

Our client are retail giants, and they’re growing worldwide. They require a Social Media Manager to lead the way across their channels; Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest, and manage all aspects of the social media strategy. Because of the strong recognition and excellent reputation of this huge brand, there’s never a dull day when it comes to social media marketing, the Social Media Manager can look forward to working on exciting brand campaigns, grow audience interaction and produce unique ideas!

The successful candidate will be based in modern offices in central Manchester, working in a productive, fast paced team environment. With tens of thousands of products, this leading company are a beauty retail success! They strive on being innovative and employ energetic, creative talent, who can always come up with fresh and unique ideas.

Roles and responsibilities of the Social Media Manager:

  • Oversee and manage all areas of the brand’s social media strategy on the channels, planning, implementing and growing success
  • Plan the social media marketing efficiently in time with buying, content and marketing calendars
  • Working alongside the Head of Content, implementing new concepts to raise the brand profile, interact with the target audience, and growing the following on all channels
  • Manage and support the executives, producing briefs and work on brand copy
  • Come up with innovative plans for social campaigns, as well as working alongside brands to support content, aiming to increase and awareness and sales
  • Excellent monitoring of performance, analysing data on a daily basis through regular use of UGC platforms and Social Listening tools, and applying necessary action
  • Ensuring brand style and tone is consistent throughout all social media marketing
  • Managing the budget in the marketing strategy
  • Consistent monitoring of industry trends, ensuring the brand operates the latest and most effective techniques and tools
  • Effective communication with other departments, liaising closely with Customer Service to deliver responses rapidly and efficiently

Skills and attributes:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a social media managerial role
  • A motivated, organised person, always looking to exceed targets
  • An experienced strong team leader, with reporting skills
  • Have a genuine interest in the beauty sector, and social media, with knowledge of the integral parts of social media channels, and how each one is unique
  • Outstanding communication skills, written and verbal, and a logical, strategic thinker with excellent organisation
  • Confident with analytics and measuring performance using analytical tools
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced, busy environment. Ecommerce and retail environments would be beneficial.

So do you have what it takes to manage the social media strategy for a huge brand? Apply now! If you would like some more information, call our award-winning team on 0161 833 1044 or email info@thecandidate.co.uk

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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!


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