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Social Media Jobs

The rise of social networking sites over the past decade has opened up a range of job possibilities that have never really existed before. The opportunities in social media vary greatly, from blogging to social strategy and customer engagement. In fact this niche of online marketing is still in its infancy and it is set to flourish into what is predicted as a very desirable sector. Our range of clients require both entry level and experienced applicants so if you're looking for a change of job, we can help you find a position to suit your level of knowledge and experience.

Here at The Candidate we are dedicated to finding candidates like you your perfect role in social media with a company where they will thrive. To date we have advertised and successfully placed candidates in roles such as:

  • Social Media Analyst
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Content Writer
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Digital/Online Marketing Manager

As social marketing continues to evolve, clients continue to attempt to place exactly where it sits within their marketing plans. Is it within a direct response acquisition channel, complimenting SEO strategy in an organic environment or does it fall within engagement, branding and ultimately PR? Clients and agencies are split, largely depending on its purpose, but they are all agreed that it is now more than just buying ads on Facebook but an integrated strategy across the emerging range of social platforms.

The type of skills needed for social media roles vary depending on the element sought but copywriting and creativity are high on the scale of requirements. However if you know your "likes" from your "endorsements" and your "+1's" from your "favorites" then you're probably half way there! Good preparation for candidates is to research the wealth of social activity examples that exist and look at the impressive case studies which cover a range of both stand alone social strategies to integrated masterpieces.

If you are interested in a new career in Social Media, or developing your existing role, submit your details to us here. From there we will endeavor to arrange a meeting to learn more about your social skill set and personality so we can reliably inform our clients of your experience and future objectives.

  • 25.02.15

    Content Executive

    Salary: £20k - £24k
    Location: Manchester
    Job Type: Permanent

    Our client, a cutting edge digital marketing agency based in Manchester City Centre, is recruiting for a talented Content Executive to grow the online marketing team. The successful candidate will work closely with the social media and outreach teams to deliver effective

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  • 24.02.15

    SEO and PR Executive

    Salary: Up to £25k
    Location: South Manchester
    Job Type: Permanent

    This exciting brand is looking for an enthusiastic and forward thinking individual to join the in-house marketing team and work across SEO, PR and earned media. The expanding company is in a great, market leading position and they are searching for someone who can work

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  • 13.02.15

    PR and Social Manager

    Salary: £25k - £30k
    Location: Lancashire
    Job Type: Permanent

    A truly exciting job opportunity has arisen for a PR and Social Manager within a premium retail company. The established business, which has a strong on and offline presence, is searching for someone with the passion and enthusiasm to help deliver the brands PR and social

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  • 05.02.15

    Digital Content Manager

    Salary: Up to £32k
    Location: Manchester
    Job Type: Permanent

    We have an exciting content marketing job opportunity available within a thriving digital marketing agency based in Manchester City Centre. The multi-award winning agency are looking for someone with a wealth of experience across content creation, PR and social media as

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  • 28.01.15

    PR & Outreach Executive

    Salary: Up to £22k
    Location: Leeds
    Job Type: Permanent

    Our client, a boutique agency specialising in online marketing, digital design and web development, is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual to fill the position of PR & Outreach Executive. This is a great opportunity for someone with previous PR, SEO,

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  • 28.01.15

    Paid Social Media Manager

    Salary: £30k
    Location: Manchester City Centre
    Job Type: Permanent

    A leading integrated advertising agency, which is growing in size, regularly bringing on significant clients and heavily investing in further digital growth, requires a Paid Social Media Manager for a range of its leading UK client base. The role will allow the right

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