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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.

  • 08.04.15

    Social Media Manager

    Salary: £25k - £35k DOE
    Location: Liverpool
    Job Type: Permanent

    A great design and communications company based in Liverpool is looking for their next Social Media Manager. They're proud to have worked with amazing brands over the years and they're dedicated to making companies communicate more effectively. The role is ideal for a

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  • 07.04.15

    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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  • 02.04.15

    Head of Display Activation

    Salary: Up to £50k
    Location: Manchester
    Job Type: Permanent

    One of the UK's top integrated media agencies has a vacancy within the senior management team for a Head of Display Activation. The multi-award winning agency, which represent some of the world's most exciting brands, is looking for someone who can lead the digital display

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