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.

23.03.17

Social Media Executive

Salary: Up to £24,000

Location: Alderley Edge

Type: Permanent

Luxury offices, a holiday to Italy and working for a massive brand! This could all be yours… If you have a love for social media and want to work for the fastest growing property developer in the UK, we have the perfect job for you!

The Social Media Executive will be an enthusiastic and innovative individual who will be working within a student-fo…

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23.03.17

PR and Outreach Manager

Salary: Up to £30,000

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Our client is a full-service digital marketing agency, who is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic professional to lead their busy PR function! Enjoy flexible working hours and 30 days annual holiday as the PR and Outreach Manager. 

The ideal candidate is someone with previous experience leading a PR department for an agency. The successful c…

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23.03.17

Social Media Account Director

Salary: Up to £55,000

Location: Manchester City Centre

Type: Permanent

Become an influence on an international media agency and keep social media close at heart in all your work! We have an opportunity for a strong leader who has a big passion for social media and wants to unfold their creative skills for a media giant and deliver first class strategies to a global audience.

Our client is a market leading media agen…

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20.03.17

PPC Manager

Salary: Up to £30,000

Location: Leeds

Type: Permanent

 Come and work for an award-winning agency in the heart of Leeds as their new PPC Manager and receive amazing company benefits such as Child Care Vouchers, free breakfast and even Flexi Fridays! Our client prides themselves on their innovative work, which has been built up over the years due to them working with high-profile clients!

Due to their …

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17.03.17

Social Media Manager

Salary: Up to £34,000

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Passionate about Social Media? If you answered yes, come and join an award-winning retailer as their Social Media Manager and enjoy outstanding benefits likes fun social activities, working from a state of the art office, childcare vouchers and much more!

Our client is based in Manchester City Centre, but also operates in the European markets! The…

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15.03.17

Social Media Executive

Salary: Up to £24,000

Location: Alderley Edge

Type: Permanent

Luxury offices, a holiday to Italy and working for a massive brand! This could all be yours… If you have a love for social media and want to work for the fastest growing property developer in the UK, we have the perfect job for you!

The Social Media Executive will be an enthusiastic and innovative individual who will be working within a student-fo…

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13.03.17

Brand Marketing Manager

Salary: Up to £40,000

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

This role requires a candidate to take ownership of planning and deliver all brand communications for a brand new line extension! If a customer focused, creative retail environment sounds like the right thing for you then read on!

Having the responsibility of planning communication strategies for the launch of a new product, with quick growth to e…

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09.03.17

PPC Account Manager

Salary: £35,000

Location: Leeds

Type: Permanent

Are you a natural born leader with vast experience in PPC? 

This growing company is looking for their latest addition to the team to become a PPC Account Manager as part of the companies ever-expanding paid search strategies. This opportunity allows the right individual to manage a dynamic team of PPC executives and also the chance to expand their…

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09.03.17

Head of Paid Social

Salary: up to £50,000

Location: Merseyside

Type: Permanent

Are you passionate about all things digital and have experience in a managerial role? 

Our client is seeking an experienced individual to take on the role of Head of Paid Social for an award winning digital agency. The role involves managing and mentoring a team of people who are constantly looking to learn more and develop their social media ski…

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07.03.17

Social Media Executive

Salary: Up to £24,000

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Have you for a passion for fashion? Why not work where you love smashing the social media strategy for an online fashion retailer in the style capital of the North, Manchester!

This business specialises in distributing cutting edge female fashion accessories to the most stylish fashionistas. They have quickly become a market leader in their field…

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02.03.17

Marketing Analyst

Salary: £40,000

Location: Lancashire

Type: Permanent

Are you data driven and have a flare for marketing? Fancy jetting off on company holidays in return for your hard work and even the chance to receive attendance bonuses? If this sounds tempting, then this could be the job for you…

This innovative company has expanded drastically over the years into new markets and needs a Marketing Analyst to pus…

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27.02.17

Senior Social Media Executive

Salary: Up to £28,000

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Are you ready to take a brand to the next level on social media? Here's your chance to kick start your marketing career by working for an award winning, global fashion retailer as their new Senior Social Media Executive!

Our client is an online fashion retailer, who has won many prestigious awards. Their success is snowballing and now they have d…

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27.02.17

Paid Social Media Manager

Salary: £35,000

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

As Europe’s largest independent online retailer, they know how to continuously raise the bar when it comes to being ahead of the game! This innovative company likes to do things differently and wants to offer its customers the ultimate experience when it comes to creating the best online playground for all things cosmetic and even the chance to hav…

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27.02.17

Social Media Manager

Salary: Up to £40,000

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

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, …

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