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Social Media Manager - Initial 3 Month Contract - Berkshire

Job Title: Social Media Manager - Initial 3 Month Contract - Berkshire
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: market rates
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 Month rolling
REF: eg/SocialMediaM/C_1497279651
Contact Name: Eva Graf
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Social Media Manager - Initial 3 Month Contract - Berkshire

This is an exciting opportunity with a leading telecommunications company based in Berkshire with travel to central London.

The responsibilities and skills required by this role are:

  • Help to develop and implement a world class PR & Social media programme
  • Ongoing engagement and outreach to key bloggers and influencers to generate brand coverage online, during campaigns and as BAU
  • Help manage agency partner interface to maximise impact for our PR & Social media campaigns taking responsibility for achieving key social media targets on an annual and campaign basis
  • Brief our agency during campaigns to capture feedback and insight
  • Share monthly buzz monitoring reports with business stakeholders, manage new briefs into the agency and become a competent user of Radian 6
  • Manage daily conversation taking place on our clients Twitter feed, Facebook page and blog
  • Monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of social media programmes. Analyse, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximise results and track growth
  • Compile monthly buzz reporting and ad-hoc reports
  • Develop and manage a conversation calendar that is fully integrated with the PR strategy and programme
  • Act as an advocate for our client in social media spaces, engaging in conversations and responding to queries where appropriate.
  • Monitor trends in social media tools, applications, design and strategy
  • Provide ongoing advice and recommendations on the opportunities to grow our social media presence within marketing and across the business and agree hand-off points between social media comms team and other functions e.g. Retail, Customer Services.

Skills, Experience and Qualification:

Must Have:

  • Experience in a social media and/or PR role, either in-house or agency
  • An active participation in and solid understanding of social media
  • Be a proactive self-starter that doesn`t wait to be asked
  • Able to take pragmatic decisions for the good of the cause, even under pressure
  • Excellent standard of written and spoken English
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to produce clear and concise presentations and reports
  • Hands on experience of managing social media platforms and blogger relationships

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of the sector and the business.
  • Crisis communications and issues management experience
  • Experience of managing agencies
  • Academic or professional qualification in a marketing or business discipline.

If this role caught your interest, please apply today or send your CV directly to

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