Social Media Director

  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: £65,000
  • Job Reference: R/045848

These guys are an award-winning specialist entertainment marketing agency, proven to deliver communications strategy, consultancy and content creation to global clients across film, TV, gaming, the arts and publishing.

Their mission is to lead from the front by innovating, collaborating and delivering unrivalled expertise worldwide.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the team and client management, developing and implementing cohesive and cutting-edge social strategies for a variety of incredible entertainment clients.

You will have line management responsibilities and will work across several entertainment and brand clients, delivering exciting and engaging strategies across all key social platforms.

Key responsibilities will include:

” Mentor, coach, train, support and guide the team in all areas of social including: technologies, digital platforms, audience engagement and new innovations

” Develop and deliver standout social media strategies and overseeing the development of social content, across a portfolio of clients and campaigns

” Own client relationships, taking full responsibility for managing budgets and delivering across all expectations

” Create and implement best practices, maintain industry standards.

” Direct, supervise and delegate work effectively to relevant team members

” Understand and share new insights, knowledge of digital and changes within social

” Interpret client briefs, lead brainstorm sessions, and create social strategies and proposals

” Work collaboratively with publicity, analytics and creative teams; directing the studio team to deliver creative work within agreed time frames

” Share learnings and campaign best practices with the social, publicity teams and broader company

” Ensure outstanding relationships are built and maintained with clients


You will be dynamic, forward thinking, innovative, open minded and interested in exploring new ways of working. You’re also likely to have the following skills & experience: –

” 5+ years’ professional experience within a related role(s)

” Demonstrated experience developing and delivering organic social media strategies and campaigns across all major social media platforms

” Experience managing a high performing team

” Excellent knowledge and understanding of consumer brands, and delivering successful social campaigns to a variety of audiences

” The ability to create strong cohesive strategy for social campaigns of all levels

” A creative thinker, who is confident leading brainstorms and developing social content concepts that effectively deliver on campaign objectives

” Experience briefing creative teams, from designers to video editors

” Experience managing the expectations of senior stakeholders

” Experience managing direct reports; supporting team members’ growth and development

” A knowledge and interest in entertainment products, from film and TV to gaming, theatre and publishing

” Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

” A proactive and interested approach to work; a team player, who encourages and inspires those around them

Their clients trust them to deliver high-impact, engaging campaigns, and they respond with enthusiasm, honesty and commitment.

They pride themselves in putting people at the heart of what they do and in return for your enthusiasm and expertise, they offer a competitive salary, 30 days annual holiday plus bank holidays, Westfield health cash plan, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes, birthday half-day off work, wine-down Wednesdays (their mid-week treats), monthly company breakfasts, company away days and an anniversary present each year.

Their company values are loyalty, results, innovation, enthusiasm and teamwork. If these resonate with you then I’d love to hear from you.

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