As Social Community Executive you will immerse yourself in our hugely popular community overseeing delivery of brand messaging, posts and engagement around our vast content archive of daily news, moneysaving guides, weekly blogs and forum content. You will also contribute to the delivery of routine reporting, focusing on key metrics and qualitative insight, regularly seeking to identify editorial opportunities to innovate and develop our relationship with existing and new MoneySavingExpert audiences.

You are an experienced and creative social executive with a proven passion for engaging and nurturing active online communities. Living our brand, you will impart MoneySaving guidance to the people who need it the most with an energetic, detailed and innovative approach to community engagement.

What will you be doing?

Main Activity/Tasks:

  • Produce relevant and engaging content for all MSE social channels.

  • Deliver content planning and scheduling for both the short-term and long-term posting plans.

  • Editorial opportunity spotting - identifying and exploiting trends and engaging influencers effectively.

  • Deliver routine reporting on weekly social media activity including Google analytics, Facebook and Twitter insights.

  • Support the delivery of live social event coverage (through Facebook live, Periscope, Twitter Q&A’s, Instagram stories, Snapchat, Live-tweeting etc.)

  • Provide support to editorial team members in relation to social media strategy and content creation.

Accountability/Responsibility:

  • Content creation, posting and scheduling across multiple channels.

  • Identifying new content and engagement opportunities within the digital community.

  • Proactively liaising with other departments to boost social content.

  • Routine reporting / data analysis on social channels and web traffic.

  • Growing the social channels and reaching new audiences.

  • Growing traffic from social to the MSE site.

  • Responding to user queries and brand engagement.

What do you need to excel in this role?­­

Essential:

  • Relevant qualification and/or demonstrable equivalent experience within marketing and/or social media.

  • Proven experience of working on brand social profiles.

  • Proven experience of growing online following and maintaining high levels of social engagement.

  • Naturally creative, opportunistic and responsive with a proven passion for social media.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with strong attention to detail – accuracy is paramount.

  • Aware what rivals are doing and alert to new trends

  • Ability to keep calm and work efficiently and quickly under pressure

  • A hunger to try new things and grow social traffic across all channels

  • Proven analytical and reporting skills.

  • User focused with the ability to exercise understanding and empathy when dealing with user queries and/or sensitive subject matter.

  • Proven initiative to work autonomously and drive own work agenda.

  • Understanding of different content requirements across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pintrest.

Nice to have:

  • Experience working in an editorial environment.

  • Experience overseeing live-streaming video.

  • HTML knowledge

  • Image and/or video editing skills

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