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Social Media, Marketing & PR Executive

Social Media, Marketing & PR Executive – Farnham, Surrey

Salary £20,000 - £25,000 DOE plus benefits

Whilst there are core office hours, there will be opportunities to attend games and report live and the working week will reflect the nature of the sport.

  • Do you have proven experience of managing or assisting the running of social media sites in a commercial capacity?
  • Do you have experience of working and successfully engaging with influencers / bloggers as well as PR campaign experience?
  • Are you an individual who has some knowledge on and is passionate about football, as well as sport in general and big brands, which is essential for this role?

About Our Client

We are thrilled to be working for a Sports Management Agency who require a  Sports Social Media, Marketing & PR Executive to manage their social media across all channels, as well as developing their PR and Marketing.

Job Description

Football is the focus right now, so you need to be passionate about the beautiful game, as well as an interest in all sports and big brands.   You will have a creative flair for social media and have excellent graphic design and video editing skills.

The successful applicant will carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Creating compelling and engaging social media posts
  • Engaging with influencers and bloggers
  • Social media campaign management and development
  • Writing press releases
  • Marketing communications
  • Manage the agency’s social media delivery across all channels
  • Create engaging written and graphic content, appropriate for each platform
  • Build their recently incorporated company’s brand, including logo, website, social media etc
  • Win new business
  • Manage the new accounts

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Proven experience of managing or assisting the running of social media sites in a commercial capacity
  • Experience of working and successfully engaging with influencers / bloggers
  • PR campaign experience
  • Branding
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including grammar and spelling)
  • The ability to be both strategic and creative
  • Advanced IT skills - Software packages / video editing

And Personality Profile:

  • Passionate, energetic and hungry for success
  • A passion for football, sport and big brands
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Highly organised person, able to manage their own time and workload productively

Successful Candidate

You will be able to bring new ideas and trends and be ready with the latest news and social media tools.  You will be building those all-important working relationships with the team, bloggers and influencers, the media, and potential new clients.  You’ll be involved in new business pitches and presentations as the business expands.  You will have a pro-active, creative attitude with an entrepreneurial bias. No two days will ever be the same and you will need to keep up with the quick pace and tight deadlines and be ready to grasp all the exciting opportunities that will come your way. Excellent communications skills are a must.

What's On Offer

  • Career opportunities - this is an opportunity to be part of a growing business, with expansion plans that will pivot around the agency’s social media expertise.  There are no glass ceilings, your only limit is your own potential!
  • Potentially a profit share for the right employee over time

Bluetree Recruits is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Bluetree Recruits Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We offer equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, age and other protected status as required by applicable law.

We can only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

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Social Media, Marketing & PR Executive
Farnham, Surrey
£20,000 - £25,000 DOE plus benefits
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