Social Media Manager

Job Title: Social Media Manager
Contract Type: Contract/ Freelance
Location: London
Salary: £125 - £200 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SW - 007 - 1041_1575570656
Contact Name: Steve Woodward
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 05, 2019 18:30

Job Description

SW - 007 - 1041

Social Media Manager


2 - 3 Months


£125 - £200 Per Day

Headline of the Social Media Manager role

You will be parachute into an agency whilst they recruit on a permanent basis for a Social Media Manager for around 2 - 3 months. However, this role could extend if the recruitment process for the Social Media Manager takes slightly longer.

Key role aspect of the Social Media Manager

You will be responsible for creating social calendars, planning social content, community management & assisting in social strategy across a varied roster incorporating:

  • Music
    • Individual solo artists and bands
  • Brands
    • Lifestyle and Music Tech
  • Events
    • Festivals, concerts and large-scale awards
  • Entertainment
    • Actors, TV and sport personalities
  • Charity clients
    • All linked to music, entertainment, events and brands

About the Social Media Manager company

You will be freelancing for one of London's most forward thinking and vibrant PR Agencies, working with a roster of clients that expect great strategic thinking to build their reputations.

You should:

  • Be up to date with the latest digital technologies
  • Aware and knowledgeable in current social media trends
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have an active interest in music, entertainment & popular culture.

Key responsibilities of the Social Media Manager

You will:

  • Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences
  • Assist in creating and implementing social media strategy to align with client's goals
  • Create social media calendars & manage social channels - posting & community management.
  • Report on social campaigns
  • Collaborate with other teams, like marketing, sales and customer service to ensure brand consistency
  • Client liaison
  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor customer reviews
  • Stay up to date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications
  • Develop social strategy and content calendars
  • Drive positive brand reputation and sentiment for the company on social
  • Utilise social listening and monitoring tools
  • Identify and manage relevant influencers

Other good to haves for the Social Media Manager

  • 2-3 years' experience working in social media
  • Be comfortable with social reporting metrics & analysing data
  • Hands on experience in content management
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Basic understanding of graphic design (not essential)
  • Understanding over how social media fits into the marketing mix
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical and multi-tasking skills

If you are interested in this Social Media Manager role and have the relevant skills and experience, or want to find out about other available roles, please do not hesitate to contact Steve Woodward on

Please note, you must have a right to work in the UK in order to be eligible for this role.