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Social Media Manager - BBC Three

Job Title: Social Media Manager - BBC Three
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
TV
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Job Published: October 16, 2017 10:06

Job Description

Job Introduction

BBC Three‘s content is modern, distinctive and relevant (though not exclusively) to our core 16-34 year-old target audience. We aim to speak to this audience with intelligence and on a level and in a way that will stimulate strong emotion and provoke reaction.

The channel is disciplined in its focus on young audiences and 16-34 year-olds are its centre of gravity: people who are young in spirit and mindset.

BBC Three is ‘never afraid to try new things’ and will continue to innovate with breakthrough comedy, stand-out entertainment, brave documentary and intelligent factual formats. Our content needs to have potential to innovate across platforms.

BBC Three content is modern, distinctive and relevant (though not exclusively) to our core 16-34 year-old target audience. We aim to speak to this audience with intelligence and on a level and in a way that will stimulate strong emotion and provoke reaction.

Role Responsibility

The Social Media Manager is the editorial lead for BBC Three’s social media accounts, and is accountable to the Executive Editor and other key account stakeholders across M&A, Content and Production for the performance of those accounts.

This role will lead on delivering a coherent, consistent social media experience for our audiences, working closely with the Social Media Coordinator, Executive and other social and digital roles to ensure each account delivers on the agreed social strategy, maximises engaged reach with the account's target audiences, delivers content of the highest creative quality, and drives traffic. This role will work closely with other social, M&A, Content and Production roles, and other relevant BBC and external teams, to maximise the impact of our social accounts.

 

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will have previous evidence of having run successful social media campaigns and accounts, either from scratch or inherited. You will have a strong project management and budget management skills within a social media environment. You will also have experience of developing relationships with senior stakeholders both internally and externally.

In addition, you will have strong copywriting and graphic design skills with a proven ability to being able to work across different social media platforms and with software such as Final Cut Pro and Photoshop. You will also have an impressive record of creative achievement and driving creative innovation from team members within a digital space.

Package Description

Grade 9

9 months FTC/attachment cover based in London 

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

The BBC is currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Consequently, successful applicants may be realigned to a slightly different job title shortly after joining the BBC. 

The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants.  Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk.