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Head of Social Media

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Digital & Ecommerce

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  • Salary:

    £60k - 70k per year

  • Contact:

    Becky Smith

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 914 8556

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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  • Consultant:

    Becky Smith

Head of Social Media, Global Digital Media Agency, Manchester City Centre, £60- £70k

Forward Role are excited to be partnering with a global digital agency in Manchester in their search for a Head of Social Media to lead their entire social department across their Northern offices. The role will cover paid, organic and influencer marketing with a particular focus on paid social media.

As Head of Social Media you’ll oversee the whole department with responsibility for nurturing the team and each individual. It will be your role to manage the social media offering, and look to constantly improve and build on the agencies proposition.

With support from a senior leadership team, you’ll help to push innovation and maximise on client growth through thought leadership and your proven knowledge of paid social.

What you’ll need:

-          A proven background in social media (particularly paid social)

-          Hands- on experience of implementing paid social campaigns

-          A solid understanding of how to drive growth social media platforms

-          Team management experience and the ability to lead a large team

-          The ability to coach and mentor employees

-          Gravitas and the ability to gain respect from your team

-          Commercial mindset

-          Facebook Blueprint Certified

As Head of Social Media you’ll oversee a talented team of around 30 social media experts, and this is a key leadership role for the agency! They are looking for a talented senior Social Media professional and this role has tonnes of scope for growth. You’ll coordinate key partnerships with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc and other emerging platforms and offer department performance reviews.

In your role as Director of Social Media you’ll join a multi-award winning agency that is a sought after agency to work for! They are fast moving, ambitious and collaborative and have an amazing office space in the city centre. By joining the team in Manchester you’ll be part of a global network agency and have access to their specialist digital tools and software. If you’re in a senior social media role and looking for a step up or are a Paid Social Director or Biddable Media Director looking for a new role, then just click to apply!

Head of Social Media, Global Digital Media Agency, Manchester City Centre, £60- £70k

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