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Social Media Executive

Sector Digital Marketing/PR
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location Berkshire/Buckinghamshire
Salary (Annual) £25,000 - 32,000 / Year
A Highly successful gaming company based in Windsor are looking for a talented Social Media Executive to join their passionate team
The Role

• Responsible for social media content for all the company’s game software (“gamesoft”) products across EMEA; focusing on their Football game.
• Responsible for the daily execution of social media strategy and content calendars across a number of local, regional, and global accounts
• For channels managed by external agencies, provide support to these partners and monitor output for consistent quality
• Provide regular proactive and reactive content suggestions being aware of any and all brand/licensing restrictions that may apply
• Work with the Communications Manager and other key stakeholders to develop the social media strategy for each account
• Maintain extensive knowledge of current and emerging social media networks, understanding business uses for each and creating proposals for new additions/changes to existing channels as appropriate
• Maintain broad knowledge of social media trends, data, and insight reports, sharing with the Communications Manager and other stakeholders where appropriate
• With the support of appointed agencies, develop product-specific campaigns throughout the marketing lifespan; collaborating with PR and Brand teams where appropriate
• Work closely with Brand teams to develop pre-approval marketing plans, use your knowledge to inform budgets and campaign ideas
• Develop joint social campaigns or identify opportunities for impact
• Build and maintain relationships with global team members in our Tokyo headquarters, US offices, and more; represent the European business in all things social media
• Maintain knowledge of, and relationships with, high-impact European influencers and community members across all brands; suited for both organic and paid campaigns

The Ideal Candidate

• Previous experience in a social media role is essential; preferably from the sports or gaming industries
• Passion for football at the European or global level is mandatiory
• Knowledge of the gaming industry, including eSports, is strongly advised
• Must be able to demonstrate a high-level of proactivity, independence, and creativity, but also understand the realities of working with global brands
• Attention-to-detail, error-free copywriting, and a strong eye for design
• Previous experience of using multiple social media tools, including Socialbakers and Brandwatch is desired
• Previous experience of the using Adobe suite of software, including Photoshop, Premiere, and After Effects is desired
Updated: 159 days ago
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