Social Media and Content Officer (Closed)

Role: Social Media and Content Officer
Location: Westminster, London. Hybrid working available.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 9am - 5.30pm
Start date: July 2022
Contract length: Permanent
Reporting to: Head of Digital
Salary: Up to £25,000K pa
Closing date: 11th July 2022

 

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter explaining your reasons for applying and how you meet the person specification along with your CV and portfolio to Julia Meadon at [email protected] by midday on 11th July 2022.

Please also provide the names of two referees who we can approach. We will not approach your referrees without informing you first.

Interviews may take place before the closing date, and we may decide to appoint a successful candidate ASAP. 

Please put the job title in the subject of your email.

 

About Best for Britain

Best for Britain is the UK's leading nonpartisan advocacy group upholding internationalist values. We're fighting to build close ties with Europe and the rest of the world, as well as promoting democratic values at home. We take pride in our all-party approach to political campaigning and the leading market research and polling that we produce. We are seeking someone as passionate about international cooperation as we are to join our social media team.

The Role

In this role you will work closely with the Head of Digital to create and manage organic and paid social media content against organisational goals and KPIs. The role is fast-paced, changeable and requires strong communication and interpersonal skills. 

You will work closely with the press, political and campaigns teams, to maximise opportunities for engagement and find those viral moments. This role will suit someone who is able to get involved with other aspects of a political campaigning organisation from time-to-time.

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Researching, sourcing and producing content for the organisation's social media channels on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Linkedin and YouTube
  • Generating original video, editorial and graphic material that supports the organisation's goals
  • Manage and oversee the social media calendar
  • Supporting the production of live events and streams
  • Reporting on results and tailoring content strategies based on findings
  • Producing social listening reports using our social media scheduling and reporting platform
  • Assisting with paid campaign production, from creating audiences to building ad sets and delivering optimisations

Person Specification

Essential

  • A political animal
  • 1-2+ years of hands-on agency or in-house experience managing social platforms and scheduling content
  • Experience producing organic content for TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin and YouTube
  • Proficient in building ad campaigns for Meta platforms and Google Ads and experience with remarketing and audience creation
  • Experience working in high-pressure and time-sensitive scenarios
  • Organised yet creative
  • Highly trustworthy and discreet
  • A genuine passion for data and analytics to help the team understand whether a campaign is working and how to improve its performance
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Reliable, resilient and able to juggle multiple priorities in a constantly-changing campaign environment
  • Able to take initiative and work independently. Proactive in coming up with ideas and following them through
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Desirable

  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator for the creation of social media content, or a willingness to learn outside of work hours
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere Rush, Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro (with After Effects experience desirable), or a willingness to learn outside of work hours
  • Understanding of how an online ad campaign should develop over time; ability to analyse results; and optimisation of assets and delivery for best performance
  • Understanding of using Google Analytics to provide insight to other teams in the organisation
  • Experience using social media scheduling, listening and reporting tools

Application Process

To apply for this role, please send a CV and cover letter to Julia Meadon at jobs@bestforbritain.org by midday on 11th July 2022. Please include your reasons for applying, some examples of your social media work, and explain how you meet the person specification.

Equal Opportunities

Best for Britain is committed to diversity and inclusion, and we believe that this makes us a dynamic and effective organisation. We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, age, disability, class or any other protected characteristic.

Our roles and culture are inclusive and we can make reasonable adjustments throughout the application process and on the job. If you have any particular requirements, do get in touch.

Any questions? Get in touch with Julia Meadon at [email protected]

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