Social Media Intern

  • Role: Social Media Intern

  • Location: From home or Westminster, London

  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 9am - 5.30pm

  • Start date: September 2021

  • Contract length: Three months, with the potential for renewal on a permanent basis

  • Reporting to: Social Media and Content Manager

  • Salary: Up to £22,000K pa

  • Closing date: 31 Aug 2021

How to Apply

Please send an example of your content (you can create this from scratch for the application - a short video, a graphic, some design work, etc. - or use existing content, but please show your personality!) and your CV to Julia Meadon at [email protected] by midday on 31st August 2021.

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. Find out more about our values here.

The Role

In this role you will work closely with the Social Media & Content Manager to create organic and paid social media content against organisational goals and KPIs. The role is fast-paced, changeable and requires strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Researching, sourcing and producing content for the organisation's social media channels on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin and YouTube
  • Generating original video, editorial and graphic material that supports the organisation's goals
  • Maintaining content in 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

You will work closely with the press and campaigns team 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.


Person specification 

Essential

  • Experience using social media channels, particularly Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin and YouTube
  • A genuine interest in social media and seeking out new trends
  • Strong attention to detail, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Organised yet creative
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Understanding of and interest in UK politics or social issues
  • Versatile and able to juggle multiple priorities in a constantly-changing environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to take initiative and work independently
  • Proactive in coming up with ideas and following them through
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Desirable

  • A commitment to the UK's future relationship with Europe and building stronger international ties
  • Experience in content creation/building a following on Snapchat, TikTok and Reels
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator for the creation of social media content, or a willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro, or a willingness to learn how to edit video
  • Understanding of using Google Analytics to provide insight to other teams in the organisation
  • A passion for data and analytics to help the team understand whether a campaign is working and how to improve its performance
  • Experience with or understanding of building social media ad campaigns, particularly on Facebook, Instagram and Google Ads
  • Experience working in high-pressure and time-sensitive scenarios

Application Details

To apply for this role, please send an example of your content (you can create this from scratch for the application - a short video, a graphic, some design work, etc. - or use existing content, but please show your personality!) and your CV to Julia Meadon at [email protected] by midday on 31st August 2021.

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.

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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