Job Opportunity: Social Media Consultant

Empower are always looking for the best social media consultants to join our established team, working with amazing clients that are changing the world for good.

Due to a run of recent client and project wins, we’re looking for a social media consultant to lead social media implementation within account teams.

If you have experience helping organisations and teams run effective social media campaigns, enjoy building relationships and problem-solving, and would be excited to help spread social media best practice across Empower and our clients, this is the role for you.

How to apply

Please apply via Workable here.

Deadline for applications is Friday 7 May 2021, but we will be interviewing on a rolling basis so please apply early.

You can also view more opportunities on the Empower Careers page.

About the role

  • JOB TITLE: Social Media Associate Consultant
  • LOCATION: Preferably based in the US or UK, or equivalent time zones. This is a fully remote role.
  • WORKING HOURS: 5 days per week, during Monday-Friday working hours (9am-6pm)
  • DAY RATE: £175-£200 / $240-$275, dependent on experience (Equivalent to £30,000 – £34,000 / $42,000 – $47,000)
  • START DATE: ASAP

About Empower

Empower run Social Media and Content Marketing campaigns for some of the biggest and best charity, nonprofit and social good brands around the world.

Current and previous clients include: UN Refugee Agency, Amnesty International, UNICEF, The Jo Cox Foundation, Science Based Targets Network, Business for Nature, The Green Party, Global Witness, We Mean Business, World Resources Institute, COP26 Climate Champions, The Guardian, RSPCA, The Wildlife Trusts, Medact, UNPRI and ShelterBox.

We run award-winning social media campaigns, translating our clients’ goals into effective strategy and implementation. We are flexible and inventive, seeing social media challenges as opportunities to develop bespoke approaches. We are happiest when we become the trusted counsel and a friendly sounding board to our clients and their teams. We believe in close collaboration with our clients and an emphasis on working with our clients to deliver results.

Empower is an equal opportunities employer, aiming to recruit from a diverse range of backgrounds. View our diversity and equality policy.

Our culture and values

Empower’s agency culture are central to our work. We only work with clients and team members who actively demonstrate these values:

  • Driven: We are ambitious, professional and take initiative
  • People-centred: We are kind, generous and human
  • Ethical: We are trustworthy, transparent and fair

Why we’re good to work for

  • Flexible working in a friendly, supportive working environment
  • Hands-on experience developing and implementing the latest social media approaches
  • Work with well-known brands in the social good and charity sector
  • Training in all aspects of social media and digital marketing
  • Do nice work for nice clients with a nice team (nice!)
  • Modern working environment (our stack includes Gmail, Google Drive, Slack, Asana)
  • Remote working (you can work in your PJs if you want to, as long as the work gets done)

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for a social media generalist who has proven experience in the following areas:

  • Social Media: Focussed on B2B / Government / NGOs, content creation (focussed on copywriting rather than visuals), community management, content scheduling
  • Sectors: Government, Policy, Research or Climate Change.
  • Platforms: Key social media platforms our clients use are Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Empower rarely runs consumer-facing work on Instagram or TikTok.
  • Reporting: Analysis and reporting across all social media platforms.
  • Client Servicing: Excellent account management and client handling skills.

While you don’t need to know all of these areas, the more you do about each of them – even at a basic level – the better.

If you’re missing any knowledge, we’ll work closely with you to train you up in the relevant areas. Plus there’ll be plenty of client work to get you up to speed quickly. Nothing like being thrown in the deep end and seeing if you sink or swim!

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the Directors of Empower, your responsibilities will include:

General:

  • Day to day creation, implementation, management, optimisation, reporting and analysis of social media campaigns for US, UK and international clients
  • Maximising social media opportunities to meet client objectives
  • Regular reporting and channel performance analysis
  • Coordinating daily and weekly tasks to ensure timelines are met
  • Pulling together reports to track campaign progress

Social Media:

  • Creating content calendars for clients’ social media presences
  • Community management on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram
  • Writing copy for social media channels
  • Briefing designers on content creation
  • Scheduling prepared content
  • Daily feed monitoring for sharing opportunities
  • Analysing and reporting performance of clients’ social media accounts
  • Running social media audits to assess client performance

Who you are

You are analytical whilst creative with a love for nonprofit organisations and the ever changing world of social media. Quick to build relationships at all levels, you thrive working in a fast-paced and dynamic team.

Ready to learn and actively seek more work, you’re dedicated to continually learning and improving your skills, to deliver the highest-quality service to Empower’s clients.

You love to be active on social media and would be a natural ambassador for the Empower team.

Experience of remote working and a background in working in agencies a bonus.

What skills and experience you’ll have

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a social media role
  • Experience running social media campaigns and community management for clients
  • Excellent copywriting skills, especially writing for digital experiences
  • A love for all things social media and living a digital lifestyle
  • Fluency in English to a native level
  • Extremely well-organised and practical
  • Amazing at email communication and inbox management
  • Comfortable working independently on tasks
  • Experience working in an agency environment
  • No degree needed – we’re more interested in your ideas and experience

Apply for the position of Social Media Consultant

Please apply via Workable here.

Deadline for applications is Friday 7 May 2021, but we will be interviewing on a rolling basis so please apply early.

You can also view more opportunities on the Empower Careers page.

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Ben Matthews is the co-founder of Empower Agency. He is a digital strategist specialising in technology, media, government and charity. Ben offers senior client consultancy and trusted counsel, sets strategy, and ensures well-executed implementation for campaigns at all levels. View all posts by Ben >