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Head of Social Media

We’re hiring a Head of Social Media!

Our vision is to be the most qualified agency in the UK, delivering business changing results for ambitious clients, whilst sharing knowledge amongst the industry. To attract, nurture and develop great talent in an environment that allows them to be the best they can be.

We’re looking for an ambitious Head of Social to join our senior management team and leading our growing social media department. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the direction of the department, focussing on building a growing team of specialists and delivering upon client KPIs.

The Head of Social role will take the lead across our client social strategies, integrating with other heads of departments and wider teams to deliver cross channel campaigns to the highest standard. Your day to day will consist of a mix between handling team resources and workload, to delivering strategies to help our clients meet their needs. You’ll additionally take responsibility for the Social team’s pipeline and financials, whilst participating heavily in the new business process, creating winning proposals and presenting directly to prospective clients.

You’ll be a passionate digital marketer with a keen desire to work with like-minded people to help solve challenges. You’ll be a strategic thinker, with a deep understanding of social media, and how it fits within the larger marketing mix.

As a senior manager, you will embody the core values we look for in any Passionista:

  • Curious and Imaginative
  • Ambitious
  • Does the right thing
  • Proud
  • Composed

Key responsibilities

  • Managing team growth, nurturing employee progression, holding regular 121s and reviews to help employees develop their skills and flourish
  • Operating team financials, forecasting and planning growth for the department
  • Pilot Social strategy for our clients, working with all Passion teams to deliver integrated campaigns that deliver fantastic results
  • Working across a wide range of industries from eCommerce, Travel, Food & Beverage, Real Estate and many more
  • Liaising with clients, being the point of authority on accounts from a strategic point of view
  • You will play a deeply involved role into new business, devising plans and strategies to solve business problems for potential new clients
  • Presenting and winning pitches
  • Managing and implementing new trends, tools and best practises into our processes

Requirements

  • 6+ years in a digital role with a focus on Social Media
  • Knowledge of operating within an Agency workplace
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Expertise across Social Media Channels such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Twitter
  • Strong understanding of Paid Media within Social and its role within a wider digital marketing mix
  • Experience managing paid media campaigns with knowledge of planning, optimising, targets and reporting
  • Proven experience in managing direct reports
  • Energetic and knowledgeable presentation skills

Desired

  • Experience with project management software (we use Asana)
  • Knowledge of Attribution and how Social works and is measured within the paid media mix

Personal Attributes

  • Sense of humour
  • Self-starting
  • Extremely motivated
  • Positive mental attitude and professional
  • Adaptable and thrives with variety and change
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Calm and patient under pressure
  • Proactive and assertive
  • Inquisitive mindset
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Learns quickly
  • Persistent and hard-working
  • Has high standards
  • Open to criticism and ideas
  • Clear communicator
  • Persuasive and inspiring

Hours

9am – 5.30pm Monday to Thursday +/- 1 hour

4pm Friday Finish

Office Location

  • 4B, Union Court, 20-22 Union Road, London, SW4 6JP

Why you should work for Passion Digital

  • We are small (40 person) full-service Digital Marketing agency. We’re fast-growing and ambitious, offering the chance to work on digital campaigns that make an undeniable impact to our clients.
  • Attendance at conferences & awards – we know how important it is to keep up to date with the latest trends – as such expect to be attending a number of digital events throughout the year (whilst getting paid!)
  • In-house training and the chance to attend training days to enhance your skills and knowledge
  • We are super flexible, friendly and personable. Each and every one of our employees gets a say in how we move forward as a company
  • In addition to 23 days holiday you also get your birthday off each year
  • For each year you work at Passion, you get an extra day of holiday
  • Flexi hours – 8am – 9.30am to 4:30pm-6.00pm
  • 4pm finish EVERY FRIDAY (not just the summer)
  • Subsidised gym memberships (£20 allowance after passing probation)
  • Access to Perkbox on passing probation – 100’s of discounts and freebies available
  • Ping Pong and Foosball tables
  • Free weekly yoga sessions
  • Monthly team sports events – tennis, football, cricket, golf, badminton
  • Free professional massages
  • Team/company nights out
  • Summer and Christmas Parties
  • Free breakfast, Free bar, Free fruit, healthy snacks
  • Pastries every Friday
  • Regular company lunches
  • Pension scheme
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