Social Media Manager

The University of Northampton

Location: Park Campus

Marketing at the University of Northampton has never been more important and exciting so we are seeking a social media expert to join our team.

You will be a key member of the Digital Engagement team and take on full management of social media and online community channels for the university in line with marketing and communications plans and KPIs. The role holder will have a passion for all-things-digital, the Higher Education sector and a strong understanding of where social media fits within a Marketing department.

As Social Media Manager, it will be your role to produce integrated digital content on the social networks for the University. This will include creating assets, copy and video content on all University social networks, and implementing plans to grow their presence. As well as the production, editing and publication of blogs and actively seek out digital content ideas.

You will have a demonstrable experience of working in social media and digital content and have strong data interpretation skills. You should have a good understanding of who our stakeholders are and the best way to reach them using social media. You will also have a desire to hit KPIs and think long-term about content strategies designed to make us stand out in a competitive landscape.

You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with strong organisational skills and the ability to influence others.

Interview Date: Monday 14 November 2016

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate to a new state of the art, vibrant, town centre campus in 2018. We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of TRANSFORMING LIVES + INSPIRING CHANGE.

We are an AshokaU accredited Changemaker University that believes in providing students and staff with the opportunity to change their world for the better.

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

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