Senior Specialist - Social Media

  • Liverpool FC
  • Liverpool, UK
  • 23 Feb, 2021
Full time Graphic Design Premier League Social Media

Job Description

Working in the Social Media Team at the Club

Calling all social media experts - We`re looking for a creative and enthusiastic self-starter to join our award-winning social media team.
If you are passionate about creating quality digital content then you could be our next Senior Specialist. The successful candidate will focus on producing best in class content, drive meaningful fan engagement and deliver value to key departments and stakeholders.

What will you be doing?

The specifics of this role will include:
-Channel management of key platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook
-Input and manage the cross-platform content planner
-Matchday duties covering all leading club competitions (Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Academy and Women`s Championship)
-Conceive, pitch and execute innovative and dynamic ideas in conjunction with the club`s video and graphics specialists
-Work with Senior Managers to shape new video and graphical concepts and formats
-Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders (marketing, partnerships, products, retail, foundation) to maximise value from club channels
-Ensure the club is at the forefront of social media innovation and best practice
-Conduct benchmarking and platform analysis to inform content and publishing decisions
-Improve LFCTV show promotion and drive new ideas to grow and evolve the channel
-Manage the club`s international agencies with social media colleagues
-Manage key relationships with external platforms (Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook)

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have extensive football knowledge and have a burning desire to be a part of Liverpool`s future success. You will need to have incredible social media expertise and a passion for the platforms as well as being experienced in the Adobe creative suite, specifically Photoshop and Premiere (or similar video/image editing tools)

We are looking for a natural storyteller who is able to turn moments into shareable, relatable and engaging content in minutes. You will need to be a team player with exceptional communication skills aswell as a natural copywriter with strong attention to detail.

Our working environment is fast paced so you will need to be comfortable working in extremely high pressured environments, have an instinctive editorial judgement with the ability to quickly read a room and be confident in presenting ideas to large audiences.

To be successful in this role you will need to have knowledge of market specific social media channels, be experienced in working for a large brand/organisation/club and have a deep understanding of social audiences and user behaviours.

Due to the nature of this role we are looking for somebody who is flexible and willing to work weekends where necessary.

We would particularly be interested to hear from those who hold a degree or equivalent in English, Media, Journalism, Marketing or other related subject

This role would be ideal for somebody who shares our Club values of Ambition, Commitment, Unity and Dignity
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Why should you apply?

This is a full time permanent position working 35 hours per week over 7 days. This role is a combination of home working and office based working.

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays and the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days). You can join the pension scheme where the Club will match your contributions up to 5%.You will have access to our benefits kit bag where you can get high street discounts in tonnes of local shops and restaurants and the opportunity to get involved with volunteering opportunities to give back to the local community.

We are aiming to be the most inclusive football club - providing fair and appropriate opportunities to as many people from different backgrounds as possible, being welcoming and meeting their needs as best we can. We are committed to hiring great people representative of a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, not just because it`s the right thing to do, but because we believe it makes our Club stronger. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.

Some of our vacancies receive high numbers of applications and we may close the vacancy early when we have reached a maximum number of applications. We advise that you submit your application as early as possible.

Closing: 04-03-2021