Social Media Executive
The role of a Social Media Executive will involve collating, curating and publishing content for social media channels, whether that be copy, imagery or video. Social Media Executives also act as moderators for all user-generated content, engaging with audiences and ensuring all interactions remain on brand.
The role may also involve a basic level of SEO to increase visibility to the the company’s target audience.
As the role involves the use of engaging content, some Social Media Executive positions require writing skills, adapting style and tone of voice to the desired audience.
Many people have an everyday exposure and/or interest in social media, so employers look for a much more commercial understanding of social media channels when shortlisting candidates, along with evidence of working on social media activity for a brand or clients. To be considered, employers will want to see proven track record of involvement with the design, implementation and evaluation of social media campaigns for clients/brands. Other required skills might include SEO, content writing skills and basic graphic design capabilities.
Salary wise outside of London the role generally pays between £19,000 to £28,000 depending on regional variance and level of experience.
Preston is a city in the centre of Lancashire on the north bank of the River Ribble, which obtained city status in 2002, becoming England's 50th city. Preston is a vibrant, cultural and friendly city, with much to admire and keep you entertained; a mid-sized, bustling city, which retains its traditional roots, yet encapsulates a young and lively atmosphere. Preston also enjoys an enviable location in the North West of England; located a short distance from the coast, the Lake District, with good links to two international airports and an extensive motorway system, making Preston one of the most networked cities in the country.
Preston original roots were seeped in the textiles industry, before it then became a major boomtown in the Industrial Revolution. These days Preston is a major centre for the British defence and aerospace industry with BAE Systems, transportation with the likes of Alstom, Customer Services with the likes of Carphone Warehose, as well as with the haulage industry given the transport links.
There’s also lots to enjoy outside of work, with the revitalised docks and marina, waterfront living, plus a vibrant shopping and leisure scene.