Social Media Executive (Internship)

Role: Social Media Executive (Internship)

Duration: Full/Part Time

Start date: ASAP

Reports to: Director

Location: Mayfair, London, W1J 7BU

This position is ideal for a university student, studying a business, marketing or English writing degree who wishes to learn and gain valuable experience within an up and coming London based social media agency, with a strong emphasis on digital marketing, specifically social media marketing and management for SME’s.

Your work and opinions will have a direct impact on the decision making within the company. You will receive first-hand, real-world working experience and be involved on various projects every week with a variety of clients in a range of industries. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain valuable experience for your portfolio.

Daily Duties:

  • Manage accounts in the most effective and efficient possible way through the usage of social media management tools
  • Always think of new ways to engage our social communities, including special offers, promotions, incentives, contests, etc.
  • Creating content on a daily basis to be communicated through our own and clients social media channels
  • Research, test and report on current trends, tools, emerging social media platforms.
  • Suggest and implement industry best practice and show interest and initiative through a constructive, mature attitude.
  • Blog on our website and client sites as and when required.

Essential Characteristics

  • A truly social, confident individual
  • A creative spark and enthusiasm is essential
  • Strong social media presence (specifically Twitter & LinkedIn)
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Fantastic English language skills, spelling and grammar
  • Passion for writing (proof of published articles or a blog is an advantage)
  • Good general knowledge about a variety of industries
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of social media channels Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube, Vine, Medium and LinkedIn
  • Hardworking and able to work effectively through tight deadlines in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Curious and enthusiastic to learn

Desirable Characteristics

  • Bilingual
  • Proficient Photoshop skills
  • A MSc or MA in a business related degree
  • Experience using Social media analytics or Google Analytics
  • Experience using social media management tools such as Sprout Social, Manage Flitter, Tweet Deck, etc
  • An active blog on Tumblr, Medium or WordPress
  • General understanding of the most popular online marketing methods, in particular email marketing, SEO and PPC

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