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Social Media Strategy Manager

Milton Keynes

Social Media Strategy Manager

Salary: £36,99443,522 per annum + LW and good range of benefits

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

Based: London (with regular travel to Milton Keynes Head Office)

World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity. Every day we bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love. At World Vision, our aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. We are also proud to be ranked 9thplace in the top 100 ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For' in 2016.

Do you live and breathe social media? Can you rethink how we use our channels to talk to different audiences?

We’re looking for someone with the skills, experience and ideas to take our social media to a startling new level. We need someone who can own transformation and drive change.

World Vision helps millions of vulnerable children across the world. Tens of thousands of people in the UK support our work.

As a strategy manager, you’ll grow our social media operation among three audiences – millenials, parents and an older, affluent generation. Active Christians are a cross-cutting audience for us – World Vision is a Christian charity.

We want you to strategically develop our content and social platforms. We want you to harness the power of social media to drive individuals to support our cause - giving, fundraising, praying and advocating on behalf of children.

You’ll build audience reach and engagement. You’ll create, post and promote a distinctive and compelling flow of content that drives action. You’ll lead an influencer programme to share content and generate debate.

You’ll be our social media expert, managing a social media co-ordinator and advising other managers. Think you can do it?

Key Responsibilities

  1. Design and develop audience strategies to maximise the impact of the WVUK organizational strategy across all social media channels.

  2. Lead a social media influencer and sharing programme to reach and engage new audiences.

  3. Devise innovative social media experiments that optimize the audience journey to committed giving, advocacy and prayer action.

  4. Develop a distinctive and vibrant social media personality for WVUK.

  5. Invest in and trial new technologies and approaches that keep WVUK at the leading edge of social media.

  6. Create social media campaigns that build reach and compel audiences to view, react, share and click-through to other sites.

  7. Achieve full integration of organic and paid content as part of integrated campaigns that deliver organisational outcomes and improve the impact of our social media operation.

  8. Enhance and manage risk to WVUKs reputation, leading the response to trending social and mainstream media stories and negative comment in an intelligent and agile way.

  9. Train staff and act as WVUKs social media expert for senior leaders and managers.

  10. Manage social media agencies and the social media budget, including promotional budget.

  11. Analyse and report on social media activity to achieve key performance indicators,

  12. Line-manage a social media co-ordinator, maximising performance, developing work opportunities and supporting personal growth and spiritual nurture.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, subsidised gym membership, generous holiday entitlement, childcare vouchers and free parking (at Milton Keynes).

Please click here to view full Job Description.

Please upload your CV and covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing date for applications:19thFebruary 2018 (9am)

Interview dates: w/c 26 February 2018

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer and this role requires the post holder to have an active Christian faith as an occupational requirement

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.