Social Media Editor - Leading Kids Broadcaster

Job Title: Social Media Editor - Leading Kids Broadcaster
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Reference: BBBH55211
Contact Name: Andrew Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2017 16:28

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to join this leading Kids Broadcaster.

The Social Media Editor will be responsible for developing and creating content that will increase brand awareness, generate inbound traffic, drive ratings and increase brand affinity. We are seeking a highly creative person who is forward thinking with a passion for social and breaking new ground. The Social Media Editor will understand a wide range of formats and intrinsically know what content is best suited to each social platform. A social-expert, committed to consistently understanding the social space and its rapid developments and applying it to our audiences' ever-changing interests and habits.


  • Creating a wealth of content (video, still, gifs etc.) for our social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) that is aligned with marketing and editorial priorities
  • Encouraging brand engagement in social spaces, turning followers into fans through conversation and content
  • Working with Senior Brand Manager to ensure content strategy and roll out is in line with overall marketing strategy and that there is a consistent tone of voice for our brands in the social space
  • Working with channel talent to harness their communities to drive awareness
  • Sourcing additional content for our social platforms to boost engagement e.g. video diaries, behind the scenes exclusives, talent interviews etc.
  • Oversee management of all social media platforms e.g. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Develop and oversee management of the social media calendar
  • Management, forecasting and reporting of budgets
  • Manage and develop Social Media Marketing Assistant
  • Drive new ways of working, suggesting new ideas and new platforms to reach our audiences
  • Keeping up to date with emerging content trends, platform tools etc. to ensure content strategy is evolving in line with our audiences and the wider industry

Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to create/edit video content and adapt for different social platforms
  • Editing skills in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere or similar
  • Impeccable copy writing skills, a writer at heart
  • Experience of publishing to social media platforms
  • Basic image manipulation skills, using Adobe Photoshop
  • Ability to use social media measurement tools to adapt content and optimise engagement
  • Experience of managing a direct report
  • Experience of working with budgets
  • The ability to effectively plan ahead
  • A strong sense of humour
  • A passion for kids TV!

You will be;

  • A creative thinker, full of new ideas and not afraid to share them!
  • Great a building and maintaining strong relationships
  • Great at selling in new ideas

Nice to have;

  • Experience working in TV/entertainment is highly desirable

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.