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This role is an exciting opportunity to join us and work within our Social Media Team
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As a Social Media Controller you will be responsible for managing a team of social media senior managers, managers and execs who are tasked with concepting and delivering thumb-stopping social on Sky’s social media channels – encompassing everything from show launches to brand campaigns, new channel launches and always-on content. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Leading a team of Senior managers and managers and empowering them to deliver award-winning social campaigns.
Together with the Head of Social, manage quarterly resource and budget allocation across the team and aligning this with the business’ expectations, particularly with PR, Influencer and marketing.
Iterate and develop processes to get the best out of the team, to synch with the wider business and to ensure that senior stakeholders are aware and comfortable with the approach being taken.
Alongside the Social Media Creative Controller and Head of Social, develop an editorial strategy for Sky’s social media channels
Working with the Social Media Performance Controller and Mediacom, develop an always-on paid strategy with clear success metrics.
Becoming an ambassador for excellent social content within the business, willing to educate and inspire others.
Pivot your thinking and plans when necessary and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, tactical environment.
Deliver against iterative KPI and measurement frameworks, being able to articulate successes (and failures) and work any learnings into future activity.
Digital social media marketing experience. Experience within an entertainment field is desired
Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively to senior stakeholders
Experience working with agencies
Leadership experience, including experience of managing managers
Experience developing and delivering always-on content as well as award-winning social campaigns
First-class people skills and the ability to form strong relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders
Excellent organisational and PM skills, with experience of using PM tools such as Wrike, Trello and Slack
The ability to remain calm under pressure and be comfortable with the uncomfortable.
So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team.
Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions, we might withdraw the offer.
We’re happy to discuss flexible working.
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