Social Media Lead (FTC November 2018)

Job Title: Social Media Lead (FTC November 2018)
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Wales
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-08-23
Reference: 38785
Contact Name: Oti Ikomi
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2017 12:04

Job Description

The Social Media Lead is a key role for one the UK's largest producer of statistics and data within Digital Publishing. 

You will create and co-ordinate a wealth of innovative content tailored for for a diverse audience. You will work with the editorial staff, designers, data visualisation experts and researchers/statisticians to put key messages within data to create engaging, high quality and innovative social media content.

Note: You must be able to travel across-site between Hampshire and South Wales

  • Take editorial and strategic responsibility for all social media estates
  • Create engaging, high quality and innovative social media content. 
  • Gather requirements from stakeholders
  • Use insight to improve outputs to audiences across social media platforms
  • Lead social media activity as part of the organisation’s Digital Content team 
  • Line managing at least one person
  • Act as an evangelist for social media 
  • Take responsibility for training and development across the organisation 
  • Work with the Managing Editor for Digital Publishing to set out the strategic aims of social media 
  • Lead social media innovation 


  • Working knowledge of statistics 
  • Practical experience of using digital content creation and production tools, such as Tweetdeck, Hootsuite, Photoshop, GIF makers, social analytics 
  • Practical experience using basic data processing and analysis tools (e.g. Excel) 
  • Working knowledge of data visualisation tools 

Please contact Oti Ikomi for more information.