Our client, The Open University is a public distance learning and Research University, and one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education.
The staff are committed to putting their students first and to supporting them to realise their potential. Study with the OU is more than just education - it is life changing learning, do you want to be part of this team?
The OU is looking to recruit an experienced Social Media Manager to join them asap for three months, working full time and paying £19.19ph, equating to £36,914pa.
The Social Media Manager has primary responsibility for maintaining the university's social media presence across its corporate accounts, in line with its social media strategy and related plans, with a view to:
- Building the university's social media following in key platforms
- Increasing engagement with our social content and core messages
The role will support the Senior Manager (Social Media Strategy) in the delivery of formal campaigns, proactive and reactive reputation management and the concept of 'social everywhere'. In addition the role will advise key university practitioners, in other units and faculties, on social media best practice, policy and delivery.
You will need:
Proven experience of working extensively within social media channels including, but not limited to, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Prior experience of using social media channels to build engagement with key audiences and develop affiliated communities.
Experience of monitoring social media performance, providing analytics and measures for evaluating campaign performance.
Prior experience of developing and implementing complex communications projects, across a wide media mix and developing content for social media campaigns including video assets and live social media events.
Proven experience of content planning for social media and of editing video and images for social media use
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, Photo Editor and SharePoint and ideally experience with working with editing packages including Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator and Canva
Awareness and experience of working with social media publishing and monitoring tools, ideally Hootsuite and Brandwatch.
If this is the ideal role for you, please apply online.
Posted 1 week ago
Up to £19.19 per hour