Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 (pro-rata for Part Time)

Position: Full Time

Positions available: 1

Closing date: 12th January 2019

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a creative and highly motivated person to join our organisation at an exciting time of growth and expansion.

Channels and Choices provides Children’s Residential, Education & Fostering Services so we are looking for applicants who have a passion for social media and can bring new and exciting ideas to the company.

Salary – £18,000 – £22,000 per annum (pro-rata if part time).   Full time or part time hours will be considered for this position.  Head office based in Dover, Kent.

The Role

We are looking for a dynamic person to work alongside the Directors and the Management Team to help progress our brand awareness and develop a strong on-line presence for Channels and Choices.  A significant part of this role will focus on our fostering services.  The role will include:-

  • Social media marketing: Develop a distinct online presence by attracting high numbers of internet followers through social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo and Instagram.
  • Create short videos and upload them to social media to drive good organic content;
  • Manage, assess and Coordinate social media engagement and brand awareness campaigns;
  • Create images and content for the Channels & Choices brand;
  • Write and distribute email marketing campaigns;
  • Share best practice from inside and outside the organisation
  • Contribute to company and industry blogs and managing e-communications;
  • Work with the Directors and relevant colleagues to drive fostering applications and enquiries;
  • Keep up to date with current digital trends (this will be supported with training);
  • Be involved in lead generation activities and ideas with the Directors and Management Team.

Requirements and Key Skills

  • Good level of education, preferably a Degree in Marketing, English or other relevant qualification
  • Relevant education or work in the field of Digital marketing/Social Media preferably a minimum of one year
  • Creative, pro-active and self-motivated person
  • Excellent communicator able to work well with internal and external partners
  • Ability to generate ideas, take initiative and works well in a team
  • Proficiency in Social Media Channels and Blogging as well as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, You Tube and Vimeo
  • Confident verbal and written communicator and good understanding of different writing styles
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills

Desirable skills

  • Knowledge of SEO practices and other online advertising platforms
  • Knowledge of effective campaigns in advertising and current trends

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