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Social Media Account Director

MISSION

To direct a number of social media accounts on the Verb social media team at Verb. To be responsible for ensuring the profitability, success and client satisfaction of the social accounts, tactfully managing client relationships. They will also ensure the growth of the social media team, by supporting New Business pitches as well on boarding of new clients. The Account Director will also support the junior team, with mentorship and training, to see the skillset of the team grow. 

OUTCOMES
  • To proactively manage and direct the workload of a number of social media accounts on the social media team with a strategic approach (with the support of juniors)
  • To average 5.66 on all Clients CSS (out of 7)
  • To budget accounts efficiently to ensure Verb is making money
  • To grow or maintain a strong engagement rate on client’s core social media channel (typically Instagram)
  • To deliver social media presentation strategies for clients within the luxury industry, covering organic social media presence, paid campaigns and influencer work
  • To manage day to day work when required to
  • To help grow the social team annually by 10-20% with New Business wins (with the support of the Head of Social)
  • To support HR functionalities of the company, such as reviews
  • Uses excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships at all levels of the business. Client side and internally. 
  • To be able to independently run a social media pitch or proposal 
  • To have a wider understanding of the other digital marketing strategies
  • To be able to deal with the entire pitch process including all contract negotiations, procurement and budget requirements
  • To display excellent leadership and management skills to inspire, educate and grow the social media teams expertise
COMPETENCIES

Our people are at the heart of what we do and we ensure any new team member can demonstrate that they are:

  • Efficient
  • Honest and operate with integrity
  • Tactful, polite and positive in communication style
  • Articulate when talking about social media strategy
  • Organised with a strong work ethic
  • Highly motivated & enthusiastic
  • True to your word (verbal and written)
  • Intelligent and analytical
  • Curious & not willing to simply accept the status quo
  • Have high levels of attention to detail – especially in the written word
  • Proactive & fast moving, without being abrasive 
  • A visionary and strategic thinker
  • Good listener
  • Team player
  • Self aware & always challenging yourself to grow 
  • Able to mentor and develop others
  • Down to earth – we’re passionate about our work but we know what’s important in life and we like to have fun along the way
COMPANY BENEFITS
  • High degree of autonomy in a role that has potential to grow as the company grows
  • Competitive salary 
  • 25 days’ holiday per annum plus bank holidays 
  • £500 contribution to personal development / gym membership via our Mind Body & Soul initiative 
  • Free coffee, tea and fruit
  • Free beers every Friday
  • Free breakfast all week 
  • Perkbox account
  • Quarterly socials 

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