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Social Media Coordinator

Business Area / Division: Other
Location: Oxford
 
Are you a football-obsessed, social-media savvy recent graduate looking to tackle an exciting challenge? 
 
Rebellion has a rare opportunity to shape the social media strategy of one of the most iconic names in British football: Roy of the Rovers. 
 
We’re looking for a creative Social Media Coordinator to manage all Roy of the Rovers social platforms ahead of the much-anticipated reboot of this beloved comic in later this year.  
 
This is a fantastic chance for an energetic, football-loving social media addict to work with a much loved British brand. 
 
This is a permanent, full time role based in Oxford, UK.
 

Responsibilities

 
  • Day to day management of all Roy of the Rovers social channels, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
  • Create, optimize and post engaging video, picture and editorial content across all Roy of the Rovers social channels.
  • Grow Roy of the Rovers’ social media reach and develop the voice of the brand online.
  • Build relationships with influencers and engage with the football community.
  • Ensure the Roy of the Rovers brand is consistent across all channels.
  • Assist in the maintenance and uploading of content to the Roy of the Rovers website.
  • Be the resident Roy of the Rovers social media expert.
  • Assist with media buying campaigns for Facebook and other channels when required.
  • Keep our social channels engaging and active around the clock (for example, during Premiership or World Cup fixtures).
  • Stay up-to-date with social media trends, and experiment with new features/products/functionality.
 

Skills

  • You must be a social media native, comfortable managing multiple accounts. 
  • Excellent standard of written English. 
  • Able to film, edit and upload video content.
  • Some Photoshop or similar photo editing software experience.
  • Good understanding of web CMS.
  • Experience of using analytics to analyse and improve social performance.
  • Extremely well organised.
  • Confident, outgoing and eager to engage with Roy of the Rovers fans.
 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Some social media management experience – for a sports media outlet, football club or similar – is desirable but not essential.
  • A degree in marketing/communications/journalism or equivalent experience desired by not essential.
  • A genuine, all-consuming passion for football is essential. 
 

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