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Social media officer
at Make

Make is seeking a social media officer to join its office in London.

Social media officer
Full-time, London studio

Make is a studio of highly creative and talented architects and designers who have acquired considerable professional experience designing advanced, complex and iconic buildings. We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to creating an open and egalitarian working environment. We’ve been listed in the Sunday Times Best Small Companies to Work For ranking for three consecutive years and are a member of Archi LGBT+.

Role description

We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic social media officer to coordinate and grow our social media presence. We’re an international practice with three studios – London, Hong Kong and Sydney – and we’re looking to grow our brand and international profile. The social media officer is a creative and flexible role that you can shape and make your own. You will join a progressive, award-winning communications and graphics team where everyone has a say and where your ideas will be valued.

Key tasks:

  • manage Make’s core social media channels
  • create and curate content for the channels from concept to execution
  • manage and maintain the social media calendar
  • work with the press officer to ensure Make’s news and events are communicated effectively and regularly
  • work with the graphics team to create beautifully designed content
  • work with the architects and designers to extract ideas and content for use online and to bring Make’s projects to life on social media
  • engage with stakeholders online including makers, journalists, clients, peers, etc
  • ensure all content is aligned with the Make brand
  • keep up-to-date on social media trends as well as technology and digital innovations
  • provide quarterly reporting across all channels
  • monitor competitor activity
  • manage internal Instagram photo competition
  • deliver training on social media best practice internally
  • contribute to team brainstorming

Skills and experience:

  • excellent knowledge of a variety of social media channels, including Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • an understanding of other overseas social networks is a plus, including WeChat and Weibo
  • knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator (desirable)
  • moving image and video editing skills are a plus
  • ability to create dynamic animations and video content
  • strong planning, organisational and problem-solving skills
  • a good understanding of the current social landscape with knowledge of key trends and influencers

Personal qualities:

  • ability to work and manage your time independently is essential, as well as being able to work as part of a team and motivate others involved in your projects
  • excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • proactive, innovative, resourceful
  • strongly organised and methodical with emphasis on time management
  • ability to work under pressure
  • self-motivated
  • approachable and helpful

Some of the benefits of working at Make include:

  • cycle to work
  • added pension contributions
  • season ticket loans
  • a travel lottery
  • training and wellbeing workshops
  • a varied and ongoing social calendar including sports activities, events, breakfasts, summer parties, etc

If you are interested in applying please submit your CV, salary expectations and include links to or examples of some of the online content you have worked on using the ‘apply’ link below.

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