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Digital Marketing and Social Media Officer

Kingston upon Thames (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

Role overview

We're looking for a savvy digital marketer to support us with social media and digital advertising.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Social media:

You will manage our social media channels for both VSO and ICS.

We're looking for someone who has experience managing large social channels for a brand and is comfortable project managing high-impact campaigns across our social channels to increase volunteer numbers and build our supporter base. You be knowledgeable of the formats that best work across each channel and have experience working with external channels, such as influencers, to maximise the reach of our communications.

You should be comfortable working within a global organisation and passionate about sourcing our best stories to share with our audiences. Ideally you will also be a competent designer and capable of editing videos, so we can generate timely content in response to fast moving events

As the in-house social media expert, you will also be expected to support colleagues globally to improve their knowledge and use of social media channels.

Digital advertising:

You will be knowledgeable of best practice across PPC and display advertising and be able to support colleagues in running paid-for acquisition campaigns.

You should understand the importance of user journeys and be comfortable with analytics and other monitoring software that enhances user experience and increases conversions.

Website:

You will also be involved with managing our websites. So you should be a proficient digital copywriter with a good understanding of SEO. You will also be expected to support a number of exciting digital projects coming up over the next few years.

Other:

A passion for volunteering and overseas development is always a bonus as is the willingness to support VSO outside of your day to day role.

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

* Ability to be open minded and respectful
* Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
* Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
* Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

 

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

 

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  • Organization: VSO - Volunteer Service Overseas
  • Location: Kingston upon Thames (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Sales, Marketing and Customer Service
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Design (digital, product, graphics or visual design)
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Sales, Marketing and Customer Service
    • Sales, Marketing and Customer Service
    • Communication and Public Information
  • Closing Date: 2019-01-18

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