Social Media Consultant

We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Media Consultant to help drive engagement across all our social media channels.

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Location: Virtual 

Hours: Part Time

Salary: £250- 500 per month (depending on experience) 

Contract: Fixed Term one year subject to renewal

Reports to: Editorial and Programme Lead, The Student View 

Notes: Access needs will be accommodated and flexible working requests accommodated whenever possible. Applicants need permission to live and work in the UK. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Media Consultant to help drive engagement across all our social media channels. 

The StudentView is a charity on a mission to create a newsroom in every school. We aim to improve diversity in the media, media literacy, and revitalise local news deserts. Our work won The News/Media Literacy Award category of the 2019 Global Youth & News Media Prize. Supporters of our work include the Financial Times , we are also the founding Secretariat of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Media Literacy.

This role has an integral role to help our dynamic media literacy charity to launch pop-up newsrooms, help pupil journalists write local news stories, and focus on the issues that our young people care about most.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage and grow our audiences across all these channels LinkedIn, Twitter, TikTok, Instagram
  • Conceive and write regular posts to facilitate engagement with the schools, influencers and organisations within the education sector
  • Create and manage the content calendar including producing engaging posts along with a steady stream of shareable content with CTAs, in collaboration with staff and management
  • Monitor and respond to all social media platforms ensuring quality outputs which are consistent with brand guidelines
  • Help to build stronger relationships with external stakeholders through social media including charities, journalists, influencers and followers
  • Research and identify new material to be published and promoted online
  • Stay abreast of, and advise others, regarding social media trends and developments, marketing and campaigning
  • Use key messages, stories and examples that inspire and promote our media literacy charity
  • Measure and report on the performance of all the social media campaigns and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Produce and distribute regular and timely website and social media reports to staff, trustees and funders as required

Ideal Candidates will have:

  • Demonstrable experience of managing, growing and nurturing online communities: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, TikTok and any other interactive web platforms
  • Good copywriting skills and artistic flair
  • Experience of producing engaging digital content and maintaining a content calendar
  • Ability to work with web and social media analytics to measure and improve performance

How to apply 

Please email with a short covering letter and your CV attached. Please include ‘Social Media Consultant vacancy’ in the subject heading. 

We thank all those who apply, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. 

The appointment is subject to a final sign off from The Student View’s board of trustees.