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Title Social Media Co-ordinator
Add date 2016-07-13

Social Media Co-ordinator

Job Introduction

Do you have the skills, experience and expertise to work in social media for one of the most exciting and rapidly changing areas of the BBC? And would you thrive in a fast paced, creative environment working to support BBC content and programmes for 16-24 year olds?

We are looking for a Social Media Co-ordinator to join us at BBC Three to plan, produce and deliver social media content around our programmes, short-form series and online platforms.

A creative thinker with the ability to produce high impact social media content, the ideal candidate will recognise the importance of brilliant copywriting, graphic design and community management on social media to deliver a delightful and engaging experience to a youth audience.

Role Responsibility

The Social Media Co-ordinator will support the Social Media Community Executive in producing content for the BBC Three social  media communities across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Snapchat, as well as emerging platforms. They will demonstrate creative flair and exhibit command over the tone of voice and look and feel for BBC Three on social media.

The Social Media Co-ordinator will be required to conceive and execute creative posts for the social media accounts, working to agreed time frames and brand and editorial guidelines. They will also play a key support role, owning the team’s forward planning documents and daily schedule.

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will be a creative thinker with impeccable copywriting skills coupled with excellent Photoshop and picture editing skills. You will have a strong understanding of the online entertainment/ broadcast industry, demonstrating knowledge of assisting and managing social media accounts and campaigns. Lastly you will have a good understanding of the social media industry and platform trends, whilst knowledge of BBC Three’s output online and on social media would be advantageous.

Package Description

Grade 5

12 month attachment/ fixed term contract

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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