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Social Media Manager

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  • Agency:DNCO
  • Location:London, UK
  • Workplace:Hybrid
  • Specialism:Social Media
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration:1 year fixed-term contract, with potential for renewal
  • Salary:£42 - £50K, depending on experience GBP / Year
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Experienced social media manager to bring the wonder back to Earls Court

Where the Earls Court Exhibition Centres once stood is now Central London’s largest cleared development opportunity. As this derelict 40-acre site is redeveloped, Earls Court will be reinvented into a place where everyone can discover the transformative effect of wonder.

With awe-inspiring meanwhile installations on site – from the BBC Earth Experience to Padel courts to an extensive public art programme – you can already taste that future here today. Long term, Earls Court is a place addressing the deeper questions, like creating a spiritual home for clean innovation and an ecosystem for London’s cultural talent.

DNCO is the creative studio for culture and place. We believe design has the power to bring people together and transform what places can do for communities.

We are working with the Earls Court team to communicate their vision for the area’s reinvention.  We are looking for an experienced social media manager to join our team and lead Earls Court’s channels through the transition from consultation phase to London destination.

What you would be doing:

  • Creating and posting content on Instagram, LinkedIn, X, Facebook (January 2024 onwards) and TikTok (summer 2024 onwards)
  • Working with the Earls Court team to stay abreast of their busy calendar of events and activities, then pitching concepts for maximising their exposure on social media
  • Managing and tracking performance of paid social campaigns
  • Community building through responding to reader queries, proactive following strategies and engaging with the local community
  • Interviewing and gathering content on the ground in Earls Court at least two days a week, working with photographers and videographers
  • Work closely with the Earls Court team and Consumer PR agency to maximise activities on site to grow Earls Court channels and get footfall to site
  • Come up with compelling social media campaigns

Who you are:

  • Experienced social media manager with a strong track record, comfortable with working independently and setting direction for social channels
  • Experience working with place brands is a plus; we’re also open to candidates in adjacent fields such as tourism, arts and culture or science
  • Earls Court’s channels need to continue to engage local audiences while attracting fame across London, so you should bring strong instincts for both local concerns and the flare and creativity to reach beyond the immediate locality
  • Proficient in social listening across channels to pick up on trends or opportunities, follow and engage with appropriate accounts and reshare stories
  • Versatile experience across different channels, ideally with both B2B and B2C audiences
  • Ability to collaborate with photographers and videographers to bring your vision for content to life
  • Able to commute to Earls Court easily, and ideally based in or familiar with West London and the Earl’s Court area
  • Excellent and accurate copywriting skills
  • Basic InDesign proficiency and photography skills a bonus

How to apply: Please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@dnco.com

Full-time, with the option of part-time

Present on site or in Earls Court office, London UK (Empress Place, SW6) two days per week

1 year fixed-term contract, with potential for renewal £42k – £50K, depending on experience