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Social Media Manager

  • Date Posted:16 May 2024
  • Employer:The Law Society
  • Location:London, UK
  • Workplace:Hybrid
  • Specialism:Social Media
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary:£44,947 - £47,700 GBP / Year
  • 2 June 2024

The Law Society is the professional body for solicitors in England and Wales. Our vision is to promote, protect and support solicitors, the rule of law and justice in England and Wales.

For nearly 200 years we have championed solicitors working in the public interest and their role in protecting rights and promoting justice. We have over 200,000 members who contribute £60 billion to the UK economy each year. We are proud of our dynamic and diverse profession and its unrivalled expertise.

As Social Media Manager, you’ll lead a team to produce, edit, and share social media content for an audience of over 400,000 followers across our Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, TikTok, and Facebook pages.

You will oversee our social media calendar and content planning processes, making sure our posts are creative, social-first, varied, and published on time. You’ll also help to develop our online community management processes and best practice.

To achieve this, you’ll line manage and coach our Social Media Executive and Digital Communications Assistant, as well as collaborating with the wider Communications team, and colleagues across the organisation including press, policy, and marketing.

Crucially, you will listen to online feedback through our comments, content reach and engagement rates to ensure that our outputs are audience-first and deliver on our strategic and commercial goals.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for someone with significant experience of managing social media accounts for a large, targeted audience

You’ll be able to demonstrate an ability to identify compelling story and creating engaging social media content

You will need effective line management and coaching experience with the ability to inspire the best results from others.

You will need an understanding of latest trends and best practice in creating engaging digital content; including using data-driven insights to update content strategy.

You’ll have strong planning skills and an ability to manage effective social media campaigns that deliver meaningful results

As a person, you’ll be creative and highly collaborative with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels across the organisation. You’ll also be self-motivated, proactive, and positive, with an organised, flexible, and adaptable approach to work and change.

What’s in it for you

This is an excellent opportunity to work with contemporary thinkers in a progressive membership organisation.  The successful candidate will join a strong brand with a reputation for excellence and legal expertise, committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, and a culture of trust, clarity and respect.

We offer hybrid working, a generous flexible benefits package, a friendly working environment and the opportunity to develop your career within a professional organisation.

Please note: if you are an internal applicant, Pay Policy will apply.

The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession’s regulators, government and other decision makers, to offering training and advice, we’re here to help, protect and promote solicitors.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Eddie Bingham