Social Media Assistant

Date Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester M17

Job Description

The Role:
We are looking for a passionate and creative candidate to work with our current team to drive forward Missguided’s social media presence. Our ideal candidate is someone with a strong knowledge of the Missguided brand and a strong understanding of social media and core marketing concepts. The successful candidate will develop creative ways to generate buzz on social, and will need to enjoy and thrive from working in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure.
Reporting into the Social Media Manager, you’ll support the development and delivery of the International social media strategy with a focus on the day-to-day working and content creation for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Tik Tok. You’ll also support in team administration and reporting to measure and optimise performance across all social media channels to increase site traffic, sales and business performance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing the social media strategy for Missguided in line with business objectives
  • Consistently assist in driving the growth of our key channels: Instagram, You Tube, Tik Tok, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest
  • Assist in driving the social media content strategy, ensuring we are in line with key customer moments and reactive ‘live’ moments across UK and US
  • Assist in managing the mix of content across channels to hit key content pillars and drive maximum engagement
  • Respond with a considered approach to channel requests across trade, product and creative in line with the overarching strategy
  • Assist in the execution and on-going optimization of campaign and channel activity on social media. Regularly reporting plans and results to key stakeholders
  • Work alongside creative to develop the aesthetic and TOV for social media channels
  • Work closely with the PR & Influencer Manager on influencer and event activity to drive engagement, follower growth and sales
  • Develop innovative ideas, engaging content and campaigns to push the brand ahead of competition
  • Work closely with the social media manager to support product and campaign launches as well as any promotional activity – heping to supply support plans/schedules for social activity
  • Be a brand guardian for the creative aesthetic of all social channels
  • Contribute to team brainstorms and idea generation for content, brand initiatives and campaigns
  • Own administration elements, including regular reporting for relevant channels, legal documentation where applicable, product orders for social shoots, updating marketing calendars and budget reports when required.
  • Undertake research when required in order to give insights into new or existing markets, new social channels and competitor activity.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a Social Media role is essential
  • Previous Fashion industry experience would be preferred
  • A passion for social media
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Strong relationship builder with wider teams
  • Ability to work under pressure and at a fast pace
  • Be open to change and challenge in order to drive the business forward
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Enjoys variety and demonstrates creative flair
  • Proactive team player
  • Self-motivated, uses initiative and problem solver
  • Work to tight deadlines with a can-do attitude
  • Willingness to go beyond the call of duty to get the job done
  • Strong communicator internal / external

What We Will Give You:
Simply Health Plan
Hybrid Working
Company Bonus Scheme
Summer hours scheme
Buy / Sell holiday scheme
Early 4pm finish on a Friday
25 days holiday + bank holidays
30% staff discount
Missguided/Mennace sample sales
Membership for Drapers, Retail Credit and Union Retail Trust
Missguided Moments (competitions, parties & giveaways)
Reward Portal – providing discount and cashback on 1000 major retailers.
State of the art building, fun working environment, spacious desk areas, café, kitchen areas and quiet spaces where you can plug in and work in peace

A bit about us: *
Missguided is a global fashion powerhouse, inspired by millennial women who are like-minded rebels that champion freedom of expression. Missguided is an inclusive movement open to all. We believe our audience is defined by a state of mind rather than a specific grouping or label.
Our purpose: To empower all women by inspiring self confidence in mind, body and potential
Missguided is one of the fastest growing women’s online retailers in the world. Founded in 2009 in the UK by Nitin Passi, it has become a leading fashion retailer, taking an agile approach that sees it deliver commercial and affordable product to its customers before trends hit.
Its signature confident style and broad product range has driven global development in recent years, now selling to over 180 countries and locally active in the UK, US, Australia, France, Spain, Ireland, Poland and Germany, with future plans for further international expansion and a loyal following of over 9 million social media fans worldwide across multiple platforms.
Missguided have further developed their global profile and growth through numerous wholesale opportunities with established brands such as ASOS, Zalando, The Iconic, Nelly, and Namshi and a growing number of franchise stores across the world, including a flagship at Dubai Mall, Dubai and Tel Aviv.

Job Type: Permanent

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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