Local recruitment: Social Media Manager


United Kingdom 🇬🇧

Social Media Manager

Contract: Permanent, full time

Salary: £39,000- £43,000 with excellent benefits

Locations: UK

Hybrid: A minimum of 40% of working time is spent face to face, either in London office, or as a result of external engagement or travel for WaterAid. WaterAid is located at Canary Wharf, London and this will be your location and contract base. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

Closing date: Applications will close 23:59 on 20th March 2023. Availability for the interview is required week commencing 27th March 2023.

How to Apply: To see the full job pack, please click ‘Apply’. Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter into one document in either Word Document or PDF format.

About WaterAid:
Want to use your digital, creative and management skills to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere?
Join WaterAid as Social Media Manager to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you’ll be joining a 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

About the Team:
You will be a crucial player in the Digital Content and Experience team, working to manage and develop our UK social media channels and identify opportunities for shared campaigns with our corporate partners and celebrity ambassadors.

About the Role:
Are you a social media expert with skills across content creation, influencer and digital marketing?
Have you got the experience to manage WaterAid’s growing social media channels?
Do you have your finger on the pulse of social media trends, always looking for the next big way to reach people online?
We’re looking for an ambitious and pioneering individual to join our cause and further our progressive social media strategy.
If that sounds like you, then take this incredible opportunity to become WaterAid’s Social Media Manager at one of the UK’s best-loved charities. This is a full-time, permanent position based in our UK office in Canary Wharf, London.
We need passionate, creative and dedicated people. In return, you will be encouraged and empowered to be yourself at your very best. Together, we will make a bigger difference.
This is a role with a lot of independence and creative freedom, but you’ll also work closely with teams across the organisation on a range of campaigns and huge events, from Glastonbury Festival, to the COP climate summit.

About you:
You have a creative brain with a track record of producing brilliant social media content
You have proven experience of managing multiple social media channels
You’re a proactive and flexible worker – able to work independently with multiple deadlines, as well as collaboratively with other teams and stakeholders
You have a solid understanding of digital marketing and the social media landscape, including latest channel developments
You have leadership and motivational qualities, with the ability to drive change
You have an innate desire to work for an organisation and cause that values and respects human life and believes we must do better.

Although not essential, we’d prefer it if you:
Have skills in the Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop and Premiere Pro
Have experience presenting to camera such as broadcast training or through your own content creation

Our Benefits:
36 days’ holiday (including 8 Bank Holidays)
Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
Wide range of flexible and agile-working arrangement
Season Ticket Loan
Free annual eye tests
Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme
Enhanced Maternity and Adoption/Surrogacy pay, Shared Parental Leave and Paternity Leave
Volunteer Day

Our Commitment:

An inclusive workplace:
We are committed to being an organisation where everyone is included, respected, and empowered to be their best. We represent and celebrate our staff, partners and everyone we work with, and create a culture where everyone can reach their full potential.

Equal opportunities:
We are an equal opportunity, disability-confident employer and are dedicated to achieving the highest standards of diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, beliefs, customs, traditions and ways of life. This includes, but is not limited to, race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, national or social origin, health status, and economic or social situation.

We are also committed to protecting everyone we come into contact with. We have a zero-tolerance approach to abuse of power, privilege or trust across our global work, and any form of inappropriate behaviour, discrimination, abuse, bullying, harassment, or exploitation. Safeguarding the people and communities we work with, our staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously.




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