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SOCIAL MEDIA JUNIOR - KICKSTART

£9.50 per hour

Role: Social Media Junior – Kickstart Scheme

Job Title: Social Media Junior
Company Name: Ouma
Reports to: Directors
Location: High Street, Swansea, SA1 1NW
Part Time Role: 25 hours per week
Temporary Term: 6-month contract
Hourly Rate of Pay: £9.50 per hour
Days of work: Monday – Friday
Hours of work: Flexible between 8am – 6pm


Kickstart Scheme Applicants Only
This role is being created through the Government Kickstart scheme; helping young people into work; to qualify for the role, you must be aged between 16-24 years old and currently unemployed and on Universal credit.
Ouma are proud to be an Accredited ‘Real Living Wage’ Employer for South Wales. We value our employees and want to reward them for their invaluable contribution and the vital role they each play in Ouma’s success. All employees of Ouma, including those on the Kickstart Scheme, will receive the Real Living Wage at minimum.


The Company
Ouma are one of the fastest growing marketing and creative organisations in South Wales. A close-knit team of specialists whose skills range from strategic marketing through to design, copywriting, social media management and much more.


Summary
We’re looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Junior Social Media Executive. You will be highly motivated, have a keen eye for detail, excellent interpersonal skills, a strong 'can do' attitude and be willing to make an inspiring contribution.

You will mainly support with managing customer social accounts, writing content and scheduling posts.

You will work alongside some of the industries most trusted and talented professionals who will take you through a detailed development plan, giving you the skills and knowledge to effectively develop in your role.


What we’re looking for
Above all else, we’re looking for someone with the right attitude. Somebody who is open to learning and developing their skills, who can l interject new ideas and a fresh perspective to any project we work on; someone who isn’t afraid to think outside of the box.


Responsibilities will include (Training will be provided for all of the below):
• Supporting in setting up our custom-built social media scheduling platforms
• Scheduling content.
• Drafting social media content.
• Providing design briefs to our in-house design team.
• Sourcing imagery for social posts, brochures and websites.
• Organising online storage systems.
• Hashtag sourcing and creation of hashtag plans.
• Undertaking social activity on behalf of clients (engaging with their followers on their social platforms).
• Daily notification checks on various social platforms.
• Research.
• Idea generation.
• General administrative duties.
• Supporting with organising project timelines and coordinating activity.
• Monitoring progress of social media project plans and updating those involved.
• Using IT or other systems.
• Collating information.
• Planning marketing campaigns.
• Supporting with customer satisfaction.

Candidates will be able to demonstrate:
• Good organizational skills and time management.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to adapt quickly.
• Enjoy collaborating with others and working as part of a growing team, while also being able to work independently on your own initiative.
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
• You’re a positive and kind natured person who is fun to be around.
• You’re curious, with an infectious enthusiasm and are always looking to learn.
• You are courageous; you are not afraid to speak your mind, to challenge the status-quo or stand up for what you believe in.
• Great accuracy and eye for detail


Essential Skills Required:
• Proficiency in Office 365
• Good working knowledge of social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Youtube, TikTok)


Desirable Skills / Experience (non-essential):
• Commercial / Agency Experience
• An understanding of Facebook Business Manager.
• An understanding of Asana, Slack, Teamwork.
• Copywriting or social media management experience


Benefits
• 28 days holiday pro-rata (Including bank holidays) + an additional day off on Christmas Eve.
• Excellent working environment and great company culture
• Frequent team days out (Post lockdown)
• Pension related benefits
• Personal learning and development budget.
• Dedicated development days.
• Team lunches and monthly socials, including Free Pizza Fridays. (Post lockdown)
• Approved on a case-by-case basis, doctors, dentist, house viewing appointments etc. don't have to be taken as holiday.
• We all get sick from time-to-time; we offer your first three days of sickness leave paid.
• Celebrations if you’re working on your birthday (Cake, gifts, food, music, party-poppers, you name it, we go all-out!) (Post lockdown)
• Company-wide celebratory event once a year (Often a Summer extravaganza or a Christmas retreat) (Post lockdown)
• Office based in the city center.
• Weekly fruit and snack deliveries (Post lockdown)
• Unlimited tea and coffee (Post lockdown)
• WFH surprise treats during lockdown

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