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Portsmouth 4 Castle View, Trafalgar Wharf Hampshire PO6 4PX

Social Media Executive

2019-08-06 09:22:47 2019-11-06 Executives In Sport Group

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    £22,000 - £25,000

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Job Description:


A digital football publisher based in London working with football players at the top of their game on the pitch and off the pitch!

They're looking for a Social Media Executive to play a key role in producing content alongside their clients – some of the world’s most famous football clubs.


You'll already live and breathe social media and be an absolute guru on what to tweet and when!  Navigating the social world, you'll be an expert on pin-pointing the latest football social trends and how to apply them to your channels.

You’ll be executing strong creative an editorial skill ensuring all posts are of the highest quality as well as creating graphics for social media for in-the-moment content.

Ideally, you will be proficient with both Photoshop and Premiere Pro, using these skills to create striking graphics and videos to feature across the companies social channels.

Keeping your finger on the pulse of the industry is essential; you’ll keep in tune with popular culture related to football and will be highly conscious of any major events on the horizon and new talent emerging into the football world. Using this insight, and applying your passion for the sport, you will help to develop a proactive approach to social and a readiness for upcoming matches.

Creativity is essential – You’ll be regularly challenged and tasked with creating head-turning social media postings that accurately reflect the story the team want to tell. Not just through your excellent editorial skills but also through relevancy, accuracy and timeliness of posts; you’ll need to stay ahead of the rest and keep in line with the user's mindset at all times.


  • Strong prior transferable experience in managing sport social media accounts
  • A proactive and creative social media specialist.
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, preferably Photoshop & Premiere Pro
  • Able to demonstrate experience in sport business, sports brands and football
  • Must have an encyclopaedic knowledge of football and its domestic and international leagues
  • Must have strong creative and editorial skills
  • Contingency thinking style
  • Strong working relationships with leading social media networks

Due to the nature of the sports industry and match scheduling, you will be expected to regularly work weekends and evenings in line with your role requirements.

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 72 hours of application and due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide specific feedback on unsuccessful applications.

Emma Holloway

Emma Holloway


0203 6 574 574

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