Job specification

Social Media Executive - United Kingdom

Full-time United Kingdom Social

The Company

We are Kairos Media, an award-winning creative social agency, and we're changing the way the next generation view advertising, and discover brands on social media, across the world. Specialists in influencer marketing, gaming and esports strategy, paid social, community management & content production, we're one of the largest social creative agencies in the market.

Operating and launching global campaigns from our London HQ, our workforce is now 10x bigger than when we started 5 years ago (and it's still growing!) Our people bring success to international clients in a space that many traditional media agencies are struggling to navigate and we're now looking for the next addition.

Kairos Media is a part of The Kairos Group which also houses Kyma Media, an owned media agency generating 400M+ views per month, and Turopium; a full-service management agency, specialising in taking a market leading approach to working with talent. We share our offices and ideas, come join us!

The Role in a Nutshell

We need someone that lives and breathes mainstream gaming titles (a necessity, but wider gaming knowledge in more niche genres is also incredibly important) while regularly keeping up with social and ANY happenings in the gaming and esports/space.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Take ownership of multiple content calendars across multiple social channels, create content for these ahead of time for internal and then external approval
  • Daily reactive content where applicable, constantly engaging with brand ambassadors
  • Plan and execute full event coverage for any specified events (that may take place on weekends)
  • In-keeping with the tone of voice of the account and brand, execute ‘always on’ interaction with the community and audience/professional players and influencers
  • Input on, take ownership and execute social led creative campaigns to increase engagement and following on the channel
  • Produce client facing periodical reports to outline performance on social and to ensure we’re hitting targets.
  • Build relationships with all partners and relevant contacts for joint social venture opportunities and value exchange opportunities

Requirements

Essential Skills

  • 1 year or more experience of planning and creating entertaining and engaging social media content.
  • Ability to write punchy, cutting and sometimes borderline controversial copy.
  • Natural born memer – examples will be required here.
  • Ability to ‘think outside the box’ and produce both quick comebacks for audience engagement and stand alone copy when executing event coverage.
  • Ability to understand analytics data from Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
  • Flexible to work outside standard working hours when required - evenings and weekend coverage for esports events, game launches or similar.
  • An extreme passion and understanding in gaming and esports - you should be able to hold a conversation about multiple titles at the highest level, whether esports or gaming.
  • Experienced with Photoshop to create high-quality assets for both Instagram and Twitter which will sit within your day to day always on strategy
  • The ability to take live clips from Twitch and turn them into bespoke reactive content for Twitter

Benefits

  • 20 Days Holiday per year plus a mandatory 10 day block holiday.
  • Subsidised bespoke benefits package giving you access to benefits you want (Childcare, enhanced pension, healthcare, gym, Netflix, Deliveroo, you name it, it's on there)
  • Mental Health partnership with Plumm giving you access to therapy and counselling, and your immediate family access to a huge range of resources.
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity policy as well as enhanced policies for same-sex and non-binary couples.
  • Enhanced compassionate leave so you can truly take the time you need.
  • Flexible working hours giving you an earlier start for an earlier finish or later start for a later finish.
  • Company away days! (Covid royally screwed this but it will return)
  • Community days - we give you time off to go support a cause you believe in!
  • Plenty of clubs/societies - and if we don't have something that suits then you can always suggest it.
  • Holiday office closure & additional time off for religious holidays
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