Job specification

Social Media Executive (Gaming) - HRZN3

Full-time United Kingdom Horizon Union Experience: Entry level

The Company

Horizon Union is a premium gaming & esports organisation devling in all aspects of the gaming industry. Specialising in influencer marketing, gaming, social media, content creation and esports; Horizon is one of the most exciting projects to come to the UK.

Working and operating from the UK, Horizon has been active for more than a year and has seen tremendous growth in both the UK and U.S (and we’re not done just yet!). Horizon Union sits as part of the Kairos Group, a globally leading agency group, renowned for its international operations in the gaming industry. We’re here to stay so come join us!

The Role in a Nutshell

We are looking for a Social Media Executive with a passion and deep understanding of the gaming scene to join our social team and grow the Horizon Union social platform. As a Social Media Executive you will be responsible for creating content fit for social media, contributing to campaign/activation creation and execution, and delivering best in class esports and creative work.

Working as part of a small team within the Horizon Union team, you will be responsible for the content output and community management of the entire Horizon platform. You will be expected to think of and bring to life new ideas in the gaming world, whilst increasing reach, engagement and the following of the brand.

Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the output of content via all owned social media channels on a daily/weekly/monthly basis.
  • Responsible for day to day community management across all social media channels, actively engaging with the wider Horizon community.
  • Regular reporting to wider organisations on current community trends and sentiment.
  • Monitor social trends and incorporate findings into planned campaigns and initiatives.
  • Work with relevant team members, influencers and management to develop creative content activations.

Requirements:

  • 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.
  • A deep understanding and knowledge of the gaming and esports industry.
  • 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 TikTok.
  • Flexible to work outside standard working hours when required - evenings and weekend coverage for esports events, game launches or similar.
  • Extremely strong organisational skills

Benefits

The Rewards…

  • 36 days holiday per year, including a 10 day block 'reset', Christmas closure and birthday day off.
  • 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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