Job specification

Social Media Manager (Gaming) - London

Full-time United Kingdom EMEA Agency Experience: Mid-Senior level

We are Kairos Media, one of the fastest growing social creative agencies in the UK and you better believe we’ve bagged the awards to prove it. Founded by our ‘30 under 30 co-founders’, we’re now a team of over 70 people across London, Manchester and Los Angeles and we’re growing rapidly.

Kairos Media prides itself on being a 360 agency that delivers creative strategy and execution for brands with a “science meets art”, no bullshit approach. We’re specialists in influencer marketing, paid social and content production and there’s absolutely no egos here. We champion our team of experts to get the job done and we’ll challenge you to push yourself out of your comfort zone.

We are looking for an experienced Social Media Manager with a passion and deep understanding of the gaming market to join our social team and look after some of the world’s most established clients within the space.

As a Social Media Manager, you will be the driving force behind our client’s social media strategies. You will be responsible for developing and implementing the social media strategy across multiple channels and projects, ensuring our platforms maintain momentum and showcase the best in class social content. You will develop and execute innovative campaign plans and content concepts to meet your client’s business goals, tracking against measurable KPIs, managing and working closely with social media executives.

A successful candidate will develop innovative ways to create a buzz on social media, and will always work with a ‘social first’ way of thinking, to ensure we never miss a beat!


  • Knowledge of the lifestyle sector, including an interest in home and tech brands.
  • Proven experience managing and growing large brand (or equivalent) social accounts.
  • 2+ years of relevant industry, brand or agency experience.
  • 2+ years of social media management experience.
  • 1+ years of team management experience.
  • Extremely strong organisational skills.
  • 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.


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