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Social Media Executive

Reporting to: Senior Marketing Manager – Social Media

Based: East Croydon

Here at The Gym Group we believe we are simply the best in our industry!  Our amazing teams have skills, abilities and can-do attitudes that make this a great place to work!

We have strong, embedded values and an easy-going culture which ensures we put our people first.  We pride ourselves on being fun, innovative, inclusive and engaging. We are now on the lookout for a Social Media Executive to join our growing Commercial Team.

So, what’s stopping you? Apply today and come “Find your Fit” with us!

What you need to know about us…

We’re not like any other gym company; we are The Gym Group, a place where you can #BeYouWithUs and perform to your absolute best.  And we’re successful; by membership we’re the 2nd largest gym business in the UK and the 4th largest in Europe and have held the prestigious Investors in People Gold Award for 2 years!

We hire people with real passion, whose positivity and enthusiasm motivate and inspire those around them.   We actively invest in our employees; it’s so important to us that our people can thrive in our environment and can make the most of the flexibility and support we offer to all of our teams.  We are proud of our people and our Gym Support teams are phenomenal; you want to be a part of that, we know you do!

What you need to know about the role…

Social media is incredibly important to The Gym Group and this is a hugely exciting and developing area to kickstart your career. Our Social Media Executive helps us…

  • engage our social communities at a national and local level
  • support our gym teams ensuring high social standards across all pages
  • increase member satisfaction
  • promote our brand on different social platforms
  • research social trends to improve our content and maximise relevance
  • understand our social media performance and help optimise our approach

As Social Media Executive you will:

  • Be responsible for scheduling and posting content based on an agreed monthly content plan and you’ll reshare relevant and appropriate content
  • Coordinate content shoots working closely with our social agency team at Goodstuff Social
  • Help prepare and post Stories and Reels content
  • Have the opportunity to make content suggestions, helping us keep our posts fresh, fun and appealing
  • Be able to develop ad hoc content yourself in consultation with your line manager
  • Manage access to all social media accounts
  • Set up accounts for new gyms and support on content in consultation with the UK Openings Marketing Managers
  • Help with organic social reporting, reviewing performance at a national and local level and updating key internal stakeholders on a regular basis
  • Help our gym managers with their social enquiries and requests for their gym pages
  • You’ll support with updating social guidelines as needed and you’ll monitor content to ensure that standards are being adhered to
  • Respond to comments made on our national page posts and social ads, engaging with our social communities in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Coordinate on the day to day relationship with Goodstuff Social, liaising on our content plan and ensuring deadlines are met
  • Help identify new content opportunities working in consultation with our agency and via social listening and trend research
  • Coordinate a quarterly competitor review with our agency

Let us tell you what we are looking for…

You will be great in this role if …

  • You’re SUPER passionate about all thing’s social media – that means you’re a facebook and Instagram veteran, you know your way around Snapchat and you’re into Tiktok too!
  • You’re always plugged into all the latest social media trends and you enjoy finding out what’s going on
  • You have good communication skills – you like writing and talking!
  • You have a passion for building strong relationships
  • You are packed full of social ideas and you’re not afraid to share them!
  • You enjoy researching different topics and investigating things in detail
  • You’re comfortable working with data and you’re interested in learning more about using analytical tools
  • You can plan your workload effectively and manage multiple activities simultaneously
  • You have a proactive can-do attitude with a track record in making things happen
  • You’re not fazed adapting to change
  • You’re confident about asking for help when you need it

It would also be great if…

  • You have social or influencer agency experience
  • You’re an experienced social influencer
  • You have a social media, digital or marketing qualification

So, we’ve told you all about us and our amazing new opportunity; now it’s your turn to hit ‘Apply’ and tell us about YOU, so you can come and #BEYOUWITHUS!

Time left to apply 15 days

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